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 JOHNSON, ROBERT M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,450.83 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIONE, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,450.47 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCO, MARK A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $50,450.28 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,450.23 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,450.17 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NATALEE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $50,450.01 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $50,449.90 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, PETER S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $50,449.87 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCIANI, LAUREN S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,449.71 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DENNIS Employer name NYC Judges Amount $50,449.67 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $50,449.42 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISK, MELISSA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,449.34 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBE, CINDY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,449.14 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MARIA L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,449.01 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,448.99 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, NIGEL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $50,448.38 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORINI, MARK G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,448.07 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $50,447.08 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD-JOHNS, SHAREZ L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,446.97 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOSHUA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,446.85 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEI, MEGAN L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,446.79 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMAN, STACEY B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,446.72 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, TODD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,446.61 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DE ANNA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,446.22 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SHAWN D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,446.08 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVY, DAWN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,445.85 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,445.82 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROW, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $50,445.82 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, LANCE N Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,445.76 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,445.42 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, CHERYL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,444.98 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, RANDY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,444.92 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, HEATHER M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,444.65 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,444.62 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON MICCIO, COLLEEN P Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $50,444.59 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSE, KATIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,444.39 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUCK, GARY W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,444.30 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, LYNETTE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,444.08 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, TARA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,443.84 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, GERARD A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,443.67 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WILLIE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,443.22 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENUA, JILL C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,443.03 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOPKOWSKI, JENNIFER S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,442.84 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERICA M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,442.80 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELB, CRAIG R Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,442.79 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JEROME A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,442.79 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GREGORY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,442.77 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, RONALD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,442.53 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JEFFREY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,442.52 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, JORDAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,442.50 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE-NESBITT, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,442.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEN, PAMELA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,442.41 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKLEY, NANCY W Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $50,442.33 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,442.24 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, WILLIE MAE K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,442.19 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONACK, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,442.03 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DAWN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,441.94 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIRICH, SHERRY L B Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,441.87 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JUANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,441.85 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, BERT T Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $50,441.77 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, TIMOTHY I Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $50,441.60 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELIFF, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,441.49 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, AMBER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,440.85 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, CHRISTINE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $50,440.70 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Groton Amount $50,440.27 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, JAMES M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,440.26 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, GEORGIA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,440.12 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, BETSY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,440.06 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES W Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $50,440.00 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LOU A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,439.92 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSHUA T Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,439.70 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, LUIS A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,439.66 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, KEITH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,439.39 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, TERRANCE F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,439.17 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, PASQUALE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,438.93 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKHAM, MICHELLE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,438.90 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, JANET M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $50,438.64 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKEMER, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $50,438.46 Date 09/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $50,438.21 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMETTE, MARIANNE E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,438.12 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, ROBERT M Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,436.97 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMORE, ANGELA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,436.94 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, BILLIE JO Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $50,436.74 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIANNE H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,436.71 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, LORI A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,436.71 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, REBECCA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,436.71 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, YANCY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,436.71 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOEBE, STEPHEN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,436.67 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,436.27 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-CHERRY, JOYCE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,435.93 Date 11/04/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SHANE C Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $50,435.64 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SUSAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,435.43 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $50,435.18 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERENKO, JAY C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,435.13 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DIA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,434.91 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,434.65 Date 02/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, NANCY C Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $50,434.40 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERT, PAULA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,434.39 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURIE K Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,434.16 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ROSALIE V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,433.96 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System