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 MYRTHIL, ARIELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,859.36 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEILEIN, JULIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,859.11 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMKE, DIANE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,858.89 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, JANET A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $60,858.77 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,858.24 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH R Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $60,858.23 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, MARC W Employer name Albany County Amount $60,858.20 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACEK, JACLYN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $60,857.54 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, CAROLINE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,857.34 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZLICH, ERIC N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,857.20 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROLA, NAOMI J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $60,857.12 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,856.47 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLEY, SHANNON M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,856.38 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, CINDY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,856.32 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO DELGADO, ELVIS D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,855.88 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BEVIN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,855.78 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, THERESA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,855.66 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, JOHN A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,855.59 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JESSICA D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,855.58 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTZ, GERALD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,855.15 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MHATRE, MANDAR G Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,853.87 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAMORE, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $60,853.85 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ANNE E Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $60,853.81 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, MICHAEL H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,853.68 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLION, ERIC J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $60,853.60 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN-VIOLA, CAROL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $60,853.55 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBEAU, CHAD A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,853.39 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENTHALER, JONI L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $60,853.16 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ANDREW S Employer name Erie County Amount $60,853.14 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, MARY JO Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,853.00 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,852.92 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPSKI, JAMES A, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,852.61 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, WILLIAM P, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,852.50 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIPPOLI, SANDRA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,852.47 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CONOR T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,852.43 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RODNEY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $60,852.39 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JACQUELYN L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,851.85 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, TODD C Employer name Village of Youngstown Amount $60,851.44 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISBUSCH, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,850.90 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, DANIEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,850.68 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, SARA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,850.35 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG FANG, ZHIHAI Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $60,850.31 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZEL, KATHRYN L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $60,850.19 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,850.14 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, BARRY J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $60,850.02 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, PAUL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,849.72 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCHI, RYAN A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $60,849.62 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBRODT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,849.43 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, EDWARD J TREML Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $60,849.42 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYRBALA, JOHN F Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $60,849.35 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $60,849.33 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOURT, RACHAEL L Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $60,849.05 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOSE, LASHANA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,848.78 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, DONALD M Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $60,848.67 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, JOHN A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $60,848.37 Date 10/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULANEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $60,848.13 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTMANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,848.06 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $60,847.58 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMUDE, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $60,847.56 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DOROTHY B Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,847.12 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTE, ARWEN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,846.74 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLNIEWICZ, MARY BETH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,846.72 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, NEIL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,846.47 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,846.14 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALES, CASEY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,845.77 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,845.20 Date 01/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASONNO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,845.18 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBALVO, MILDRED V Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,845.18 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTINA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,844.29 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES, DANIEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,844.26 Date 02/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIOTO, STEFANO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,844.25 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,844.22 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SCOTT D Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $60,844.20 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASEF, JOYCE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $60,844.20 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSAMY, DAVID S Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $60,843.88 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Volney Amount $60,843.77 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, RHONDA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,843.30 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON, SAMUEL V Employer name Orange County Amount $60,843.20 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, THEO M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,843.02 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $60,842.86 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESING, ANDREAS G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,842.76 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN-WEISS, ARI B Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $60,842.70 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, ERIC A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $60,842.40 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTHON-BENVENUTO, JENNY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,842.35 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, MICHAEL D C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,842.28 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, JACQUELINE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $60,842.00 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERTZER, AUDREY L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,841.99 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZHARRIS, JAMES A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $60,841.97 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, SUZANNE D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,841.34 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARITO, EDWARD M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,841.13 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, NANCI Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,841.08 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, LISA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,841.08 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, LAURA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,841.08 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, JUDITH M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $60,840.70 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPSTRA, JENNIFER F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,840.61 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHROCK, JOHN W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,839.97 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, DARRYL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,839.78 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYACINTH, MONICA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,839.63 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDOFT, THOMAS V Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $60,839.55 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOYCE E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $60,839.45 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System