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 GOFF, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,347.79 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ERIN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,347.38 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RICARDO S Employer name City of Utica Amount $53,347.34 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARLOWE, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $53,347.11 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, RONALD L, JR Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $53,346.66 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, JOSEPH P Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $53,346.11 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, GABRIEL R Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $53,345.89 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, RODOLFO R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,345.24 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, COREY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,345.23 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICEK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,345.14 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, LESLIE P Employer name Yates County Amount $53,344.87 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEN, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,344.70 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NORMA I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,344.63 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, CHERYL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $53,344.28 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JILL D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,343.77 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, JOSEPH A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $53,343.41 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, PIERRE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,343.36 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERROW, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,343.34 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESOVSKI, ALEX Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,343.15 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARES, CARLOS I Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $53,343.11 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIGAL, RAPHAEL T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,343.07 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFREECE, DAMITA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,342.97 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,342.47 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RYAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,342.23 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KELLY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,342.18 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BETTY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,342.18 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, ANTONIO L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $53,342.11 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESHAM, LUNIDA E Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $53,342.07 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DOROTHY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,341.92 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSETH, BRIANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,341.74 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JOSHUA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,341.74 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JERRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,341.31 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, SETH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,341.20 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DALE E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,341.16 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, MARIE T Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $53,340.12 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUERSTEIN, DIANNE B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $53,340.02 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, BARBARA A Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $53,339.89 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JULEE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,339.86 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, JASON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,339.64 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, ANTHONY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,339.57 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, THOMAS H Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,339.57 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,339.27 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, WILLIAM J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $53,339.05 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERGIOPOULOS, JOHN G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,338.98 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, LUIS Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,338.60 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTILE, JESSE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,338.28 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESADA, MOHSEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,337.96 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $53,337.68 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,337.50 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, CHRISTY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,337.42 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, ADA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,337.28 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JESSICA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $53,337.11 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, RALPH, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,337.07 Date 02/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, TRAI T Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $53,337.04 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, DIANE P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $53,337.00 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENZO, RAYMOND J, II Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $53,336.97 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN V Employer name Education Department Amount $53,336.95 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCILLE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,336.90 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICH, ERIC B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $53,336.90 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, TRACI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,336.34 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFUM, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,336.15 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERECZ, ADAM C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,336.13 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $53,336.06 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, LLOYD N, III Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,336.05 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,336.05 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JAMES M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $53,335.78 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKLEDGE, LAURA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $53,335.71 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDRICK, MARK B Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,335.54 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, WAYNE Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $53,335.44 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAIN, JANET J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,335.06 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZA, PAOLO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $53,335.03 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, ROBIN V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,334.95 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMASSA, LEONARD D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,334.68 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, NANCY E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,334.60 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, MARK L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $53,334.56 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERESOLI, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,334.53 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASTETTER, KAREN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,334.39 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, ADAM Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $53,334.31 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ASHLEY CHRISTINE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,334.07 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, BURTON R, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,333.90 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GAIZO, JASON S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,333.62 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCHECK, CHARLES Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,333.39 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, ANTON E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $53,333.16 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUG, LEANNE M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $53,333.15 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KIMBERLY N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $53,333.09 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,333.06 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD O'LEARY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $53,333.03 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,332.85 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHZAD, ATIF Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,332.75 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RAMONA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,332.35 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, SHEREEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,331.98 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DENNIS E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,331.87 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,331.81 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ANDREW J Employer name Washington County Amount $53,331.81 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROSEMARIE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $53,331.80 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,331.68 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DANA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,331.66 Date 04/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JASON T Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,331.47 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADEKIAN, JONATHAN Z Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,331.40 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBAU, JULIA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,331.25 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System