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 JARVIS, MICHAEL JAY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,968.97 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, TAMI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,968.64 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONNIE, MARIE-CLAUDE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $52,968.48 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LAVERNE C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $52,968.01 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASIK, ELLEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,968.00 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETY, MARY M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $52,967.91 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, CHARITY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,967.86 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Education Department Amount $52,967.85 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOSKY, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,967.66 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, STEFANIE N Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,967.54 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDEBECK, DARYL J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,967.50 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'ITALIEN, TINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,967.34 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $52,967.23 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, CRYSTAL E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,967.19 Date 12/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSTIRE, GEORGE C Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $52,967.19 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTOLO, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $52,967.13 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LAWRENCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,966.94 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAROFOLO, PETER P Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,966.85 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SEAN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,966.78 Date 12/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, JAN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,966.72 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, STEVEN J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $52,966.36 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,965.98 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, RHONDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,965.94 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, ARLETTA H Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,965.67 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEMA, MELANIE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,965.30 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $52,965.14 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JENNIFER L, MS Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,965.01 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, CATHERINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,965.00 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, EDWIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,964.80 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, TINA M Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $52,964.01 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,963.89 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, KENNETH P Employer name City of Rome Amount $52,963.84 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,963.77 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,963.57 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, JAMES F, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $52,962.97 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLJE, BONNIE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,962.63 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EMILY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,962.26 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,962.06 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, STEVEN T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $52,961.94 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,961.80 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNES, PATRICIA L Employer name Palmyra Community Library Amount $52,961.79 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KARA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,961.47 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, ELISHA D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,961.46 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNING, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $52,961.29 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARK J Employer name Broome County Amount $52,961.26 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHURI, BISWENDU Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,961.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NANCY A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $52,961.22 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,961.11 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, JOSEPH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,960.88 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERFIELD, JOHN J, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,960.70 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, OLGA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,960.60 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, DEANNA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,959.94 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROSEMARIE Employer name Broome County Amount $52,959.93 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JOHN P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,959.65 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, KIMBERLY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,959.65 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDUCCI, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,959.51 Date 01/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNLEY, CLARENCE P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,959.40 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, VICTORIA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,958.86 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICK, MICHAEL L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $52,958.54 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROTEN, JOHN T, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,958.53 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEIL, ANITA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,958.30 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, KRISTYN B Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $52,957.98 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, BARRY P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,957.70 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, CHYRISSE I Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,957.69 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, RALPH T Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $52,957.55 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, GAIL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,957.47 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVENTANO, JOSEPH V Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,957.23 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSER, WAYNE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,957.17 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, COLLIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,957.17 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,957.17 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, ERIC C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,957.14 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSEREAU, CATHERINE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,956.82 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMANN, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,956.74 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KATHLEEN T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,956.64 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, AISHA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,956.62 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-BROWN, NICOLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,956.26 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDFORD, MAUREEN A D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,955.96 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASELLI, GINA M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $52,955.76 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTI M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,955.50 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, EVELYN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,955.48 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHON, DEBORA S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $52,954.84 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBECKY, RICHARD J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $52,954.46 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, DIANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,954.32 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROBIN E Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $52,954.23 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMOS, HAROLD J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,954.07 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, NAOMI J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,953.94 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $52,953.85 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, NANCY C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,953.77 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,953.73 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, SYDELIA T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,953.40 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, CRAIG Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $52,953.20 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JEFFREY A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $52,953.12 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, HEATHER K Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $52,952.92 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDO, MARK A Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $52,952.84 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, ROBERT A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,952.74 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BONNIE J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,952.67 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY-COLLINGTON, DAVIA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,952.65 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBONE, STACEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,952.62 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GAIL E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $52,952.61 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,952.26 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System