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 LARRABEE, CHARLES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $49,951.37 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DWIGHT D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $49,951.36 Date 03/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Village of Andover Amount $49,951.13 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWEDEL, SHELBY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,951.08 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DAVID G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,951.01 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CAROL A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $49,950.94 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBERT, WALTER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,950.93 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNIHAN, JEAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $49,950.85 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, THOMAS P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,950.59 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, GINA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,950.47 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, KENNETH H Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,950.21 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSON, MARY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,950.16 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, MATTHEW B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,950.13 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CYNTHIA L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,949.92 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MELANIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,949.76 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $49,949.73 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTON, THOMAS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,949.63 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, CLEVELAND A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $49,949.53 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLILLER, JANET S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,949.38 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDMER, FREDERICK H Employer name Town of Boonville Amount $49,949.37 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMIA, MEREDITH Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,949.31 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, TARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,948.69 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKMILLER, JOHN L Employer name Town of Eagle Amount $49,948.42 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON, THERESA G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,948.12 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, JACOB W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,948.02 Date 04/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $49,947.99 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMARTH, MARY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,947.81 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, KATHLEEN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,947.71 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREW, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $49,947.52 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLYN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,947.33 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIEL, JAMIE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $49,946.83 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,946.80 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CURTIS P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $49,946.70 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, RICHARD A Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $49,946.63 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, KEVIN C Employer name Greene County Amount $49,946.52 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MARITZA Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,946.51 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREKKE, CAROL E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,946.51 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CANDISE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,946.51 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, MARGO S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,946.51 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHER, ANNAMARIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,946.51 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MERRITT C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $49,946.41 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMITSKY, VERONICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,946.25 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CATHY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,946.25 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUGH, TIMOTHY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,946.25 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DIANE G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,946.11 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, KELI L Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $49,945.91 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTINE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,945.73 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAVEY, ELLEN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $49,945.68 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, LINDA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,945.65 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SYLVESTINE Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,945.39 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, PATRICK J Employer name Cortland Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $49,945.35 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOBUCKI, RICHARD J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,945.20 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MATTHEW J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $49,945.17 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,944.89 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, THERESA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,944.69 Date 06/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW-FOLDS, GALE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,944.51 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, ROBERT C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,944.46 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, SONIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $49,944.43 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AUDREY Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,944.43 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $49,944.40 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, JOY A Employer name Warren County Amount $49,944.20 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASULO, SCOTT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,944.13 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROTESHIA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $49,944.12 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TRACI D Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,943.83 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, LISA M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $49,943.74 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, ABE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,943.63 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of State Amount $49,943.50 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ANGELA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,943.01 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, BOBBY A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $49,942.74 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,942.63 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARY JANE Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $49,942.62 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GLENN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,942.55 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,942.48 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, THOMAS Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $49,942.45 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, BRIAN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $49,942.22 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $49,942.17 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITE, FRANK A, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,941.88 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,941.68 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, MARIA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,941.57 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLIET, GLEN A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $49,941.44 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, PHILIP J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,941.42 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DANIEL P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $49,941.36 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLANA, JOSEPH F Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $49,941.12 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONHALT, JARED J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,940.80 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOORDSY, J. MARK Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,940.66 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, MAUREEN Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,940.63 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER-SMITH, ANGELA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,940.45 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KATRINA M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $49,940.44 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, DONALD R Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $49,940.40 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, TREMAINE H Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,940.39 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, RAMON V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,940.35 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, LINDA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,940.11 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, HASHIM T Employer name Albany County Amount $49,940.08 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, MILDRED D Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,940.01 Date 11/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABBE, HELEN V Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,940.01 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, DENISE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,940.01 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,939.95 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERDAHL, ROBERT R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,939.89 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORE, GREGORY T Employer name Village of Malone Amount $49,939.60 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEAD, KEVIN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,939.49 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System