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 CUMBERBATCH, JEMEILAH J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,719.60 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, VERONICA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,718.77 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $53,718.28 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEC, KATHY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,718.23 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLO, FRANK G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,718.22 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHELE L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $53,718.15 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHINO, NANCY A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,717.78 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADAM F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,717.61 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, LOU ANN Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,717.58 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, GREGORY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,717.48 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, DAVID M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,717.48 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, XIU FANG Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,717.48 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, CHRYSTAL C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,717.48 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,717.48 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, RYAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,717.48 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHOONHOVEN, KIMBERLEY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,717.48 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEHER, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $53,717.37 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, THURSTON Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,717.00 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOR, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,716.96 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUR, KYLE T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,716.74 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVIL, JAMES B Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $53,716.72 Date 07/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, JANICE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,716.70 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JENNIFER K Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $53,716.48 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, COLLEEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,716.34 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, AMANDA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,715.80 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $53,715.75 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $53,715.45 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALRYMPLE, CAROL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,715.34 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ALLISON M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,715.02 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MARK E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $53,714.89 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEFFREY R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,714.52 Date 11/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSINGER, ANDREW R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,714.42 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MIZIO, KAREN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,714.36 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERS, CLAUDETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,713.98 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDEN, AUTUMN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,713.92 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, CARLTON K Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,713.77 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGO, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,713.74 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $53,713.71 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, JOSHUA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,713.31 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SALINA O Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,713.15 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAITZ, STEVEN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,712.74 Date 06/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, PHILIP J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,712.54 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONKE, JONATHAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,712.48 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLICAN, KATIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,712.19 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, ERIC R Employer name Town of North Collins Amount $53,711.85 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,711.70 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, TONYA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,711.48 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, ARNOLD S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,710.73 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICINSKI, MICHAEL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,710.70 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, FREDERICK J Employer name Greene CSD Amount $53,710.41 Date 08/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ROGER W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,710.35 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DANIELLE C Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,710.20 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,710.14 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, GORDON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,710.07 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGTON, CORINNE C Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $53,710.00 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISIRAS, GEORGE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,709.72 Date 12/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGKAMP, SHANNON M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $53,709.57 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JULIE A Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $53,709.39 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, TILDA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,709.37 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, THOMAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,709.23 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, MICHELE V Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,708.98 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, TINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,708.73 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONICA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,708.50 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, PAUL F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,707.89 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,707.85 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JESSICA R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $53,707.82 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARD, STEPHEN C Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $53,707.75 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DAVID M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $53,707.36 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, MARK J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,707.03 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, LORRAINE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,706.94 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ENEIDA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,706.85 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, MELINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,706.66 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANNE J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,706.22 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZA, JOHN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,706.01 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DAVID J Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,705.88 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTICE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,705.18 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANT, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,705.15 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, KELLY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $53,704.82 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LIZZIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,704.26 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZULLO, ITALIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,704.26 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, BARBARA C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,704.26 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDIZABAL, JANNETT Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $53,704.26 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORCHAK, NANCY Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,704.20 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, JOHN F Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,704.02 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEVILLE, MARK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,703.80 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KATHLEEN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,703.77 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROZ, MARIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,703.76 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,703.61 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANICK, NATASHA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,703.10 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVILLON, OLIVIA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,702.82 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, TINA LOUISE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,702.79 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, NAOMI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,702.74 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, ANDREW J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $53,702.44 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADELL, MORGAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,702.31 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYEROWITZ-VOLK, HEIDI Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,702.05 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILS, THOMAS J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,701.57 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, CAMERON H Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $53,701.38 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,701.24 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $53,701.00 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVA, MICHAEL S Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,700.86 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System