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 NOLAN, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Elma Amount $51,524.88 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,524.75 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, NICOLE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,524.73 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,524.68 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSALATA, MICHAEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $51,524.68 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUEMEZIA, DOMINIC V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,524.61 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, CHARLES T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,524.58 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, DOREEN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,524.53 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY L Employer name Galway CSD Amount $51,524.37 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, RONALD C, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,524.29 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, RYAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $51,524.28 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, DARREN M Employer name Town of Salina Amount $51,523.83 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSHUA E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,523.61 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLARD, DOMINIC R Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $51,523.42 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, ROBERT D Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,523.20 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINL, ARLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,523.13 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $51,522.66 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DEBRA LYNN Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $51,522.01 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI, GARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,521.93 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYNIUK, SARA M Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $51,521.87 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY J Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $51,521.78 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, DENNIS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,521.28 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, KELSEY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,520.80 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $51,520.78 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGDZINSKI, LINDA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,520.77 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, ADAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,520.72 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,520.64 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBOUT, VINCENT P Employer name Broome County Amount $51,520.59 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDRICK, RAYMOND C, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,520.53 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DONALD K Employer name Town of Stony Creek Amount $51,520.22 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, PAMELA I Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $51,520.04 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEFF J Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,519.90 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, JUDAH P, III Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,519.77 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIG, RHONDA A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,519.68 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,519.60 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURN, EDWARD A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $51,518.99 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL-WOOD, ZENA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,518.97 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD J Employer name Addison CSD Amount $51,518.82 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, SHAWN Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $51,518.39 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $51,517.92 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILLAND, LINDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,517.44 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ MAYORGA, CARMEN M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $51,517.44 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, NIDIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,517.32 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIFF, ROBERT R Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $51,517.20 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEAS, KARINA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $51,517.14 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WENDI L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $51,517.07 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, KEITH H Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $51,516.82 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JAMES E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,516.71 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOT, KATHLEEN J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,516.67 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LOGAN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,516.64 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAMAGO, ROSA SOUSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,516.34 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, RAYMOND D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,516.23 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAITH, KEVIN J Employer name Orange County Amount $51,516.20 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGMANIVONG, MARY ANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,515.97 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVEL, CATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $51,515.85 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES MARAIS, JESSIE Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $51,515.63 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANG, BARRON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,515.29 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,515.23 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURRIGLIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $51,515.03 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, ROBYN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,514.99 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CANDACE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,514.76 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KYLE M Employer name Washington County Amount $51,514.04 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ALYSSA S Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $51,514.01 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCH, KENNETH S Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,513.99 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARK D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $51,513.96 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, CODY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,513.65 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAMON Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,513.60 Date 11/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIOVANNI, JOSEPH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,513.57 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICKENTON, DONNA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $51,513.48 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, MAGDALENA Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,513.47 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LUCINDA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,513.46 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,513.42 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,513.15 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, JAMES E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $51,513.02 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, DORIS M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,512.94 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEHAN, GAIL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,512.80 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNO, MARK C Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,512.66 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, JOHN P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $51,512.41 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,512.36 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, STEVEN M, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $51,511.73 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, AMY Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $51,511.13 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTELE, JOHNNA N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,511.12 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, KAREN A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,510.82 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZEL, AMY L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $51,510.72 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ABDU I Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $51,510.70 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, STEPHEN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $51,510.67 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $51,510.60 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, SHANNON C Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $51,510.50 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOGA, ANDREW J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $51,510.41 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KIRK Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,510.34 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SHERYL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,510.23 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIMAN, WILLIAM R, II Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $51,510.23 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,510.15 Date 01/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, TRESSA M Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,509.81 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRASYE, BOBBIE JO Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,509.72 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,509.61 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, DENNIS R, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $51,509.47 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCI, NEDJELKA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,508.86 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS-AUCAPINA, ROSALIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,508.85 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, WAYNE N, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,508.78 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System