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 NORTHRUP, ANDREW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,614.39 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUSE, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,614.29 Date 10/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEITH Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $52,613.99 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JANICE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,613.77 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, FRANK Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $52,613.74 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, RENEE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,613.57 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, LAURA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,613.46 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTENBACH, GARY P Employer name Essex County Amount $52,613.22 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SUZANNE E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,613.13 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, WAKEESHA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,612.84 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROSE, JASON J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $52,612.84 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOVSKI, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,612.52 Date 03/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREULE, DONALD E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $52,612.52 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, FREDERICK A, JR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,612.52 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,612.52 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMAN, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,612.52 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDDIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,612.45 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KARLENE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,612.21 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANELLI, LEONARD L, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,612.15 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, LISA J Employer name Washington County Amount $52,612.04 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, EUGENE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,611.98 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, STEVEN G Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $52,611.87 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, JOANNA J Employer name Albany County Amount $52,611.84 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DOREEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,611.84 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIINA, SALVATORE A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $52,611.81 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, BRIAN C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,611.79 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,611.77 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHMUTAT, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $52,611.18 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,611.01 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAROL J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $52,610.92 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, RICHARD I Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $52,610.74 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $52,610.42 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, HELEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,610.31 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SONIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,609.90 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KRISTY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,609.44 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, RICHARD J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,609.44 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUSAN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,609.44 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JUDY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,609.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIACIN, HERNST Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,609.35 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PENNA, DANIEL Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $52,609.26 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GENEVIEVE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,609.16 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, MIGUEL A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,609.14 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, SALVATORE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,608.95 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JEREMY T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,608.89 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, IRVIN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,608.80 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANCE, CONNELL L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,608.79 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, JILL F Employer name Education Department Amount $52,608.66 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, JUDITH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,608.44 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS-ROBERTS, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,608.12 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $52,608.01 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZBERG, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,607.87 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWES, JAMES M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $52,607.86 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MARCEL H Employer name Broome County Amount $52,607.78 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, STEPHEN J.F. Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,607.69 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVICH, MARY E Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $52,607.60 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JUDY L Employer name Village of Mohawk Amount $52,607.45 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LARISSA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,607.41 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILANETA, CZARNEEH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,607.32 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, BLANCA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,607.30 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, KEVIN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,607.20 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $52,606.54 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, NANCY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $52,606.13 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LAURA B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,605.97 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKINNON, SCOTT Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,605.93 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLES, DOLORES A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $52,605.87 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, NINA Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $52,605.86 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, STEVEN P Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,605.68 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKOVICS, MATTHEW J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,605.12 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDOW, AWA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,604.88 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANGER, WAYNE T, JR Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $52,604.70 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOSCIA, AILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,603.82 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, SCOTT S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,603.73 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHARON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,603.58 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLECZYNSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $52,603.40 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, SANDRA R Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $52,603.40 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, DANIEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,603.40 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROUN, RONALD T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $52,603.13 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, ERICA L Employer name Madison County Amount $52,602.76 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLAR, BRUCE W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,602.74 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNWELL, NICOLE B Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $52,602.68 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONN, KATHRYN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,602.65 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARIA NICOLETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,602.65 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, JANNELLE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,602.63 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCONE, PAUL D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $52,602.38 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $52,602.33 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKLEY, DONNA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $52,602.30 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, RICHARD T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $52,602.20 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, RYAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $52,602.04 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, WILLIAM S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $52,601.80 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MATTHEW J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,601.78 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTEE, JANET M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,601.77 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $52,601.57 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JAMES F Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $52,601.57 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCK, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $52,601.48 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-HAKIM, HASHABAH Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $52,601.27 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEV, IVAYLO R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,601.22 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAK, ADELE C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,600.45 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASLOSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $52,599.99 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, CARLOS A Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $52,599.92 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $52,599.75 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System