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 SORBO, LINDA S Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $53,912.34 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LUCINDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,911.76 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,911.75 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, LEE ANNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,911.72 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANETA, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,911.71 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, SARA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,911.57 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, DAVID G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,911.42 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MATTHEW Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,911.42 Date 03/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,911.42 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKOWSKI, TRACY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,911.16 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNA L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $53,910.95 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOHN H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,910.78 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, ROBERTO Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,910.56 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, PHILLIP Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,910.29 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, FAWN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,910.27 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAREN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,909.65 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEDERBACH, CHRISTA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,909.32 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOHN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,909.25 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOANI, JOHN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,909.18 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JUSTIN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,909.13 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, EDWARD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,908.98 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,908.97 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, ANITA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $53,908.62 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASTANG, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Victor Amount $53,908.57 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISZKO, LOUANN Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $53,908.37 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, DAVID L Employer name Town of Maine Amount $53,908.32 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATRO, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $53,907.86 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTT, SARAH E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,907.75 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DANIEL F, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,907.72 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUDLAREK, CAROL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,907.48 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BOSE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,907.45 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLE, ANDREW J Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $53,907.28 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JACQUELINE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,907.12 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALFRED U Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,906.87 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLATHU ABRAHAM, SOJI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,906.80 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATEK, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,906.77 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BENJAMIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,906.68 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TAMMY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,906.55 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFEL, EDWARD C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,906.39 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, FRANK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,906.28 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFOLCO, ALBERT R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $53,906.28 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, MELISSA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,905.43 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SANTOS I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,905.23 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $53,905.20 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITROV, KAMEN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,904.40 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Madison County Amount $53,904.25 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,903.88 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKET, SUZANNE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,903.69 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,903.29 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMACHOWSKE, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,903.21 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICK J Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $53,902.63 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, CATHY L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $53,902.60 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTWELL, LESEP A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,902.24 Date 06/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYHUGH, MARK D Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,902.22 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $53,901.73 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT F Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,901.24 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, JENNIFER J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,901.24 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, CRAIG W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $53,901.18 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,901.12 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULSON, JEREMIAH D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,901.10 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, THERESE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,901.00 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEREMY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,900.85 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,900.80 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,900.75 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, DAHYANA O Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $53,899.86 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,899.68 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JUANITA E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $53,899.57 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCONE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $53,899.31 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WAYNE M Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $53,899.04 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, ANDREA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,899.00 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, THOMAS Employer name Orange County Amount $53,898.03 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, KEVIN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $53,897.61 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,897.16 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSCH, SUSAN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,897.14 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTA, PATRICIA R Employer name Village of Newark Amount $53,897.03 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, MICHAEL F Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $53,896.87 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, LISA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,896.68 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $53,895.99 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRUN, WIDNYKA A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $53,895.48 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,895.45 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHAN, ANNMARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,895.08 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, SARA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,894.79 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, JOHN S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $53,894.68 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIC L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,894.37 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, CONCETTA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,894.29 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAR, KAREN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEVEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, MATT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZ, PAMELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEB, MADONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, GINAMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,894.00 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBOLSKI, KYLE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,893.39 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, RICHARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,893.26 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, ROCCO J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,893.08 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGE, FRITZ W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,893.07 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, SONNI M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,892.62 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $53,892.60 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONOLONE, PAUL P Employer name Erie County Amount $53,892.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System