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 MELFI, DAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,450.81 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $119,449.42 Date 06/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,449.18 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, SALLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,449.18 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, MARY JANE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,449.18 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, JEANNETTE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZZELL, SALLY S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, HELEN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, LIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTICH, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACZYK, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUVER, PATRICIA N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,449.18 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLITTGERBER, HOPE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,449.18 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, JENNIFER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,444.46 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRA, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $119,441.72 Date 08/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORO, MEGAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $119,439.62 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,439.58 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU LAM, LINDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $119,437.09 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, DAMON E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,434.75 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSTO, AMANDA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,433.76 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, TERRENCE M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,433.58 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SHELLY L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $119,432.38 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JOHN F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $119,430.85 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZESPO, EUGENE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $119,430.68 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, JUEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,428.29 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, EDWARD A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $119,425.56 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARY ALICE M Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $119,423.16 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, ROBERT D Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $119,420.79 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMIELLO, STEVEN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,418.79 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY JIMENEZ, PATRICIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $119,418.50 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, FRANCES Employer name Office of General Services Amount $119,415.49 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHLMANN, GLENN H Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $119,414.47 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAPPIED, MARK C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $119,412.70 Date 12/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALWEIS, AARON R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,410.26 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $119,409.84 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, STEPHEN L, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $119,407.44 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERZEL, CRAIG M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $119,407.00 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MICHAEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,405.87 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIN, ELIAS J, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $119,405.33 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,404.62 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-HOWARD, LORETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $119,401.94 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAES, CAROL P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,398.43 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, KIRT J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $119,396.90 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNKE, KATRINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $119,394.45 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELENDA, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,393.55 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,392.44 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $119,392.13 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRENDAN C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $119,391.86 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $119,391.47 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUNTLETT LA FONTANT, BRIDGET Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,388.15 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, CRAIG A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,385.46 Date 11/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,385.23 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AFFINATI, CINDY G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,384.69 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MEREDITH A Employer name Orange County Amount $119,383.92 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,383.88 Date 12/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, KEITH C Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $119,383.13 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, LINDA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,381.69 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, WILLIAM Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $119,380.31 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIER, DANIEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $119,380.09 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, CHARLES F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $119,379.71 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON, JOHN L Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $119,379.47 Date 06/01/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,379.01 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE W Employer name City of Utica Amount $119,378.44 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RONALD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $119,377.18 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, KIM K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,376.95 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DANA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $119,376.94 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $119,375.81 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREATTE, VANESSA L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $119,375.36 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PAUL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $119,374.53 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, JUDY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,370.49 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANJREKAR, SUNITA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,370.46 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCAVOY, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $119,369.41 Date 07/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM F X Employer name Dutchess County Amount $119,369.29 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $119,368.43 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPERT, HEATH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,365.04 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHICOINE, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $119,361.38 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, XIANBO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,351.61 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESKE, JOHN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $119,350.03 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTRARA, BARBARA F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,349.18 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWHURST, REGINA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,349.18 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY LORI, A P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,349.18 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLANTI, CHARLES A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,349.18 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNIEWICZ, LINDA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,349.18 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADYDAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 06/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDZY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, VALERIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDEL, BRENDA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, LORIANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLETAS, JOHN W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNSKEY, DONALD P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSZALKOWSKI, BRIGIT P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHM, DEBORAH C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 12/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, LISA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, GEORGETTE H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORZA, CAROLANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLACE, PHILIP A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPER, MELVYN I Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,349.18 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System