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 HIGGINS, GEORGE S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,450.66 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DEVIN R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,450.45 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, RYAN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $58,450.45 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, RYAN S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,450.22 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, XIAO JING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,450.11 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,449.86 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPECH, LEO D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $58,449.17 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCH, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,448.94 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, LYNN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $58,448.80 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, CANDACE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,448.69 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Elmira Amount $58,448.58 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVJAR, GLEN R, SR Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $58,448.18 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERA, LEAH N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,447.95 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $58,447.82 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, FANUEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,447.55 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, OMAR J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $58,447.40 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULA, MICHELE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,447.30 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULD, AMBER L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,447.09 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $58,447.01 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, FRANKLIN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,446.87 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Walden Amount $58,446.82 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVIE, FRANK EARL Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $58,446.70 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTERN, JOAN C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,446.66 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,446.65 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, TERRELL D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,446.44 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERSCHAFER, LAURA M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $58,446.29 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MAUREEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,446.19 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY D, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,445.81 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOFF, WAYNE D Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $58,445.37 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLING, BERYL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $58,445.32 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERGOOD, RODNEY J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $58,445.30 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTERMINE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $58,445.16 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LAURIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,445.06 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, GERALD F, JR Employer name Massena CSD Amount $58,445.03 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISER, DEREK M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,444.95 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PETER J, III Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $58,444.90 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI EDWARDS, NATALIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,444.59 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZUK, ERIC Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,444.44 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEK, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,444.29 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANUS, TIMOTHY L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $58,444.22 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, CAROLYN S Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,443.73 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, BRENDA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,443.64 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERRANTE, ANGELA N Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,443.61 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER-O'NEILL, RACHEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,443.30 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, NICOLE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,443.18 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, MICHELLE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,443.10 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBARRA, ANITA Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $58,442.71 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMMINGS, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,442.28 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, WILLIAM F Employer name Erie County Amount $58,442.01 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BARBARA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,441.75 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,441.22 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KEITH R Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,441.18 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOREK, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,441.06 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAFAEL A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $58,441.00 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, TERRY K Employer name Broome County Amount $58,440.95 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,440.86 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, BRITTANY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,440.84 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKWUAZOM, CYPRIAN O Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,440.03 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ROBERT M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,439.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXTON, SANDRA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,439.18 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, AARON D Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,439.18 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRELIGH, MARK R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,439.11 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, DARLENE F Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $58,438.96 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMWELL, TREVOR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,438.76 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DELORES D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,438.40 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, WILLIAM P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,438.27 Date 03/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEANNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,438.27 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODNEY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,438.07 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDLER, SUZANNE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,437.81 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNZEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Broome County Amount $58,437.56 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $58,437.45 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JACE T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,437.12 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAD, LORI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,437.05 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI THOMAS-DI VIRGILIO, GRACE Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $58,436.81 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWARD, KELLY JEAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,436.62 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYE, GREGORY P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,436.39 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SALLY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,436.09 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DONNA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,435.84 Date 01/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOSEPH F Employer name Orange County Amount $58,435.36 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, CHRISTINE G Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,435.16 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, YOLANDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,435.00 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY THOMAS, AMANDA R Employer name Albany County Amount $58,434.92 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSICK, JASON B Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $58,434.82 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH-KING, JOANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,434.61 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, KATHY J Employer name Yates County Amount $58,434.50 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI LADD, PATRICIA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $58,434.48 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUQUET, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $58,434.10 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DANIEL G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,434.04 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDWIN R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,433.87 Date 03/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GWENDOLYN Employer name Erie County Amount $58,433.80 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, JEAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,433.14 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLIG GROSS, KRISTIN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,433.14 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, PATRICIA J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,432.88 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DENISE D Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $58,432.72 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GREGORY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $58,432.62 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURCELLE, MATTHEW P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,432.22 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDING, WILLIAM A Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $58,431.91 Date 05/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, JOSEPH M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $58,431.75 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALI, DAVID T Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,431.63 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, NANCY S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,431.53 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System