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 VALLEJO, KEVIN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,358.79 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, ANDREA L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,358.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGER, CHARLES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,358.67 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, RONA A Employer name Orange County Amount $76,358.62 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGOE, MARCIA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,358.58 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, JARRID T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,357.94 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,357.61 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDA, HECTOR O Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $76,357.42 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, SCOTT L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,357.26 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $76,356.97 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $76,356.79 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODUGNO, AMANDA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,356.78 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, STEVEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,356.52 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGALLO, KENNETH JOSEPH, SR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $76,356.45 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONHOLM, RICHARD Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,356.45 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, PHILLIP J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,356.11 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, SABRINA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,355.80 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, VASTYE W Employer name Erie County Amount $76,354.96 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVARA, JEFFREY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,354.37 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MIGUEL A, JR Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,354.14 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABOZZI, TODD M Employer name Capital Dist Reg Planning Comm Amount $76,353.12 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULUAGA, VALMER Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $76,352.56 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,352.13 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN P Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,352.00 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JENNIFER J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $76,351.98 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KENNETH C, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,351.90 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,351.73 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, MICHAEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,351.04 Date 02/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, KOMEO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,350.95 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MONA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,350.74 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRE, ROBERT C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,350.57 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ALLEN C Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $76,350.56 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAGIULES, EFTERPIE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,349.86 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RICK L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,349.80 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, SEAN P Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $76,349.60 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENAR, RALPH L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,349.40 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORPFELD, ALBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,349.16 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, STEFANIE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,349.15 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAVID B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,348.41 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, FRANCIS S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,348.06 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPLE, ARITO B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,347.55 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FABIEN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,347.41 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, RANDALL S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $76,347.23 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,347.13 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNER, JARED T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,346.33 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, STEVEN K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $76,346.01 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, COURTNEY B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,345.85 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ERIC J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,344.76 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,343.90 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BRYAN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $76,343.53 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $76,343.43 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWORYTA, STEVEN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,343.42 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $76,343.28 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Albany County Amount $76,343.16 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,343.10 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, BARBARA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,342.52 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, JEFFREY D Employer name Erie County Amount $76,340.71 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREFOOT, DENNIS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,340.42 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,340.07 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETRUSZA, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $76,339.28 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTE, KIM S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $76,338.76 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAROS, MICHAEL J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $76,338.55 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCOFF, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $76,338.32 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, PAUL C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,338.23 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRIANO, JOANNE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $76,338.04 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HARRIET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,337.55 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JAMES D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $76,337.54 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBORAH Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $76,336.97 Date 02/12/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, SARAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,336.66 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, JAN W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,336.59 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALENDER, LESLIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,336.48 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BRIAN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,336.20 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, YI Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,336.15 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELIANS, ANAHID A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,336.00 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DRESAR, TODD H Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $76,335.26 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARECCIA, VINCENZO Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $76,334.34 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JEANNETTE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,334.07 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOW, RICHARD W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,334.03 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMP, KENNETH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,333.71 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDIN, ELEANOR Employer name Orange County Amount $76,333.66 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, ROBERT J., JR Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $76,333.38 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINHAM, HARDIE W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $76,332.73 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DEBRA S Employer name Erie County Amount $76,332.18 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,331.82 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $76,331.82 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTT, ELSA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $76,331.69 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISTLE, BRIAN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $76,331.53 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISNER, ANN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,331.49 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,331.42 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, WALTER J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $76,331.39 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JOANN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $76,331.32 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, ALEXIUS S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,331.31 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARA, PAUL M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $76,331.30 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ERIC M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $76,330.54 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, ERIC W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,329.91 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCEY, JOSEPH JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,329.70 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCON, GLENN A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,329.00 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $76,328.32 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, MATTHEW J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,328.19 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, KENNETH E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $76,327.96 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System