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 DUKE, Y'ANIQUE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $50,464.94 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAWGER, THOMAS D Employer name City of Fulton Amount $50,464.93 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELCINSKI, JODI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,464.88 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, CHAD E Employer name Broome County Amount $50,464.84 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,464.73 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CATHERINE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $50,464.44 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KEVIN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,464.12 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLER, DONALD G Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $50,463.80 Date 03/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ANTHONY V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,463.42 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEON, ANDRE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,463.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RYAN J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $50,463.25 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, NICOLE P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,463.12 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MARK G Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,463.02 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJ-THANT, ANIELA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,462.92 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTUS, ANDREW C, III Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $50,462.87 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKS, GREGORY Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $50,462.70 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCZECHOWSKI, DARRELL C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,462.62 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, FRANCIS A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $50,462.58 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Stafford Amount $50,462.55 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, GAIUS W, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,462.11 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZ, FREDERICK W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,461.84 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGYLE, DALE R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,461.46 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MICHAEL S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,461.44 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFF, KATHLEEN M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $50,460.79 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICI, ROSALBA Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,460.76 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, VICKIE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,460.76 Date 09/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-CHERRY, JOYCE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,460.76 Date 11/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JAMES R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,460.76 Date 11/08/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, SUZANNE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,460.08 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, DONNA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,459.82 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOSHUA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,459.82 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $50,459.55 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, KORTNIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,459.53 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, DENISE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,459.46 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHOFF, JUDITH Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $50,459.44 Date 01/06/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, GREGG A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,459.39 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LAURAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,459.32 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHEILA F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,459.10 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SHANNON M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,458.55 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, TARA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,458.26 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, DENNIS N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,458.19 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $50,458.12 Date 09/12/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMS, NANCY J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $50,458.12 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KEITH L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,457.87 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROLL, JEANINE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,457.82 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,457.70 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $50,457.56 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,457.43 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, JOHN L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,457.41 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,457.26 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBE, LORI J, MS Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,456.85 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, WENDY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,456.73 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE AVEIRO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $50,456.71 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,456.48 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDMAN, JESSE J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $50,456.30 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, EVA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,456.16 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $50,456.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, BROOKE D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,456.02 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIELLE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,455.92 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAST, HENRY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,455.77 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOSHUA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,455.51 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,455.04 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MONICA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,454.89 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEFKA, NANCY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,454.50 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZA, ALBA S Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $50,454.41 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENNA, CANDICE S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $50,454.33 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ANNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $50,454.17 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, DAVID C Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $50,454.15 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, THOMAS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,454.11 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, STACIE J, MS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,453.91 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,453.72 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, RAYMOND V Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,453.39 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, MATTHEW T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,453.39 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCANGELIS, STEVEN Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $50,453.04 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE GISCOMBE, AUDRENE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,452.95 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMICKI, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,452.64 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIXAO SILVA, DANIELA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,452.48 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDO, BRIAN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,452.39 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, GINAMARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,452.22 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, KATHERINE G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,452.22 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MARILYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,452.22 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLD, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,452.22 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASON, HENRY A Employer name Village of Canton Amount $50,452.09 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLEY, ROBIN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,451.85 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RAMONA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,451.76 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.57 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, MARY SUE Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.53 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.50 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKAM, SABRA W Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.22 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB-CARR, MARY FRANCES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.21 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYLER, GREGORY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.15 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSOUR, SHERIF S Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.14 Date 04/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, FLORENCE Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,451.14 Date 07/08/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, CATHERINE J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $50,450.66 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKPAL, PRASHANT D Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $50,450.34 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KAREN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,450.24 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENTA, DANIEL A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $50,450.21 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBINO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $50,449.99 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCK, JODY M Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $50,449.58 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIRA, LAURA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,449.10 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System