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 JONES, SONYA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,981.28 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, EDWARD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,980.98 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ALTA MABEL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $51,980.94 Date 02/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $51,979.92 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIANO, VINCENT C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,979.40 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGANCZUK, JEREMY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,979.23 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTI, SETH J Employer name Essex County Amount $51,979.20 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, LUCINDA N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $51,979.20 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,978.95 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FELIX J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,978.95 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,978.88 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KAREN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,978.88 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Olive Amount $51,978.78 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEALE, SUSAN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,978.37 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, PAMEILA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,978.14 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HELEN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,977.43 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, TODD G Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $51,977.42 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGREDO, ANNA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,977.11 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRAND, BONNIE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,976.94 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERO, VICTORIA A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $51,976.88 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,976.67 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, MARGUERITE S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,976.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $51,976.44 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,976.32 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $51,976.25 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $51,976.17 Date 10/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KIMBERLEY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,976.10 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JERRY W Employer name Tully CSD Amount $51,975.89 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHLENBECK, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Alabama Amount $51,975.60 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, DENNIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,975.45 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SEAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,975.24 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, LAWRENCE M Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $51,975.20 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAK, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,975.20 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAMARIS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,974.93 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KEVIN D Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,974.90 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, JORGE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,974.89 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACIW, MARK W Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $51,974.80 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACQUELINE R Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $51,974.63 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, IVOYNUAL M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,974.57 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MARYANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,974.44 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, TARA P Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,974.42 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGALL, ABIGAIL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,974.30 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, MARK A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,974.03 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, KIMBERLEE T Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,974.00 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,973.74 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOY, DUSTIN Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $51,973.66 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, BONNIE L Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $51,973.57 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, BRITTANY B Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $51,973.57 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHERINE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,973.54 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-JOHNSON, KENNETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,973.41 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNI, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,973.00 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JAMAAL Q Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,972.99 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANELL, KENNETH R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,972.85 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLY, ANN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,972.84 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BEVERLY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $51,972.83 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Porter Amount $51,972.18 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $51,972.11 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, MELISSA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $51,971.80 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRANDON M Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $51,971.58 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, MD S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,971.18 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, SHEILA M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $51,970.78 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RANDELL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,970.69 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,970.63 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEE, LYNNE S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,970.35 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, DAH JUNG Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $51,970.19 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNAN, CHRISTINE B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,970.07 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRE, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $51,970.04 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, CLAUDE C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,970.01 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKSTA, ELAINE E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,969.78 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENK, MARY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,969.65 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DIANE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,969.59 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBEY, EUGENE R, JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $51,969.53 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDONIO, KIMBERLY L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,969.50 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAREN O Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,969.43 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFFLE, ERIC C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $51,969.01 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VAN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $51,968.63 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFELDT, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,968.43 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUERMBERGER, TERRY L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.37 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, DEBRA V Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.36 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUSIENSKI, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.36 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, DANIEL K Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.33 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAUER, MARK L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.32 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITZER, CINDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.32 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JODI L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,968.27 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, TRACY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,968.27 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,968.26 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,968.26 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETO, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $51,968.09 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANVILLE, JACQUELINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,968.04 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONCZAL, DAWN Employer name Erie County Amount $51,967.84 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHILBER, MICHELLE M, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $51,967.76 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KENNETH Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $51,967.61 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, INOCENCIA Employer name Erie County Amount $51,967.58 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, AMY Employer name Erie County Amount $51,967.57 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPOLILLI, LONI S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $51,967.55 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, LYNN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,967.11 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPP, ROBERT T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,967.06 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, MARIE Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $51,966.96 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMRESE, SETH B Employer name Town of Albion Amount $51,966.70 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, PAMELA R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,966.68 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System