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 DOMENICO, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $52,770.25 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLY, KENTUS Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,769.94 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STANLEY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $52,769.55 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,769.42 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DONA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $52,769.41 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, SANTINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,769.24 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, LOUIS Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $52,769.18 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCKE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,769.16 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ROBERT W Employer name Essex County Amount $52,769.05 Date 07/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZOG, DIANE B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,768.64 Date 10/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEL, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,768.62 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, RUTH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,768.47 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JOSHUA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,768.34 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DINA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,768.34 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, TODD K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,768.26 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, ANTHONY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $52,767.80 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,767.78 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, PATRICK J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $52,767.76 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, JAMES W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $52,767.74 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKSTRA, JEFFREY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,767.65 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $52,767.65 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVEIRA, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,767.65 Date 08/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOPETU, AYOMIDE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,767.45 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $52,767.38 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KEVIN N Employer name Erie County Amount $52,767.10 Date 05/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,767.08 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, MICHELLE L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $52,767.06 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRANCHE, PETERSON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,767.05 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, MARY I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,766.96 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ROBERT F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,766.73 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNACK, ROBERT J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,766.62 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMISANO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,766.60 Date 09/20/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, JOSEPH L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,766.47 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, KELLY M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $52,766.44 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUKES, CYNTHIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,766.20 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, HAGGAI I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,766.18 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNER, LEONORA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $52,766.17 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MYRA J Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $52,765.93 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JAMES W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $52,765.91 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHIRMEL U Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,765.75 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,765.50 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, ANTHONY Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,765.12 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'OTTONE, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,764.72 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KENT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,764.68 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWKER, ERIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,764.37 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, TERESA H Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $52,764.30 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,764.19 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEREAU, DELOURDES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,764.05 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDMAN, CAROL E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,764.05 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORQUADALE, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,763.96 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CODY R J Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,763.95 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, NANETTE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $52,763.78 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEVES, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,762.95 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, BRYAN W Employer name Albany County Amount $52,762.69 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLRAB, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,762.63 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYOU, PAUL D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,762.58 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLA, ROSANNE J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,762.51 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SANDRA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $52,762.29 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, EMANUEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,762.11 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ALFRED P Employer name Town of Spencer Amount $52,762.05 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,762.02 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, WAYNE H Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $52,761.87 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, BERNHARD F Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $52,761.70 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSER, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,760.98 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, TISHAM N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,760.97 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,760.95 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDI, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,760.92 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, ROSEMARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,760.86 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTERING, LYNNANN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,760.83 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAY, SUZANNE E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,760.67 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELMAN, GEORGE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,760.64 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MARK A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,760.20 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, PATRICK L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,760.10 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETTA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $52,760.00 Date 05/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGSBY, ROBERT S Employer name City of Batavia Amount $52,759.90 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER-HOUSE, KATHRYN E Employer name Town of Dover Amount $52,759.60 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,759.58 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DAVID W Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,759.54 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, JULIE R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $52,759.45 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, ROBERT T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,759.39 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, LANCE M Employer name Town of Keene Amount $52,759.30 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, RAFAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,759.07 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, CHRISTINA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $52,758.69 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SUNSHINE G Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $52,758.43 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFTA, ROBERT F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,758.39 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDICHIZZI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $52,758.24 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, FRANK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,758.16 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINKI, DAVID A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $52,758.00 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, JAMAAL H Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $52,757.78 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,757.53 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, NICHOLAS T, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,757.16 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROXANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,757.15 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWED, TERRIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,756.62 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RYAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,756.23 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LINDSEY L Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $52,756.13 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, WALTER R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $52,756.03 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEREVJANIK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $52,755.72 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SCOTT J Employer name Seneca County Amount $52,755.30 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, DIANA C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $52,755.26 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAROLIS, ANGELA K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $52,754.32 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System