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 MURRAY, RONNIE R Employer name Broome County Amount $55,102.09 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANICE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,101.78 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKL, HARALD Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,101.62 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CHARLENE F Employer name Erie County Amount $55,101.59 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARENCHAK, ANDREW R Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $55,101.31 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEKEL, BARBARA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,101.13 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOXON, GARY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,100.84 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULMOHAMAD, SHMEER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,100.58 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, MICHELE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,100.57 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, BARBARA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,100.51 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECCO, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,099.93 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVRINCIK, RICHARD Employer name City of Batavia Amount $55,099.92 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DOMNICK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,099.75 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LA SONIA Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,099.48 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, SCOTT T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,099.33 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $55,099.14 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRYAN S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,099.00 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRACHE, HOLLY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,098.98 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BROOM, JEFFREY M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,098.76 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DEIRDRE L Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $55,098.66 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $55,098.62 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KIMBERLY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,098.25 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,098.00 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,097.91 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, SUSAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,097.87 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN P Employer name Tully CSD Amount $55,097.81 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITANZA, RICHARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,097.73 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BOYD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,097.62 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARTINIQUE E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,097.05 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ALLEN R Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $55,096.49 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSEN, MARK R Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $55,096.14 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINE, DEAN C Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $55,096.07 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, ANDREA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,096.05 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAKATSELOS, GEORGE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,095.91 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,095.62 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, LISA Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,095.51 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, DARLA J Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $55,095.46 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $55,095.31 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUWER, DONALD W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,095.30 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, WENDY A Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $55,095.29 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, JOHN E M Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,094.96 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, BARIA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $55,094.78 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, DAWN B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,094.44 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOHER, GEORGE B, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,094.31 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, FREDERICK T, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $55,094.29 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $55,094.28 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOANNE T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,094.24 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, STEVEN M Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $55,094.21 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, KIM T Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $55,094.20 Date 04/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,093.98 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, JAMES G Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $55,093.90 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VABISHCHEVICH, DENNIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,093.83 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONNA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,093.00 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,092.67 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCET, JOSEPH S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,092.66 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, DULCE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,092.25 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $55,091.98 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLON, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Rome Amount $55,091.83 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,091.62 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, JAMES T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,091.48 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBECK, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,091.48 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMB, JOSEPH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,091.48 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SUSAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,091.48 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZWORTH, PETER B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,091.43 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DEBRA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,091.34 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MARGARET I Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $55,091.28 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,090.66 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, KELLI A Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $55,090.65 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $55,090.56 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, ANTHONY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,090.33 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDOLFO, GINA Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,089.90 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIONE, CAROLYN A Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $55,089.73 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, TAMEKA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,089.65 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,089.65 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LEONCIO Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $55,089.45 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,088.79 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JACK L Employer name Madison County Amount $55,088.50 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, JESSICA B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,088.44 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, TRACY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,088.24 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, ROBYN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,088.24 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,088.06 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, JOHNATHAN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,087.78 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY-MENTON, AMIEKA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,087.78 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGO, MONGTHU T Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $55,087.73 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, VICTORIA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $55,086.91 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEFFERY B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,086.72 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MARC A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,086.71 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICCI, PETER Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $55,086.69 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RYAN C Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,086.54 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, EDWARD J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,086.46 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BENJAMIN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,086.41 Date 07/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCARCZYK, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,086.27 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILSA, ST GEROME Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $55,086.23 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,085.26 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, WILLIAM T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,085.26 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREAL, JENNIFER R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,085.12 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOHN W, JR Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $55,084.48 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,084.28 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCK, PETER C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,083.96 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITCH, RYAN F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,083.91 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System