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 KARIS, EILEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,623.59 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MARSHA ANN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $50,623.59 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CATHY J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $50,623.59 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KISKA L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $50,623.59 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIRIAM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,623.59 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHELLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,623.59 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, SUZANNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,623.59 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, JOANN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,623.59 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, MARY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,623.59 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, GINA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,623.59 Date 07/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARIA C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,623.59 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,623.59 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REX-BURLEY, BEVERLY J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,623.59 Date 08/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, KAY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,623.59 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, EILEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,623.59 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUYCKX, LUKE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,623.59 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TERRI L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,623.59 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDQUIST, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,623.59 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALLIE, VIRGINIA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,623.59 Date 08/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOHN D Employer name Albany County Amount $50,623.57 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRYAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,623.38 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIONE, THOMAS J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $50,623.38 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MILDRED K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,623.30 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JACQUELINE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,623.30 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, APRIL R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,623.28 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, KAYLA A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,623.24 Date 11/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMORABI, MOHAMED K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,623.18 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOSEPH F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $50,622.90 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDON, VALERIE L Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $50,622.81 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, MARK J Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,622.77 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSCHNEIDER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $50,622.40 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNYAN, KENNETH A Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,622.07 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBLOOM, JULIANNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,621.84 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,621.73 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PAUL V Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $50,621.52 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Riga Amount $50,621.18 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, DAWN Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,621.16 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JUSTINE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,621.12 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, BRIAN K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $50,620.95 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, DANIEL S Employer name Penfield Fire District Amount $50,620.68 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DAVID M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,620.60 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,620.50 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,620.50 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CRYSTAL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,620.50 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANCHELLI, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,620.50 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAMONTE, DANA V, JR Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,620.42 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, JASON T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,620.37 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLMOND, REBECCA A Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $50,620.12 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, MICHAEL V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,620.12 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGATE, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,619.87 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTEZ, NEIL D Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $50,619.79 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, LAUREN K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,619.77 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANIELLE I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,619.44 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JIMAR L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,619.10 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYAN, TREVOR L Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $50,618.94 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KEVIN J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,618.81 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, HELEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,618.62 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, SAMANTHA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,618.58 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, WARD R, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,618.29 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWERT, WILLIAM R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $50,618.16 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, JOHN A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,617.82 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, ANTHONY P Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,617.71 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ZACHARY D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,617.60 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, EDWARD J Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,617.60 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARPOU, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $50,617.50 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, JARETT D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,617.38 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $50,617.15 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PATRICIA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,617.11 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, CAMILIO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,616.54 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, CATALINA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,616.47 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELOVER, MICHAEL L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,616.35 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.94 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, KEVIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $50,615.88 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZIK, GREGORY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,615.88 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SETH T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,615.62 Date 06/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LYNDEN T Employer name Town of Fort Covington Amount $50,615.40 Date 07/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, ALICIA K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $50,615.36 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECOVIC, MARIA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,615.30 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANULAVICH, ERIC J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,614.78 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, CAROL D Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,614.74 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZADIAN, LUCAS L Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $50,614.74 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMY, DANIEL C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,614.61 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILLIP A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,614.50 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VITO, DOMENICO P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $50,613.77 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, STANLEY O Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $50,613.72 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDE, STEFANIA A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $50,613.14 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTO, RAYMOND S, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,612.87 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, DORIANNE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,612.84 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPO, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,612.84 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, HARLEY K Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $50,612.48 Date 08/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Canton Amount $50,612.11 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABILI, ALBANA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $50,612.08 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, MICHELLE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,611.66 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DARREN J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $50,611.62 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, JERVIL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,611.00 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAYLOR E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,610.98 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, DONALD A Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $50,610.76 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JANET M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,610.61 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, FRANK D Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $50,610.50 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUVIA, MAURICE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,610.39 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System