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 BERNARDI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,808.32 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLOTT, WILLARD S, II Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,808.32 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTNER, THOMAS J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,808.30 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMENEIROS, NICOLE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,808.21 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, JOHN M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $49,808.20 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,808.06 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,808.05 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, PASQUALE S, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,807.75 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICKER, JERRY L, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,807.59 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT W Employer name Yates County Amount $49,807.45 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, CHRISTIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,807.28 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, JANE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,807.26 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS Q Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $49,806.91 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,806.85 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASAK, RATNA B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,806.85 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MILES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,806.85 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIVKER, ZOYA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,806.85 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, STACY A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $49,806.64 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RAFAEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,806.57 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, JOSEPH D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,806.56 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, WILLIAM E Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,806.09 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RYAN S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,805.93 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARINO, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,805.59 Date 10/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIGNY, THERESA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $49,805.32 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,805.23 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCZYNSKI, ROSE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,804.96 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVO, CODY M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,804.60 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSZEL, ANTHONY S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $49,804.10 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, MICHAEL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,803.98 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $49,803.95 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DEBBI E Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $49,803.00 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, BRIAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,802.76 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOREST, TIMOTHY E Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,802.76 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $49,802.62 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, AMANDA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,802.50 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, SABRINA A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $49,802.50 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, EILEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,802.49 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES M, SR Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $49,802.32 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, LESLIE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $49,801.69 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, KEVIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,801.63 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $49,801.55 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTRO, SUSAN G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,801.47 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, JAMES E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,800.95 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGARO, KRISTINE M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $49,800.75 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $49,800.33 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Washington County Amount $49,800.27 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, NAEEMAH M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,800.19 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUIS Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $49,799.91 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFLE, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,799.88 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PETER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,799.81 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMARO, SANDRA A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $49,799.78 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,799.65 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $49,799.18 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEPNIEKS, JESSICA K Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $49,799.10 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Barker Amount $49,799.00 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ROBERTA L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $49,798.85 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KATHLEEN Employer name Broome County Amount $49,798.69 Date 02/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DANIEL L Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,798.15 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, RONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $49,797.99 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,797.98 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, DIANNE G Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $49,797.61 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DONNA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,797.53 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $49,797.41 Date 10/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,797.34 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,797.30 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, ANTONELLA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,797.25 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,797.25 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, SUSAN G Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $49,796.55 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LORI L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,796.37 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BLOSSOM A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,796.31 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,795.79 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTER, CATHERINE J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,795.78 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULDER, RUSHANA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,795.62 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIENDS, AMY M Employer name Broome County Amount $49,795.24 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KAREN S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $49,795.20 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, LELAND P Employer name Town of Hopkinton Amount $49,795.14 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPMAN, LORI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,794.98 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,794.44 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, KARI D Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,794.29 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, MARCY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,794.10 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, TINA Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,794.04 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIEMMA, SUSAN E Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $49,793.96 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ROBERT R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,793.93 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,793.76 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOV, MIKHAIL V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,793.33 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, PHILIP M Employer name Town of Yorkshire Amount $49,793.27 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, RIANNE J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,793.18 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMING, CHRISTINA A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $49,793.07 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LUKE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,792.82 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Butler Amount $49,792.28 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANT, KAREN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,792.22 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFRAGE, DAVID C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,792.19 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRICE, WALTER F, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,792.12 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STEVEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $49,792.07 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BELINDA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,791.77 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, KRISTIN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,791.74 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, RANDOLPH J Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $49,791.62 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLO, MARY ANN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $49,791.57 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURIE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,791.56 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEVIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,791.30 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System