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 HANNER, MARK J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,919.99 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, EILEEN R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,919.84 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMI, DIANNE L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $54,919.78 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHELLE A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $54,919.76 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, IVAN Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $54,919.70 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,919.69 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TAMI J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,919.60 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, PAULA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,919.60 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CAROL L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,919.39 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DAVID H Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $54,919.12 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,918.84 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERLIN, CLAIRE Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,918.84 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUCHA, VANDANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,918.84 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JESSICA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,918.83 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LUZ M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,918.83 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,918.82 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,918.75 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGEL, GINA A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,918.72 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THERESA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,918.51 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, MARY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,918.50 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKHORYK, IRYNA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,918.46 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, THOMAS R Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $54,918.19 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JACKIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,918.17 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARDELE Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,918.14 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, RICHARD P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,918.11 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZUS, NICHOLAS A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,918.01 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,917.78 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVELO, ALEXANDRA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $54,917.65 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIST, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,917.15 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,916.95 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,916.92 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ELLEN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,916.90 Date 01/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, MARK R Employer name Town of Poland Amount $54,916.70 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDEL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $54,916.64 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHELLE K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,916.47 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRIZIO, FELICIA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,915.85 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KAREN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,915.73 Date 02/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, EMILY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,915.70 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, DIANA R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,915.69 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, BRUCE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,915.50 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGERMEIN, ANDREW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,915.42 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CAROLINE F Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $54,915.39 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHANNON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,915.00 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CONOR T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,914.99 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHAD M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,914.97 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DENISE S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,914.58 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, JAMES F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,914.56 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JOHN G Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,914.46 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILLIAM F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $54,914.32 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTE, MICHAEL E Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,914.27 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICOLLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,913.74 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CHRISTINA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,913.43 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTRO, ANTHONY M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $54,913.33 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, MITCHELL J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $54,913.30 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, ROBERT W Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $54,913.13 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALUPEN, RODOLFO B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,912.69 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYRONE, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,912.58 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, HEATHER J Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $54,912.30 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $54,912.28 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ANNE T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $54,912.23 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ANDREW M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $54,912.00 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, AI-LIEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,912.00 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,911.74 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEILDING, KENNETH W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,911.41 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRUCE C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,911.34 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, MICHELLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $54,910.87 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACE, DEBRA A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,910.78 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, ANTHONY F Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,910.78 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISSIO, PATRICIA A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,910.78 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, JOSEPH Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,910.78 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $54,910.78 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENHOLTZ, STEVEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,910.78 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $54,910.78 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, CRAIG C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $54,910.30 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MARLON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,910.19 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,910.09 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,909.86 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROSCOE R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,909.64 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASS, NEELA Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $54,909.61 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCHALK, DONNA M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $54,909.48 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, DALLAS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,909.14 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY A Employer name Chenango County Amount $54,908.91 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TAWONDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,908.83 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,908.63 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, SHERRY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,908.50 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SUSAN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $54,908.38 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,908.21 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, DIANE J Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $54,908.00 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, THOMAS P Employer name City of Geneva Amount $54,907.98 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARO, SHARON Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,907.31 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, JAMES F, JR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,907.20 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, WILLIAM T Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $54,907.02 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORKA, SHAYNE A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,906.76 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYNE, ANDREW B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,906.64 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, PETER E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,906.50 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, LILLIAN Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $54,906.48 Date 02/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, ROBERT F Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,906.46 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCAO, SAM J, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,906.33 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JOANNE Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,906.23 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKDESCHEL, GORDON F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,906.18 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System