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 SOBOLEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $56,281.97 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ROBERT D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,281.72 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JAMES W Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $56,281.72 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOUD, CATHERINE F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $56,281.72 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIELLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,281.71 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERFIELD, DONNA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,281.66 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANDER, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,281.63 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $56,281.62 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, TANIA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $56,281.54 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,281.19 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, STEVE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,281.15 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,281.11 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHMER, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,281.11 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTAS, ELIZABETH K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,280.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, KAMIKA K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,280.15 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, RYAN P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $56,280.03 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DIANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,279.93 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAYLA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,279.93 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,279.82 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CRAIG M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,279.81 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JEREMY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,279.57 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDA, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,279.18 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGDALEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $56,278.77 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOSE, KEEGAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,278.17 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ALICIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,277.77 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICOLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,277.47 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, JEANNE M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $56,277.37 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTILUS, JEAN R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,277.21 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, EVAN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,277.00 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, STEPHEN F Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,276.99 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,276.93 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DAVID A, JR Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $56,276.89 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTA, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,276.60 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, MAUREEN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,276.45 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIANTE-OGILVIE, CONSUELA Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $56,276.25 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, DARRON A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $56,276.17 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSARD, DAVID R Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $56,276.08 Date 01/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,275.46 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,275.33 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $56,275.32 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFINO, KIMBERLEE S Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,275.20 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ROBERTA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,275.08 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, KENNETH W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,275.00 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRITTANY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,274.90 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDUS, JAMES R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,274.65 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMETT, DESRENE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,274.52 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, LYNN B Employer name Genesee County Amount $56,274.50 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, ROBYN L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,274.11 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, ANN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,273.86 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, SANDRA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,273.28 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MARK R Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $56,272.94 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, NI-TESHA N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,272.63 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,272.48 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, PAMELA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,272.35 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOYAK, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,272.21 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, HOLLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,272.17 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINOVO, MEGAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,272.10 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFAKIS, CHRISTINE F Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $56,272.09 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLARZ, RICHARD M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,272.05 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, DARCY E Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,271.85 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, KAREN F Employer name Putnam County Amount $56,271.82 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JIMMY Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $56,271.60 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, YVONNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,270.91 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, DEANNA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $56,270.83 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDIGH, ZARIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,270.73 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RENEE M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,270.65 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, JODY L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,270.53 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, FRANK J Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,270.21 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, STEPHEN D Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,269.83 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMIRE, ARTHUR L Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $56,269.80 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEVO, SHAWN M Employer name Madison County Amount $56,269.69 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, SHEILA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $56,269.40 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICK, ANDREW T Employer name Erie County Amount $56,269.26 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLES, ROGER P Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $56,269.22 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, JANINA L Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,269.20 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, ANABEL Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,269.20 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, SEAN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,269.09 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, DOMINICK F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,269.06 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DAVID J Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $56,268.91 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,268.86 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVINO-PAPE, MELLISSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,268.75 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBLE, MATTHEW W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,268.53 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MADELIN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,268.35 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBRINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,268.30 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DENISE U Employer name Education Department Amount $56,268.21 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUBERT, LINDA A Employer name Heermance Memorial Library Amount $56,268.18 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $56,268.13 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, SHANNON Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, CLARISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, JEFFREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTREPO, MARTHA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, WANDA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JULISSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.84 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,267.83 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, RONALD J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,267.76 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCARIS, SOFEYA D L Employer name Albany County Amount $56,267.73 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGORE, CARL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,267.50 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS-COGGINS, RAJARIUS C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,267.42 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Broome County Amount $56,267.15 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEDZINSKI, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $56,266.69 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System