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 KOWALSKI, SHERRY L Employer name Broome County Amount $64,071.89 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Chenango County Amount $64,071.80 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVERSLAND, WENDY S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $64,071.42 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITZRICK, MICHAEL S Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,071.34 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JACQUELYN S Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $64,071.07 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $64,070.84 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,070.32 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLAND, VINCE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,070.31 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $64,070.26 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, EDITH Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $64,070.22 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWHE, JOAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,070.17 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CRAIG A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,070.00 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, DEIRDRE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,069.92 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Chenango County Amount $64,069.58 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAQUASIA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $64,069.06 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JENNIFER R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,068.84 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, JASON D Employer name Orleans County Amount $64,068.53 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABALA, JOHN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $64,068.47 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, MICHELLE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,068.44 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, RONALD P Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $64,068.43 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOWSKY, RUDOLPH C Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $64,068.23 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKNER, CONSTANCE L Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $64,068.20 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWESIK, WALTER A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $64,067.80 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ELSA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $64,067.74 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTERMANN, STEVEN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $64,067.60 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DIANNE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,067.37 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMAKER, KENNETH W Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,067.22 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JASON L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,066.97 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBEE, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,066.89 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $64,066.51 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, MARY JO Employer name Lewis County Amount $64,066.46 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSHOFF, JOHN RAYMOND Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,066.33 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, LYNN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,065.99 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, EDWARD J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,065.99 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGDON, MARCH L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $64,065.99 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECEGLIA, SHEILA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $64,065.99 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, CORI L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $64,065.59 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $64,065.51 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BONNIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,065.50 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRER, GREGORY A Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,065.37 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, ARIANA T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,065.30 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Eden Amount $64,064.81 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLINI, TINA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,064.74 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCEK, MICHELE G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,064.60 Date 04/24/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $64,064.46 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MORGAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,064.35 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNEY, ANNA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,064.08 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDER, RICHARD A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $64,064.07 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,063.75 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDON, ESTELA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,063.68 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENSKI, SHAWN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,063.66 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, PATRICIA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $64,063.32 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, PHILLIP A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $64,063.32 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, IRENE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $64,063.32 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LORI Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $64,063.32 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLOP, DIANE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $64,063.32 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, JOAN L Employer name Franklin County Amount $64,063.23 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-WALLS, SHATIMA T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,062.56 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, ANTHONY L Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $64,062.54 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SELBOURNE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,062.26 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOSKE, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,062.20 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, SHARON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,062.19 Date 07/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, BONNIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,062.18 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, THOMAS W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,062.14 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, ANDREW J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $64,062.08 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, FRANTZ Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $64,061.83 Date 05/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MICHELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,060.85 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, STEVEN G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.56 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMINSTER, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,060.54 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, DOLORES Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, ANNE H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, HARRIETT R Employer name Lawyers Client Protection Fund Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GARY K Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAND, SHERRI Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $64,060.50 Date 12/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AUDREY V Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENT, GWENDOLYN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHIGIAN, ROBERTA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ELEEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, LAURA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOULPIED, JEANETTE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, CAROL LYNN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SIRENA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, MARY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUICHENEY, VIVIANE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, LORI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ANDREA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REBECCA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, JUDITH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LORRAINE Q Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGOURI, TRACY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, SHARON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SUZANNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, ELAINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLUTKI, KATHERINE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONETTE-LUCE, DAWN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD-GOINS, KAMILAH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, RUTH L J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MARY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH-RICHARDSON, LYNNE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, RHONDA G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System