What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name TURNER, MARIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,788.97 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,788.96 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, VICTORIA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,788.72 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KEVIN M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,788.53 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODON, ORLANDO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,788.25 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MARYELLEN Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $52,788.13 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDA, RENE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,787.88 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY J, II Employer name Town of Clifton Amount $52,787.41 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTWANI, POONAM V Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $52,786.97 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEYER, JOHN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $52,786.95 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLNICK, SHARON Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $52,786.69 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, MARIE ANGE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,786.55 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNACK, DAMON B Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $52,786.12 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KAREN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,785.95 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $52,785.87 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, THOMAS R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $52,785.64 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIASOTTI, LAURA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,785.32 Date 06/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, ANDREA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,785.28 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, DARLENE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,785.06 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, JOHN J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $52,785.01 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOCH, AMY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,784.99 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, ROBERT H Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,784.81 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DAN N Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,784.71 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, KENNETH L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,784.58 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMSKI, LORETTA J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $52,784.16 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLE, HARRY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,784.11 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOCCHETTI, JANICE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,783.88 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CONNOR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,783.74 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TODD M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $52,783.62 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JOHN P, JR Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $52,783.50 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, BORIS R Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $52,783.44 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JEFFREY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,783.42 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, LAWRENCE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,783.11 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACKLEFORD, TWANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,782.95 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, LISA M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $52,782.80 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULFORD, AMY B Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $52,782.36 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Attica Amount $52,782.35 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,782.30 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER-FARMER, META B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,781.92 Date 09/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLNITZ, RAMONA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,781.70 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, VICKI E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,781.68 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, JOHN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,781.27 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMERDINE, CHRIS R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,781.18 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIE, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,780.94 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROGER T Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $52,780.60 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSE MARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,780.52 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMION, BRIAN E Employer name Yates County Amount $52,780.45 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCARO, PASQUALE Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $52,779.78 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBERTO, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,779.65 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JOHN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,779.59 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, JEREMY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,779.44 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOHN B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,778.99 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSICO, CARLA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,778.80 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETU, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $52,778.80 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLETTE, TRACY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $52,778.63 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, RALPH R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $52,778.38 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,778.16 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, LOUIS J Employer name Yaphank Fire District Amount $52,778.06 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINERI, ANTHONY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,777.85 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,777.72 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAI, RAJU A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,777.51 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, BARBARA Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $52,777.20 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,777.02 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,776.92 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, GLORIA J Employer name Broome County Amount $52,776.60 Date 02/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, JEREMIAH J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $52,776.56 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, ROBERT I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,775.99 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMAN, ROBERT Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,775.83 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, BILL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,775.69 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGOINE, DEAN A Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,775.48 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUGHLER, CHRISTY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,775.40 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, BARBARA S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $52,775.16 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, WALTER C, III Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,775.02 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANETTEN, NOEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,774.83 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JESSICA A Employer name Woodstock Public Library Amount $52,774.81 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARGARET Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $52,774.76 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CORY A Employer name Orange County Amount $52,774.55 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, AIMEE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,774.36 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FREDERICK E Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,774.17 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARIA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,774.13 Date 06/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, HEATHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,774.12 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $52,773.91 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MARK D Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,773.58 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, TRACY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,773.55 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, NANCY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,773.33 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, BROOKE L Employer name Greene County Amount $52,773.21 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, DONNA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,773.07 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHMAD, RENO I S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $52,772.91 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSZYNSKI, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,772.63 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGWARDT, JASON R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,772.59 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHANDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,772.43 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIONI, RICHARD D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,772.33 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FORE, LAURIE K Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $52,772.32 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLOT, MELCA I Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $52,772.25 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, GRETCHEN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,771.89 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINAN, PHILIP D, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,771.19 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMATTEO, PATTY D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,771.17 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, SETH S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $52,771.07 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, AMY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,771.01 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEN BOSCH, PETRONELLA A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $52,770.62 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System