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 BULGER, MARCIA L Employer name North Country Library System Amount $53,081.32 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DOUGLAS F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,081.14 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, WILLIAM E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $53,080.57 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAGE, JOHN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,080.39 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNAMMA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,080.16 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSTONE, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,080.04 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIANAS, PAULA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,080.00 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $53,079.62 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANUDEN, JEFFREY V Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $53,079.28 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,079.11 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZENBERGER, BRADLEY D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,078.69 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $53,078.59 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, RICHARD J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,078.17 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, NICOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,078.16 Date 09/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, BETINA E Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $53,078.08 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,077.58 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, KIM M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,077.33 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JESUS Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,077.33 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETTI, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,077.20 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, TRINA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $53,077.02 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGWER, RICHARD W Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $53,077.00 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ERIK S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,076.96 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ORIO, SALLY A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $53,076.87 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CUSATIS, GERARD C Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $53,076.80 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, LAWRENCE Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $53,076.80 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILARDELLO, DONNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,076.54 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $53,076.54 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ANDREW K Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,076.52 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JANICE L Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $53,075.87 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIO, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,075.70 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ELLEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,075.34 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BERNEDETTE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,075.22 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SAVITRI Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $53,075.07 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JEFFREY C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,074.83 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, JESSE J Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $53,074.57 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JENIFER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,074.56 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEBODE, FUNMILOLA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $53,074.20 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,074.18 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, MARK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,073.92 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZI, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,073.91 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JEFFREY Employer name Broome County Amount $53,073.91 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JAMES, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,073.57 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,073.30 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,073.02 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LAUREN B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $53,072.66 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOKS, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,072.55 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,072.10 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JEAN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,072.09 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSTEIN, LUKE H Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $53,072.04 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, IVETTE C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,071.74 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTHA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $53,071.68 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,071.58 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARK Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,071.58 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RODNEY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,071.58 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WALTER J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,071.58 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,071.58 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,071.58 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,071.58 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWIN, STEVEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,071.58 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, JOSEPH Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,071.58 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NIFF, KEITH W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,071.58 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRIS ANN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,071.58 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, MANUEL Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,071.58 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAMES F, JR Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANO, GARY S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, DANIEL P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYOL, PHILIP R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BRIAN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODA, RANDOLPH J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,071.58 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,071.58 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARANDA, ALBERTO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,071.58 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINA, EDWIGE J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $53,071.36 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITMAN, JESSICA B Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $53,071.02 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYER, LEANN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $53,070.79 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERIDGE, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,070.68 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $53,070.44 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ELAINE Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $53,070.40 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $53,070.15 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, SHAMECCA M, MS Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,069.92 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CRAIG T Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,069.88 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERSTINE, BENEDICT R, III Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,069.85 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, MICHAEL V Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,069.63 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GREG S Employer name Tioga County Amount $53,069.53 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $53,069.52 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, CATHLEEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,069.43 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STEVEN J Employer name Essex County Amount $53,069.40 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BILLIE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,069.06 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $53,069.02 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLO, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,068.78 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHMUTH, KATHLEEN Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $53,068.50 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JENNIFER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,068.11 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, PATRICK R Employer name Malone CSD Amount $53,068.08 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATHEW M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $53,067.97 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CLAIRE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,067.87 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, MARLENA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,067.83 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CLYDE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,067.64 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, DAWN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $53,067.27 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PINTO, PETER C, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,066.80 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System