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 VARNEY, MARK R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,784.64 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULK, TERRANCE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $53,784.40 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MOLLY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,784.26 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUE, JARED A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $53,784.26 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, RUSSELL L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,784.20 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMIE S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $53,784.05 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, THOMAS E Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $53,783.98 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON-BARKER, CATHERINE I Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,783.91 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHU, KAREN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,783.84 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKLIN, BRYANT K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,783.63 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIMER, BERTHE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,783.27 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, STEPHEN-PAUL G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,783.27 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALACK, SONIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,782.96 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOTTI, ANGELO P Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,782.75 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CRYSTAL C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,782.28 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,782.26 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SHANNON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,782.23 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFITZINGER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Alden Amount $53,782.23 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, JIM Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $53,781.86 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, THERESA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $53,781.86 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEAHAN, MAUREEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,781.84 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, DANIEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,781.61 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKLE, BRANDEN A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $53,781.51 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,781.36 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCINIK, PAUL L Employer name Town of Galen Amount $53,781.06 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRENDAN T Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $53,780.95 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETO, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $53,780.82 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWOTA, ANNE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $53,780.77 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMAN, LISA L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $53,780.66 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRICK, NORRIS A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,780.58 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,780.52 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,780.07 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNON, KELLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,780.03 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ORLANDO A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,779.95 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, LINDA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,779.68 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, JAMES A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,779.54 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUES, ANTONIO Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $53,779.22 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, AIMEE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,779.18 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTON, SOPHIA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,779.09 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ZACHARY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,778.80 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, NICOLE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,778.74 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, WILSON Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $53,778.36 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASBER, KRISTEN K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,778.20 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWS, JOHN J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,778.00 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOMAYOR, DAVID Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,777.90 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JESSICA A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,777.84 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH-AUBUCHON, TONI E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $53,777.57 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, DANIEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,777.39 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, PAUL J, JR Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $53,777.31 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD-VEGA, NELGCIA K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,777.16 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFLER, SARAH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,777.00 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $53,776.88 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, BARBARA J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $53,776.85 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, BRIAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,776.81 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, KARL Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,776.74 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGRECO, JOSEPH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,776.56 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MICHELE A Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $53,776.48 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, PETER Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,776.47 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MARISSA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,776.46 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLEK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $53,776.37 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,775.77 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JESSICA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,775.68 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,775.41 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDNER, NADINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,775.35 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, JEAN HARRY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $53,775.29 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, RANDY T Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $53,775.26 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSTER, WAYNE W, SR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,775.25 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DWIGHT R Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $53,775.15 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PHILIP M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,775.09 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, RAJPATTIE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $53,774.78 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TREVOR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,774.76 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALET, STEVEN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,774.66 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, COLLEEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,774.62 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNARELLA, DONNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,774.61 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GWENDOLYN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $53,774.46 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DEBRA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $53,774.45 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICK, JESSICA Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $53,774.01 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, GIUSEPPE A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,774.00 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, TAMMY L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $53,773.49 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADES, JASON H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,773.45 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, KALEB N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,773.36 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, OUIDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,773.01 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LISA MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,772.91 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, THERESA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $53,772.67 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $53,772.56 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, MARK A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $53,772.46 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CORTE, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,772.21 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, DOUGLAS B Employer name Madison County Amount $53,772.20 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPITELLA, PAULA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,772.15 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RANDALL T Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $53,772.09 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, SAMUEL Employer name Greene County Amount $53,772.05 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,772.00 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND D Employer name City of Olean Amount $53,771.96 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, JESSICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,771.96 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBO, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,771.80 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHANE, WILLIAM L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,771.51 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, RHINA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,771.33 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, ADAM C Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $53,771.33 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZYLA, STANLEY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,771.03 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, TINA T Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,770.90 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System