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 RUSCOE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $50,404.63 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,404.52 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, PAMELA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,404.34 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENSIERI, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,404.04 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, CONOR P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,403.99 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ROBIN MARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,403.95 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ROSA L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $50,403.88 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCOLO, DENISE I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,403.52 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFRATELLO, RACHEL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,403.46 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $50,403.45 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,403.38 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, ANTHONY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $50,402.67 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPPELL, ROBENETTA J Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $50,402.48 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WAYNE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,402.19 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIGAL, PAULA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,401.95 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLANI, RASHIDA I Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,401.89 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KIMBERLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,401.89 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,401.60 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADWAY, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Copake Amount $50,401.57 Date 03/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, TERI-ANN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,401.49 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, COURTNEY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,401.39 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDEN, LINDA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,401.17 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, COREY C Employer name Yates County Amount $50,401.11 Date 12/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEFFREY Employer name Yates County Amount $50,401.00 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASMINE N Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,400.88 Date 08/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS C Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $50,400.85 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOULT, BRIAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,400.55 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, DAVID E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,400.34 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIASSNEY, SCOTT A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $50,400.24 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, EDWIN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,399.93 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, KRISTINA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,399.91 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWINE, DANIELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,399.84 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, LYNN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,399.62 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,399.35 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, KEVIN Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,399.28 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ALYCE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,399.03 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, THOMAS S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,398.79 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLOMEI, ANGELO F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,398.54 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MARK A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $50,398.52 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANSKY, AMANDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,398.47 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, STANLEY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,398.29 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, CYNTHIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,398.24 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, GLORIA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $50,398.16 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $50,397.88 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, JOHN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,397.70 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, THERESA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,397.51 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, ROGER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,397.44 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAES, KIRSTEN H Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,397.36 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHELSEA L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,397.32 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,397.24 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTEAD, AVA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,397.06 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERIE, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,396.89 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRY, LISA M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $50,396.22 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BASSO, KEVIN Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $50,396.20 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, GLADYS A Employer name Walton CSD Amount $50,396.07 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,395.86 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, DOUGLAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,395.67 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, ARLENE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,394.58 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEN, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,394.26 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THILESEN, NINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,394.08 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELLE, BRADLEY D Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,394.06 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, BETH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,393.87 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZARIEGO, JOSE A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $50,393.76 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENERAL, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,393.75 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DANIEL V Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $50,393.34 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDELL, PATRICK G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,393.21 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARIAN H Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,393.12 Date 09/04/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARFONZO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,393.11 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, LATWANDA R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $50,393.10 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,393.04 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, JOHN K Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,392.72 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BESSIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,392.57 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANISHIA Z Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $50,392.36 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,391.79 Date 03/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DORENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,391.63 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,391.61 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARTIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,391.50 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNIS, KATHERINE A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $50,391.50 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, CAROL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,391.37 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ANDREWS, CHRISTINE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,391.35 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SALLY Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,391.25 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTIGROSSI, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,391.18 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC COLLUM, ALICIA J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $50,390.75 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, EVELYN A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,390.62 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACAPRUCCIA, JEFFREY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,390.61 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINSCHMIDT, MICHAEL F Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,390.47 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, JO ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $50,390.46 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIL, MICHAEL P Employer name Kings Park Fire District Amount $50,390.36 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHLEEN L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,389.91 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, MARYANN E Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $50,389.63 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARK ALAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,389.61 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, STEVEN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,389.47 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KYLE D Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $50,389.46 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, WILLIAM J Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,389.37 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JULIE S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $50,389.30 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN W, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,389.28 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARMON, JENNIFER L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $50,389.15 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDALL, JEROME J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,388.88 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JULIANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,388.82 Date 10/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, DAVID R Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,388.82 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System