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 STERNQUIST, KRISTEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,525.03 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,525.02 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANTHONY Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $52,524.98 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, CARMEN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $52,524.65 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,524.52 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARZO, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,524.46 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSHELUK, OLGA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,524.43 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,524.05 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMING, BRIAN A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $52,523.78 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARLES, JAH JAH T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $52,523.63 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CARON R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,523.55 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,523.52 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GINA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,523.43 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATINO, KASSANDRA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,523.10 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZEY, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,522.87 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWCER, LAURA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,522.70 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIM, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,522.65 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, JOSHUA R Employer name Madison County Amount $52,522.60 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, LYDIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,522.57 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, SUSAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,522.19 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTO, KATHY LOUISE Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,522.18 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GINA ROSE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,522.15 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, STEVEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,522.10 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JUSTIN R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $52,521.92 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DIANE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,521.92 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DONALD E, JR Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $52,521.34 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ROBERTO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,520.99 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, MONIQUE S A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,520.72 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $52,520.63 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSHUA P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,520.24 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, BARTLEY R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $52,520.18 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, HERMAN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,519.82 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, ANDREW J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $52,519.63 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, MARY V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,519.53 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, SANDRA T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $52,519.53 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, ROBERT S, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,519.44 Date 11/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTA, FRANCES N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,519.39 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCHO, BLASE P Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,519.20 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONSEVITCH, THEA E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,519.04 Date 08/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, JANE T Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,518.99 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $52,518.94 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ANTIONETTE N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,518.89 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JANIE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,518.67 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, DAVID E Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $52,518.14 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, PAUL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,518.11 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHORE, HAROLD L Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,517.54 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANILEMA, ANA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,517.32 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVENTANO, JOSEPH V Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,517.25 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRANDON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,516.98 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDERO, PATRICK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,516.97 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDE, ANN E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,516.96 Date 12/14/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERCKEN, KEVIN D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,516.94 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SEAN C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $52,516.92 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGLI, MELISSA A Employer name Albany County Amount $52,516.50 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BROOKE T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,516.39 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCAPA, ANGEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,516.34 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMENGO, DEBORAH D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,516.25 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTAGLIO, MARYANNE E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $52,515.95 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $52,515.50 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, MARJORIE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,515.23 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKI, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,515.02 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $52,514.80 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHA, ARCHANA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,514.79 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,514.71 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, KARNESHA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,514.60 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, LINDA C Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $52,514.37 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABREE, MAKEDA H Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,514.26 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, HAZEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,514.23 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALKO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,514.00 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, DEAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,513.67 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIATELA, RANDY W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,513.56 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, DAVID R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $52,513.49 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIBRIDGE, MARY C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,513.24 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDESI, CAROL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,513.03 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOEVERING, PAUL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,512.88 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $52,512.73 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOKER, JAMES F Employer name Orange County Amount $52,512.53 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTCHER, PETER J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $52,512.49 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, BRIAN J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $52,511.85 Date 07/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, JULIA M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,511.36 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DOLORES Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $52,511.29 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDORE, WENDY S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,511.29 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICKY V Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,511.13 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENSON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,510.98 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRECKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $52,510.76 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZINO, JEFFREY B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,510.67 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JAMES R Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,510.53 Date 03/09/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CONSTANCE V Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,510.32 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,510.19 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,510.17 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFORD, LISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,509.80 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, MARTHA R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $52,509.72 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABER, BRIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,509.63 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SUSETT D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,509.52 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, LOUIS D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $52,509.44 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW-TETENS, DEBRA L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,509.40 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGALL, KAROL L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,509.36 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTON, THOMAS F Employer name Madison County Amount $52,508.96 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, NANCY A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $52,508.75 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ANGELICA D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,508.67 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System