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 GURNEY, CAMERON T Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,894.68 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JONATHAN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,894.26 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVER, KIMBERLEE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,894.12 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLOBRE, GINA L Employer name Orange County Amount $61,893.91 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DEBORAH V Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $61,893.82 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNY, EILEEN M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $61,893.82 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELEVICH, GRIGORIY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,893.52 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $61,893.43 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CANDACE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,893.16 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MICHELLE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $61,893.12 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, THOMAS Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $61,893.11 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, ADAM J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,893.02 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,893.00 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, LAUREN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,892.43 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRADFORD B Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $61,892.38 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DWAYNE T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $61,892.33 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, EDNA S Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $61,892.26 Date 04/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSHINSKI, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,891.39 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, MICHELLE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $61,891.33 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALEO, RITA M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,891.21 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, WILLIAM M Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,891.02 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, HEATHER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,890.58 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, VICKI M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $61,890.39 Date 12/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, EILEEN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $61,890.27 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERA, ALLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,890.12 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, JAY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,890.09 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINE, KAREN M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $61,889.99 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, RAMON A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,889.95 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICCO, REGINA F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,889.91 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, TIMOTHY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,889.84 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, GEORGE R, III Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,889.48 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KRISTOPHER E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,889.47 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDEZ-BARREIRA, URSULO Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,888.82 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PILLO, SUZANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,888.77 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SARA Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,888.68 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, DENISE A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $61,888.56 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAK, MATTHEW L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,888.32 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN O Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $61,888.10 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, TERESA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,888.07 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LISA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $61,887.80 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $61,887.56 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELNO, KEVIN B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,887.42 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADERLI, KEVIN F, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $61,887.33 Date 12/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOSKY, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $61,887.16 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZIO, ELIZABETH L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $61,886.86 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CRYSTAL L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,886.13 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAROLIS, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,886.00 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, ANNE Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $61,885.84 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, LESLIE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,885.26 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,885.08 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,884.60 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALLYSON K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,884.56 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCAGLI, ELIZABETH C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $61,884.15 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, DOROTHY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,883.98 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFF, PATRICIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,883.87 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINAN, JEFFREY E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,883.74 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $61,883.70 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MORRISSEY, DARLENE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $61,883.60 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JANET J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,883.47 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA C Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,883.33 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $61,883.24 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, MIRIAM L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,882.99 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ISRAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,882.74 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TERRENCE J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $61,882.71 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DONALD H, SR Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $61,882.40 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, STEVEN A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,881.96 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHARD, ALAN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,881.84 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, MATTHEW P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $61,881.77 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLEN M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $61,881.71 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, ROBIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,881.71 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,881.71 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,881.71 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNE, RONALD F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $61,881.58 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JOHN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,880.86 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,880.60 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRE, DAVID A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,880.49 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, COLLEEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,880.32 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRISON, SAMANTHA LYNN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,880.00 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECUCH, THOMAS F Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $61,880.00 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, DARLEEN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,879.44 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, NATHAN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,879.39 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULDENSCHUH, CARL E Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,878.52 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPE, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,878.42 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHRYN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,878.40 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JANINE Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $61,877.87 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, COLLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,877.77 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, THEODORE B Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $61,877.75 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,877.30 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HORA, BRIAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,876.91 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLES, VIRGINIA N Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,876.79 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KATHERINE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,876.71 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,876.69 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMCHEK, CRAIG Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,876.18 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,875.41 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,875.36 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGACE, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,875.19 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,874.57 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $61,874.56 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, BONNIE L Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $61,874.52 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,874.25 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System