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 ROBERTSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,957.48 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,957.37 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBRA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,957.25 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, SONIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $55,957.04 Date 11/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, EDWARD G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,956.74 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATT, JAMES Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $55,956.33 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLINGER, JOHN W Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $55,956.15 Date 09/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, DEANNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,956.08 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,955.77 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CARRIE F Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,955.72 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,955.15 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, VINCENT A, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $55,955.08 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,954.93 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERS, LORIS M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,954.50 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTOW, STEPHANIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,954.47 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, DIANE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,954.33 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDAY-LEWIS, SANDRA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,954.32 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,954.28 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,954.11 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, WENDY L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,953.89 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCZUK, APRIL-PENNY D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,953.87 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DEBRA L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $55,953.63 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, CATHERINE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,953.35 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ADELINA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $55,952.80 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MAUREEN S Employer name Court of Claims Amount $55,952.79 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSOFF, DAVID E Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,952.71 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMBERGER, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $55,952.60 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, WESLEY C Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,952.37 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, THAN E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $55,952.06 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, DORY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,952.03 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKE, MAUREEN A Employer name Genesee Comm Charter School Amount $55,951.74 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, HILDA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,951.48 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARCIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,951.43 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACCIO, DOMINIC A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,951.16 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTECZKO, FRANK K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $55,951.09 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, JENNIFER M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,950.92 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, VALERIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,950.83 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PIKE, GARY W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $55,950.69 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDARU, MURALI K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,950.55 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KRISTINE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,950.47 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHE, JENNIFER A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $55,950.34 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,950.30 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAINGE, COLIN J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,950.12 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, FRANK D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,950.05 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ASHLEE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,950.00 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RALPH R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $55,949.79 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TISHA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,949.70 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,949.66 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, HAL M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $55,949.63 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MATTHEW S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,949.42 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, LOUIS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,949.28 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $55,949.18 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $55,949.17 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,949.05 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,948.97 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, PAMELA Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $55,948.88 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCHETTA, ANDREW G Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $55,948.81 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORA, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $55,948.71 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELLE, DEVAUGHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,948.58 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, RAELYNN J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $55,948.37 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, KIERSTEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,948.33 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWALES, DAVID E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,948.26 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICE, DEBRA J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $55,947.97 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BOBBI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,947.50 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $55,947.42 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDBLUM, MARY J, MRS Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $55,947.30 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIANO Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,947.30 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,947.20 Date 07/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, WILLIAM R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,946.99 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIER, TINA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,946.57 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOS, DOROTHY Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $55,946.21 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, FRANK S, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,945.92 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPICCIATORE, FILIPPO Employer name City of Rome Amount $55,945.84 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,945.58 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, DEREK T Employer name Orleans County Amount $55,945.43 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PEDRO A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,945.18 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,944.97 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCQUEER, MICHELE Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $55,944.28 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTHRIDGE, KEVIN T Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,944.15 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALSKI, THOMAS S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,944.06 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TERRI-JO A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,943.91 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINSLEY, PAUL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,943.25 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, LANCE M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,942.78 Date 03/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, ROBIN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,942.72 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JENNIFER A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,942.68 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, LORI J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $55,942.66 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, WALTER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,942.60 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKSTON, BRYAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,942.57 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, DOUGLAS C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,942.40 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, LARRY I Employer name Village of Massena Amount $55,942.16 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, ROY E Employer name Greene County Amount $55,942.15 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JAMES L, III Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $55,941.99 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, SYLVIA G Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,941.67 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, CARRIE A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,941.53 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLISS, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,941.46 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, DEBORAH M Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $55,941.39 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBERNAT, LINDY SUE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,941.23 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, ALFRED A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,941.23 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, MARY C Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $55,941.11 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,940.79 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System