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 MONTELEONE, SALVATORE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,588.88 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORISH, WAVERLY A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,588.23 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAVINA YOLANDA Employer name Department of Law Amount $80,588.14 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,588.06 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, GARY A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $80,587.97 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.83 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREN, GERALD L, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,587.53 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISLOEFFEL, LORI J Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.48 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKVAPIL, TONI-ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.44 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERILLO, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.41 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, DEBORA L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.39 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, SANDRA M Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.36 Date 04/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHLEEN V Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.35 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, KRISTA S Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.33 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWVERMALE, SUSAN H. Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.30 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGENSDORFER-SHERLOCK, KIMBERLY Employer name Orange County Amount $80,587.25 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $80,587.00 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, JOHN J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $80,586.65 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARKENTIN, LYNN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,586.10 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, RODNEY J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,585.98 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBBIE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $80,585.90 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,585.69 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,585.12 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, CATHERINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,585.12 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,585.03 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK GOLDSTEIN, PAULA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,583.83 Date 09/28/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ALICE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,583.75 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, TIMOTHY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $80,583.42 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEID, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,583.19 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, CARLOS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,582.19 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BENJAMIN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,582.12 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOIS, MICHAEL S Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $80,581.94 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, DANIEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,581.74 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAMBOLD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $80,581.48 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLMAN, DANIEL Employer name Orange County Amount $80,581.24 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, BERTHA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $80,580.24 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, MERISSA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $80,580.23 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CARRIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,580.20 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, THOMAS P Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,580.16 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENLE, SHARON A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $80,579.73 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, NICHOLAS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,578.35 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPELLONNE, OTTO C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $80,578.25 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, BILLY C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,578.10 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, EMILY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,577.31 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $80,577.00 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-BEACH, JOAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,576.82 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TRACY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,576.66 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, JEFFREY B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,576.40 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZAUCKAS, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,575.92 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVO, PAUL G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,575.90 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, LISA YVETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,575.69 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, SAMUEL J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $80,575.43 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBUS, REUBEN R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $80,575.31 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JOHN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,574.84 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, SCOTT A Employer name Ontario County Amount $80,574.58 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ANTHONY T Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,574.37 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JOSEPH L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,574.21 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, ROBERT R, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $80,574.13 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, RENE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,573.17 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, HEYWARD W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,573.09 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDORE, RYAN A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,572.93 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, KEITH D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $80,572.89 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERRY L Employer name Town of Evans Amount $80,572.37 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTO, KENNETH M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,572.30 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DONA, JOHN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,572.28 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,572.28 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, DENNIS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,572.26 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,572.26 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAY G Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,571.93 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, BRIAN G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,571.69 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,571.64 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, TAMMY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,571.46 Date 11/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOUTEN, CATHERINE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,571.41 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MARTIN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $80,571.27 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLATZ, GREG P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,570.74 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANWICK, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,570.27 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSOWSKI, ROBERT H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,570.18 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LEONCIO A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,569.73 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, ALEXANDER Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $80,569.39 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, THOMAS E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $80,568.79 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SELENA T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,568.02 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-THOMAS, VIVIENE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,567.19 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDWIN R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $80,566.58 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $80,566.06 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDROFF, DAVID J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $80,566.06 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, M PAUL, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,566.03 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, ROBERT F Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,566.00 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNARD, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,564.61 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JANE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,564.47 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, GEORGE C, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $80,564.19 Date 03/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, SAMUEL D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,564.18 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONEY, MELISSA D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,564.18 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMANN, DIANE C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $80,564.16 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, LISSA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,564.14 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, SCOTT R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,564.07 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCRAN, JOYCELYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,563.82 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAUL A Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $80,563.56 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, JANINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,563.38 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,563.18 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH-FLORCZYKOWSKI, JOYCE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,563.17 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System