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 LEINBACH, ERIC A Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $50,259.74 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, TINA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,259.70 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAR, RONALD H Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $50,259.60 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, SHERRY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,259.46 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, LARRY D Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $50,259.44 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBICKI, KAREN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,259.40 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENTA, TERRY J Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $50,259.40 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, RASHEEN R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,259.36 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, PATRICIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,259.02 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINO, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,258.75 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINER, NANCY A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,258.75 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, LISA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,258.75 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, J L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,258.75 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREAS, MARY JO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,258.75 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANITSKY, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,258.75 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONISZEWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,258.68 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELTZER, KRISTIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,258.49 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODAK, DAVID J Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $50,258.25 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, TIMOTHY J, SR Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $50,258.17 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURON, KRISTIN L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $50,258.15 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $50,258.15 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUF, MARCUS W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $50,258.15 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ROBERT S Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $50,257.89 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JEFFREY B Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $50,257.84 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPPENBECK, GRIFFITH J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $50,257.81 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KYLE R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,257.55 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,257.06 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,256.87 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, JUDITH L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,256.68 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DENISE H Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,256.15 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SHIRELL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,255.98 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, PATRICIA I Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $50,255.53 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, BRIAN D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,255.46 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPENHEIMER, JEFFREY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,255.22 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JONATHON E Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,255.00 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, DIANA R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,254.92 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, MALIKA K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,254.79 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, NATHAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,254.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ALLISON LEE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,254.62 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATIERO, MICHELE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,254.57 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEMAN, CHARLES R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,254.50 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHAD E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,254.40 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYBERMAN, ANNA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,254.37 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GLEN R, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,254.28 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $50,254.14 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $50,253.84 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MELISSA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,253.80 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAMELA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $50,253.44 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIONE, FRANK A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,253.02 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIKLE, DAVID A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,252.88 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, WAYNE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,252.59 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAINO, JENNIFER P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $50,252.54 Date 04/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ANDREA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,252.47 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARCUS C Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,252.47 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PATRICK D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $50,252.40 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, PENNY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,252.38 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULY, ENSEAU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,252.20 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, KEITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,252.02 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DALE E Employer name Mendon Fire District Amount $50,252.00 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLHON, ALEXANDER P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,251.59 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,251.52 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MARY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,251.44 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,251.10 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAT, SHAWN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,251.08 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, HEATHER E Employer name Albany County Amount $50,250.48 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ANGELINE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $50,250.47 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, RYAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,250.20 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADACHY, REBECCA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,250.12 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Candor Amount $50,250.08 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, DAVID A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $50,250.07 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SARA Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $50,250.06 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,250.01 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MARK A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $50,250.01 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISTON, NANCY A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $50,249.76 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINELL, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $50,249.64 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JANIS R Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $50,249.51 Date 02/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, SEAN O Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,249.22 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, DAVID W Employer name Town of Caneadea Amount $50,249.16 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DEBORAH Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,248.52 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI, DONATO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,248.44 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, RANDIE Employer name Essex County Amount $50,248.24 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,247.73 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOKYE, DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,247.47 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTINA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,246.82 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZEL, EMMA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,246.78 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JALIENE E Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,246.69 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSEVERINO, LAURA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $50,246.32 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIM M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $50,245.84 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANK W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,245.80 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLERO, LOUIS Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $50,245.70 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, RODNEY Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,245.68 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, KATHERINE J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $50,245.50 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, SCOTT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,245.48 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DOUGLAS D Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $50,245.33 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,245.23 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,245.16 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, LAURIE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,245.13 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, GARY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,244.99 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALERIE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,244.84 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,244.63 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System