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 MORRILL, KIMBERLEY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,572.83 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,572.79 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIMIAN, MARGARET A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,571.71 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,571.56 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMBECK, ROBERT A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $64,571.53 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSER, KATHARINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,571.32 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUTIS, VALENTINAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,571.14 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHER, JACLYN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,571.04 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $64,570.97 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, STEPHEN W Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $64,570.06 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROODE, JILL V Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $64,569.94 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSZTYLA, MICHELLE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,569.78 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDLEY, BRIAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,569.71 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,569.30 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JAMES P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,568.90 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $64,568.48 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, ELAYNE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,568.35 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, LINH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,568.03 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, CLAUDIA C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $64,567.96 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $64,567.86 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRINGER, EDWARD Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $64,567.62 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,567.38 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCURSIO, SAMUEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,566.68 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAO, CHERYL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,566.63 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTNICK, SARAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,566.62 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISSER, GARY W Employer name Erie County Amount $64,566.39 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARELLA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,566.26 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENA, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,565.92 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, RODNEY FRANCIS Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,565.87 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SEBASTIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,565.76 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KRISTIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,565.43 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, LISA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $64,565.37 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-TILIB, HATIM A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,565.34 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, MARY LOU Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,565.31 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGIN, CAROLYN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,564.94 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, OMAR FARUK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,564.85 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALO, DESIREE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,564.39 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NELSON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,564.35 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMKE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,564.22 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTO, ROSANNE Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $64,564.19 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DEBRA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,563.49 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $64,563.40 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHAD D Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $64,562.93 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTEGNI, KATHLEEN C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,562.92 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, NANCY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,562.44 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, PAMELA J Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $64,562.05 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSSBER, STEPHEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,561.75 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $64,561.72 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTENS, PHILIP W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $64,561.54 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,561.34 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOCELYNE Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $64,561.06 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, SHVONNE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,560.92 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,560.84 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIER, MATTHEW T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,560.52 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, PAULA M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $64,560.21 Date 06/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUGHNET, PHILIP J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,560.18 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, TERILYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,560.14 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,560.14 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, BRETT M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,559.93 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, HERBERT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,559.91 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, ENZA Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $64,559.85 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, SHANAE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,559.72 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, JACK Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,559.52 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,559.30 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIZENECKER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $64,559.28 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, ANTHONY M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $64,559.25 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, BRIAN Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $64,559.03 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JANICE Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,559.01 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICK, ALLEN B, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,558.91 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,558.76 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, JAMES A Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,558.38 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, SUZANNE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $64,558.21 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROGER M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,558.17 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUG, MARGO S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $64,558.07 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCALA, DAWN P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $64,557.54 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ANTHONY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,557.01 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, FRANK J, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,556.80 Date 09/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CAREY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,556.53 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $64,556.24 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $64,556.16 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,555.95 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDON, MAURICE M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $64,555.52 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNKE, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,555.47 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $64,555.36 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDORF, JAMES R Employer name Orange County Amount $64,555.20 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, DARREN J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $64,555.11 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TERRELL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,554.75 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, YVETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,554.75 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEMAN, MARLENE Employer name Erie County Amount $64,554.62 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNE, ANGELA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,554.54 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NELSON Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $64,554.00 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMSWORTH, JAMES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $64,553.93 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARSHA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,553.53 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LARRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,553.50 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTS, MALCOLM L Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,553.06 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRASKI, THOMAS W Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $64,553.05 Date 11/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, ROSE I Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,552.83 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LYDIA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $64,552.76 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WATTERS, JOHN H Employer name Albany County Amount $64,552.70 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DOLLEN, KAREN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,552.66 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System