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 LOJBA, JOHN C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,947.13 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,946.86 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, GLENFORD D, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $50,946.85 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALCO, KAREN L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,946.70 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLING, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,946.40 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CAREY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,946.15 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JENNIFER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,946.04 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORLEANS, MARGARET Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,946.03 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGALI, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,946.01 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, YOLANDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,945.94 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALIANI, LAURA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,945.92 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLESANTE, COLLEEN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,945.61 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, DOUGLAS, JR Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $50,945.14 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, NATHAN A Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $50,945.12 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,945.08 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BARBARA J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,944.98 Date 02/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, WAI T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $50,944.77 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KIMBERLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,944.61 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CLARISE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,944.38 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, VINCENT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,944.35 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JEREMY D Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,944.34 Date 05/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $50,944.33 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERELL, SARAH L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,944.27 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Fabius Amount $50,944.09 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,943.97 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ERIK J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,943.89 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,943.79 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LILLIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,943.78 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSKI, ERINN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,943.78 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, RICKEY Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $50,943.73 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,943.70 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LISA N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $50,943.68 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAREK, CARA K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $50,943.65 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RACHANA Employer name Spring Valley Housing Auth Amount $50,943.62 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWESKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $50,943.61 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEITZER, SARAH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,943.53 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, BRENDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,943.52 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, CARMEN N Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $50,943.43 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CRYSTAL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,943.38 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,943.26 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, EDWARD F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,943.03 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARDINI, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,942.98 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, COREY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,942.19 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISALLI, GREGORY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,941.84 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,941.74 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,941.64 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,941.64 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MELISSA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,941.39 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, PHILLIP C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,941.23 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAL COL, KATHLEEN C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,941.06 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LESLIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,940.82 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CELESTE J Y Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,940.62 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CRAIG P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,940.30 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CODY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,940.03 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONBRAUNSBERG, BRIAN J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $50,939.35 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROM, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,939.12 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, BARBARA A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,939.12 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, LAURA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $50,939.05 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANDREA, LOUIS V Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $50,938.76 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SUZANNE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,938.61 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNAVONG, BOUNMY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,938.53 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE ELLEFSEN, NANCY Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $50,938.33 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JOANNE Employer name Albany County Amount $50,937.94 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, ERIC S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,937.76 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO, JENIFFER A Employer name Department of State Amount $50,937.10 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $50,936.45 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,936.32 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMPF, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $50,936.06 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGCOR, WALTER Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,935.97 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT D Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,935.73 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBMANN, GREGORY G Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,935.72 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JUSTIN I Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,935.54 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENCHAK, PATRICIA M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $50,935.28 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCOS, MARICELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,935.26 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,935.15 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,935.14 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALEX Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $50,934.90 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREMZA, KRISTIN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,934.74 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBETTE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $50,934.04 Date 03/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFNER, SUSAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,934.00 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDY, MARIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,933.99 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHAL, LUCILLE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $50,933.83 Date 05/26/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYAN, WENDY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,933.81 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, ISMAEL, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,933.59 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, GARY R Employer name Albany County Amount $50,933.18 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICEK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,933.06 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ANDREA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,932.56 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, PHILIP S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,932.49 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, THOMAS Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,932.45 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, VERONICA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,932.40 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PERCY M Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $50,932.18 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, PHYLLIS M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $50,931.85 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, JULIE Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,931.76 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDONG, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,931.65 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,931.55 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINZ, SCOTT A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,931.51 Date 01/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANO, RICHARD G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,930.97 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTENUTO, ROSE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,930.91 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, VERONICA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,930.63 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DENISE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,930.49 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System