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 BURNS, NOAH L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,798.68 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ANNETTE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,798.25 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOSE R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $54,797.89 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, MARY ANN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $54,797.61 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, VINCENT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,797.53 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JEREMIAH R Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,797.28 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,796.39 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, WILLIAM W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,796.25 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERTO C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $54,796.04 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, STEPHANY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,795.98 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, VICTORIA T Employer name Education Department Amount $54,795.52 Date 05/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUS, THOMAS F Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,795.26 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMNER, FAY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,795.26 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINONE, MICHELE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,794.85 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSEUR, LANCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,794.74 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANIEL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $54,794.53 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHMEYER, JOHN V Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $54,794.39 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, PETER M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $54,794.31 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DEBRA L Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $54,794.21 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, JOSEPH G Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $54,794.19 Date 10/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,794.11 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,793.76 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLES A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,793.72 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, JACQUELINE K Employer name Erie County Amount $54,793.55 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,792.98 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBRA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $54,792.53 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,792.52 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,792.09 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL A Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $54,792.01 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBECK, JOHN W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,791.53 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENROD, TERRY D Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $54,791.29 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELL, JOSE L Employer name Village of Newark Amount $54,790.94 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS-BADU, RITA M, MS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,790.54 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITFRERE, JEAN F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,790.50 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $54,790.14 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAREMKO, STACIE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,789.86 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIER, KRISTINA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,789.76 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLETTE, MARK A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $54,789.66 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, PETER H Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $54,789.38 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGER, JOHN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,789.31 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RHONDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,789.27 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMAN, COLLIN S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $54,789.26 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEA, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,789.02 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWIN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,788.56 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, TERESA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,788.34 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ALISON L Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $54,788.23 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DANE R Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $54,788.08 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRENDAN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,787.72 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MELISSA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $54,787.35 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIANNE F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,787.11 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUSEEF, RICHARD J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,787.01 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, JAMES M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,786.95 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $54,786.84 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTT, KATIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,786.78 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, KEITH J Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $54,786.56 Date 03/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTAN, JOHN H Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $54,786.38 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CHARLES A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,786.37 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,786.21 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMMO, MARYLOU Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,785.94 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHARDT, JON P Employer name Orange County Amount $54,785.30 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, HECTOR V Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $54,785.20 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JODY Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $54,785.05 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,784.83 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $54,784.67 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, BRENDA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,784.50 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CANDACE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,784.50 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, THERESA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,784.50 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, KAREN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,784.50 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, KAREN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,784.50 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, KAREN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,784.50 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, SANDRA D Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $54,784.50 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, FRANKLIN E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $54,783.51 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $54,783.15 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $54,782.98 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, LORILYN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,782.94 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPFER, KRISTINA M Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $54,782.90 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, ERIN E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $54,782.88 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILLO, GERALDINE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,782.85 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, DERRICK P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,782.81 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, LORENE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,782.58 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARY K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,782.50 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAPOCE, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,781.71 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWBRAY, GARRY J, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,781.63 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WILLIAM H, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,781.27 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIKLE, DAVID A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,781.14 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SCOTT P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,780.83 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AUDREY J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,780.80 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, SUSAN M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $54,780.60 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHIT, LAURA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $54,780.39 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,780.36 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCISCI, ROSEMARY L Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $54,780.35 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPO, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,780.29 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, RYAN W Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $54,780.25 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $54,779.64 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, PASQUALE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $54,779.62 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, LISBETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,779.47 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, SHANNON J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,779.25 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIELAND, MICHAEL C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,779.03 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROICH, JANE E Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $54,778.90 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RUSSELL D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,778.47 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System