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 MULLER, JOHN W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,213.46 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, ELLEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,213.46 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, JENNIFER Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $56,213.14 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZESKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,213.01 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDIN, ANDREW R Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $56,212.68 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEIRO, MICHAEL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,212.64 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, ELLEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,212.57 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LOUISE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $56,212.56 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFITSCHER, JAMES M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,212.54 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMORE, JOHANNAH Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,212.45 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, SHANNON F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,212.29 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RYAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,212.17 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUDITH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,212.13 Date 05/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SARA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,211.74 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $56,211.48 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $56,211.38 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, RODERICK D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,211.01 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,210.85 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, WILLIAM W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,210.71 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWELL, TERRENCE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,210.70 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $56,210.68 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLT, ARTHUR B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,210.51 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SCOTT J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,210.42 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, GREGORY J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $56,210.38 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS-ANTOINE, NATHALIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,210.27 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCELLA, KEITH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,209.82 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, RONALD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,209.19 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSECAR, RAYMAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,208.96 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, CHERYL A Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,208.57 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, PAMELA S Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,208.56 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, CANDEE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,208.54 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, HARRY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,208.47 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-IRVIN, MANDY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,208.24 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAL, KEVIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,208.15 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Perry Amount $56,208.10 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, JACQUELINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,207.98 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROBBIE J Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $56,207.95 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, MATTHEW W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,207.81 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNTLER, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Washington Amount $56,207.72 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, CAROL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,207.30 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZ, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,207.24 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, HARRY C Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $56,207.22 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANYCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $56,207.11 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, SHAWN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,206.57 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLE, LYDIA E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,205.71 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $56,205.50 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDMARITA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,205.29 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $56,204.97 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,204.85 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $56,204.73 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENGENBACH, STEPHEN A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $56,204.52 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACH, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $56,204.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEABONAS, MATTHEW P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,204.31 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, SHERILYNN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,203.99 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, VICTORIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,203.96 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBEY, GEORGE D Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $56,203.78 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $56,203.62 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,203.60 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JAMES A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,203.58 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, KEVIN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,203.53 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MATTHEW P Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,203.50 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RHONDA B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,203.07 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $56,202.97 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RAMON A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $56,202.92 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PAULA ANN Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $56,202.77 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKHAUSER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,202.52 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, HEATHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $56,202.26 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, CALEB J Employer name Crown Point CSD Amount $56,202.21 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIAS, RANDY C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $56,202.19 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIO-TEMPLE, DEBORAH M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $56,201.96 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVISON, LYNNE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,201.84 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUNER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $56,201.55 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKA, ROMONA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $56,201.35 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KACIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,201.22 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, WAYNE B, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,200.77 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, LYNNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,200.69 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,200.57 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORESKY, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $56,200.50 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, RONY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,200.40 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPSON, DENISE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,200.33 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTINTOLI, SEBASTIANA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $56,200.00 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, SHAWN E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $56,199.94 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVER, JULES A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,199.88 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, LORI A Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,199.84 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,199.76 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LULLO, MARK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,199.65 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, ERIC M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,199.15 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTELBERG, EVA H Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,199.00 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOWSKI, GARY H Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,198.95 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, JOHN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,198.95 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY-MEEHAN, JOHN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,198.72 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, BRITNEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $56,198.56 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TRICIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,198.24 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, MELISSA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,198.19 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,198.16 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COENE, CRAIG J Employer name Village of Victor Amount $56,198.04 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALES, VERDELINE Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $56,197.98 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DAVID J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,197.81 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTIGAN, JOAN M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $56,197.66 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Warren County Amount $56,197.44 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System