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 RIBLET, RICHARD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,163.63 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ROBERT C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $54,163.14 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNON, KELLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,162.99 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, ELAINE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,162.99 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOSEPH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,162.78 Date 12/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPI, LOREN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,162.72 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, ROBERTA A Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $54,162.24 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, TERESA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,162.23 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-AQUINO, AMANDA N Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $54,162.16 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, DAVID E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,162.16 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, DARLENE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,162.12 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DARIEN L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,162.02 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, STACEY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,161.77 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILCZARSKI, BENJAMIN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,161.77 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEREAU, DELOURDES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,161.19 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGA, STEPHEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,160.86 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, VANITA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,160.54 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, KRISTIN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,160.24 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCI, JOHN T Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $54,160.15 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUJJA, MARY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,159.98 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, ROBIN G Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $54,159.91 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RAVONDA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,159.64 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKIE, MOSES Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,159.59 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JASON C Employer name Washington County Amount $54,159.17 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, ANNA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,158.92 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, ROBERT Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $54,158.75 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNIZANT, MAXIME Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,158.36 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOFAL, MARINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,158.27 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFLER, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $54,158.20 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, ALEXANDER S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,158.11 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VET, JEREMY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,158.06 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSOP, JOSHUA B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,157.95 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GFELLER, SHEILA Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $54,157.83 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JOHN P, II Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,157.79 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MADELINE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,157.36 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS PELAEZ, LINA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,157.25 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, NANCY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,156.71 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, CATHERINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,156.47 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDSON D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $54,156.35 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ERIC C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,156.20 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRES, CHARLENE L Employer name Town of Lenox Amount $54,155.97 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTIGAN, JOAN M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $54,155.65 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANAKA, CHRISTINE Y Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,155.48 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, TRACY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,155.26 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,155.07 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMIG, JEROME E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $54,155.01 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JULIE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $54,154.94 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,154.92 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSKI, GREGORY Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $54,154.86 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, KARI A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,154.77 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERRI A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $54,154.66 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGODA, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,154.42 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, EVELYN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,153.87 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, JAMAL Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $54,153.76 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-DEMERS, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,153.58 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, JAMES P Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $54,153.38 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JOSEPH D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,153.34 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELBERT, ANDREW N Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $54,152.62 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, GINA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,152.55 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSANNE W Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,152.52 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, JEREMY A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $54,152.41 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YURI O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,152.23 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $54,152.11 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, LONDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,151.84 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DAVID L Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,151.76 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SARAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,151.41 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,151.36 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, VINCENT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $54,151.34 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, JOANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,151.24 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSAL, SALLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,151.14 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOSEPH A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,150.89 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANTHONY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,150.75 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORMO, BRENT S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,150.53 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JACK R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,150.51 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALYSTER, ROGER W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,150.21 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUNAS, RUTH Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,150.13 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $54,150.02 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,150.00 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-BARRETT, ANDREA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,149.92 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,149.79 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, STEPHANIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,149.76 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JUSTIN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,149.32 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ERIK J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,149.14 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, PATRICK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,148.20 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, WAYNE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,147.87 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, ANGELA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,147.66 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAS, JASON J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,147.32 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNACHIE, JOYCE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,147.15 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNELLI, DAVID R Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $54,146.97 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MACKENZIE J Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,146.95 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,146.90 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, ERIK C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,146.89 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CELESTE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,146.87 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADORE, LISA A Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $54,146.85 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, LISA C Employer name Orange County Amount $54,146.82 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANETTEN, LINDA F Employer name Greene County Amount $54,146.74 Date 02/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLUM, MALCOLM J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,146.34 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBIAK, JOLANTA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,146.34 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, EDWARD J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,146.28 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, SHEILA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $54,146.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System