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 LETZELTER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,982.96 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,982.64 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TA, TAI M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,982.61 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEVA, TERESA Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,982.61 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,982.44 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,982.41 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, MARGARET E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $49,982.36 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROD, SARAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,982.15 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,982.06 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARIANNE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $49,981.99 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, ROLAND Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,981.62 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,981.33 Date 08/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ANN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,981.25 Date 11/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZI, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,981.13 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALYK, ADAM A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,980.99 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, JANE MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $49,980.89 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCINSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Orange County Amount $49,980.85 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,980.62 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, WILLIAM G Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $49,980.38 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RALPH P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,980.25 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,980.25 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,980.25 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, JONATHAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,980.03 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $49,980.00 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, TIM A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,979.95 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGRO, ANGELO M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,979.86 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, EDWARD S, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,979.81 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTLE, BRIAN A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $49,979.80 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACUMBER, GRACE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $49,979.52 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, BRIAN S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $49,979.20 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,978.94 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JONATHAN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $49,978.80 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZDAREVIC, BRACO Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,978.71 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEMAR, DANIEL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,978.25 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINO, ALYSON A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $49,978.05 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,977.86 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHELBY W Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $49,977.63 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, SARA E Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $49,977.63 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MARIA B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,977.40 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, MARIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,976.88 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $49,976.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, MATTHEW D Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,976.69 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $49,976.49 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JANICE M Employer name Washington County Amount $49,976.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, KRISTIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,975.97 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JACLYN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,975.90 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARSON, ANDREI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,975.87 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, AUDRA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,975.65 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JO ANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,975.51 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAQUOI, AUGUSTINA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,975.49 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, NICOLE R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,975.10 Date 01/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ERIKA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,974.91 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $49,974.67 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DONNA J Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $49,974.44 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, JAY Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $49,974.34 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, STEVEN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,974.27 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEVILLE, MARK D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,974.14 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ALICIA N Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $49,974.03 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTY, NICHOLE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,973.69 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, WILFORD Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $49,973.39 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, JOHN H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $49,972.76 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,972.74 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUD, JOSEPHINE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $49,972.64 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DWAYNE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,972.57 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,972.28 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, DAWN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $49,972.06 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,971.76 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SEAN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,971.72 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORLEY, DEBRA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,971.27 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-MONSEGUR, DAISY Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $49,971.24 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLING, SARAH T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,970.74 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENATORE, JOYCE Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,970.66 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,970.59 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, TIFFANY M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,970.19 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $49,970.01 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTOYICH, MARIE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,969.98 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISZ, LISA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,969.98 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEZZA, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $49,969.95 Date 04/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, RICARDO M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,969.61 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KEVIN F Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $49,969.51 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLOCK, DAVID E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,969.43 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULET, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,969.12 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, ALLISON M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,969.11 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, JACLYN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,968.87 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, KEVIN H Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,968.84 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, EDWARD ALEXANDER, II Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,968.71 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVATORE, PHILOMENA B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,968.65 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, ROBERT D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $49,968.58 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBY, CHRISTINA N Employer name Education Department Amount $49,968.37 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, GERALD V Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,968.26 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, JENNIFER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,968.18 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR-GOURDETTE, DOUMY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,968.10 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA, TINUADE O Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,968.10 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, KADINE C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,968.10 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, KRISTINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,967.94 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $49,967.45 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHE'L Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,967.19 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, RANDY S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,967.08 Date 06/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,967.07 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $49,967.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System