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 BABLINGTON, OPAL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,292.11 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JOSEPH A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,292.11 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES A Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,291.97 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSKY, JOANNE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,291.57 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA, ANTHONY M, III Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,291.49 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCA, JENNIFER R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,291.46 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, WILLIAM Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,291.30 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,290.92 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLETANO, ERIKA R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,290.54 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMINGER, VERNELL Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $60,289.53 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCALFE, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $60,289.29 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEA, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,289.19 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, THOMAS P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,288.88 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, MICHELE Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,288.52 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JOYCE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,288.48 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELHAS, MARK A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,288.48 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ASHLEY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,288.35 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,288.28 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUE, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $60,287.98 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTELLA, BRITNEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,287.94 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEYER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $60,287.91 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DAVID Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,287.59 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DAVID L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,287.23 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOLD, PAMELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,287.22 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, LORI E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $60,287.01 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWE, BRENDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $60,286.94 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSPOOR, GREGG F Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $60,286.74 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, SUSAN A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $60,286.67 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BERTHA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,286.63 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMER, THOMAS F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,286.54 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, JESSIE L Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $60,286.03 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GERALD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,285.51 Date 09/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEAD, BRIDGETTE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,285.08 Date 02/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, MILDRED Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,284.77 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORECHAK, FRANK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,284.43 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, STEPHANIE Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $60,284.43 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,284.26 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, ELSIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,284.25 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, BETH A Employer name Fairport Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $60,283.64 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ALEXANDRA B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,283.58 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANCIALE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,283.04 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKUS, JOHN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,282.96 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KEITH A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $60,282.51 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CASEY P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,282.41 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ABRAHAM Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,281.97 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFAGER, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,281.76 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, LAWRENCE H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $60,281.64 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ALAN B Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,281.42 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHTAR, ADAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,281.31 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, HERMAN S, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,281.30 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, CHRIS A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,281.16 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, WILLIAM A, IV Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,281.10 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVRES, NANCY E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $60,281.01 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $60,280.88 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, KATHY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $60,280.84 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GINA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,280.53 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSHAER, KHALIL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,280.00 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIER, PATRICIA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,279.91 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, DOMINIC A, III Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $60,279.90 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,279.44 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDAIN, FECKER Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,279.44 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,279.06 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LEE D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $60,278.83 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, HUGO M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $60,278.60 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUSTIN C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $60,278.27 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ADAM C Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $60,278.13 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, BARBARA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,277.56 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRY, RIVKA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $60,277.48 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $60,277.37 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JAMES F Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,277.01 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PETER J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,276.80 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,276.57 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $60,276.37 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JAMES A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,276.28 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELGER, IAN L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,276.25 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBUEHI, JANE O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,275.91 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRI, MICHELE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,275.89 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERRILLO, DANIEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,275.88 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, MATTHEW S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,275.80 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CRYSTAL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,275.80 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELMAN, PHYLICIA S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,275.57 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONDUTO, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,275.56 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,275.30 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JACOB Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,275.29 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DENNIS P Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $60,275.27 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,275.16 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIS, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,275.04 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, GARY F, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,274.84 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MT PLEASANT, ALYSSA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,274.80 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSARO, ROBERT J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $60,274.78 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOB, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,274.39 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVILL, AARON T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,274.23 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, VERNON A, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $60,274.22 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHARON M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,274.09 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, GERALD C Employer name Albany County Amount $60,273.93 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, ANGELA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,273.60 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZEL, CONSTANCE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,273.57 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLIE, PHILLIP J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,273.40 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, VICKIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,273.33 Date 09/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, CARA O Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $60,273.17 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System