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 CARLSON, JULIE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,776.11 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, COREY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,775.89 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, AMANDA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,775.66 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, FIROJA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,775.65 Date 08/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, RONALD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,775.52 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIR, AARON J Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $49,775.42 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNEY-LAWRENCE, LAURELLE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,775.30 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JENNIFER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,775.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENONCOURT, CATHERINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,774.96 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMO, SANDRA A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $49,774.92 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, HOLLY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,774.91 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARI, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,774.88 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCAESEELE, CORRINA Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,774.87 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANISSA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,774.82 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, KRISTIN E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,774.73 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLE, ANTHONY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,774.55 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, LIZABETH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $49,774.44 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NED M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,774.28 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICIA Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $49,774.21 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCARD, MICHELE S Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $49,773.62 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANFORTH, JOSHUA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,773.42 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCHIA, ALYSON A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,773.34 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, AMY E Employer name Attica CSD Amount $49,773.10 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, SELISSA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,772.82 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKE, KEVIN J Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $49,772.34 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRAGO, JEFFREY T Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,772.28 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, LORRI A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,772.19 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAITT-BOWIE, SHIRLEY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,771.72 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBADJES, CHRISTEN A Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $49,771.40 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZNIA, JEREMY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,771.40 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, LINN A Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,771.29 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUIST, KEVIN B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,771.25 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, FALLON MARIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,771.12 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, DAWN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,771.10 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MORRIS R, JR Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $49,771.05 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSEN, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,770.96 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JAMES W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,770.87 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, KELLY M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,770.80 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, MARC C Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $49,770.70 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MELVIN Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $49,770.55 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, CRAIG J Employer name Town of Gainesville Amount $49,770.42 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, GARRETT P Employer name Essex County Amount $49,770.40 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, LISA A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $49,770.35 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, RONALD L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,769.77 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLE, GLENN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $49,769.65 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, JEFFREY R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $49,769.44 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FORGE, ANNA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $49,769.40 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KAREN V Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,769.22 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBUS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Dresden Amount $49,769.22 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MARY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,769.08 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, CHRIS P Employer name Erie County Amount $49,768.96 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $49,768.94 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, GEORGIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,768.79 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN D Employer name City of Cortland Amount $49,768.59 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, PAULETTE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,768.43 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUSO, STEVEN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,768.05 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, SHANE V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,767.81 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,767.79 Date 10/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, CAROL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,767.23 Date 03/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPENSKY, JAMEY M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $49,767.17 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, JOHN N Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $49,766.57 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIOLA, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $49,766.24 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,766.11 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROCK, JOSLYN L Employer name Albany County Amount $49,766.09 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCOE, CHRISTIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,765.92 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENEUS, FRANTZ Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $49,765.75 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, LINDSEY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,765.67 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, BRIAN C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $49,765.39 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $49,765.13 Date 09/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, WILLIAM E Employer name Broome County Amount $49,765.12 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, KELLY M Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $49,765.01 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, OLIVIA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,764.91 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, EDGAR F Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,764.88 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $49,764.50 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JASON L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,764.50 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIANO, LARRY Employer name Village of Munsey Park Amount $49,764.45 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, AMANDA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,764.35 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $49,763.90 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERINA, SARAH Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,763.80 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLOCK-SMITH, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,763.70 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,763.49 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $49,763.42 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, CAROL J Employer name Yates County Amount $49,763.35 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, EDWARD R Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,762.98 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFAHL, FLOYD D Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $49,762.84 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTQUIST, MARY JO Employer name Town of Eden Amount $49,762.65 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, MARY T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,762.52 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUDITH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,762.41 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARC M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,762.37 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, ANNA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,762.31 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WATERS, DAVID C Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $49,762.18 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERO, ALISON E Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $49,762.02 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTMAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $49,761.88 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA E Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $49,761.75 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERTON, JILL F Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $49,761.58 Date 09/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, FELIBERTO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,761.54 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, HEATHER M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,761.44 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, MICHELLE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,761.18 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINDER, LINA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,760.91 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, RYAN G Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,760.90 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System