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 KIRKBRIDE, DOUGLAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,208.84 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CARMEN V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,208.74 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, DALE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,207.76 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,207.69 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROCHELLE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,207.39 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JEFFERY T Employer name Yates County Amount $58,207.10 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, BRIAN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,207.09 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, ROBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,207.00 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JODI D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,206.88 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DEIRDRE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,206.84 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, RAYMUNDO Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,206.65 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,206.61 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVEN, JEFF R Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $58,206.59 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $58,206.53 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTER, LEIGH D Employer name Village of Newark Amount $58,206.45 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYER, DENISE Y Employer name Erie County Amount $58,206.42 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, WILLIAM J Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,206.14 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, CHAROL V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,205.99 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, SHEREEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,205.97 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, ROBERT M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,205.78 Date 04/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGUE, ARIC W Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $58,205.77 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, JAMES A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,205.74 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, BRADLEY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,205.48 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LETTY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,205.47 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGER, DANIELLE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,205.37 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, BRETT J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,205.26 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $58,205.26 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $58,205.03 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CATHY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,204.85 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIGAN, MAURA L Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $58,204.85 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILVENTON, MARK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,204.84 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $58,204.69 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACHT, JOHN C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $58,204.28 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZMAN, MACKENZIE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,204.24 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINEUS-RAYMOND, MARIE ANGE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,204.21 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRIAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,204.13 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, THOMAS W Employer name Westhampton Beach Fire Dis Amount $58,204.05 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLIN, JAMES R Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,203.89 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TA'SHANNA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,202.75 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,202.44 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MICHAEL W Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,201.61 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFIAN, SAADIA Employer name Education Department Amount $58,201.43 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, STEVEN L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $58,201.35 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALLEVA, G TODD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,201.34 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LASORIA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,201.28 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,201.27 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHER, JAMES E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,200.74 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, KENNETH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,200.73 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, CAROL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,200.72 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLINO, SAMUEL D Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,200.61 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, MARTIN J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,200.36 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, MARK M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,200.23 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, RACHAEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,200.15 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, LAURA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,200.04 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, LAURIE J Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $58,199.82 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TIFFANY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,199.81 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,199.79 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALESE, ANTHONY R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,199.76 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBY, ROY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,199.75 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAMES L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $58,199.71 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TERRY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,199.60 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGLEY, DAVID M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $58,199.45 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,199.24 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALISE, TERRY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,199.16 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,199.14 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, ERIC D Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $58,199.12 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,199.00 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, NANCY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,198.81 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TERESE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $58,198.80 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ALISON B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,198.79 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMARD, HENRY W Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $58,198.72 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONDAHL, BRUCE R Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $58,198.61 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $58,198.50 Date 08/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, NEMIAH Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,198.48 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,198.45 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, GRACE C Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $58,198.41 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, WENDY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,198.36 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLFI, MARIA R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $58,198.27 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, JOHN M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $58,198.03 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAREMKO, STEPHEN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,197.88 Date 06/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZO, SCOTT M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,197.76 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTA, MARIA A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $58,197.74 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, NADINE R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,197.55 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MASAI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,197.53 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, SHANNON M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,197.47 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,197.02 Date 08/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, STEVEN M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $58,196.99 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, PAMELA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,196.98 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBRIDGE, MATTHEW J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $58,196.88 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,196.82 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYPAK, AUDREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,196.80 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DENNIS K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,196.47 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS-SILER, DEBORAH D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,195.79 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBRA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,195.63 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, JAYANN NELSON Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,195.57 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYL, JOSEPH B Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,195.44 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEN, WILLIAM T Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $58,195.41 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,195.23 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TAYLOR J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,195.21 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, DAH JUNG Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,194.84 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System