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 FIELDS, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Corning Amount $53,023.43 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, CATHY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,023.40 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, STEPHANIE Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,023.39 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,022.99 Date 07/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARGARET A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,022.92 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMPORE, KIRK J Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $53,022.92 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CRYSTEL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,022.88 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, DONNA M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,022.87 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT-MOHYLA, MAUREEN J Employer name Orange County Amount $53,022.44 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, ANDREA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,022.32 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, LINDA A Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $53,022.10 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATES, CLAIRE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,022.00 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, HELEN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $53,021.33 Date 10/27/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, BRIANNE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $53,021.05 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SHARON D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,020.41 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, CHRISTINE H Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $53,020.35 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, WILLIAM B Employer name Orange County Amount $53,020.34 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, COLLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $53,020.33 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $53,020.22 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANBY, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,020.16 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, AVIS G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,020.13 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,019.78 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, FEANEY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,019.75 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, EVAN R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,019.64 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, CANDY-JO L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,019.31 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TERESA E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,019.13 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,017.90 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDROF, DIANE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,017.89 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, GERARD Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,017.71 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, KAREN K Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,017.71 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVES, MARK D Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $53,017.53 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABA, MADEE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,017.36 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,017.23 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,016.91 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PACE, FRANK A Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $53,016.83 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROWE, BONNIE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,016.58 Date 11/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $53,016.47 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZHOLD, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $53,016.40 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, LEIGHTON J Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,016.17 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANA L Employer name Poland CSD Amount $53,016.12 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $53,015.86 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,015.41 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,015.11 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,014.95 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $53,014.82 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JOHN R Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $53,014.80 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,014.79 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSEPH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $53,014.64 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, CARL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,014.23 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZ, DENNIS C, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,014.20 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, KATHLEEN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,014.12 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUTH, GREGG R Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $53,013.97 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,013.95 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DINA C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,013.79 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, NICHOLAS A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $53,013.22 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, GREGORY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,013.13 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, HEATHER N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,013.10 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MARLOS Y Employer name Village of Perry Amount $53,012.69 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMURRO, ANNA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $53,012.56 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, SHERLEEN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,012.51 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, FRIDA C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $53,012.36 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBIN M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $53,011.94 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOSEF I Employer name City of Rome Amount $53,011.92 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATUTE, MARITZA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,011.83 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, BRYAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,011.82 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BARBARA O Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $53,011.57 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, KEVIN D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,011.44 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,011.36 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKEY, DONALD R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,011.33 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, LA QUISHA T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,011.25 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, BRYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,011.24 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $53,011.08 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTINI, MARK P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,010.98 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEL, PETER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $53,010.77 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TRISTYN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,010.72 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHANEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,010.60 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAWALE, TUNDE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,010.55 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROXANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,010.55 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BEVEREN, THOMAS E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,010.34 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, NIKIA R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,010.20 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOSE A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $53,009.97 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ASHLEY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,009.81 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCE, RENEE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,009.64 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, RICHARD F, III Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,009.40 Date 04/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $53,009.28 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHEKEMA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,008.86 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, COREY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,008.72 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, SHERLEEN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,008.49 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, ROY G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,008.46 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBLE, MICHELLINE J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,008.10 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KENNETH M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,007.87 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIFSSON, BRYNJAR Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $53,007.82 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGAN, ELAINE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,007.61 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DIANA R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $53,007.37 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,007.19 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, RICHARD D Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $53,006.82 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $53,006.81 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUST, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,006.60 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MELISSA L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $53,006.59 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, KIRK A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,006.46 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System