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 LIEBER, DARLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,962.28 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRIAN P Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $51,962.16 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, ROBERT E Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $51,962.12 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, LINDSEY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,962.07 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RAYMOND P Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $51,961.93 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AMANDA S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,961.92 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRST, RONALD G Employer name Broome County Amount $51,961.72 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, ANTHONY M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $51,961.63 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, JILL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,961.10 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLISON, CHRISTOPHER R A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,960.93 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DU MOULIN, JAMES M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,960.89 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZAPFEL, KAREN P Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,960.46 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLEY, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,960.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, KEVIN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,960.28 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, FRANCINE C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $51,959.93 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, DOREEN J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $51,959.93 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $51,959.69 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NICOLE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,959.62 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORRAINE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,959.57 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, LAUREN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,959.36 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ANTHONY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $51,959.25 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KATHLEEN F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,959.22 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKOPITSKY, GREGORY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,959.19 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CURTIS F Employer name Greene County Amount $51,959.16 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,958.86 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Berne Amount $51,958.79 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOSH, TERESA Employer name Orange County Amount $51,958.65 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, GAIL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,958.42 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNAZZO, YVETTE Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $51,958.39 Date 06/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JAIME A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $51,957.93 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, KEVIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,957.90 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINSKI, STANLEY E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $51,957.30 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNFORD, JOY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,957.30 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNFORD, JANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,957.25 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, RANDY N Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $51,956.88 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSZCZYNSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,956.86 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDRICK, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $51,956.85 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, TERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,956.82 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,956.02 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, PATRICK J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $51,955.60 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHASTITY C Employer name Franklin Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $51,955.58 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHAR, AMELIA D Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $51,955.31 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SHAWN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,955.08 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RENEE F Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,955.03 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, DEBORAH Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $51,955.03 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBINO, JONATHAN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,954.73 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LAMONT Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,954.72 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SHERLY P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,954.59 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, JONATHAN M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $51,954.58 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, MARK J Employer name Essex County Amount $51,954.46 Date 09/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,954.43 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVINO, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,953.82 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROW, LESTER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,953.75 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, MADELINE Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $51,953.70 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASABOR, SUSAN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,953.67 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LAURIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,953.46 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,952.94 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MEGHAN L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $51,952.82 Date 11/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,952.01 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, JILL D Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $51,951.70 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD-ROBLEDO, LISA F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,951.69 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, TRISHA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $51,951.57 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,951.46 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, THOMAS F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,951.37 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARA Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $51,951.16 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBER, CARL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,951.08 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZ, FRANCIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,950.96 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACI, ALAN G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $51,950.53 Date 10/23/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ANDREAS M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,950.49 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLITT, STEPHANIE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,950.45 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHELE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,950.31 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RICCARDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,950.25 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,950.25 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COPPOLA, MATTHEW S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,950.06 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, STEPHEN C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,950.03 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBALA, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,949.51 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WILLIAM B Employer name Greene County Amount $51,949.50 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, BRYAN T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $51,949.30 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETTA, TRACY R Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $51,949.26 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZAAHIRA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,949.23 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERVEIL, WIKENSON E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $51,948.59 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACK J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,948.39 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGA, CAREN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,948.31 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, RANDALL D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,948.26 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, VISHMADEB Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,948.09 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, JULIE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $51,947.86 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHA WANDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,947.72 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORLAND, KATHRYN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,947.63 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHIKKIA M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $51,947.30 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, GREG T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,947.04 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, RUSSELL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,947.03 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,946.96 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,946.89 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOS, HEATHER A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,946.83 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, BRUCE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,946.70 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, MIRIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,946.70 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGOSKI, ZORANCE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,946.69 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZEWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Village of Valatie Amount $51,946.40 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MOSES, JR Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $51,945.28 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDLE, MARK J Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $51,945.22 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System