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 ROWE, CODY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,456.92 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUNZA, ANIELLO L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,456.87 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, VALERIE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,456.63 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, WAYNE D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,456.13 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, MARIO Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,455.95 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMA, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,455.85 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,455.77 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERLINGER, PETER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,455.74 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINGER, SHAWN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,455.03 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, WILLIAM N, JR Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $51,454.76 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CHARLENE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $51,454.35 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, OLGA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,454.23 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, WILLIAM D Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $51,454.15 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GAIL M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,454.01 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULSBERY, REGINA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,453.95 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTON, MARY L Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $51,453.88 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDAY, SHEILA Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,453.79 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNABERRY, ARCHIE H, III Employer name Madison County Amount $51,453.79 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, ANNIS A F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,453.76 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $51,453.72 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, KIM A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,453.48 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JOHN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,453.43 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRABARTOLO, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,453.41 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EILEEN T Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,453.08 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, RONALD G, JR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,453.02 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARLENE G Employer name Warren County Amount $51,452.87 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARA, DJIBRIL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,452.83 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, VIRGIL J Employer name Town of Stockton Amount $51,452.37 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $51,452.33 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $51,452.33 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, LINDA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,452.10 Date 09/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOHN J, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,452.06 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,451.86 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, VALERIE A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $51,451.72 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, SHANNON L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $51,451.65 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, VANCE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,451.55 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, NAOMI R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,451.38 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, FELIPE R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,451.36 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, VIRGINIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,451.35 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLEFIELD, KATHERINE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,450.93 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPERT, NATHANIEL F Employer name Essex County Amount $51,450.40 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, ROBERT A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $51,450.32 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ERIC M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,449.95 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, MATTHEW F Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,449.90 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTNER, DONNA W Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,449.90 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,449.43 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOVICH, BARBARA Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $51,449.28 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PAUL J Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $51,449.00 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONG, XIAOKAI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,448.58 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JOSHUA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,448.58 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDON, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Troy Amount $51,448.08 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKNEY, KATHLEEN F Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $51,447.82 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $51,447.66 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,447.61 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSON, DAVID C Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $51,447.46 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDENKO, DEBORAH R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,446.76 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINA, FRANK L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,446.72 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, BRET M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,446.38 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOLD, LAURIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,446.31 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDMAN, KATHIE N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,446.27 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,445.99 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URALIL, SALOMI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,445.94 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREW, FRANKLIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,445.78 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINTINO, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,445.71 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,445.71 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHMANN, JAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $51,445.69 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARRAN, DIASANKAR Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,445.66 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXTADER, LINDSEY M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $51,445.59 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOANNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $51,445.50 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, L STEPHEN Employer name Orange County Amount $51,445.25 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JEREMY T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,445.20 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAM, KEITH A Employer name Town of Philadelphia Amount $51,445.07 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, PETER L Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $51,444.98 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, HEATHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,444.90 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MELVIN J, SR Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $51,444.73 Date 04/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLONA, CARRIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $51,444.38 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,444.34 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARSH, ZACHARY R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,443.83 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHLER, DOROTHY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $51,443.60 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LESLIE M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $51,443.56 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SHAWN N Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,443.49 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILJANIC, GEYSA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,443.47 Date 10/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, DAVID J Employer name Village of Oakfield Amount $51,443.23 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, VICKY A Employer name Lyme CSD Amount $51,442.76 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTOINE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,442.65 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, MARYANNE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,442.45 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CAROL A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,442.38 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, WILLIAM A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $51,441.90 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARY E Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $51,441.89 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASONE, JENNIFER M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $51,441.56 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, BRYAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $51,441.52 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, LORI J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $51,441.13 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA F Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $51,441.11 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRANDY R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $51,441.04 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTT, CLAUDIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,440.85 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASSI, SHAWN M Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $51,440.82 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARSON, LAURA A Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $51,440.80 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSELBACK, PAUL F Employer name Albany County Amount $51,440.63 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAH, TIFFANY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,440.42 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, RAYMOND C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,440.27 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System