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 TURANE-SHEPHERD, SONYA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, KEVIN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,019.45 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOHN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,019.21 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ROBIN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $77,018.89 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEFARI, AMY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,018.69 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MATTIE B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,018.27 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,018.13 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PONCEAU, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $77,017.99 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, DANIEL C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,016.88 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, BRANDON W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,016.76 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRAN, BERNARD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,016.30 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,016.28 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSO, MARK S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $77,016.27 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURUS, ANTHONY J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $77,015.78 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, VINCENT N Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,015.73 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $77,014.72 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, MICHAEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,013.99 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHELLO, ARLENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,012.86 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBOSZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,012.64 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $77,012.31 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERBENTZ, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $77,012.18 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, CASSANDRA K Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $77,012.05 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWELL, TERRY L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $77,010.97 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKOVATY, LYUDMILA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $77,010.84 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMM, MEILING Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $77,009.70 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHAEL P, SR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,009.66 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, ROBERT A Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $77,009.53 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA-JAMES, MEGAN M Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $77,009.41 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, KIT T Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,009.11 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMIE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,009.03 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MARC Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $77,008.35 Date 07/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JEFFERY R Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $77,008.08 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $77,007.75 Date 08/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-WALTHER, JENNIFER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,007.72 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, KENNETH E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $77,007.26 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, WANDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $77,007.25 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $77,007.24 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILBEAU, GINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,007.09 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, WYNONA H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,007.09 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHBIHLER HIGMAN, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $77,006.91 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, RAYMOND D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,006.16 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, LLOYD B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,005.87 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZER, SUSAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,005.17 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNAKIN, DENISE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,005.07 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECH, GARY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,005.03 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDUCE, VINCENT Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $77,005.02 Date 12/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $77,004.40 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, MARY K Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $77,004.18 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DOLORES Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,003.53 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELP, CRAIG T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,003.07 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COOK, ERIC D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,003.02 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $77,003.00 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINIER, GEREMIAS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,002.82 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSAHADZI, MARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,002.28 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEPHEN A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,001.95 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KENNETH L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $77,001.88 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $77,001.76 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, MIKAEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,001.20 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Galway CSD Amount $77,001.13 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, VIKKI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,001.09 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, ROBERT L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,000.85 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, WILLIAM E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,000.76 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWIN, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,000.04 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHATOS, IRENE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,000.04 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FRANCES T Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,999.84 Date 01/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, MARK L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,999.43 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,999.30 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $76,999.10 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, CONSTANCE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,999.00 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DANIEL J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $76,997.90 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,997.81 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJERUS, JEANETTE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,997.80 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JACQUELINE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,997.42 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JANEEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $76,996.68 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, JENNA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,996.51 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGLIO, ANTONIO M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $76,996.14 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,996.01 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGIN, STEVE Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $76,995.67 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOSEPH K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,995.05 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, GREGORIO, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,994.99 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, ARMITRA V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,994.73 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, RONALD D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,994.58 Date 10/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHELE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,994.35 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYSON, TROY E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,994.22 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JACQUELINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,993.88 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, MARK D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $76,993.60 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKMAN, AURORA Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,993.35 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,992.86 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABULSY, DIANE E Employer name Putnam County Amount $76,992.70 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOBBE, MARIO A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,992.69 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETTHOLD, CHRISTINE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,992.56 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, DEBRA A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $76,992.11 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $76,992.00 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEL, RENEE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,991.20 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIME, JEFFREY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,991.20 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLATCHIE, TOD A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $76,990.71 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANGELA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $76,990.26 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KAREN N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $76,989.58 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUELLO, YOHANSI Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,989.49 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEL, ANDREA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,989.46 Date 07/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System