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 DOYLE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $49,854.67 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, ELAYNE T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,854.54 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PHILOMENA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,854.54 Date 10/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, VALRIE B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,854.54 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, SANDRA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,854.40 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, LUIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,854.34 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TER BUSH, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $49,854.05 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RANDY J Employer name Broome County Amount $49,854.00 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILADI, ALEXANDRA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,853.80 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TIFFANY S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,853.75 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, ANDREW J Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $49,853.62 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERSAM, JESSICA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,853.55 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOJO, TODD M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,853.29 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, CAROL A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $49,853.26 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DANIEL J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $49,853.18 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHELLE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,853.08 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNISI, NATHAN D Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,852.68 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREALE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rye Amount $49,852.68 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, QUINCY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,852.66 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, SHARON M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $49,852.50 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, VICTORIA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,852.39 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, TRACY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $49,852.28 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, CORY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $49,852.15 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, WILLIAM P Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,852.03 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELOU, MARY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,852.02 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, CAMILLA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,851.77 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADFIELD, DORENE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,851.72 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILWARD, SASHA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $49,851.58 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CYNICE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,851.04 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, AMANDA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,850.91 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, CARRIE J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $49,850.66 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LAUREN M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $49,850.47 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RONDA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,850.28 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIEJEWSKI, FREDERICK B, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $49,849.81 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREADS, JEFFREY L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $49,849.78 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDURA, DAVID S Employer name City of Utica Amount $49,849.61 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTO, AUTUMN D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,849.47 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, ELEANOR A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $49,849.40 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TARA T Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,849.39 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIONE, MARK A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $49,849.29 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GUY F Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $49,849.19 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,848.75 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, CHRIS R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,848.67 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLAUFLIN, JOHN W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,848.60 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNN L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,848.52 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHN, SHARON L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,848.27 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADLIN, ELIZABETH MARY Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $49,848.22 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, RYAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,848.10 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, RICARDO A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,847.97 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESADA, MELVIN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,847.68 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSEMARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $49,847.47 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, TRACY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,847.44 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, FU Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,847.39 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERDER, KARL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,847.20 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCIOUS, KATHERINE I Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $49,846.99 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLOW, DONALD M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,846.49 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALACHAN, CAROLYN P Employer name Broome County Amount $49,846.21 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, KELLY L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,846.15 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGIL, WARREN J Employer name Town of Fabius Amount $49,846.14 Date 11/09/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, SCOTT T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,846.00 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ALICIA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,845.80 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMETT, KIM M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $49,845.64 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,845.37 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, MARIE J Employer name Education Department Amount $49,845.10 Date 03/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, LOUIS C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,845.02 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSENTER, LEEANDER K Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,844.66 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, EDWARD B, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $49,844.56 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULOW, KRISTIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,844.41 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, STEPHANIE Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $49,844.27 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $49,844.16 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCIMASCOLO, PEGGY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,843.85 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACS, TIBOR L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,843.63 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLES, HEBER R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,843.60 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVANCIK, NICHOLSON D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,843.41 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MD Z Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,843.32 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, JENNY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,843.30 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA-RUIZ, GABRIELLE O Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,843.27 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RICHARD ND Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,843.08 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KHALSHIA D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,843.00 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JASON J Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,842.84 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUESI, VALERIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,842.83 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGLA, ROBERT L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $49,842.80 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, LUCRETIA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,842.77 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOETGEN, ROSEANNE L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $49,842.74 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Erie County Amount $49,842.52 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDON, ANTHONY G Employer name Broome County Amount $49,842.37 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGEUX, ROBERT F Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $49,842.34 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERHEOF, LINDSAY A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $49,842.32 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MEGAN Employer name Broome County Amount $49,842.28 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TONYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,842.10 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKNER, JEANNE M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $49,842.04 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROSALIND Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,841.99 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAU, SAMANTHA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,841.93 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, KYLE L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,841.84 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDKE, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,841.57 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,841.56 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, SHIRLEY M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $49,841.39 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, NELL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,841.34 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXSEY, TABITHA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,841.19 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLE, EDWIN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,841.18 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System