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 ELLIS, DONALD F, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,371.23 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, GEORGE Employer name Orange County Amount $55,371.21 Date 01/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARD, KATHERINE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,371.16 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, CYNTHIA R Employer name Warren County Amount $55,371.07 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, STEVEN Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,370.86 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, MARCUS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,370.84 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, GARRY L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $55,370.61 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEAL, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $55,370.57 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KURT J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,370.00 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,369.89 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, DONNA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,369.77 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHARLES D Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $55,369.66 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, RAYNARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,368.96 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARIE D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,368.87 Date 05/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, WANDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,368.87 Date 01/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, EDWARD H Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,368.50 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, DONALD J, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,368.21 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PARKER D Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,368.17 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENBROCK, THEODORE S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,367.85 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, FRANCIS J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,367.84 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLEV, VASILIY Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $55,367.80 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, SAMUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,367.70 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMS, MARGARET K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,367.56 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOSKI, STEPHANIE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,367.41 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-KIRKBY, C A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,367.38 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, DOROTHY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,367.27 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,367.22 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LAURA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,367.13 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, JUSTIN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,367.01 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, CAROL J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $55,366.88 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, GORDON E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,366.78 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, BRIAN T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,366.77 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILIO, JESSICA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,366.56 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, VERONICA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,366.49 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIGH, LAURA LEE Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,366.40 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTEVSKI, PAUL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,366.38 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MARY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,366.28 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, DORIS T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,366.28 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LAURIE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,365.91 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASS, MELODY Employer name Waterford Water Commission Amount $55,365.57 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOHN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,365.51 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, KA'VON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,365.46 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,365.02 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LAURIE L, MRS Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,364.97 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, VINCENT W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,364.78 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNY, JOSEPH E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,364.58 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRACH, ADAM R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,364.50 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCISCO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $55,364.00 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VICKI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,362.82 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, LINDSAY J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $55,362.50 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHL, TRACY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,361.95 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSIE, KERI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,361.92 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, DANIEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,361.79 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JENNY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $55,361.72 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URYS, JARED Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,361.67 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $55,361.60 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $55,360.90 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHROH, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Schoharie Amount $55,360.58 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, STACI R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,360.53 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, RENEE F Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $55,360.44 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JAHMEL L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,360.39 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMO, VELDINA Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,360.27 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DANIEL P Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $55,360.17 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TEVIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,360.07 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDELL, DENISE Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $55,359.95 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBEK, STEVEN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,359.93 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, JESSE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,359.92 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, STEVEN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,359.32 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, DONNA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,359.23 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, BRADY C Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,359.14 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDARY, MARISA S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,358.79 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARRON S Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $55,358.72 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVOLDI, MARIA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,358.65 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, DARYL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,358.14 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, REGINA MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,358.13 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKO, KAREN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,358.04 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, WALTER, III Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $55,357.57 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JENNIFER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,357.44 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHAL, ANDREW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,357.38 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,357.25 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HAROLD A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,357.22 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONINA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,357.18 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STANLEY Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $55,357.06 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Camden Amount $55,355.93 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIERACKI, KAREN E Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $55,355.49 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOY, KEITH J Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $55,354.93 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, SHANNON C Employer name Greene County Amount $55,354.85 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, LAURA BETH Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,354.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PATRICK J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,354.48 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH T Employer name Madison County Amount $55,354.38 Date 10/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, GRACE A Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $55,354.12 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, TERESA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,354.08 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULJEVIC, KOSTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,353.86 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JASON Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $55,353.77 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,353.74 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZCI, YUSUF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,353.25 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, JEREMY D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,352.92 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MORTIER, GERALDINE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,352.68 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, THOMAS F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,352.21 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,351.98 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System