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 STEBBINS, ERNEST R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,231.64 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, JOSEPH A Employer name Greene County Amount $59,231.45 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,231.39 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,231.32 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, GRACE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,231.26 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBRELL, MARY V Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,230.81 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JULIENE K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,230.72 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JANICE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,230.27 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHENOUR, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $59,230.21 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, DAVID F Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $59,230.20 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BARBARA A Employer name Warren County Amount $59,230.10 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,229.94 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVINSKY, MARISOL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,229.40 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, DONNA J Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $59,229.17 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, BETHANIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,228.87 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEVEN R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $59,228.72 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, ANDREA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,228.40 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIS, KIMBERLY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,228.33 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, THERESA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,228.15 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, EDWARD J Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $59,228.08 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, NARISSA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,227.59 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, CLAUS A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,227.56 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, ALAN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,227.12 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, H EDWARD, JR Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $59,227.11 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOTO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $59,226.54 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JACOB J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,226.25 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SHARON A Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $59,225.93 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RAYMOND F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,225.82 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAK, JACQUELINE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,225.63 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Norwood Amount $59,225.62 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,225.52 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATAMA, FRANCIS N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,225.44 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIA, ALLENE E Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,225.40 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,225.10 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINGLE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $59,225.10 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MARY L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $59,224.79 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,224.61 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTENETTE, ANDRE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,224.56 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,224.30 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLANTE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,224.09 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIUCCI, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,224.03 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DONNA L Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $59,223.99 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, JANET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,223.92 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,223.74 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, JAMIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,223.35 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, PATRICIA L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $59,223.34 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, WILLIAM S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,223.33 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNACE, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,223.32 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELN, ELISABETH Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,223.14 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, TRACEY K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,222.62 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, DENISE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,222.48 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, CAROLYN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,222.25 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGRO, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,222.25 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KELLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,221.55 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Purchase Fire District Amount $59,221.27 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, GAIL M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,220.91 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERPETUA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,220.72 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DONNA M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,220.65 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORILIO, JONATHAN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,220.60 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TANASIA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,220.54 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, DENISE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,220.48 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, ROSEMARIE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,220.32 Date 11/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, SUSAN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,220.32 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IRAIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,220.16 Date 05/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETE, JOSETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,220.11 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CLAUDIA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,219.62 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, MOLLY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,219.41 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSTMANN, JOEL G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,219.32 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDZI, MARY T Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $59,218.80 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ERIN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,218.74 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, DONALD R Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $59,218.54 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURAN, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,218.30 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZER, LYNN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,218.26 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANYCH, PETER Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,217.68 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ROBIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,217.39 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHN, MATTHEW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,217.19 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,216.83 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINDELE, OLUWATOYIN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,216.68 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JEFFREY M, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,216.48 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOM, BRIAN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,216.34 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ENRIQUE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $59,215.71 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, ENDRELL V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,214.97 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFF A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,213.85 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Olean Amount $59,213.59 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESSE, SCOTT D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,213.54 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, RAMON R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,213.49 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONNERTH, HELGA V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $59,213.48 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTENWALDER, EMMANUEL Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,213.36 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,212.77 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KERRY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,212.54 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $59,212.52 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,212.14 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAPPACHER, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,212.10 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, ROGER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,211.72 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,211.66 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPROSKI, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,211.49 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, GENEVIEVE I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,210.91 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAINGE, COLIN J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,210.79 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZENS-DINGELDEY, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,210.53 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEKIN, GWEN S Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $59,210.51 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System