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 MURPHY, MICHAEL S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,654.28 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICH, JOHN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,653.36 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGDALL, ROBERT D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,653.36 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, HARLAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,653.36 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, SUELLEN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,653.36 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MANJU Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,653.36 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ONIKA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,652.96 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $59,652.82 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCIULLO, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,652.70 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADES, KAYLA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,652.55 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, CAROL A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $59,652.36 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELS, ERIC C Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,651.80 Date 07/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL G Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $59,651.66 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICIA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,651.54 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBBIE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,651.41 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, VICKI E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,651.39 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAFIEL, DIEGO F Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $59,651.37 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAGGS, TRAVIS J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $59,651.05 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, TOBIAS J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,650.96 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, REBECCA Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,650.91 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RENEE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,650.31 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTPHEN, MARY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,650.04 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, JEFFERY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,650.04 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZIL, PHILIP P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $59,650.02 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDIAN, DARLENE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,649.94 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,649.84 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERLY, BRIAN A Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $59,649.48 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICK, CARMELLA T Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $59,649.15 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, STEVEN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,649.11 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDING, BRADLEY R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,648.59 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEAN F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,648.52 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULO, MICHAEL A Employer name Education Department Amount $59,648.29 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CLYDE T, SR Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $59,647.55 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTTER, MICHAEL S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $59,647.51 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBIN L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $59,647.50 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, NETARSHA R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $59,647.34 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, ROBERT J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $59,647.26 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, WILLIAM P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,646.62 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, LISA C Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $59,646.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POJE, KELLY A Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $59,645.90 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, SOFIA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,645.65 Date 09/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWETZ, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,645.63 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MARCELINE J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,645.62 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, BEVERLY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $59,645.42 Date 11/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, BRUCE W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $59,645.40 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, RAYMOND W Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $59,645.30 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRINO, GREGORY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,645.23 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOHANNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,645.22 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, NATHAN R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,645.19 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CASSANDRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,644.85 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DANIELLE A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,644.41 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,644.41 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JO-ANN Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $59,644.15 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANUK, MELISSA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,644.01 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, ALFIDELLOR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,643.98 Date 05/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVERS, JOSEPHINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,643.62 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, MARIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $59,643.32 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSANTE, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,643.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, JASON D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $59,643.26 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SAVONNAREE EJ Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,642.86 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,642.43 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALIK, VALERIE F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,642.36 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LOUISE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $59,642.36 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,642.32 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $59,642.29 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFILL, ZOILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,642.23 Date 01/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KENNETH F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,641.72 Date 12/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LACIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,641.60 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ORRISON D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $59,641.12 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,640.85 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, CHARLES J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $59,640.46 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALETA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,640.31 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, NANCY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,640.30 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUK, MARIE B Employer name Orange County Amount $59,640.11 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, SHARON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,640.07 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMANN, CARLY L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $59,639.82 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHELLE I Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $59,639.80 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, DEBORAH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,639.74 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CAROL A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $59,639.50 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, SUSAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,639.47 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGLER, ROBERT W, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,639.28 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, LUCY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,639.28 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, DINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,638.90 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKETT, ASHER O Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,638.27 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, CECELIA V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,637.73 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, VINCENT T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,637.61 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, GORETTI W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,637.50 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZER, RICHARD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,637.48 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBUZZA, SERENA A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,637.35 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMEK, ALLAN D, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,637.23 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIERI, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,637.19 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MONTE D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,636.77 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, DIANA L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $59,636.63 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LOUIS G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,636.61 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTO, KIMBERLY K Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,636.54 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, JULIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,636.43 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JESSE G Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,636.42 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KENNETH P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,636.35 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, GIULIO A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $59,635.95 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, REGINA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $59,635.88 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System