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 HORTON, CHARLES G, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,079.44 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, ILENE R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,079.10 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, MATTHEW D Employer name Albany County Amount $54,078.97 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBAT, KETELLE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,078.47 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DOUGLAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,078.45 Date 07/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDISON, OMAR J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,078.39 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, LARRY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,078.19 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, WEENDY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,078.09 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, JAMES R Employer name Orange County Amount $54,077.68 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, LINDA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,077.65 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, EDELMIRA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,077.63 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, CALVIN Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $54,077.46 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARONE, CARL H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,076.78 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILA, JENNIFER Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,076.66 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEBISI, KEMI Y Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,076.63 Date 07/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $54,076.61 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, DONNA K Employer name Webster CSD Amount $54,076.59 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JENNIFER R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,076.21 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKA, MARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,076.06 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, DIANE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,075.74 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWAR, NABIL Y Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,075.64 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIUS, EVELYNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,075.62 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBAHI, SANDRA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,075.12 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, BERNARD T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,075.09 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOEL N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,074.61 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISSETT, CARLOS L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,074.41 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, EDWIDG Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,073.87 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEERICHERIL-ALIAS, SHAJI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,073.70 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVOORT, SEAN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,073.40 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, PATRICIA J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,073.30 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PHYLLIS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,073.28 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, AMI S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,073.24 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, KARI L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,073.05 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, BARBARA A Employer name Madison County Amount $54,072.63 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, AMY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,072.20 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, OWEN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,072.06 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERESNICK, DEBORAH L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $54,071.82 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSER, JEREMY S Employer name Erie County Amount $54,071.79 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMIN, CHERILYN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,071.39 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER-FARMER, META B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,071.32 Date 09/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAIA, SHARON J Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $54,071.30 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $54,071.08 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, DAVID L Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $54,070.86 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, MICHELLE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,069.98 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEANNIE D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,069.63 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, JAMES I Employer name City of Middletown Amount $54,069.27 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, GWENDOLYN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,069.04 Date 04/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,068.95 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVAKARAN, MARIAMMA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,068.72 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMONTI, ANDREW V Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,068.69 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGUEL, JUANA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,068.36 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VERONICA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,068.20 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOTE, DOUGLAS S Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,068.11 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLINI-O'MALLEY, JODI L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,068.10 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOUT, KELLIE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,068.04 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,068.03 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,067.92 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, C COURTLAND Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,067.91 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA REGINA, FRANK M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,067.78 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,067.77 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAQUOI, LOUIS S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $54,067.41 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RANDY J Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,067.38 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALICKI, MARIE I Employer name Erie County Amount $54,067.34 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, VINNEA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,067.20 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, DAVID M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,067.09 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JEFFREY W Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $54,065.96 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,065.96 Date 04/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, JAMES M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,065.74 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAREN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,065.72 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, ELAINE Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,065.51 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONICH, JOSEPH D Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,065.44 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,065.24 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTEANU, IRINA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,065.21 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RYAN T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,064.84 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, STEPHEN B Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $54,064.71 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, CELINDA M Employer name Broome County Amount $54,064.54 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, SIOBHAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,064.10 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KENNETH F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $54,063.82 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, KEVIN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,063.48 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COME, PATRICK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,063.07 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DARLENE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,062.84 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JEFFREY W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $54,062.09 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, KATHRYN S Employer name Orange County Amount $54,062.02 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIGA, WENDY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,061.74 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORCH, MARK J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $54,061.34 Date 06/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, HEIDI L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,061.14 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARRY, ANDREA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,060.96 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTYN, ERIC M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,060.86 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOHN W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $54,060.65 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMKINS, NICHOLAS T D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $54,060.62 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCE, TOMAS A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,060.54 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMICKLE, COLEEN F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,060.45 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWALD, DOREEN F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,060.22 Date 03/15/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSO, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $54,059.82 Date 01/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THOMAS W Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,059.77 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSMANN, LESA R Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $54,059.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, LUCIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,059.72 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARVIN, LORRE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,059.65 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIARETTI, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $54,059.64 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BENJAMIN E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,059.48 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System