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 HASKINS, STEVEN W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,997.25 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SON, YOUKYOUNG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,997.18 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVICKA, GARY E Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,997.16 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, JOHN M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $48,997.09 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, GLENDA A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,996.98 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELIZABETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,996.92 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULAJ, MEDIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,996.86 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, PETER B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $48,996.74 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, JENNIFER Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,996.74 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, KELLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,996.69 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, LINDA Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $48,996.65 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $48,996.62 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKO, EDWARD R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,996.39 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JOHN K Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $48,996.26 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CARRIE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,996.25 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HOLLY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,995.90 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHANEIQUA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,995.86 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTORELLI, LUCIANO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,995.71 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, KAREN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,995.52 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ALFREADA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,995.11 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, JOHN C Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $48,995.09 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,995.08 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVILLA, MARYANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,995.06 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $48,995.03 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARREN, RANDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,994.99 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JERRY, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,994.90 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MARK R Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $48,994.84 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, WILLIAM J, II Employer name Erie County Amount $48,994.75 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, JUDITH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,994.66 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNASH, DAVID A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $48,994.38 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRICCIOSA-PAPA, GRACE Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $48,994.29 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VALONDA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,994.10 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, MARY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,994.06 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,993.90 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MATTHEW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,993.66 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINTHER, AMANDA K Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,993.66 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRISE, ARTHUR J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,993.63 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMETTI, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,993.52 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLDING, SELENA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,993.52 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, JENNIFER L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,993.51 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA-ASHTAR, MARCY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,993.50 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, DANIEL A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $48,993.26 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $48,992.97 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ERIN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,992.90 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZANO, REBECCA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,992.88 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, FRED S Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $48,992.79 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAFO, ELIZABETH R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $48,992.57 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, CALE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $48,992.49 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMES, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,992.32 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUCELENIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,992.22 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, LORI E Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $48,992.21 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SUSAN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,991.99 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON-BAKER, CARRIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,991.92 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, SUSAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,991.87 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MARIO E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,991.85 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRITES, NICHOLAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,991.68 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, DREW W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,991.60 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,991.52 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TANYA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,991.38 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOWSKI, JENNIFER R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $48,991.26 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIAN, BRIAN S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,991.23 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, MATTHEW T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,991.21 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, RAMONA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,991.19 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEL, RICHARD D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,991.16 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARTHUR, JR Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $48,991.14 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $48,991.06 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDREDGE, JAMES B Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $48,990.62 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVAN, LERIDANIA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $48,990.52 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,990.03 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIATOWSKI, MOIRA K Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,989.79 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PUSHPA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $48,989.75 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SEAN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,989.60 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMANN, BARRY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,989.40 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, DYANAND Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,989.34 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, DWAYNE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,989.27 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, KELLY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,988.85 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, GLENN D Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,988.83 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $48,988.65 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JO ANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,988.53 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, VINCENT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,988.37 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Troupsburg Amount $48,988.36 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSALVI, MARISSA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,988.16 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, KEVIN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,988.08 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES R Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,987.84 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETHE, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,987.50 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBEE, THOMAS W, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,987.35 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAGE, WENDY H Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $48,987.21 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOHN C Employer name Village of Richfield Springs Amount $48,987.05 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULOTTA, THERESA A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $48,987.00 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MARCY E Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $48,987.00 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALINDOGAN, RACHELA B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,986.91 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MATTHEW C Employer name Delaware County Amount $48,986.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, CRISTA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,986.81 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINETT, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,986.74 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,986.60 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KEITH R Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,986.39 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHENTHAL, REBECCA L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,986.14 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIAN, AMANDA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,985.97 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGSON, PAUL W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $48,985.97 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAISY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,985.91 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System