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 CAMPBELL, MATTHEW E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,606.10 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, MARYANN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,605.87 Date 07/18/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DOUGLAS E Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,605.78 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JOHN W, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $52,605.29 Date 04/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, ROBYN S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,605.00 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, SHAKIMA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,605.00 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ADAM F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,604.88 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TONDRA R Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $52,604.74 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DIANE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,604.68 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTIN CHECCHI, NANCY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,604.07 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRR, NICHLOAS A Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $52,603.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, RICKY J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $52,603.86 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAUSER, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Walton Amount $52,603.77 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, KATELYNE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,603.54 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, ENITO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,603.10 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ETHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,602.98 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, FRANK A Employer name Madison County Amount $52,602.97 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, IRVING C, JR Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $52,602.56 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, LOUIS L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,602.35 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, SHERRI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,601.90 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, LOUIS D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,601.86 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHLER, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,601.86 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SHANE P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,601.33 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $52,601.17 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,601.08 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISEPPI, VICTORIA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,600.53 Date 06/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODIEN, CALISTA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,600.46 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBRZEZNY, LYNDA M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,600.43 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, KARIN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,600.40 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, DAWN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,600.24 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENARICK, JON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,600.05 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FAITH N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,600.00 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, LAWANNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,599.78 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, TAMMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,599.75 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKIRK, JANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,599.29 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDITIS, CHARLES E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,599.13 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EARL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,598.04 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, LOIS Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $52,597.98 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ANDREW B, JR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $52,597.96 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPONIS, JOANNE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,597.75 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, DAVID E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $52,597.71 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPINO, WAYNE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,597.41 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTIPAGLIA, COLLEEN S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,597.40 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, DARRIN D Employer name Town of Alabama Amount $52,597.20 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSONE, DELORES Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $52,597.17 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIUZZA, ROY J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,597.16 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDAWAR, DANNY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,596.96 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUVARIS, THOMAS L Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $52,596.79 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLEY, ALISIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,596.70 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMORE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $52,596.39 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANJANETTE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,596.32 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MONICA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $52,595.88 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTS, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,595.76 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BARBARA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $52,595.41 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAGIAN, REGINA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,595.40 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $52,594.74 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SONJA L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,594.46 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, WAYNE J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,594.38 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JAY K Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,593.98 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, GARY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,593.84 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALYER, SHAWN M Employer name Village of Walden Amount $52,593.60 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, STEPHEN P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,593.60 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIPE, THOMAS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,593.41 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, EVAN T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $52,593.37 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,593.13 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBIN A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,593.03 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, ANTIONETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,592.88 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBILEE, JELAYNE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,592.77 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, CHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,592.13 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, MARYANN D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,592.10 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLGENS, SCOTT Employer name Town of Hume Amount $52,591.96 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LAURA J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $52,591.74 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, MARIE JESSIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,591.42 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES A Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $52,591.23 Date 02/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTRELL, RONALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,590.54 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARK D Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $52,590.39 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,590.24 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTORAN, JOSHUA D Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,590.12 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, WILLIAM S, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,590.02 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTLES, GLEN L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,589.40 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIN, CHRISTINE R Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,589.40 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUCEDA, JONAS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,589.15 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,588.93 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZIANI, DANIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,588.90 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, BARBARA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,588.84 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUTS, LAURIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,588.83 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,588.83 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,588.64 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, PATRICIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,588.46 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, SARAH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,588.41 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JAMES P Employer name Town of Mayfield Amount $52,588.20 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNEY, ALEXANDER E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,588.18 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, NELSON J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,587.98 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MORGAN K Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,587.68 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBERT, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $52,587.67 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FLOYD A, IV Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,587.57 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,587.50 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JAMES A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,587.47 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICOLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,587.41 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MICHAEL F Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $52,587.38 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System