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 SORRELL, PETER J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $54,284.84 Date 08/24/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCHI, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,284.65 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, BRUCE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,284.62 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SHON, JAMIE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,284.41 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,284.18 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, ROBERT F Employer name Greene County Amount $54,283.86 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCANO, LUIS Employer name Erie County Amount $54,283.61 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $54,283.32 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOONSTRA, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,283.27 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDA, JOANNE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,282.42 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,282.27 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,282.06 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MARY D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,281.95 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, JASON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,281.88 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT T Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $54,281.45 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BEULAH V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,281.44 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESERRATO, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,281.36 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, LANCING V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,281.10 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, TAMARA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,281.01 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, DONALD R Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $54,281.00 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, ADRIAN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,280.29 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,280.06 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PAUL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,280.04 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCI, JOEY P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,280.00 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARMAN, JEANINE N Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $54,279.19 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ARLENE R Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,279.16 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMELL-WILSON, MICHELLE A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,279.16 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZNETSOVA, PONINO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,279.16 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DAVID E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,279.16 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, CHERYL D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $54,279.16 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZYNSKI, KENNETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,278.99 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, TODD J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,278.96 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, CHERYL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,278.81 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDDIE Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,278.46 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, GARY S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,277.70 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, FREDERICK W, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,277.44 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWERS, DARRELL G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,277.39 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, JACK E Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,277.29 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,277.28 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, LOUIS D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $54,277.08 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SARA B, MS Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $54,277.08 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DANIEL J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,277.08 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDONCA, DEXTER J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,277.08 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREIZAGA, MAGDALENA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,277.08 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ALLISON A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,277.08 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYE, KENEISHA T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,277.08 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DESERIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,277.08 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, SHANA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,277.08 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAJALES, KIRGIZIA I Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,277.08 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENEGRO, YOLANDA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,277.08 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUME, CHERVONNE N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $54,277.08 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNES, JOHN C Employer name Warren County Amount $54,276.80 Date 12/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, KATHRYN M Employer name Warren County Amount $54,276.78 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,276.72 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURET, MADELINE Employer name Orange County Amount $54,276.63 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KAREN P Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,276.62 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $54,276.52 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOHR, CHANA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $54,276.43 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSE, ROBERT M Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $54,276.42 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, DAVID L Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $54,275.94 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIN, ALAN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,275.84 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBY, TONYA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,275.71 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,275.41 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANG, SCOTT E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $54,275.30 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,275.19 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, JASON S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $54,275.09 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, GERALD C Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.06 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVENTHAL, TIMOTHY H Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.06 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.06 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ALFRED P Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.04 Date 02/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAGER, LINNEA Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.03 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, GEORGE D, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.03 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, MARK Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.02 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.02 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.02 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, BEUNICE O Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.02 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMER, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Amount $54,275.02 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHELLE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,275.02 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JEANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,274.99 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORER, RITA Employer name Erie County Amount $54,274.98 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SONYA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,274.80 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JEANETTE M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $54,274.77 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,274.76 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESAC, SAMUEL B Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,274.60 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, DAVID C Employer name Erie County Amount $54,274.58 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODUEK, HARRY R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,274.58 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, TODD G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,274.46 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GLORIA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,274.37 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, ZALTON T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,274.26 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DOROTHY MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,274.24 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGLIOLI, GUY M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,273.96 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DELROY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,273.94 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANNETTE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,273.78 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CASSANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,273.66 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, THOMAS Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,273.60 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DICK F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,273.55 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANOVIC, ZERINA Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,273.43 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSCHER, JASON D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,273.40 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, J DIANE Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,273.38 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMECKI, GREGORY L Employer name Erie County Amount $54,273.24 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System