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-LARKIN, AMY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,446.04 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROBERT E Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $52,445.93 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, KELLY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,445.71 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYON, JOANN E Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $52,445.38 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLEISEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Allegany County Amount $52,445.09 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, WEIHUA Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,444.69 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOTT, ANNA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,444.69 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, RONALD H Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $52,444.69 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,444.24 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DANIEL T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,444.12 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE, ALYSSA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,444.10 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ADAM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,444.09 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY D Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,444.08 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFREY, GERALD E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,443.96 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVOCHKINA, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,443.91 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, MARYBETH A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,443.26 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,443.20 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DONTIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,443.14 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TRICIA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $52,443.11 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PETER Q Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,442.58 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KYLE B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,442.55 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JUSTIN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $52,442.53 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, CAROLYN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $52,442.25 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOCORE, DARRIN S Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $52,441.80 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, LISA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,441.66 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, AMITRA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,441.61 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSTEIN, RANDY Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,441.54 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,441.45 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CORRINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,441.45 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,441.35 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZIRUSSO, KRISTEN N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,441.35 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTRY, DENISE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,441.35 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,441.35 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, MATTHEW S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,441.15 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Chili Amount $52,441.09 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $52,441.08 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, KENNETH D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $52,440.08 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, PEGG A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,440.06 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, BEACH I Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,440.04 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHER, ALAN C Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $52,439.88 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRILLO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAHANE, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINOU, LYNN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE KAMS, MARGARET A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERDE, LAURENCE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXNER, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JUELEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTMAN, BARBARA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEEL, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKERL, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,439.80 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOZKOWSKI, RONALD R Employer name Village of Florida Amount $52,439.77 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TYLER J Employer name Allegany County Amount $52,439.68 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSE, TRACEY J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $52,439.38 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHELLE R Employer name Erie County Amount $52,439.34 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENDT, DIANE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,438.81 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MELANIE A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $52,438.76 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Washington County Amount $52,438.75 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $52,438.64 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,438.54 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROBIN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,438.50 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESLER, DANIEL J Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $52,437.99 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARNOLD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,437.85 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, VICTORIA S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,437.67 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $52,437.52 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYAM, DONNA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,437.12 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAFFODIL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,437.11 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNEGONS, YOLANDA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,437.11 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,437.11 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAF, UMER Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,437.03 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $52,436.88 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, ARMANDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,436.59 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, FLORENCE M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $52,436.42 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUBERG, DEBBIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,436.18 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, TERESA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,436.07 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRARO, FRANCIS W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,436.00 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,435.97 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, DANIELLE E Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $52,435.76 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NAOMI V Employer name Washington County Amount $52,435.75 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MARY ALICE Employer name Orange County Amount $52,435.39 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, HELEN S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,435.37 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, DONNA D Employer name Orange County Amount $52,435.32 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JENNIFER E Employer name Orange County Amount $52,435.32 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, STACY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,435.25 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, DORA O Employer name Orange County Amount $52,435.24 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, HUMPHREY A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $52,434.79 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MARK G, SR Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,434.37 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANGELA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,434.19 Date 07/06/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, GARY Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,433.81 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, ROBERT K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $52,433.24 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGENITO, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,432.79 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, QUAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,432.78 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTULA, JASON T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,432.61 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KATIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,432.60 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, WALTER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,432.51 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENER, ERIK M Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,432.29 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, KATHLEEN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $52,431.96 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,431.85 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, MARTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,431.85 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, EDDA Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,431.59 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System