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 LIPANI, ERIN K Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,980.86 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXOM, PHYLLIS L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,980.80 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ANTHONY K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,980.43 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, SUSAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,980.36 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, MEREDITH A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $49,980.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALEA, ELENA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,980.29 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTARO, JOSEPH N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,979.94 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, KAREN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,979.55 Date 08/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURCAND, TRASSY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,979.41 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ANNA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $49,979.38 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,979.17 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOSH F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,979.10 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKER, DAWN M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $49,979.07 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KEVIN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,978.77 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREAU, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,978.58 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCETTA, LYNN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,978.54 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA B Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $49,978.46 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, TERRY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,978.33 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,978.33 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BRITTANY E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $49,978.33 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANNA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,978.16 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBIE, JUSTIN R Employer name Essex County Amount $49,978.10 Date 02/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CHARLES L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $49,978.09 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISIA, VILMA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,977.69 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMAINE, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,977.57 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAMEO N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,977.13 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFIELD, LAURA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,977.11 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, BRITTANY A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,976.91 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIREN, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,976.76 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, ROGER L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,975.95 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTANO, MARIA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,975.91 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, JAMES Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $49,975.79 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELAR, JOANNE Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,975.40 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, CHARLES E Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $49,975.36 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MATTHEW Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $49,975.36 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT MARTIN, VIOLETTE M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,975.24 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, PHILIP F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,975.23 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DIANE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,975.15 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, LISA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,975.13 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, NATHAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,974.89 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,974.46 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHLAR, EMILY M Employer name Madison County Amount $49,974.44 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, BARBARA J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $49,974.10 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, RAMON V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,974.09 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, REGINALD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,973.89 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOLDSBY, VINCENT J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $49,973.62 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLY, REBECCA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,973.33 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, CALVIN F Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $49,973.02 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KAREN M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $49,972.77 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CEYDA T Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $49,972.65 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, STEPHEN MARK Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,972.61 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,972.54 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JONATHAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $49,972.37 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTER, LORENE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,972.04 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, ELIZABETH M Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,972.03 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESKY, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,972.00 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, BRYAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,971.88 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, LANCE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,971.76 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDES, MARK S Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,971.74 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRACANE, PAUL J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $49,971.65 Date 02/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, AISEN B Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $49,971.60 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KEVIN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,971.48 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $49,971.45 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JULIUS B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,971.08 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GROARTY, JAMES C, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $49,971.00 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, BIANCA R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,970.84 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, KRISTINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,970.79 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ANGELA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,970.55 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $49,970.52 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, KELLY M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,970.20 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, ROSEMARY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,970.09 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, DENNIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,970.06 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAR MORENO, PAOLA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,969.61 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DEBRA A Employer name Chautauqua Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $49,969.60 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,969.41 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GARY H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,969.27 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATZ, TRACY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,969.26 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RHODA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,969.26 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CASTRETT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,969.26 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHMAN, RENEE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $49,969.26 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND-SANDERS, WINDY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,969.26 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, FERN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,969.26 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,969.26 Date 06/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMAN, ZENATUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,969.26 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREJA, ELADIO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $49,969.21 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $49,969.11 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDVIL, CHRISTIE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,968.63 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, JEFFREY A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $49,968.52 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,968.51 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBENANTE, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,968.35 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, BRIAN S Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $49,968.05 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WENDI A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $49,967.70 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, WAYNE R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,967.64 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSER, DERRICK E Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,967.49 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSKY, SERGEY Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,967.35 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHL, ERIC D Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $49,967.00 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, ALITA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,966.99 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, CARRIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,966.84 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $49,966.58 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, JOSEPH H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,966.56 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System