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 CLARK, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,813.05 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $48,812.99 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SUZANNE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,812.89 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLAKE, CATHERINE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,812.35 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, EUGENE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,812.34 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,812.16 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER-ROBBINS, DOLORES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,812.07 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, CLAIRE T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,811.86 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MELVIN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,811.82 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREY, SONYA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,811.81 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGALE, SUSAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,811.80 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKING, ERIC L Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,811.40 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANNOT, MARGARETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,811.33 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, VANESSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,811.17 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, MICHELE A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $48,811.17 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $48,811.16 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, PATRICK JM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,811.00 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $48,810.99 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,810.81 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUENTEO, LAURA W Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $48,810.12 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $48,810.10 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JOSEPH Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $48,809.86 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SUSAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,809.67 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DAVID J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,809.66 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, NANCY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,809.46 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $48,809.43 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLANKOWSKI, DAWN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,809.30 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,809.29 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ALISHA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,809.26 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $48,808.36 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $48,808.02 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CORY S Employer name Town of Clifton Amount $48,808.01 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, WENDY A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $48,807.87 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAFFARI, AMBER Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,807.78 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHOFER, TODD P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $48,807.78 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $48,807.49 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DEREK S Employer name City of Albany Amount $48,807.41 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARK C, II Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $48,807.37 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $48,807.36 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEUNE, CLARICIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,807.13 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, AUDREY L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,807.12 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DAISY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $48,806.81 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, PHILIP W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,806.52 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVELIN, ANNE L Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $48,806.35 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LISA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,806.28 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, WAYNE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,806.26 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JESSICA B Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,806.24 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALSKI, LAURA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $48,805.89 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JUANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,805.51 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BILL R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,805.46 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, WILLIAM J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $48,805.35 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, ROGER J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $48,805.26 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISLA, CARMEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,804.75 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, BRENDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,804.50 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOLIE A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $48,804.37 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, VICKIE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,804.28 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,804.27 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVARD, CHERYL L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,804.24 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, WILLIAM E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,804.02 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKMAN, KATHI A Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $48,803.99 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBAN, DEREK J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,803.34 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMBOW, TERRENCE A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,803.17 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, KEVIN C Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $48,803.10 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRO, KEITH D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,802.85 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NIESHA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,802.78 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GERALD A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $48,802.08 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, ANDREA E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $48,801.83 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JENNIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,801.80 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, WALTER W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,801.77 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,801.38 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON-SERNA, GLORIA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,801.35 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $48,801.32 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, CANDY C Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,801.24 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABEK, MATHEW A Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $48,801.21 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINEDA, GUAROA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $48,801.20 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMEL, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,801.15 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,800.23 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $48,800.06 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Machias Amount $48,800.00 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYRONE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,799.95 Date 07/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNESKY, JACOB A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $48,799.94 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNTER, ANDRE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,799.91 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISER, KRISTEN E Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $48,799.62 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, RANDY C Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $48,799.50 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, BARBARA A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $48,799.48 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $48,799.45 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZKO, MARY E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,799.32 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, BRITTANY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,799.05 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZBACH, ALICIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,798.88 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SHIRLEY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,798.29 Date 12/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALAMANDRE, MICHELE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,798.18 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, NEIL J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $48,798.10 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $48,798.08 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEU, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,797.64 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, MARIA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,797.60 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORETO, JULIE A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $48,797.44 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, BARBARA Employer name Erie County Amount $48,797.30 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, LUCRETIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,797.27 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANTS, JEANINE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,797.27 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, DEBRA C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $48,797.24 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System