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 CULLEN, VICKY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,781.28 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JASON J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,781.09 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,781.04 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LAURENCE I Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,780.77 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHERRON E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,780.69 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LAUREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,780.67 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CAROLE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,780.44 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, HUGH J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $62,780.44 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DIANE MARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,780.33 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $62,780.00 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKUNAS, LORI M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,779.68 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JOSEPH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,778.91 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, NICOLE K Employer name Albany County Amount $62,778.40 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MIMI S Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,778.38 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Oxford Amount $62,778.16 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, NANCY A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $62,777.39 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAKAS, DEMETRIOS Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $62,777.32 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIKA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,777.30 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, WALTER, JR Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $62,777.26 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $62,777.20 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,777.14 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTILLI, DAVID B Employer name Village of Thomaston Amount $62,777.01 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA QUAY, BRUCE L Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $62,777.00 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,776.91 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, KATHRYN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,776.80 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOP-ANGELICOLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Essex County Amount $62,776.50 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, VELMA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,776.48 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,776.37 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD-WASHINGTON, TOCCARA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,776.35 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, ELAINE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $62,776.15 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDING, BRADLEY R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,775.98 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LISA F Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $62,775.96 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, ARIELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,775.83 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ARLETT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,775.30 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTY, DAVID M Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $62,775.21 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, LINDA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $62,775.01 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CARRIE B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,774.57 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBARO, KRISTIN S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,774.46 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DANIEL S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,774.35 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, AMY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,774.09 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLECE, SEAN W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,773.97 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINESS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $62,773.67 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHALA, SARAH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,773.42 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOSEPH M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,773.40 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,772.99 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, KENNETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,772.86 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, OCTAVIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,772.78 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, TENNSON S Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $62,772.74 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,772.51 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JESSICA M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $62,772.12 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, AARON D Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $62,772.08 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,772.00 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVECH, EDWARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,771.68 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA-TRIGILIO, JACQUELINE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,771.45 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THERESA Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $62,771.17 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPULLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $62,771.03 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DOLBERT Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $62,770.87 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFIN, SHERI D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,770.70 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, STEVEN W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $62,770.24 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKHAM, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,770.19 Date 06/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, LAKEITH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,770.02 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSON, DAO T Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $62,769.90 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADOO, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,769.60 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKO, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,769.57 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRIAN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,769.31 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, JESSICA M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $62,769.07 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MATTHEW K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,768.67 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JOHN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,768.58 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, LORI A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $62,768.51 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHETTE, DEBRA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,768.46 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, ANJANETTE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,768.38 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELMANN, BETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,768.36 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,768.25 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, JUSTIN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,768.12 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERDIN, JESSICA C Employer name Orange County Amount $62,768.03 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, MARY M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $62,767.96 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $62,767.73 Date 07/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTENS, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,767.23 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MARIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,766.77 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JEAN M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $62,766.67 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTQUIST, DARCI L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,766.48 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KENNETH W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,766.41 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, GREGORY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,766.35 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDAMS, EVELYN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,765.76 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JAMES R Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,765.68 Date 08/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, TRACEY A Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $62,765.36 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHEAR, TYLER J Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $62,765.29 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, VICTOR L Employer name City of Utica Amount $62,765.28 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, KEVIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,765.14 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, GARY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $62,764.72 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,764.59 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDARE, FLORENCE C Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,764.46 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, MARVIN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,764.27 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, ANGELA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,764.09 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ALEXANDRA L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $62,763.90 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLI-BAUER, ALLISON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,763.84 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELVISO, ANN MARIE Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $62,763.30 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, REGINA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,762.26 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABITO, ROGER H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,762.15 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDREA R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $62,761.86 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System