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 KYLE, CRAIG W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,524.16 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, LAURA A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $51,524.02 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,523.95 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, PETER Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,523.88 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, INIAH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,523.65 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DEREK R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,523.59 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILMANSKI, CAROL Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $51,523.57 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, PHILIPPE S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,523.42 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDYKE, DAVID D Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,523.37 Date 01/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAPILIO, JOSEPH A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $51,523.13 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JOSEPH D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,522.73 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,522.30 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, MATTHEW J Employer name Madison County Amount $51,522.02 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTHONY M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $51,521.96 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMANTE, WILLIAM, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,521.95 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINI, JOHN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,521.88 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, ANNETTE Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $51,521.78 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGIOTAKIS, JOHN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $51,521.25 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $51,521.00 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PAUL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,520.66 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, DAVID M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,520.61 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERIO, MELISSA A Employer name Orange County Amount $51,520.40 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESEL, BRENDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,520.31 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAN, BRUCE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,520.31 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRIAN M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $51,520.29 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIGH, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Town of Providence Amount $51,519.78 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $51,519.48 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGIO, CARMEN W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $51,519.20 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, KENNETH P Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $51,519.07 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $51,518.86 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, MARGARET Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,518.72 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TAMMY M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $51,518.21 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, FLORENCE T Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $51,518.16 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TARA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $51,517.88 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIN, MICHAEL E Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,517.87 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, SAMANTHA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,517.82 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTACROCE, FRANK A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,517.35 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUFERT, KENNETH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,517.18 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, SUSAN D Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $51,516.97 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLES, AMOS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,516.79 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELINE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,516.77 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, SCOTT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,516.66 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKETT, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,516.66 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, ANDREW N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,516.66 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAWN J Employer name Cortland Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $51,516.65 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, CHRISTINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,516.59 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN-ERSBOLL, MARYANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $51,516.54 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, DARIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,516.52 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMM, BEVERLY S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $51,516.51 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, BRIAN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,516.47 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, KRYSTAL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,516.44 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LEELAND E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,516.37 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBOW, HILDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,516.07 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AVA-DAWN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,515.79 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,515.78 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLONKA, NATHAN Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,515.51 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, WILLIAM A, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,515.34 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PATRICK G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,515.15 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENE, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $51,515.13 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKACHAN, REEBA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,515.06 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, CANDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,515.01 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSINO, DARREN J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $51,514.85 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGERTON, MARGARET M Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $51,514.80 Date 10/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, CHARLES J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,514.47 Date 07/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, VICKI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,514.38 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, TODD J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $51,514.30 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNY, LEELA J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $51,513.60 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,513.52 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIO, FERNANDO Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,513.39 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSITER, TRISHA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,513.25 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TERENCE A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,513.18 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOIRE, ANGEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,513.16 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,512.73 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGER, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $51,512.66 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,512.54 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUKNIGHT, CAROL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,512.19 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAWAY, SARAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,512.11 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, KIM MARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $51,512.08 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUDSAVAGE, ALLYSON M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,511.98 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,511.88 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARGARET Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,511.78 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JAMES R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $51,511.60 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DONAL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $51,511.39 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, MARY KAYE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,511.29 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $51,510.99 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOAN Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $51,510.63 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAIRENN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,510.61 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSUTTI, FRANCIS M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $51,510.22 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, LINDA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,510.18 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $51,509.76 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DELROY E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,509.55 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN W Employer name City of Geneva Amount $51,509.54 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROGER J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $51,509.53 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,509.28 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, DEBRA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,509.14 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, LUIS F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,508.51 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,508.50 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,508.48 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, MARCIA R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $51,508.04 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDAS, BRANDI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,507.92 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System