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 ROCZNIAK, FERDYNAND M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,760.36 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $55,760.04 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MARIE H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,759.90 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MELISSA S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,759.90 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAREN O Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,759.80 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIZHPI, MARTHA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,759.75 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KATY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,759.57 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, RONALD A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $55,759.52 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, DANIEL J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $55,759.31 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, NICHELLE K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,758.94 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLUT, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,758.32 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINANT, ROBIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,758.24 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, RICKY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,758.19 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANCZYK, CATHERINE Employer name Village of Northport Amount $55,758.13 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCHOLSKI, CRAIG M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,758.10 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRO, LANA E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $55,758.00 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,757.53 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, LAURE J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $55,757.43 Date 03/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $55,757.24 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JOANNE G Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,756.69 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DAVID H Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $55,756.57 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, SARA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,756.39 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, THOMAS J Employer name Orange County Amount $55,756.08 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, THOMAS J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $55,755.75 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIDOR, ROBIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,755.38 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONHEADY, RORY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,755.28 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYO, SARAH Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $55,754.92 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSEY, COURTNEY E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,754.89 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JAIME L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,754.71 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAVID M Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,754.67 Date 07/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MATT J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,754.49 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUSTIN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,754.09 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBAZ, MOHAMD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,754.01 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, CHRISTY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,753.97 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DEBRA L Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $55,753.86 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ WILSON, MARITZA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $55,753.84 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $55,753.66 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARON, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,753.50 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $55,753.20 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFALINE, MICHAEL F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,752.89 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, JUSTIN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,752.88 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLIO, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,752.62 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MINDY R Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,752.41 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, LUZ D Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,752.40 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTZA, FRANK J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,752.29 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY ANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,751.94 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENNIFFER R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $55,751.82 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, DOMINICK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,751.74 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETRICK, TINA A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,751.14 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRYAN P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $55,750.85 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, VIVIAN P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $55,750.66 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHANNON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,750.24 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, JIANJUN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,750.24 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,750.24 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBIT, KRISTEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,750.24 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAKTOROVICH, INNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,750.24 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,750.24 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DARRELL Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,750.19 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, NATHAN S Employer name City of Elmira Amount $55,750.18 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MEGAN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,750.07 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, RUSSELL R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,749.93 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, SIOBHAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,749.84 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAMERON M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,749.62 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $55,749.34 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, RONALD P Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $55,749.25 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, JIFENG Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,749.04 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, PHILIP A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,749.04 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, RUSSELL G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,748.79 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $55,748.78 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOT, DENA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,748.70 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARVIN, LORRE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,748.69 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULET, LAUREN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,748.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RYAN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,748.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, MARY A Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $55,748.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAKOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,748.33 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROMI, JEANETTE E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $55,748.26 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDI, DAVID J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,748.12 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, PETER J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $55,748.04 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,748.02 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, SALVADOR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,747.86 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,747.83 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, TERRI L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $55,747.62 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,747.62 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, HEATHER A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,747.43 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ZACKERY T Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,747.25 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JASON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,747.22 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, CLARE H Employer name Town of Webster Amount $55,747.09 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHER, ALEXANDER L Employer name Albany County Amount $55,746.99 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, SHANZA S Employer name Albany County Amount $55,746.98 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHARDT, ANDREW W Employer name Albany County Amount $55,746.98 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EARL A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,746.90 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, ELIZABETH S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,746.85 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA, WILLIAM B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,746.74 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, GAIL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,746.62 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, MARLENE E Employer name Orange County Amount $55,746.49 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC AULEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,745.86 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, STEVEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,745.58 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHYNSKY, DAVID M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $55,745.54 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BILLIE C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $55,745.34 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLANSKI, JAY C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,744.96 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System