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 KEMAK, KYLE B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,422.88 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRYAN, MICHELLE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $63,422.54 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, R JOSEPH Employer name Albany County Amount $63,422.34 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSCHOW, TODD A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,422.26 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HAAREN, JOHN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,421.96 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKPOR, MATTHEW E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,421.93 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $63,421.78 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $63,421.19 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTLE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Webb Amount $63,420.98 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORWICH, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,420.87 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OETTINGER, MARGARET T C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $63,420.60 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADA, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,419.93 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAS, SONIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,419.69 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BARBARA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,419.20 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,419.06 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, CONCETTA Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $63,419.05 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, VALERIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,419.03 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,418.81 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATYUK, SVETLANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,418.72 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASK, LAWRENCE T, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,418.64 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD T Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,418.55 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANNI T Employer name Warren County Amount $63,418.20 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLEY, KAREN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,418.13 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, SARA K Employer name Greene County Amount $63,418.03 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUND, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $63,418.03 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, EMILY U Employer name Greene County Amount $63,417.99 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, LAUREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $63,417.85 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, ALFRED C Employer name Town of Kingston Amount $63,417.85 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LEIGHTON L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,417.78 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,417.60 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, GINAMARIE Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $63,417.56 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,417.45 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHUJA, PRIYANKA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,417.43 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSHAJ, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $63,417.20 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNEY, RISA H Employer name Albany County Amount $63,417.17 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONI, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $63,417.00 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC Employer name Erie County Amount $63,416.93 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHYNO, ROCHELLE L Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $63,416.58 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOURTY, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $63,416.27 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PAUL K Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $63,415.86 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,415.50 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBACH, RYAN B Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $63,415.12 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, RYAN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,414.98 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, CURTIS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,414.38 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, VICTORIA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $63,414.30 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JENNIFER R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $63,413.63 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SCOTT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,413.52 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINEO, NIKOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,413.42 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBERT, COREY G C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,413.30 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, JAMES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,413.23 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RARICK, ALLEN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,413.06 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, GREG A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,412.75 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJDASZ, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,412.50 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,412.46 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAKE, JAMES A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $63,412.22 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEUFER, JILL I Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $63,411.65 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNISS, HENRY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,411.48 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,411.30 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,411.05 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JULIA M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $63,410.99 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLOGLY, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,410.97 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINEO, ANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,410.96 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KATHERINE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,410.91 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KRISTEE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $63,410.84 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTING, WENDY A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $63,410.83 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, EARL L, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,410.83 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, EDWARD C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,410.06 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, MEGAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $63,409.99 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JOHN P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $63,409.80 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ESTHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,409.75 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, GISELA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,409.51 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, RICHARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,409.15 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Delaware County Amount $63,409.15 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BETH N Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $63,408.34 Date 10/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, JEANNINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,407.86 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD-BREWSTER, MICHELLE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,407.83 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, STEPHEN D Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $63,407.08 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHADE, ADAM J Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $63,407.01 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SANDRA D Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,406.34 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIMBOLYN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,406.30 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,405.83 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE, KAREN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $63,405.67 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOSHUA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,405.53 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,405.21 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM M Employer name Lockport Public Library Amount $63,405.17 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANGELO, DAMIANO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,405.10 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, SABRINA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,404.60 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID P, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,403.96 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,403.95 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO-AURIENCE, DEANNA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,403.92 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,403.81 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, JANET A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,403.35 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVARONE, DEBRA Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $63,403.30 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,403.18 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTANIEH, MOHAMMAD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,402.35 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, JEANNINE T Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $63,402.23 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, DENISE A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $63,401.81 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORI A Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $63,401.40 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSHAW, SUSAN B Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $63,401.26 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOCCO, JOHN S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $63,400.78 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System