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 VARGHESE, SAJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,228.32 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, LYNETTE Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,228.26 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, TIMOTHY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,228.23 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, AUDREY M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $54,228.17 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JESUS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,228.15 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAI, LING YU Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,227.78 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, KATHERINE LOUISE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,227.66 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LORRAINE M Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $54,227.63 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, CATHY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $54,227.40 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLDESLEY, DAVID C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,227.39 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEJKA, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,227.38 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $54,227.26 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHT, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,227.18 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESUTTI, MARK A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,227.12 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,226.42 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MARY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $54,226.28 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ALAN L H Employer name Delaware County Amount $54,226.09 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,225.46 Date 04/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROD Z Employer name City of Batavia Amount $54,225.45 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, KATHARINE M Employer name Department of State Amount $54,225.12 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, JON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,225.04 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRY, EARNEST Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $54,224.94 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETHURAMAN, MUHUNTHAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,224.65 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JACQUELINE F Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $54,224.44 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, SANDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,224.37 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, STEVE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,224.29 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JODY Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $54,224.21 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, CATHERINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,224.19 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZER, DENISE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,223.95 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,223.93 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, JOHN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $54,223.90 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITMER, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,223.86 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONI, KARIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,223.71 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, JAMES H, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,223.53 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRAMO, VERONICA Employer name Education Department Amount $54,223.34 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, SANDRA J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,223.07 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUSTIN E Employer name City of Albany Amount $54,223.04 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, LISA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,222.43 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, SHEILA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,222.30 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MARK S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,222.20 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDONA, STEPHEN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,222.12 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, KAREN D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,222.08 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KIERAN J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,221.79 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RE, LOUIS Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $54,221.69 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERINLE, EVELYN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,221.58 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, MICHELE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,221.46 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,221.34 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, FREDERICK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,221.33 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLINO, FRANK Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $54,221.30 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MELISSA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $54,221.27 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LEON S Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $54,221.08 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, MARISSA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,220.63 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PETER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,220.08 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, JEFFREY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,220.06 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, BRIAN P Employer name Essex County Amount $54,219.95 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, AARON J Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,219.69 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, JOHN S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $54,219.50 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JANINE J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $54,219.18 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JOEL A, SR Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,219.05 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, MARY LEE Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $54,218.99 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JOANN Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $54,218.92 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,218.41 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, THOMAS P Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,218.40 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOURTY, NANCY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,218.17 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, CHRISTINE C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,217.85 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEY, WENDY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,217.71 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNES, BETTINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,217.70 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, MARIANN Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,217.42 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROULD, DONNA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,217.41 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARBY, RICARDO G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,217.36 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,217.14 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVENS, RON E Employer name Town of Hornby Amount $54,216.96 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PERI, FRANK I Employer name Orange County Amount $54,216.76 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, BASIM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,216.61 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, SHERRY L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $54,216.60 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, RACHEL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,216.56 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLETO, JOSEPH J Employer name Albany County Amount $54,216.44 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, BETHANY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,216.42 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, HANNA K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,216.18 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JENNIFER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,216.14 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,216.08 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, CARL R Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $54,216.04 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,216.03 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, VANESSA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,215.48 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTSIS, DEBRA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,215.16 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDAR, MONTASINA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,214.98 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, STEVEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,214.51 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHE, BRYAN L Employer name Education Department Amount $54,214.51 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLE, BRIANNA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,213.89 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURGE, RYAN R Employer name Warren County Amount $54,213.81 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGANESS, JESSE A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $54,213.80 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GEORGE, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,213.39 Date 06/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, EVELYN E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $54,213.29 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATHEW M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,213.05 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, DARRELL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,212.96 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KATHLEEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,212.80 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, PABLO Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $54,212.79 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIANIELLO, FRANCE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,212.67 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARE BURRIS, ROXANNE Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,212.20 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAND, JUNE E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,211.99 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System