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 MOTT, JUSTIN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,855.05 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $49,855.02 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,854.96 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, MARY ANNE Employer name Town of Chili Amount $49,854.91 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SONJA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,854.78 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOYCE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,854.44 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERTH, JEDADIAH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,854.26 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,854.14 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, JOSEPH V Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,853.84 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHEMUS, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,853.59 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZKA, THOMAS F Employer name City of Kingston Amount $49,852.92 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNUNZIO, MARK Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,852.84 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETZER, HOLLY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,852.74 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BERNICE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $49,852.71 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, STEVEN M Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $49,852.52 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KEREL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,852.44 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANEY, ROSHINI S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,852.37 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, ARELIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $49,852.32 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSAIR, FURQAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $49,852.31 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGATE, TODD D Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,852.30 Date 05/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BOBBY G Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $49,852.25 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, JONATHAN N Employer name Town of Morris Amount $49,852.00 Date 11/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, KELLY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $49,851.80 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ERIC M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,851.75 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, BARBARA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $49,851.62 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, JULIE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,851.45 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, TRACY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,851.16 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, WILKINS Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,851.02 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGARD, TRAVIS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,850.93 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAIN, CURTIS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,850.85 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLESLAGLE, DEBRA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,850.78 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEC, MARY ANNE Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,850.65 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPA, SHAWN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $49,850.60 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE COSTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,850.24 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DEBORAH A Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $49,850.16 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PAULA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,850.12 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CANDACE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,849.90 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, FRANK P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,849.74 Date 12/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALS, LAKITA N Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,849.70 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MOLLY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,849.64 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMSTEAD, STEVEN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $49,849.54 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEECH, MELVIN E Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $49,849.30 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, NELSON D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,849.14 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, SHERRY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,849.00 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,849.00 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, ELAINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,848.88 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,848.80 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, TAMAR L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,848.80 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBY, DEATRICE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,848.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALABRINO, VIRGINIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,848.80 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTA, GISELE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,848.80 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZALOFF, DIANA M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $49,848.60 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, RICHARD A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,848.50 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RALPH P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,848.50 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,848.50 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,848.50 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, DAVID H, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,848.36 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHATKO, KRISTEN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,848.13 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRZYCKI, VICKI S Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,848.05 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, AL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,847.93 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, DANIEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,847.80 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAENGAN, JULIET G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $49,847.23 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $49,847.22 Date 03/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, TIMON J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,847.15 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITHORIS, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,846.70 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, KAREN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $49,846.37 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,846.35 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, DANIELLE S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,846.33 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARECEK, JERRI-ANN Employer name Broome County Amount $49,846.33 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEN, JEAN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $49,846.25 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANTRET, CINZIA M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $49,846.16 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LANNIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $49,845.87 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTE, DOMINIC Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $49,845.84 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ELLEN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,845.83 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, KARI A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $49,845.78 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, GEORGETTE Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,845.75 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, THERESA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,845.27 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, THOMAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,845.21 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, JACALYN A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,845.02 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTENBERGER, RANDALL D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $49,844.92 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, MARIA E Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $49,844.66 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENS, JOAN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,844.64 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTE, KIM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,844.64 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, NICKOLE D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,844.26 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, GERALD J, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,844.23 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DEBORAH C Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $49,844.09 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,844.07 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KELLY I Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $49,843.95 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHAN, ANNA Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $49,843.60 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KEVIN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,843.57 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, RITA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,843.29 Date 08/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CRONE, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,843.27 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, HEATHER M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,842.89 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,842.68 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLRATH, CAROLYN R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $49,842.51 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECOATS, PAULETTA O Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,842.37 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, MONIQUE S A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,842.27 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMON, GRACE A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $49,842.11 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JONIQUE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $49,841.77 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $49,841.60 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System