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 CASSIDY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $50,805.06 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABNEY, CARRIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,804.96 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, WILLIAM B Employer name City of Hudson Amount $50,804.83 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,804.78 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDT, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,804.76 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUI, PHILIP Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,804.61 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, RALPH E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $50,804.30 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATRI, NISHA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,804.28 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, RONALD L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,804.19 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELINIE, WILDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,803.92 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TERRY L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,803.69 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABY, MICHAEL D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,803.52 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTOO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,803.40 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GERALD T Employer name Town of Paris Amount $50,803.19 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, DANIELLE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,803.17 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILANCINI, ROCCO S Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,803.08 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERY, MICHELLE S Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $50,803.08 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LISA M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,802.95 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, SUSAN M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,802.90 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN, MONIQUE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,802.57 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, SHELISE N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,802.36 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTIN, CAROL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,802.30 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, ERNESTINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,802.30 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSIGLIA, JUANITA Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,802.18 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIG, TRACEY ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,802.18 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GLENN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,802.18 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUDA, STEPHANIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,802.10 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, REBECCA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,802.08 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPANY, KELLI M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,802.02 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, LISA C Employer name Orange County Amount $50,801.93 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL E, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $50,801.93 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KASEY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,801.91 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNALLY, JODI L Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $50,801.53 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Barton Amount $50,801.50 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSON, ALISHA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,801.25 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, JORDAN C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $50,800.83 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,800.79 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, DENNIS J Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,800.78 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, BONNIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,800.58 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, BOBBIE-JO Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,800.44 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, TIMOTHY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,800.28 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, ROGER M Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $50,799.86 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, SARAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,799.66 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREMAN, RUSSELL D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,799.62 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $50,799.42 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DAVID A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,799.30 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROKA, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,798.97 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINO-SKELLY, DELORES F Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,798.94 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATER, JALEESA V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,798.67 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KENNETH J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,798.12 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, MARY PAT Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,798.07 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, STEPHEN J Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $50,798.03 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, KATIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,797.99 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMKISSOON, DEVANAND Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,797.80 Date 03/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTA, CLARE ANNE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,797.57 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MEGAN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,797.52 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHOUKOS, JASON Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,797.48 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, AMI S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $50,797.30 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, GLEN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,797.20 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, VINCENT E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,796.56 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEVEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,796.56 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PAMELA B Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $50,796.44 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DIANNE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,796.36 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KAREN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,796.27 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNGE, ESTHER C Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,796.26 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, KEVIN E Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $50,796.25 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CLYDE A Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $50,796.17 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, HENRY L Employer name Keene CSD Amount $50,795.91 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ALBIN F Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $50,795.39 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, RICKY B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,795.20 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, KELLY L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $50,795.18 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, JOSEPH Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $50,795.00 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, RYAN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,794.80 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUTTING, BARBARA L Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $50,794.80 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, HOMER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,794.71 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKRAJ, DAVENDRA C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $50,794.33 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, SHANNON M Employer name Department of State Amount $50,794.30 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, SUSAN Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $50,794.20 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTUP, NICOLA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,793.89 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MITCHELL R Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $50,793.85 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, THOMAS C, SR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,793.82 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, SHANNA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,793.38 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIAS, ALEX Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,793.33 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JASON E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $50,793.33 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRITES, NICHOLAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,793.15 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CLARENCE L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $50,793.08 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARILYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,792.59 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, DARIO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,792.47 Date 01/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PAMELA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,792.26 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, LAURA L Employer name Albion CSD Amount $50,792.20 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORZ, SELINA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,792.09 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, GARY L Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $50,792.05 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER R Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,791.85 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS P Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $50,791.83 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $50,791.25 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLINGHAM, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $50,791.23 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTILLA, CAGNEY P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,791.10 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARHAFER, GRETCHEN N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,790.73 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA GINNIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,790.58 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, HEATHER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,790.42 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System