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 MILLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,639.83 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOSPE, RYAN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $53,639.07 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, DONALD J Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,638.91 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTMYER, RICHARD J, III Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,638.58 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,638.46 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, TIMOTHY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,638.45 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICCHIA, JENNIFER A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,638.40 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,637.79 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, AVA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,637.72 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, HEATHER D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,637.26 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GROSSO, CORI A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $53,636.96 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLE, BERNARD W, JR Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $53,636.85 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERNALL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,636.75 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, TIANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,636.73 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL P Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,636.49 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, MARGARET Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,636.12 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIDGE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,636.11 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $53,635.90 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLOR, JANET Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,635.46 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DWIGHT W Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $53,635.29 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, TIMOTHY T Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $53,635.29 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHELE L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,635.24 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $53,635.00 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMICK, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Angelica Amount $53,634.82 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MELISSA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,634.75 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREVICS, RYAN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,634.70 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MOLLY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,634.36 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM P, III Employer name Town of Tully Amount $53,634.23 Date 04/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY-GOYETTE, RENEE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,633.73 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, MARK D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $53,633.71 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOPHIA, MARILENA T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,633.69 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CLARK R, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $53,633.59 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRO, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,633.29 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKOFF, JEFFREY A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $53,633.27 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADY, MARIAN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,633.14 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, MARLON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,632.93 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,632.89 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, ELTON L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,632.82 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, SCOTT E Employer name Village of Malone Amount $53,632.55 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOSTOWSKI, RAFAL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,632.44 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $53,632.22 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JAMES Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,632.17 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKY E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,631.96 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODA, RANDOLPH J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,631.93 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRAND, BONNIE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,631.50 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLAINE, MARY V Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $53,631.06 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTHENRIETH, JOAN V Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $53,631.00 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, MARY SUSAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,630.99 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, DONALD L Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $53,630.98 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, BRIAN T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,630.72 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARD, NICOLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,630.68 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, SHEILA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,630.63 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PENNY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,630.60 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, MICHELE R, MRS Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,630.55 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, GENA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,630.40 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, JEANI M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,630.39 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, VINCENT F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,630.27 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RYAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,630.14 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $53,629.96 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, JENISE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $53,629.95 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZZELL, ERIC N Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,629.83 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRAZA, FLORENCIO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,629.71 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,629.68 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEK, HANORAH A Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $53,629.61 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKEN-SHERWOOD, TRACEY Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,629.59 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSHOW, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,629.55 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARNER, STEPHEN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,629.36 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZYNSKI, JILL M A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,629.33 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JO ANNE I Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $53,629.20 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RONALD T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,629.03 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA-KISSANE, LISA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $53,629.03 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KARYN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,629.00 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,628.94 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSEN, HILDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,628.66 Date 10/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, TERRELL D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,628.61 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMO, DEBRA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,628.57 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, NICOLE J Employer name Albany County Amount $53,628.54 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,628.46 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSLER, THOMAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,628.43 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $53,628.01 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUBON, RICHARD S Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,627.73 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTEROS, SANDRA Y Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $53,627.57 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEHTA, GERALDINE A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $53,627.29 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSHAID, RYAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,627.20 Date 09/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, LAUREN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,626.76 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNER, KAREN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,626.53 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, STEVEN J, JR Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $53,626.17 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-BROCKETT, LORNA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,626.04 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,625.72 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $53,625.01 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, PAMELA J Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $53,624.82 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MARY T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,624.76 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, NANCY Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $53,624.18 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, BINDU S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,624.06 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,624.05 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRIYIE, BARBARA O Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,623.96 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTER, ANDREW E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,623.81 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JIM D Employer name Town of Granby Amount $53,623.66 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JONATHAN L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,623.62 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELANIA Z Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,623.57 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System