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 WISE, HOLLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,544.36 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, PETER F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,544.27 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHORST, JAMES R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,544.07 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, IAN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,543.86 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, JAMES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,543.86 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,543.60 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ERVISTON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,543.38 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCAK, JOHN C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,543.24 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULAY, JOYCELYN L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,543.07 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, EUGENE J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,542.86 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYKELLARI, RUDINA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,542.76 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, PHUNG M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,542.76 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MAUREEN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,542.75 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSKI, HENRY J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,542.24 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LUCAS D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $50,541.79 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ANDREA G Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $50,541.74 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDERT, MARY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,541.65 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ALAN T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,541.46 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ANDREW D Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,541.43 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATZ, TRACY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,541.23 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPIN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,541.07 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRELL, RICHARD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,540.88 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHARON H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,540.18 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEWART Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $50,540.16 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETHINGS, PATRICK A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $50,540.16 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZON, RICKY D Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,540.06 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMIR, TONYA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,539.78 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, MATTHEW J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $50,539.59 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, DAVID E Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $50,539.52 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, MICHAEL S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,539.31 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSBRO, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $50,538.83 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVATCH, KENNETH P Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,538.66 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMA, GINA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,538.36 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLE, DINA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $50,538.26 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, KRISTINA Employer name Washington County Amount $50,538.04 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,537.76 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,537.01 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHBERG, MARYANN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,536.98 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MELISSA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,536.59 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUVO, ANTHONY R Employer name Broome County Amount $50,536.21 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,536.14 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBER, RONALD Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,535.97 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFOOT, RICHARD S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,535.94 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,535.39 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHATELIER, JACK P Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,535.37 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,535.34 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULUSAN, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,535.13 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORECKI, JAN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,535.01 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Canton Amount $50,535.00 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIANTE, JANET L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,534.91 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGAN, KEVIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,534.82 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOLENE R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,534.57 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE-KOTIZA, RHONDA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,534.29 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKEMA-WILLIAMS, DUPONT Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,534.20 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, CHARLES E, III Employer name Town of Webb Amount $50,534.19 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,533.72 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES R Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,533.62 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, ANTHONY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,533.60 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, RONALD D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $50,533.58 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDI, DEBRA S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,533.53 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $50,533.48 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSELLA, DANIELLA Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,533.44 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSER, ADAM Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,533.39 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIDEME, ROXANNE F Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $50,532.96 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, THERESA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,532.86 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $50,532.77 Date 01/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES C Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $50,532.76 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, SAMANTHA R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $50,532.74 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAR, TERESE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,532.45 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JESSICA G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,532.32 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, IVORY, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,532.28 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, DEBBIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,532.13 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, DAVID T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,531.82 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, A AUSTIN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,531.66 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEKSANDROWICZ, WALTER Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,531.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, JASON D Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $50,531.12 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIS, GORDON P, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,531.06 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLI CARPINI, FRANCESCO Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,530.92 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, MALGORZATA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,530.84 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, DOUGLAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,530.75 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, GREGORY C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,530.44 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, ANNA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,530.38 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRENDA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,530.24 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MARY J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,530.06 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, AMY Employer name City of Oswego Amount $50,529.92 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, CHARLES R, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $50,529.27 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSEKER, FOSTER E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,529.23 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARGARET-MARY A Employer name Education Department Amount $50,529.22 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE LINDER, ALICIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,529.18 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMON, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $50,529.11 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, PATRICK L Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,529.06 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, LORI L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,529.05 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, ERIC D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,528.87 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, MARGARET R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,528.44 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CASTRETT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,528.43 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMAN, ZENATUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,528.43 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,528.43 Date 06/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,528.43 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, FERN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,528.43 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELIZABETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,528.43 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System