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 WARREN, COLLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,677.46 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVY, GERALD C, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,677.39 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $50,677.24 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, DEBRA L Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $50,677.16 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMEN, LAURA D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,677.11 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,677.01 Date 05/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $50,676.96 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAMON J, SR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $50,676.94 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNERICH, VIRGINIA L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,676.63 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Fenner Amount $50,676.08 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $50,676.06 Date 02/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKENS, SHERRY L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,675.72 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, YOCHEVED Y Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,675.45 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, DORESSA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,675.39 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JERRI L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $50,675.32 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,675.19 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $50,675.18 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANIEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $50,675.08 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHBURG, CAYLYN E Employer name Education Department Amount $50,674.99 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELPRINCE, MAY K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,674.98 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARIA B Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,674.90 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSIA, DAVID J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,674.82 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, STEVEN R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $50,674.81 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNAS, PAUL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,674.78 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPONETTI, SUSAN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,674.50 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDA, KELLI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,674.17 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ALLEN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,674.12 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, COYLE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,674.05 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, KAYLA E Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $50,674.01 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WAYNE M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $50,673.93 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, JAMES E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $50,673.14 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NELSON E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,673.12 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JOHN W Employer name Town of Summerhill Amount $50,673.10 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, PIERPONT E Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,672.41 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,672.30 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, MICHAEL C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,672.14 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAST, KAREN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $50,672.12 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AERNECKE, NATHAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,672.03 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,671.95 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ELIZABETH Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $50,671.66 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, SALUSTINO Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,671.63 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, STEVEN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,671.50 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR-REME, RHODES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,671.50 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOPLENE, ROBERT C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,671.46 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,671.30 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,671.12 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, RUSSELL E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,671.11 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CHAD A Employer name City of Rye Amount $50,670.99 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $50,670.76 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREZING, CHRISTINA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,670.60 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DWAYNE C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,670.54 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,670.48 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JEAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,670.48 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOULIS, VICTORIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,670.48 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-CARR, LORI Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,670.27 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYCARPE, MARIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,670.24 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRESSEL, ARLENE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,670.15 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLOA, LUZ M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $50,669.85 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ DIAZ, STEPHANNIE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,669.68 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FREDDY M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,669.58 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EARL B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,669.57 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, KYLE C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,669.39 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCOS, ALLISON L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,669.32 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,669.16 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, FALLON Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,669.07 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERD, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTER, JOSHUA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, THOMAS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, CLARYCE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISEN, WARREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PAMELA P A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHNAMURTHY, RAMMOHAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, MATTHEW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,668.92 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBY, DEATRICE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,668.87 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, TAMAR L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,668.86 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTA, GISELE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,668.84 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,668.74 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,668.66 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, BROOKE A Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $50,668.62 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,668.51 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERSON, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $50,668.36 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOUR, JASON R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $50,668.29 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JI, PETER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,668.10 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADUNS, GENE R Employer name Medina CSD Amount $50,667.99 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CODY C Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,667.93 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, SHANE T Employer name Town of West Bloomfield Amount $50,667.45 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOANNE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,667.43 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Village of Chester Amount $50,667.13 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVTUR, LISA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,667.03 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,666.80 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUT, PAUL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,666.76 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, ANDRE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,666.60 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,666.57 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, STEPHEN D Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $50,666.51 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIE L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $50,666.44 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, RACHEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,666.03 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,665.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KEVIN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,665.67 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,665.62 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System