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 KENNELLY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,015.09 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEN, DONALD R Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,014.94 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OATES, BUERIN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,014.32 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, LYNNE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $71,014.17 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANTONIA J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $71,014.08 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIREIKA, REBECCA L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $71,012.99 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES H Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $71,012.73 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $71,012.41 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELSCHER, SHARON B Employer name Erie County Amount $71,012.21 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRICK, TAMISHA A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $71,012.05 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, PHILLIP J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,011.53 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,011.21 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,011.09 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, COLLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,010.92 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, MORRIS Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,010.77 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINGER, ELLIOTT M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $71,010.71 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSADO, CHRIS T Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,010.69 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ-NEPAULSINGH, MARLA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,010.31 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, JAMES R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,010.27 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, CHARLES G Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $71,010.18 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRMANN, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,010.07 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO-MURPHY, JULIANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,009.97 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGLIO, LINDA A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $71,009.91 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, VIRGINIA W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $71,009.28 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSHUA T Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $71,009.21 Date 01/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POULIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,009.14 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,009.05 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, JAMES M Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,008.87 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, JASON T Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $71,008.84 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, CASEY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,008.56 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, THOMAS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,008.55 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFARILLO, MARK A Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,008.39 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, THOMAS A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,008.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, MATTHEW S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $71,008.25 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTON-MEEDER, SUZANNE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $71,007.90 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, SUZANNE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,007.86 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,007.68 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, JULIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,007.67 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, CHRISTINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,007.67 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, WALTER F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,007.67 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,007.67 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABIN, WILLIAM G Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $71,007.67 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, COLLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,007.67 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GREGORY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,007.67 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKERINK, STEVEN W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,007.67 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,007.67 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,007.67 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISOFSKY, DAVID E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,007.67 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORE, WILLIAM A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,007.67 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK-MILNE, NICHOLAS L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,007.67 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, SCOTT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,007.67 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPEY, ANDREW W Employer name Education Department Amount $71,007.67 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZIN, SHARON D Employer name Education Department Amount $71,007.67 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONGAR, KEVIN A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,007.67 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KATHLEEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,007.67 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,007.67 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LINDA E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,007.67 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, MARY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,007.67 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MARK B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,007.67 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, TRISHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,007.67 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, DENNIS L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,007.67 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHANIE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,007.67 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZDEY, LORRIE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,007.67 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, DEBRA N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,007.67 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHAM, ARTHUR F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,007.67 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NANCY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,007.67 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, CATHERINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,007.67 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MYRA O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,007.67 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETLAND, SUSAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,007.67 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINO, PAUL R, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $71,007.40 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPER, DWAYNE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $71,007.06 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODERICK B, JR Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $71,007.02 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GABRIEL I Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,006.89 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLE, LINDSEY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,006.70 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $71,006.66 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, MELINDA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,006.58 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, JASON E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,006.42 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT F Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $71,006.34 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, YUEMING Employer name Albany County Amount $71,006.33 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, LATONYA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,005.48 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVINO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Middletown Amount $71,005.30 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSLO, WILLIAM R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $71,005.19 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,004.57 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,004.03 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,003.99 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKA, JAMES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,003.58 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, BETH A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,003.28 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, COREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,002.99 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUPPENBERGER, RACHEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,002.74 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JAMES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,002.72 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, EILEEN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,002.55 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPINCOTT-PINO, LOIS A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,002.12 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZEL, MICHAEL M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,002.11 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIEN, ROBERT H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $71,001.91 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, RALPH A, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,001.90 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAWN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,001.74 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LORRIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $71,001.45 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIA, PHILLIP A, JR Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,001.35 Date 02/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, CAMILLE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $71,001.21 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMESKEY, MAUREEN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,000.95 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System