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 COOK, BARRY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,717.89 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, LINDA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $53,717.74 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, ANGELO Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,717.70 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, STEPHEN N Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,717.55 Date 05/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, KENNETH E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,717.53 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,717.51 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMENTIERO, JENNIFER B Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $53,717.42 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIRBLIS, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,717.39 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGEAU, LAURIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,717.37 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL, PETER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,717.34 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,716.88 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,716.88 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, DEBORAH M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $53,716.80 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, STEVEN A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,716.72 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,716.50 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MARK A Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,716.40 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,716.39 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,716.27 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, BARBARA A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $53,716.18 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PINTO, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,716.16 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRI, MORENIKE B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,716.13 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDS, ERIC A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $53,716.08 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,715.66 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLONSKI, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,715.66 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAIL, BEVON L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $53,715.55 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DENISE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $53,715.53 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTAK, EDWARD M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $53,715.39 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, MARIANNE Employer name Lockport Public Library Amount $53,715.25 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLIP, AARON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,714.93 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, SHANE B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,714.91 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVISON, BRENDAN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,714.82 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PATRICK L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,714.65 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, MARTHA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,714.62 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,714.61 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, TIMOTHY M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $53,714.60 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DOUGLAS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,714.53 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, RASON S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $53,714.29 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, PAUL F Employer name Erie County Amount $53,714.20 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLIN, ROYCE G, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,714.15 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANINCH, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,713.85 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWKA, JOSEPH J, II Employer name City of Auburn Amount $53,713.75 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERG, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,713.66 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, DIANE E, MS Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,713.60 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILSA, ST GEROME Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $53,713.45 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, RENE J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,713.44 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, RICHARD R Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,713.28 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZDYGAN, NANCY Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $53,713.18 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEX, GREGORY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,713.02 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTELLARO, MICHAEL P, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $53,713.01 Date 11/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, GREG L Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,712.97 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,712.82 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALATO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,712.74 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHEN, KARIN E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,712.73 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DAWN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,712.72 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,712.65 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER, TONI A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $53,712.56 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ACCHILLE, MARGARET D Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $53,712.54 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, ROBERT D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,712.50 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, MACIEJ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,712.34 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANTHONY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,712.20 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILOR, DEAN M, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,711.85 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, JAMES P Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $53,711.76 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, FREDERICK J, IV Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,711.69 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALBEUF, KENNETH G Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,711.46 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARIE-FLORE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $53,711.43 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, DAVID O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,711.40 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER SMITH, JACINTH A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $53,711.13 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, MICHAEL R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $53,710.92 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,710.91 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $53,710.89 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, DAVID L, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $53,710.68 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEADY, MEGAN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,710.41 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, JOAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,710.05 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERACH, DARRAN R Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $53,710.03 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, RAFAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $53,709.39 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, LAURA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,709.24 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVAN, MARIO A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $53,709.18 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $53,709.03 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, ANITA J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $53,708.95 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,708.84 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLECOWSKI, ELLEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,708.72 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LUCIA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,708.71 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, TERRANCE A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,708.59 Date 06/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,708.58 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, SUSAN J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $53,708.46 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, KAITLIN M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $53,708.40 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $53,708.27 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBERT, CINDY A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $53,708.20 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ADRIENNE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,708.16 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPBERRY, TAUREAN W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,707.92 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, LAHNEEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,707.89 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, LINDA C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $53,707.80 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $53,707.77 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, TIMOTHY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $53,707.73 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SUSAN O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,707.72 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DANIEL J, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $53,707.67 Date 08/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, RACHEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,707.63 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SARA J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,707.60 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARE, NATHALIE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,707.44 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JUDY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,707.42 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System