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 SKRZYNSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,511.54 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROGER A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,511.53 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, ROBIN F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,511.50 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,511.49 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RICHARD R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,511.48 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANQUILLI, ALISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,511.39 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, DEAN H Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,511.28 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL J, II Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $49,510.98 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DAVID C Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,510.95 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $49,510.94 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROSEANN K Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $49,510.61 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TONA, ASHLEY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.52 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDELL, CRYSTAL N Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.52 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, ROBERT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.52 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHANCE, SARA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.52 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.49 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, BRITTANY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,510.48 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEDLE, DEBORAH M Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $49,510.33 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MELISSA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,510.21 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JILL P Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,510.14 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PRADE, ROBERT D Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,510.14 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DIANE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,509.72 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, TANISHA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,509.59 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARK A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,509.51 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACARELLA, VINCENT R Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $49,509.48 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $49,509.41 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, KATHERINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $49,509.27 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRIAN T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,509.23 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KENNETH J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $49,508.98 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELITSKY, CHRISTY R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,508.90 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICE, ALESSANDRO Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $49,508.39 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS-BEER, KATHARINE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,508.33 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTON, JENNIFER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,508.08 Date 08/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEL, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,507.93 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMCHAK, SUSAN L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,507.68 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILGNER, BRYAN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,507.60 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, J DONALD, III Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,507.58 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,507.48 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOR, DENISE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,507.25 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,507.23 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRAVIS E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,506.91 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, VALERIE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,506.61 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NICOLE Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $49,506.38 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, MARY RUTH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,506.31 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, ALLAN C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $49,506.26 Date 06/15/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, REBECCA E Employer name Albany County Amount $49,506.21 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MARTINA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $49,506.17 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,506.14 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, JEFFREY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,506.11 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, LORI E Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $49,505.89 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,505.85 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Village of Owego Amount $49,505.76 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, KYLE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,505.52 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Peru Amount $49,505.40 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFERY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,505.23 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, RICHARD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,505.05 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUZA, KRYSTYNA Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $49,504.94 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPY, TANYA Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $49,504.87 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DEBRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,504.84 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DONNA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,504.76 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SONIA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,504.73 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, JENNIFER C Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,504.64 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,504.62 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CALVIN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,504.58 Date 02/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOHN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,504.44 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JEFFREY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,504.22 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, TINA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $49,504.18 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMON, TREVOR B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,503.98 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, ANNA T Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $49,503.98 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, MATTHEW R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,503.91 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SUSAN M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $49,503.72 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITO, KAREN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $49,503.61 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINCONE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $49,503.55 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALASAVAGE, JOSEPH H Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $49,503.49 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVELLE, FRANCIS A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $49,503.46 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,503.22 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KELLIE S Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $49,503.13 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,502.95 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBILE, ROBERT A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $49,502.77 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRETO, JENNA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,502.77 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, KELLY M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $49,502.73 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARICO, KEELY Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $49,502.68 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, JOHN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,502.61 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, SHERRY A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $49,502.57 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-BROWN, ERICA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,502.53 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, TRACY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,502.36 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGO, MEERA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $49,502.10 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODZICH, NORINE A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $49,502.04 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, RAQUEL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,501.59 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FRANCIS A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $49,501.59 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARICH, PAUL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,501.10 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONALD P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,500.89 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, CHARLENE D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $49,500.84 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONGNAPHONE, DARATHONG Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $49,500.68 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULLEA, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,500.63 Date 12/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSOR, MILAN G, JR Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $49,500.50 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LINDA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,500.24 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORI A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,500.07 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, HELEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,500.03 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARY E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,500.03 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System