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 MEDWID, NICHOLAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,610.60 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, BLAKE D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,610.03 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEB, MADONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,609.55 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, LORI A Employer name St Lawrence County Ida Amount $48,609.17 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDINGER, DEBRA J Employer name Town of Owego Amount $48,609.08 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASDAVANOS, SEAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,609.06 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ROBERT T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,608.62 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, CASSANDRA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,608.60 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, DONNETTE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,608.52 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHAWN S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $48,608.48 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEBERG, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $48,608.40 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DONALD J Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $48,608.40 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROSAHL, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,608.19 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, KATHRYN Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $48,608.15 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHOWSKI, LINDA Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,608.09 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $48,608.04 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAS, GLENN A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $48,608.00 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, MARC S Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,607.92 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFORD, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $48,607.32 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JEFFREY O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,606.97 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $48,606.87 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMON, GLENN C, JR Employer name Town of Chester Amount $48,606.49 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, HEATHER L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,606.42 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCOOK, JOANNA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,606.33 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KIRK D Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $48,606.06 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,605.96 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, AMY T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,605.84 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPCHUK, DONALD J, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $48,605.47 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,605.21 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, JOHN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,605.10 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DONOVAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $48,604.98 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,604.97 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMBERG, CINDY L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $48,604.65 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARCIA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,604.60 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, TODD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,604.56 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERASAMI, ANDREA M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $48,604.55 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEVEN, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $48,604.41 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, JACLYN L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $48,604.33 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, TERESA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,603.71 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAFIN, JEREMY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,603.08 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, MARGARET A Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,602.90 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,602.67 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZEWSKI, KEVIN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $48,602.63 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, KAYA P Employer name Greene County Amount $48,602.60 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, ARMANDO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,601.98 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, ERIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,601.85 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTROVINCI, ALFREDO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $48,601.83 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DARCELLE L Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $48,601.44 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRACEY L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $48,601.14 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, MARIA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,601.10 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARUCCIO, LINDA S Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $48,600.95 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,600.92 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JOSHUA C Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,600.88 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, NANCY E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,600.70 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,600.70 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JENNIFER Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $48,600.25 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDL, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $48,600.20 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, REGINA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $48,600.00 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Malone Amount $48,599.87 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENNAN, JESSICA C Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $48,599.86 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD-SMITH, TERESA CATHERINE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,599.81 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOLT, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,599.80 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $48,599.30 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBURN, JODIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,599.23 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUETRUMPF, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $48,599.13 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOW, AMANDA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,598.75 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTENANT, LISA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,598.60 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINAN, JOAN Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $48,598.59 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, KIERA A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $48,598.39 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DARCY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,598.37 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMBRO, OMAR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $48,597.54 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMAN, ROBERT J, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,597.46 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MAKEDA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,597.36 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, DONNA K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,597.33 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOZLEY, DELBERT F, III Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $48,596.97 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KATHRYN A Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $48,596.77 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $48,596.76 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZI, ANTONIO Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $48,596.69 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, GREGG E Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $48,596.69 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, SONJA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,596.41 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, JEAN-IVAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,595.97 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Corning Amount $48,595.96 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $48,595.86 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CAROL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,595.76 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABROUSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $48,595.64 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUGGLE, WILLIAM D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,595.35 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSTEIN, ROY H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $48,595.17 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINARSKI, RONALD A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $48,594.99 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCOSO, JEFFERSON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,594.98 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARDT, ADAM C Employer name Education Department Amount $48,594.94 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,594.81 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JERRY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,594.49 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERES, CRAIG M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,594.41 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBERT W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,594.34 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELICO, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $48,594.22 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CARLENA Y Employer name Orange County Amount $48,594.17 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJEC, PATRICIA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,593.80 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, LYNN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,593.57 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ROSEMARY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,593.42 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, WENDY A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $48,593.34 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System