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 EISINGER, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,665.61 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, ALEXANDER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,665.61 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FISHER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $50,665.38 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, SANDIE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $50,665.33 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,665.28 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONELM, CYNTHIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,665.28 Date 06/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, DAVID P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $50,665.10 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CRYSTALE I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,664.97 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS-PRYOR, EILEEN M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $50,664.66 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHAWN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,664.48 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, VINICIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,664.08 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Weedsport Amount $50,664.01 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TYLER C Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,663.98 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARBUS, DEBRA C Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $50,663.79 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MATTHEW D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $50,663.74 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPARAH, OBIOMA E Employer name Erie County Amount $50,663.55 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, STEVEN A, JR Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $50,663.40 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, SAVANNAH R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,663.08 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORE, CHERYL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $50,663.03 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMAROFF, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,662.40 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JEFFREY G Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,662.32 Date 08/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, VINCENT Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $50,662.28 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBB V Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $50,661.92 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, GUY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,661.85 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROW, MARK A, SR Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $50,661.84 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTZ, AMELIA S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $50,661.79 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, KENNETH J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $50,661.60 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK, BETTY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,661.35 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, GAIL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,661.30 Date 05/22/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,661.02 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNSALUS, RYAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,660.62 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $50,660.44 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HENRY R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,660.40 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, COLEEN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,660.32 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, THELMA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,660.28 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DOREEN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,660.24 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, JUNE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $50,660.00 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, RAFAEL E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $50,659.97 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIER, LUAL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,659.82 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADROS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,659.49 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBS, ROBERT C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,659.45 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,659.35 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEGG, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,659.34 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINEY, JOANNE Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $50,659.33 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, HERBERT, JR Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $50,659.24 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, BRIAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,659.09 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $50,659.02 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, STEVEN F, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $50,659.01 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, MARIE VENEUSE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,658.89 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, KEVIN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,658.80 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERS, DEBRA A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,658.41 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRE, GREGORY C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,658.16 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABOCSI, LASZLO E Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,657.99 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, EARL J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $50,657.93 Date 07/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, TAMI L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $50,657.84 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JONATHAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,657.71 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRABEL, JOHN P Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,657.48 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, DEBRA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,657.36 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, BRENT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,657.27 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MERCY K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,657.24 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIDOO-DAVIS, AFUA D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,657.20 Date 12/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZOW, JANET A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,657.16 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDE, PHILIP M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,657.14 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, SAL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,657.05 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLABEN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,656.67 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,656.52 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIA, LEONARD M Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $50,656.52 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, DAVID E Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,656.51 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEFC, DOROTHY D Employer name Orange County Amount $50,656.22 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDREAU, PENNY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,655.83 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, JILL M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,655.82 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCITELLI, BARBARA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,655.82 Date 03/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SUEANN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,655.82 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,655.82 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PAUL C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,655.82 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSETTA, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,655.82 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTA, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,655.82 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,655.82 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LORI Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,655.82 Date 07/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKINKLE, LYNN C Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $50,655.82 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,655.82 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SARAH N Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,655.73 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,655.48 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, JOEL D Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,655.32 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTHONY, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,655.04 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, NICHOLAS Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,654.63 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, RICHARD P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,654.26 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSBERGER, AARON T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,654.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, TRINA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,653.93 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LARRY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,653.76 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, THOMAS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,653.51 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAUL N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,653.45 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, HERBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $50,653.21 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, PHILIP D Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,653.14 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADCOCK, JOHN M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $50,652.67 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRATORI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $50,652.63 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILK, BRIAN L Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,652.33 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTERGOOD, ANTHONY J Employer name Education Department Amount $50,652.14 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $50,652.03 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WENXIANG Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,651.75 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System