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 DE SORBO, GARY T Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $50,000.08 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DAVID J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $50,000.08 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHANELE Y Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $50,000.08 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, STACEY J Employer name Herkimer County Indust Dev Agy Amount $50,000.08 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,000.06 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPCHYAN, RUZANNA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,000.06 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RANDY N Employer name Town of Savannah Amount $50,000.00 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $50,000.00 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, BARBARA Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $50,000.00 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, AUDREY A Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $50,000.00 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAASE, ELIZABETH G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,999.95 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMAN, KAREN L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $49,999.95 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PETER D Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $49,999.84 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, ANN Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $49,999.66 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, ANDRE R Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,999.60 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPE, JESSICA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $49,999.52 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, TRACY J Employer name Village of Owego Amount $49,999.29 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $49,999.07 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $49,998.97 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $49,998.25 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARMAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,998.09 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, WAYNE R Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,998.01 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, KEITH B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,997.65 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JASON A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,997.48 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ROLLY C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,997.48 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELUSKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,996.96 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIC, JENNIFER N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,996.77 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOW, LESLIE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,996.66 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, CARL W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,996.40 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETT, HEATHER N Employer name Washington County Amount $49,996.38 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JENNIFER J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,995.82 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWIEC, JIMMY K Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $49,995.70 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZSIK, JUDITH I Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,995.51 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, KRISTA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,995.50 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGBEE, PAULA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,995.44 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, FAITH G Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,995.44 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, WENDY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,995.25 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KELLY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,995.25 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESANG, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,994.35 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, JOSEPH M Employer name Warren County Amount $49,994.30 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLETT, BRUCE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $49,994.01 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELIN, GINA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $49,993.95 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,992.98 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEUN, OL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,992.85 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MARDOCHEE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,992.23 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,992.22 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ROGER E Employer name Town of Niles Amount $49,992.06 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, SHERI L Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $49,992.04 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERHOUSE, AMANDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,991.88 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGITTO, LYNN K Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,991.71 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANSKI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,991.61 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH-MANUELL, CHAD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,991.43 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATKOWITZ, TODD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,991.35 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLACE, ROSALIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,991.27 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, ROY E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,991.11 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALISANDRELLA, JOHN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $49,991.05 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, ROBYN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,990.74 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, MARC D Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $49,990.66 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MARGARET R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,990.64 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DEA V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $49,990.63 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRADINE, DANIEL D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $49,990.42 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JINETTE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,990.20 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANS, DONNA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,990.10 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $49,990.04 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROSEMARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,989.91 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES W Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $49,989.64 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, JOHN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,989.61 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, NICOLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,989.53 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDY, KAREN J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $49,989.34 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PATRICE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,989.22 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAASDORP, DANIEL E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,988.87 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,988.83 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERIFF, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $49,988.33 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCESCO, ELLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,988.28 Date 07/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, CARRIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,988.09 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,987.98 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWABUEZE, CHIMA E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,987.68 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARK E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,987.22 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVARD, GRETTA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,987.18 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XANTHAKY, CHRISTINA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,987.17 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $49,986.98 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULET, YOSVANYS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,986.83 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EDITH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $49,986.10 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIRKLAND G Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $49,985.94 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAXLER, EVAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,985.68 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, KAREEN B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,985.63 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, POLLY ANN E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $49,985.60 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,985.54 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEMANN, GAYLE M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $49,985.25 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $49,985.14 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, IZIVEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,985.11 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANJO, EMANUEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,984.90 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $49,984.52 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, LAWRENCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $49,984.47 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOLO, MARK Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $49,984.35 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, CORY B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,984.12 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,983.60 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $49,983.31 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TERESA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,983.29 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, LACEY Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,983.16 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System