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 KORENBERG, SUSAN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $74,612.15 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DAWN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,611.70 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,611.46 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT W, III Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,611.11 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,610.76 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,610.76 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, NICOLE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,610.43 Date 08/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,610.24 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID B Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,610.20 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISACCO, DEBORAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,610.08 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICARI, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,609.96 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATH, JOHN W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,609.45 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIATKOWSKI, JEANETTE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,609.10 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENETZ, BARBARA E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $74,609.03 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMURO, STEVEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,608.85 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, JOHNNIEMAE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,608.59 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZERLAND, KURT E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,607.95 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, ROBERT L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,607.89 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JEFFREY W Employer name Allegany County Amount $74,607.75 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFRINI, MELISSA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $74,607.47 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEREMY V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,607.27 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, PETER T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,607.15 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,607.15 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, PATRICIA C Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $74,606.56 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, WOODY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,606.47 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEVEN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,606.06 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,606.05 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, THOMAS G Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,605.50 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,605.36 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, ASHLEY E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,605.19 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINGBADE, ADEFEMI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,605.09 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEFFREY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,605.08 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, KENNETH G Employer name Somers CSD Amount $74,604.95 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHA, LAWRENCE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,603.58 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOZIER, SANDRA S Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $74,603.56 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBURN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $74,603.36 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHETTI, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $74,603.18 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, CHRISTINA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,603.16 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $74,603.05 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, MICHAEL E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,602.76 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER-RANKIN, CHARLENE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $74,602.48 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSDALL, BRENT P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,602.37 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DONALD J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,602.21 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVANO, CECELIA M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $74,601.98 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $74,601.84 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, KELLY M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,601.67 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,601.52 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,601.36 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS J Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $74,601.36 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAS, KYLE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,601.32 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,601.14 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, ROBERT J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,601.08 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $74,600.83 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, DOROTHY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,600.32 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, TORY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,600.10 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGOVIS, ROSWELL C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,600.02 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ANDREA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,598.68 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFANCE, BRYAN W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $74,598.50 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLSTRUNG, GARRET R Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $74,598.21 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, CHARLES H Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $74,597.92 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, CLARISA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,597.77 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELE, DEBRA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,597.77 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, DAVID Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,597.70 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSHUA W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,597.45 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIONDI, MICHELLE LEE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,597.41 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,597.24 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEPHEN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,597.04 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,596.98 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPPO, MASSIMO R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,596.90 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, KYLE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,596.59 Date 07/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKI, SEEMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,596.56 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEY, KWANA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,596.34 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,596.01 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,595.95 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUDDEMI, VINCENZO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,595.72 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, LISA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,595.36 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,595.08 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHRISTINE E Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $74,594.89 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTESEN, DEAN M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,594.61 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CHARLENE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,594.26 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVRAS, STEPHANIE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,594.15 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELT, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $74,593.95 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, PHILIP J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,593.86 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, LISA M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $74,593.37 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, HARVEY R, JR Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $74,593.35 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACANFORA, RYAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,593.28 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHOY, KENRICK J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $74,593.02 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,592.74 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBERT P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,592.70 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANGELO S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,592.59 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, WILLIAM M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,592.50 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,592.37 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, MARC C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,591.37 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLERICK, SHANNON Employer name Bryant Library Amount $74,591.35 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIS, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,591.18 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NONCARROW, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Southold Amount $74,590.75 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROYA, CARLOS B, III Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,590.55 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MARY ELLEN T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,590.40 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,590.20 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPER, BRAD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,590.12 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System