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 MURELL, JOSEPH J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,430.30 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMIE P Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $49,430.15 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINS, SALINA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,430.10 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEANETTE Employer name Education Department Amount $49,429.76 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON-CHISHOLM, PATRICIA L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,429.50 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, KERRY S Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $49,429.12 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, STEVEN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,429.07 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, LONDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,429.01 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,428.89 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPP, BARBARA J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $49,428.82 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, CLAYTON M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $49,428.73 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LORENZO D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,428.72 Date 10/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEANA M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $49,428.72 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VYNCK, EMILIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,428.32 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, PAULA L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $49,428.14 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZYCKI, MARKIAN Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $49,427.88 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SHERIFA N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $49,427.82 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,427.68 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $49,427.28 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTER, VINCENT J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,427.24 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, NATALIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,427.15 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, JOHN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,427.05 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE LUIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,427.02 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEO, ELISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,426.62 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DENISE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,426.58 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, CARLTON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,426.56 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACAZA, RAIAN VIRGIL O Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,426.42 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANTONIO, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,426.40 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSARDO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,426.40 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SUNILA WILLIAM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,426.25 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, JEFF R Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,426.00 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LESLIE P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,425.84 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, GUY, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,425.79 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ARAMIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,425.26 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, WAYNE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,425.25 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, ROBERT M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,425.13 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, KAREN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,425.11 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, HENRY W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $49,424.81 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANK, AMANDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,424.72 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KELLY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,424.71 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKDULL, KAREN H Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $49,424.55 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, COLLEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,424.47 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,424.46 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFEDER, Y PHILLIP Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $49,424.35 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LISA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,424.33 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, LYNN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,424.28 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOT, STEPHANE Y Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $49,424.25 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, MARYANNE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,424.06 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPEN, RONALD D Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $49,423.61 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, MICHELLE L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,423.55 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, BARBARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,423.53 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDZILO, JUSTIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,423.20 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSICK, STEPHEN C Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,423.20 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGEL, SHEILA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,423.15 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, REBECCA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,423.05 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLE, NORMAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,422.83 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GORDON M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,422.68 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENCK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Corning Community College Amount $49,422.56 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKA, WILLIAM J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,422.38 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, ELIZABETH D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $49,422.23 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $49,422.12 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGER, NATALIE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,421.86 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, KAREN Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,421.69 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODNEY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,421.63 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JENNIFER M Employer name Broome County Amount $49,421.52 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZIFEK, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $49,421.12 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $49,420.68 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKELY, EDWARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $49,420.60 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LAURA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,420.42 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCITTI, DOMINICK L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,420.17 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIS, CELESTE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,420.07 Date 08/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, HOLLY S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,420.07 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,420.07 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEE, BRIAN J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,419.92 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $49,419.89 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, KEVIN B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,419.88 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,419.84 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWYCEWICZ, KAREN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,419.80 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JAMES L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $49,419.58 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, EDWARD J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,419.01 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAINE, MICHELLE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $49,418.98 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIRO, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,418.79 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, ANASTASIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,418.79 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, GEORGE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,418.79 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACHO, KARMEN Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $49,418.28 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,417.94 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODZIEBA, DOLORES Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $49,417.79 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KATHERINE B Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,417.66 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $49,417.56 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELBACH, KEVIN C Employer name Education Department Amount $49,417.55 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $49,417.45 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DIANA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,417.14 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHAIME, EDMOND R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,417.02 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DANIEL Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $49,416.91 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEECHER, MICHAEL F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $49,416.82 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, PIERRE R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $49,416.65 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, TIMOTHY I Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,416.64 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULMISTE, JEANTILUS Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $49,416.64 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, DINEEN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,416.28 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANICK, LOUISE E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,416.11 Date 01/25/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System