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 JACKSON, CORDERA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,171.22 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SCOTT M Employer name Warren County Amount $55,171.07 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,170.86 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ERIC M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,170.74 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, SARAH L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,170.52 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, AMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,170.52 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, JOHN C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,170.40 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, GREGORY M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,169.74 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $55,169.73 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, GAIL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,169.52 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, FAHRA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,169.48 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAVATO, FREDRIC C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,169.46 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUSEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $55,169.05 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, VENICE L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $55,168.71 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,168.69 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN-HERCHANIK, SHANDA L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $55,168.42 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PATRICIA A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,168.41 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS-ONEIL, GLORIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,168.19 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $55,168.15 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LEE B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,168.08 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, ALLISON B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,167.91 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, RICHARD W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,167.48 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, GREGORY M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $55,167.31 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEOSIAN, ADRIAN L Employer name Village of Florida Amount $55,167.06 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, CONNIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,166.65 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, RYAN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,166.63 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, GERALD F, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,166.57 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, SANDRA ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,166.46 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANGELA R Employer name Orange County Amount $55,166.14 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, CHARLES H Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $55,166.06 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, DAVID W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,165.91 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,165.79 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,165.72 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOVONI, ROBERT A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,165.60 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, MARK C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,165.48 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, ANDREW D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,165.46 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDOCK, SANDRA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,164.15 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DALE V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,164.13 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JACOB N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,163.20 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, CYNTHIA J Employer name Orange County Amount $55,163.07 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBORAH A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $55,162.85 Date 11/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,162.77 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMM, MICHAEL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,162.70 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTZER, MARIAN Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $55,162.60 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LINDA Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,162.37 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELL, MARK A Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $55,162.06 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, HILARY MEG Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $55,161.99 Date 09/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEOUT, PAMELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,161.87 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, EUGENE D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,161.76 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, NICOLE M Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $55,161.71 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, JEANE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,161.69 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ERIC G Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $55,161.60 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, DOREEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,161.59 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, CORA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,161.29 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, MATTHEW P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,161.11 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, MARY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,160.67 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DORIS M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,160.52 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRYAN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,160.41 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, LATONIA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,160.21 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, JANET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,160.08 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, BONNIE L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $55,159.61 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAVATI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,158.54 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINETTO, FRED J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $55,158.49 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIROLIA, MARIELENA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $55,158.48 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,158.47 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VECCHIA, ANTHONY D Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $55,158.24 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,158.23 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, MARGARET F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $55,158.22 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATOW, DANIELLE A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $55,157.66 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,157.60 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANDREW M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,156.73 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, STEVEN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $55,156.45 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKIEWICZ, PHYLLIS Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,156.31 Date 08/14/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $55,156.03 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAUL, SPENCER F Employer name Delaware County Amount $55,155.99 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARY C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $55,155.81 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANO, CHRISTOPHER A, SR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,155.72 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, AISHA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,155.46 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTINO, JOHN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,155.07 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,155.06 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARUPA, STEVEN G Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $55,155.02 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, STEVEN S Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $55,154.95 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, KARLYN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,154.67 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, RALPH L Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,154.63 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $55,154.36 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JEROME L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,154.35 Date 11/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, PRUDENCE M L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,154.28 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, RYAN E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $55,154.25 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, BRUCE C Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $55,154.02 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDUGNO, RALPH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,154.01 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, ROBERT D Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,152.95 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, LAWRENCE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $55,152.81 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKSHAW, BRIAN E Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,152.41 Date 03/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDAT, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $55,152.36 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOCH, JOSEPH S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,152.23 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOIA, SCOTT A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $55,152.21 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVER, AGRIPPA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,151.98 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKOWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,151.50 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Medina Amount $55,151.32 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,151.06 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System