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 KORNEV, ALEX A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $67,014.19 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KURTIS L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $67,012.82 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, ANTONY P Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $67,012.40 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, DIANE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,012.20 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTA, THERESA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,012.17 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, NADINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,011.97 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, ANN MARIE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,011.60 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,011.55 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAUS, WENDY K Employer name Greece CSD Amount $67,011.48 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KELLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,011.39 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AKUA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,011.27 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUM SUDEN, CELIA A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $67,011.26 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, WANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,011.22 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JAMIE M Employer name City of Corning Amount $67,010.80 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZABLICKI, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,010.15 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, DOROTHEA E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $67,010.02 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, KEVIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,009.91 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MARGARET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,009.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PATRICK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,009.34 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, JOHN F Employer name Oswego County Amount $67,009.08 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDITTIS, LOUIS D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $67,008.96 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKENRODE, JEANINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,008.90 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,008.02 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MAUREEN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,007.84 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, MELVINA R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,007.82 Date 03/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, KULDIP SINGH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,007.26 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MATHEW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,006.56 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GEORGE W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $67,006.52 Date 02/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, ANTONIO T Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $67,006.48 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, JACKELINE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,006.45 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LUCY Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,005.90 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGAIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $67,005.77 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DEVIN F Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,005.72 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D`ANNUNZIO, DIANE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $67,005.63 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, LINDA R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $67,005.34 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, DANIEL V, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,005.04 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,004.68 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, MELANIE N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,004.23 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, RAY G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,004.09 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CARL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,003.92 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GWENDOLYN MORRIS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,003.59 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY SUDDARD, SUSAN H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,003.47 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPER, JAMES H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $67,003.40 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERN, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $67,003.40 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, MARK E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,003.21 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODGE, DALE M Employer name Washington County Amount $67,002.97 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, AINSLEY R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,002.63 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOSEPH R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,001.64 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,001.64 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIA, DONNA G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,000.36 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU, PHILIP Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,000.18 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, STARLIGHT M A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,000.17 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HA, LAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,000.12 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, WAYNE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,000.10 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, THOMAS J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $67,000.00 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, MARGARET Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $67,000.00 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRES, KEVIN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,999.97 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, DAVEY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,999.96 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,999.80 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SUSAN ANNE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,999.60 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, JOHN J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $66,999.19 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWSKI, SARA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,998.66 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARDO, JOSEPH R Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $66,998.37 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, SHARON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,998.23 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, FRANCIS A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $66,998.20 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDA, JOSE L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,997.68 Date 09/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, CHANCEY Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,997.53 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KIMA RENEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,997.50 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, LIGIA P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,997.27 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDWELL, CINDY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,997.10 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENKA, JASON L Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,997.08 Date 12/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, BRANDON W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,996.89 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHENHEIM, RONALD Employer name Department of Law Amount $66,996.80 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, CONSTANCE F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,996.80 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DIANA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $66,996.17 Date 10/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, STEPHEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,996.00 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCA, SUSAN L Employer name New City Library Amount $66,995.96 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLS, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,995.20 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLY, DONNA Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $66,994.48 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,994.00 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANISH, JAMES H Employer name Warren County Amount $66,993.99 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAULSIR, AMY J Employer name Washington County Amount $66,993.64 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, RICHARD A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,993.60 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOWN, MELISSA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $66,993.59 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBEY, TONYAMAREE H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,993.22 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,993.08 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEPHEN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,993.02 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE-GHYLL, RICJA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,992.82 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, THOMAS, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,992.55 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANELLO, DOMINICK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,992.51 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, KARIN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,992.43 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELROY D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $66,992.40 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETE, JEREMY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,992.37 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADFORD, EDWARD Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $66,992.15 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZESI, ANTHONY G Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,991.60 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONUOHA, MICHAEL O Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,991.20 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, AMY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,991.10 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, APRIL C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $66,990.78 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, PATRICIA P Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $66,990.66 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,989.41 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System