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 ABRAMYAN, ANDREY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,885.84 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JASON T Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $49,885.60 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIXTE, GERMAIN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $49,885.28 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHINSKY, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,885.24 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCATIGNO, FRANK Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $49,885.23 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL-LENHARD, DOUGLAS J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,885.15 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, SHAWN M, SR Employer name Essex County Amount $49,885.04 Date 06/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SHARI B Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $49,884.88 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBACH, DAVID A Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $49,884.77 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, SCOTT E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,884.76 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, NINA P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,884.74 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,884.63 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENDON, DONALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,884.43 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $49,884.33 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITHCART, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,884.13 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIZAGA, ANGELA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,883.65 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMMEL, FRANK C, III Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,883.54 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KARL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,883.47 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, THOMAS K Employer name Greene County Amount $49,883.44 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, JOYCE A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $49,883.33 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,883.09 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MARIE J Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $49,882.96 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MELANIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,882.86 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANI, GAETANO Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,882.11 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $49,882.10 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENDORF, LAUREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,882.08 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKS, ALICIA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,881.92 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WARREN A, SR Employer name Orange County Amount $49,881.88 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUOSS, JAMIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,881.68 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $49,881.12 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, GABRIELLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,880.88 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, UTE Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,880.62 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, LYDIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,880.27 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFFNER, GREGORY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,880.11 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGERTY, KIMBERLY C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,879.84 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESE, LORI M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,879.81 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LORI J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $49,879.41 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, FREDERICK W Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $49,879.27 Date 02/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRELLI, MARK S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $49,879.16 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECK, JOHN J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $49,878.75 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TRACY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,878.60 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, WINSTON D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,878.23 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, VICTORIA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,877.90 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEP, SAN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,877.41 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,877.41 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,877.32 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHLE, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,877.27 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFRIDSBERGER, KRISTY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,877.09 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VINE, KEITH P Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $49,876.78 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDANY, JAMES G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,876.62 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, MEGHAN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,876.50 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, JAROD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,876.33 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,876.18 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, LAURA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,876.10 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALADE, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Lee Amount $49,876.10 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYE, EWART O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,875.86 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, KEVIN P Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $49,875.71 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, PAMELA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,875.47 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JANICE E Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $49,875.40 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, SUEANNE S Employer name Warren County Amount $49,875.30 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,874.98 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETSON, CARL E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,874.89 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, PHYLLIS P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,874.53 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIMO, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,874.36 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZARDO DE NUNEZ, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,874.27 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDZEF, ADAM R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,874.27 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, KEVIN H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,874.22 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERI, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,874.07 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER-SMITH, KEITH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,874.04 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, BENJAMIN R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,873.89 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DANIEL G Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,873.32 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPSEN, AUGUSTUS Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,873.28 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, AMY L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $49,873.12 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDUCCIA, SUSAN L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,873.11 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, JILL A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,873.06 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, KEVIN J Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $49,872.94 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, MICHAEL Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,871.84 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAS, NYLE F Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $49,871.78 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMEYER, CHARLES E Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,871.72 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,871.40 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LA VISTA W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $49,871.33 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ANGEL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,871.08 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, OMAYRA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,870.78 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDOCK, ANN M Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $49,870.73 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, LISA C Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $49,870.71 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODESTRO, CARMEN M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $49,870.68 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLINCHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,870.67 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KELLI Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,870.63 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MANLEY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $49,870.61 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, ANDREA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,870.52 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,870.39 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,870.37 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $49,870.16 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, SHERY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $49,869.65 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHEN, ADAM Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,869.59 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEN, MARLO A Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $49,869.44 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TAMMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,869.23 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, SARAH L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $49,869.10 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,869.03 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEDA, ANA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,868.87 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System