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 CALVI, CLAIRE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $99,670.01 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORELLI-CASTRO, R NICOLAS Employer name Education Department Amount $99,669.78 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,667.67 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ARTHUR S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,667.49 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREONZE, JOSEPH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,667.03 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, DAVID F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,664.82 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PETER G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $99,664.15 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,663.98 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNKAVALLI, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,663.76 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, GLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,663.14 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,661.63 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAVERA, TEOFILO G, IV Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,660.90 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, ROBERT D Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $99,659.44 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, LEE J, JR Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $99,657.96 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DANIEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,656.44 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRYAN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,656.44 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMONE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,655.25 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGINARI, KENNETH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,654.59 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEMAGNO, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $99,654.43 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,654.30 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,653.72 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASANNA GARI, ABHILASH R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,653.47 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, PHILLIP J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $99,652.65 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARDIN, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,652.57 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITEWIG, EDWIN L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $99,652.52 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBEL, LISA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,652.25 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROZYK, DONALD P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $99,651.79 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANDAKAI, BOB J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $99,650.10 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, LAWRENCE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,649.57 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUR, WARREN K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,647.52 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, MARCIA C M Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,647.03 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $99,644.21 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, MARVIN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,643.89 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DONNA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,642.38 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JOHN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,640.87 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ-GARCIA, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,640.18 Date 05/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, MARK V Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,639.87 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITVINENKO, IRINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,639.74 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTS, DAVID M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $99,639.51 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $99,638.19 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JENNY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $99,638.08 Date 01/19/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, SKANDA S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,637.74 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, ROBERT B Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $99,636.90 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANLEY, THEODORE P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,635.96 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, GLEN Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $99,635.93 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DALE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,634.89 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, COURTNEY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,634.85 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKOWITZ, LISA G Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $99,634.38 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROMANZO O, III Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $99,633.67 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILLO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $99,633.05 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,632.86 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLMAR, REAGAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,632.00 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECOCCI, ROBERT Employer name City of Middletown Amount $99,630.50 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINGALA, SUJATHA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,629.93 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,629.02 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ROBERT D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,628.32 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZERILLO, IANNE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $99,628.30 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIONI, JOSHUA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,627.75 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEVEN K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,627.56 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHETTI, RICHARD A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,627.18 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYER, PAUL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,626.56 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERO, NICHOLAS G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $99,625.88 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, GARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,624.12 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, THANIA Employer name Education Department Amount $99,623.76 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, MARK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,622.96 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNE, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $99,621.31 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,621.09 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,618.44 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, MARY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,618.30 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNIFF, JUDY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $99,618.05 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLIE, JUDITH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,617.70 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUVANE, NANCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,616.92 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YVES H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,616.42 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, DENNIS E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,616.14 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,615.62 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LISA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,615.62 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, MAYUREE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,615.01 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, DUNCAN S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,613.40 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEFE, CHARLES G Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $99,613.07 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONNELL, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,612.65 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, CYNTHIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,611.87 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, DENIS E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $99,611.81 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, ROBERT D Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $99,610.34 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, WARREN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $99,610.07 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, ERCOLE J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,605.81 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, GERARD F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,604.24 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODZE, ROBIN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,604.19 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASTENSEN, CHARLES E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,603.32 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITE, KEVIN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $99,602.81 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $99,602.43 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, NANCY C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $99,602.43 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERZO, JOSUE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,599.80 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYLER, JAMES C Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $99,598.09 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROTH, ANGELA Z Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $99,596.55 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIBUL, VYRNA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,596.29 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $99,595.56 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITEK, CRAIG W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $99,595.39 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALERI, JAMES J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $99,593.51 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBOURNE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $99,590.20 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCAYCO, LOUIE C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $99,589.92 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System