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 ROSSETTIE, ANTHONY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,978.98 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, DEEPALI Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $53,978.98 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CRYSTAL C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $53,978.98 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, KATIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,978.96 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ASHLEY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,978.93 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SUSAN N Employer name Orange County Amount $53,978.83 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JULIO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,978.78 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DOUGLAS B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,978.51 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURIEL, RAFAEL Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,978.28 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, HEATHER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,978.16 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSLER, JOHN H, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,978.03 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $53,977.99 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INNOCENT, BONNY Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,977.97 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DEBORAH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,977.74 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, MARC C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,977.72 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLERA, LOUISE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,977.51 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $53,977.38 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PAMELA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,977.23 Date 07/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABOZNY, JESSICA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,976.75 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILERA, KAREN E Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $53,976.74 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSER, LYNNE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,976.66 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, ANN P Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,976.26 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, MONIQUE C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $53,976.26 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOACH, CHANTAY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,976.00 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXTED, STEVEN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,975.97 Date 02/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOSKE, STEVEN P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $53,975.96 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIA, AMBER R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,975.51 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, FRANCINE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,975.30 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAZIO-BROWN, DEBBIE D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $53,975.27 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DARLENE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,975.05 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINUNZIO, DENISE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,975.00 Date 06/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFETT, GUY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $53,974.41 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, GWEN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,974.33 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, NORMAN E, III Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $53,974.31 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,974.23 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KORIE K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,974.18 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER RYAN, DONA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $53,974.14 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBANK, MICHELLE F Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $53,974.11 Date 05/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, NAISHA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,973.94 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, CARMEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,973.57 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,973.46 Date 12/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MARK A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,973.41 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JODI A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,973.14 Date 05/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WENDY F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,973.09 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $53,973.02 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, WARREN S Employer name Town of Kendall Amount $53,972.87 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DONNA F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,972.83 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, PRISCILLA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,972.44 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE-HOWE, RENEE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,972.30 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATAN, ROBERT T Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $53,972.01 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JOHN F, III Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,971.92 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KAREN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,971.50 Date 01/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASSANDRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,971.26 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIE, KYLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,971.20 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DIANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,971.18 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, BETH L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,970.50 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, AMY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,969.72 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFANA, DARLENE Employer name Orange County Amount $53,969.42 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITINO, RALPH J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $53,969.30 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, HOLLY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,969.09 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, VALARIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,968.81 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMSGANZ, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,968.75 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $53,968.62 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, JASON M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,968.32 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGOTTI, ANDREW A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $53,968.31 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBLARCOM, JOSEPH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,967.64 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,967.54 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARK D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $53,967.32 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRIGAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,967.25 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, RICHARD V Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,967.10 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ANDY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,967.07 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN D Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $53,966.89 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVENGER, LINDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,966.75 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHEVAWN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,966.58 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DONNA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $53,966.40 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LA'RAYA S Employer name Erie County Amount $53,965.94 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN E, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,965.93 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-PAVIA, KRISTEN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,965.88 Date 12/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLIK, DEBORAH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,965.79 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIELLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,965.38 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,964.96 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, HOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,964.49 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, MONA F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,964.40 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACCI, JOHN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $53,964.14 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANS, PETER N Employer name Erie County Amount $53,964.05 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,963.98 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEYARD, MICHAEL Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,963.81 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHENBAUM, JONATHAN W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,963.64 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOANN MARY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,963.42 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JERI M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,963.33 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SUSAN K Employer name Madison County Amount $53,962.84 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, JOHN C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $53,962.53 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIO, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,962.50 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, WILLIAM G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,962.40 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, BEI LEI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,962.34 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, MAUREEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,962.24 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, JODI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,961.94 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, OLIVIA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,961.87 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DONNAH M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,961.63 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,961.60 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System