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 PALUMBO, RAY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,609.46 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, THOMAS P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,609.46 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, RENEE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,609.46 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, JAMES J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,609.46 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,608.04 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YETTO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $98,607.54 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SAMUEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,603.04 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDVIK, JASON R Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $98,601.07 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,600.58 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, SYLVIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,599.70 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIANO, FRANCISCO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $98,598.87 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ERIC B Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,598.61 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAJKOWSKI, JEFFREY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,596.48 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARD, MATTHEW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,596.39 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSWELL, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,595.52 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ISAURA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,595.25 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, AMANDA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,595.03 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, GEORGE Employer name Rockland County Amount $98,594.26 Date 01/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, WENDY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,594.08 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, TERESA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $98,593.14 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, LAURA J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $98,592.72 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $98,592.23 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDDEN, BRIAN L Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $98,592.00 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIELMANN, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,591.71 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZDEK, ERIC W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $98,591.59 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KIMBERLY L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,590.91 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $98,590.91 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMANOS, GEORGE G Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $98,589.82 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROSEMARY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $98,589.59 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ROBYN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $98,589.39 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, JASON L Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $98,587.38 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JERRY Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $98,587.09 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIANO, MAURA ANN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,587.05 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMISH, CHARLES B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,585.89 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGUEL, PENNY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,585.71 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABIBBO, DAVIDE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,584.63 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, DAVID E, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,584.24 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,584.12 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAWN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $98,582.05 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, SARAH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,581.62 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT P Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,581.34 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, CURT J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $98,580.24 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $98,579.27 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, TODD C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $98,578.77 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $98,578.63 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, VANESSA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,578.00 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETONE, MAUREEN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,578.00 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $98,578.00 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, FEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,576.90 Date 01/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,576.62 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAGAVATULA, SASTRY V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $98,576.42 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JAMES F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $98,576.27 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWRYCH, JANET Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,576.09 Date 07/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $98,575.85 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ANNMARIE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,575.44 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANER, LAWRENCE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,575.35 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, LISETTE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,575.30 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, LAWRENCE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $98,575.10 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, TIMOTHY C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $98,574.49 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, STUART C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,573.03 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIGBERG, WILLIAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,572.65 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGGS, KEVIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,572.30 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSHIE, JAMES L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,571.36 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEN, DUANE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,571.31 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, ARTHUR C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,571.12 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $98,569.83 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, KYLE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,569.57 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, LEIF C Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,568.31 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJERSKI, RALPH A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $98,567.15 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $98,566.12 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DEREK A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,565.55 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHILL, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,565.09 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERI, JOSEPH J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,565.01 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MARJORIE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $98,564.96 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELGANS, LAURIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,563.65 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-ECKER, JEAN T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $98,563.18 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANICKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $98,562.95 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, JEFFREY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $98,561.15 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASR, ADEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,558.66 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $98,558.66 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $98,558.66 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, WILLIE J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,558.40 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MELANIE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $98,557.59 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFRANSKI, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,557.25 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEL, SAMI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,556.24 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, BRADLEY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,556.07 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, HECTOR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $98,555.69 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZEWSKI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $98,553.01 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEROYCHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,552.68 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGISI, FRANCESCO, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $98,551.94 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, NANCY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,551.09 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, YVONNE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,550.43 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ESTHER D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $98,550.36 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $98,549.66 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN, BRIAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,549.53 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSARO, DENISE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $98,549.53 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, NANCY R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $98,549.28 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, DANIELLE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $98,549.07 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHDOWN, JESSE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $98,548.74 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, SUSAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $98,548.74 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System