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 CURRIER, MELISSA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,508.72 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNSEN, MICHELE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,508.70 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,508.29 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, LON MAE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $51,508.07 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, SUSAN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,508.07 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAK, SHAWN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,507.42 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Southport Amount $51,507.37 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, AMANDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,507.08 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILL, VICKI S Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,506.54 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBERT, SAMANTHA L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,506.54 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTZ, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,506.51 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHURA, ROBERT J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $51,506.04 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, JUSTIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,505.83 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, JOSEPH P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $51,504.91 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALDEE, VERNICE H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,504.69 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBUL, LYNNE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,504.69 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAKLER, TAYLRE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,504.62 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, COSANDRA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,504.50 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $51,504.36 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, JARED A Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,504.17 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOUP, RHONDA H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,503.99 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, JOSEPH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,503.99 Date 07/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASOLI, PAULA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,503.94 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LORNA L Employer name Town of North East Amount $51,503.75 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DARRYL A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,503.73 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, CHARLES D Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $51,503.71 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, JAMES R Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,503.62 Date 05/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNIBALE, PATSY F Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $51,503.32 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDAHAN, MARK R Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $51,503.25 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGFLEISCH, MARK D Employer name Town of Elba Amount $51,503.07 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRICK, MARK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,502.56 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPIN, SHADAE U Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,502.25 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILROY, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,502.16 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL, RONALD C Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $51,502.14 Date 11/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, KELLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,502.07 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DANIEL A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,501.57 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, HENRY R, JR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,501.50 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $51,501.42 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,501.26 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Canton Amount $51,501.16 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,500.41 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JULIE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $51,500.40 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGO, ANNIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,500.35 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA-CASEY, ANN MARIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,500.33 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOY, PETER H Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,500.32 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BEULAH V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,500.28 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, PAULA TERESA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,500.25 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-PARKER, LUCILLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,500.10 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, ADAM J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,500.02 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRONI, JAMES J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,500.02 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, DAN H Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $51,500.00 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTI, LUCIANNA Employer name Essex County Amount $51,499.76 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONNAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,499.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN E Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $51,499.47 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, EVA Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,499.45 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIUS, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,499.45 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARIGLIA, CAROL E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $51,499.36 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, LATASHA I Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $51,499.30 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,499.29 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSICK, ERICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,499.16 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, KATHLEEN D Employer name Education Department Amount $51,499.04 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIER, ANDRE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,499.00 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, BRENDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,498.75 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREIRO, DONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,498.62 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARY BETH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,498.32 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JEMAINE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,498.02 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, ELVETTA E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,497.76 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOSEPH R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,497.65 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Concord Amount $51,497.60 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, ANNE K Employer name Washington County Amount $51,497.49 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,497.37 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, TREASHA A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,497.27 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FREDERICK D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,497.15 Date 05/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, VALERIE J Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $51,496.98 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EVA L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $51,496.98 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMARTER, RYAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,496.71 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LINDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,496.49 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RONALD M, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,496.27 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, FREDERICK M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,495.79 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, LAURA J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $51,495.46 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LINDA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,495.30 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, DAVID J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,495.25 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, YASMINI M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,495.14 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARVILLE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $51,495.08 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,494.82 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SCOTT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,494.76 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, RAYMOND L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $51,494.36 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CHARMAYNE L Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $51,494.28 Date 12/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGATO, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,494.20 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHIAUME, TERRYANN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,494.18 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, TRACY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,494.16 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, EDWIN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,494.12 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,493.94 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYGARD, LARRY E Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $51,493.05 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITER, GARY G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,492.84 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELIS, CAROL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,492.26 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, ANGELO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,492.23 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, LISA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,492.10 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, EDWARD C Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $51,492.01 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATAINER, NYDIA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $51,492.00 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System