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 MOORE, ALEXANDRA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,816.82 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, STEVE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,816.76 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $54,816.75 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, JOHN P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,816.60 Date 09/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMORE, RANDALL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,816.50 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINACCI, DOMINIC T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,816.35 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $54,816.33 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, SHARON L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,816.26 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, DANIEL L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,816.16 Date 09/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRO, LINDA Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $54,816.13 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, AMANDA Employer name Albany County Amount $54,815.91 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAL-SUTTON, LINDA C, MRS Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $54,815.71 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KRISTY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,815.64 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, DOUGLAS W Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,815.52 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, SCOTT R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,815.38 Date 09/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBKO, JAMEE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,814.87 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JILL S Employer name Orange County Amount $54,814.83 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTON, CHARLES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,814.30 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEVEN F Employer name City of Geneva Amount $54,814.27 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JAMES M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $54,814.24 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, GORDON M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $54,814.18 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, BRIAN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,814.15 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMOND, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,814.08 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, DAFANG Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,813.97 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIKA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,813.92 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, FRED D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,813.82 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $54,813.50 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JARED R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,813.32 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZINI, WILLIAM F Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,813.30 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, MARK P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,813.29 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LAURA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $54,813.22 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,812.82 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, SCOTT E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,812.80 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DIANA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,812.79 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTING, CHERYL L Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,812.36 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, MARK D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,812.33 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, ANGELA Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,812.32 Date 01/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RADO, ERIN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,812.02 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, LAURA A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $54,811.87 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DOORN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $54,811.51 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MAUREEN P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $54,811.26 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULT, JOSEPH R Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,811.07 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,810.94 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHING, STACEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,810.90 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DELANO R M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,810.78 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ERIC C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $54,810.78 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABOR, KATHLEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,810.41 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, JAMES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,809.82 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,809.04 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,808.91 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, WINSLOW DARLINGTON Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,808.85 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, TIMOTHY D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,808.20 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIAK, MARIA J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,808.17 Date 12/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,807.75 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, MIRIAM E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $54,807.75 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAKEINYA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,807.72 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, HARRY C Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $54,807.57 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFER, JOSHUA R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $54,807.45 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEYCK, KATHRYN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,806.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES A Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $54,806.79 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,806.22 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARTINE S Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $54,806.10 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESSLER, RONALD J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,805.82 Date 05/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,805.25 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SCOTT M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,805.17 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Avon Amount $54,804.92 Date 06/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGLINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,804.86 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LIZETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,804.66 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZICKI, ROBERT R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,804.54 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORCE, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,804.42 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALES, NATHAN M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,804.00 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTZ, MARTIN D, JR Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $54,803.83 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, DIANE L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,803.67 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,803.09 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITER, DONNA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,803.01 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,802.76 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, ROBERT M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,802.72 Date 05/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, MELISSA E Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $54,802.14 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, REBECCA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $54,802.10 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGELLO, RALPH A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $54,802.08 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, EVANGELISTA Employer name City of Troy Amount $54,801.92 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARRA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,801.86 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $54,801.85 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,801.60 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMFELT, JAMES M Employer name Village of Andover Amount $54,801.12 Date 05/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-ORR, ELIZABETH A Employer name Yates County Amount $54,800.86 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAKA, HENRIETTA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,800.63 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,800.51 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,800.34 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, NINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,799.98 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, BEATRICE D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,799.94 Date 07/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRYE, BRADLEY A Employer name Warren County Amount $54,799.66 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,799.54 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, PERRY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,799.48 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAREZO, PABLO J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,799.36 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, REBECA Employer name Department of State Amount $54,799.35 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPI, MARY F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,799.14 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, KEITH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,798.90 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPINANTE, JUDITH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,798.88 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TROY D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,798.78 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System