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 VARRONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,191.90 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LAKIM S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,191.53 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDIO, KEITH A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,191.30 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHESON, CHRISTIE A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $53,191.25 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JESSICA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,190.93 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,190.85 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DAWN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,190.44 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSTEIN, SHARYN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,190.23 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,190.23 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,189.63 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANTHONY J Employer name Yates County Amount $53,189.28 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOPPO, MARIO T Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $53,188.78 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMER, NICOLE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,188.41 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, SHANNON N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,188.28 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $53,187.99 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, JOHN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,187.89 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSKI, RAYMOND B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,187.84 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PAULA M Employer name Education Department Amount $53,187.50 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RITTER, KENNETH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,187.43 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Lisbon Amount $53,187.20 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBERT, ERIC S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,187.11 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN B Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,186.99 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, ROSEMARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,186.90 Date 07/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SANDRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,186.75 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKHORYK, IRYNA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,186.62 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNES, JEFFREY N Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $53,186.28 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LYNN A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $53,186.20 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROGER J Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $53,186.17 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERVAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,186.09 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, TRAVIS A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $53,186.05 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBERG, DUANE E Employer name Village of Springville Amount $53,185.97 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, ROCCO J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $53,185.96 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, NANCY A Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $53,185.78 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MARY JO Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $53,185.68 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWEN, BRIAN K Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $53,185.49 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MINDY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,185.45 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, SUSAN E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,185.28 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODZIEBA, KIM M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,185.25 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMPNER, WAYNE S Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $53,185.01 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RYAN J Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $53,184.92 Date 03/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,184.63 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JEFFREY E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,184.45 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JOSIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,184.40 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFFLER, CHARLES K Employer name Town of Stuyvesant Amount $53,183.87 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, JASON J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $53,183.25 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, KAREN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,182.88 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,182.86 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSETTE, RENEE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,182.09 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGER, BARBARA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $53,181.96 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRENDA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,181.42 Date 08/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENNY K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,181.18 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATRAU, SHERMAN L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,180.93 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASH, DEVON J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,180.84 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ABBIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,180.02 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALETTI, ILEANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,179.73 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $53,179.72 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,179.32 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAGA, NOHORA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,179.15 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,179.00 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, ROMMELL E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,178.88 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-MURRAY, MAUREEN T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $53,178.81 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CHERYL R Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $53,178.78 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMADI, PRIYANKA PRASAD Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $53,178.64 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SEAN D Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $53,178.41 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELL, THOMAS D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,178.08 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMAN, TERRY D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,177.83 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROY, SUSAN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,177.43 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, RENEE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,177.41 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JACKLYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,177.17 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, LYDIA C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,176.97 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH L Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $53,176.64 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, RASHIDA Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,176.36 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, COREY J Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,176.31 Date 03/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAD, LOUIS Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $53,176.21 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACI, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,176.06 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, WENDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,175.56 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLKIEWICZ, AMY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,175.47 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, CHARLES L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,175.39 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMARAIS, CAROLINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,175.15 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MELANIE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,174.86 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLINGER, CARSON A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,174.71 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAGINE, HAROLD V Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $53,174.55 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NOREEN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,174.04 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARDUINI, MICHELLE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,174.01 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPH, GWEN E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,173.65 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $53,173.54 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, JAMES A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $53,173.27 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, APRIL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,173.14 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,173.08 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DARRYL A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $53,172.82 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, HEATHER J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,172.52 Date 07/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONA, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,172.38 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,172.28 Date 06/25/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, DEBRA Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $53,172.20 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTADONNA, JOHN B Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,172.12 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LAWRENCE S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,172.03 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,171.91 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $53,171.80 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KEREL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,171.50 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MALIK J Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $53,171.45 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System