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 RILEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $57,578.34 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,578.30 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARINHO, LAURENTINO B Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $57,578.26 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, GLADIRA Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $57,578.20 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JEFFREY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $57,577.28 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,576.50 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAROSSI, MARGARET R Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $57,576.27 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIRTLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Seneca County Amount $57,576.22 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MICHAEL Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $57,576.18 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, KEITH R Employer name Yates County Amount $57,576.12 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFPENNY, CAROLE F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,576.09 Date 11/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPIA, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,575.74 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEPER, MARK W Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $57,575.74 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMIELLO, RENEE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,575.72 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $57,575.40 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JILL S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,575.33 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $57,575.04 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,574.99 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, JOHN C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $57,574.51 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENA, YVETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,574.13 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,574.01 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVIS, SCOTT B Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $57,573.90 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MICHAEL Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,573.84 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, VIJU Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $57,573.79 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, JAMES C Employer name Village of Springville Amount $57,573.54 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,573.12 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTAR, PATRICIA L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $57,573.09 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, PAULA O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,572.92 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SCOTT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,572.45 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,572.23 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,572.23 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSINO, ANA D Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $57,572.21 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDEVANT, TOM L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $57,572.19 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, THOMAS A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $57,572.16 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,571.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, JEREMY A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $57,571.60 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, DANIEL G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,570.86 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, EZECHIAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,570.84 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JAMES P, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $57,570.83 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, CHIARA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,570.49 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ARLENE T Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $57,570.35 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, EDWARD R Employer name Fulton County Amount $57,570.21 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UREVICH, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $57,570.16 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIJACZ, JAMES P Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,569.90 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, KIWANA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,569.67 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,569.62 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SALLY S Employer name Education Department Amount $57,569.58 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, LUCY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $57,569.56 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, DAWN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,569.56 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTAY, DAVID C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,569.43 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALIPI, ASAN Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $57,569.32 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, ALIX Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $57,569.13 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENEY, ROBERT P Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $57,568.82 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROECKER, KAREN A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $57,568.78 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARARO, BARBARA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $57,568.73 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,568.14 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DANIELLE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,568.07 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNELING, LARS MARTIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,567.67 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, KELLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,567.60 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, RICHARD A Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $57,567.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, SHARON R Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $57,566.87 Date 08/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, DIANE G Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $57,566.87 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, DEBORAH Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,566.78 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABENER, KEVIN P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,566.39 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROACH, ROGER F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $57,566.29 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,566.24 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULIS, JAMES A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $57,566.19 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,566.15 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARCIA E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,566.05 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, PATRICIA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,565.64 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JAMES L, JR Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $57,565.56 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KAREN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,565.46 Date 02/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,565.29 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRENDA T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,565.08 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDEJ, LAURA A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,565.08 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGE, HEATHER J Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,564.94 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, GEORGE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,564.69 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROBERT F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $57,564.43 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, JACQUELINE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,564.31 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACION, KELEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,564.30 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, CHANG K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,564.08 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSCHOFF, EUGENE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,564.08 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,564.07 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTINA, MARGO E Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $57,563.89 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, JAMILAH Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,563.70 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSOR, JENNIFER M Employer name Broome County Amount $57,563.58 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISSER, RYAN M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $57,563.51 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARATA, PAMELA L Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $57,563.40 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, MIGUEL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,563.15 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLACZYK, TINA Employer name Town of Victor Amount $57,562.92 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SCOTT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,562.53 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAZER, WANDELL M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $57,562.40 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGLEY, BRANDON T A Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,562.22 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLEY, CANDACE L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $57,562.02 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ALLISON A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $57,561.71 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSOH, JAMES S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,561.65 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, AMANDA C L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,561.58 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZELMAN, ERIKA E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $57,561.58 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EMILY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,561.48 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANES, CIPRIANO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $57,561.48 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System