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 WALLACE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,461.96 Date 10/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSEPH S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $98,461.77 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $98,461.40 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNO, VERA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,460.53 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUTING, CHAD D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $98,458.42 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, CRAIG S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $98,458.19 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,457.82 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEALS, LETRICE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,457.50 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, ELIZABETH P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $98,457.06 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, DANIEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,456.03 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ, EBONIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,455.56 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOSE, JOHN T Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $98,455.29 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINELLO, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $98,454.91 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLESIMO, STEPHEN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,454.65 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,451.17 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, ROBIN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,450.72 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIPOLITES, MARC Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,449.96 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,449.50 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACASE, ROBERT M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,449.00 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $98,448.73 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, EVELYN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $98,445.82 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLEA, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,445.62 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCA, LOUIS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $98,445.46 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPLEY, RALPH E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $98,445.03 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KEITH A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $98,443.82 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGAULEY, MEGAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,442.24 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAYME V Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $98,442.11 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,438.19 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AQUINO, MARIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $98,437.99 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SEAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $98,437.86 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DARLENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,437.37 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, LESTER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,437.29 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMMINGER, ERWIN E, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,436.71 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEECHATT, LILU SAJU Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,435.25 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, MARQUITA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,434.39 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $98,433.66 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, JEROME E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $98,433.59 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $98,433.14 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, RICHARD M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,432.88 Date 03/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILLY, ROSE MARY K Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $98,431.93 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDIFFIO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,431.92 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRACO, DARREN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,431.81 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, LISA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $98,431.58 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEAU, AMY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,430.92 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERGER, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,429.33 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNE, JOHANNE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,428.24 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROBERT A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $98,428.06 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,428.06 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTZ, GEORGE D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $98,426.81 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GRACE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,426.44 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHARLES C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $98,426.20 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, GILBERT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,425.24 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, NICOLE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,424.59 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEY, JAMES D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $98,424.15 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, SHAUON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,423.99 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS-CHARRINGTON, CLAUDIA R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $98,423.43 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASDEO, RISHINAND Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $98,422.62 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELMINE, BEVERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,422.25 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SAMUEL Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $98,422.04 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURATORE, CYNTHIA I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,421.85 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLERAS, LUIS Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $98,421.76 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, SHERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,421.47 Date 10/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, ROGER P, JR Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $98,421.19 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $98,421.18 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELER, AINO F E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,421.07 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JOHN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,419.59 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, CHRISTINE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,419.45 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKATZIS, SANDY M Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $98,418.19 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKA, EVA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $98,418.10 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRACINO, ERIC C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,417.74 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CAROL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,417.16 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADUKKALIL, ROY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,416.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSOONDHAN, PAMELA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $98,416.07 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, TODD W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $98,415.82 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, MARK D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $98,415.21 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,415.20 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,415.20 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAILINOVA, WILLIAM V, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,414.17 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, JAMES F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,413.99 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,412.71 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JOSEPH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,411.40 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,411.20 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $98,410.77 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIVETTA, DEAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,410.77 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSAMA REMY, NADEGE D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $98,409.01 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINES, WENDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,408.59 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDINI, JOHN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,408.11 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, NAPOLEON Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,407.39 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WAYNE S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $98,406.14 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLOUM, MAUREEN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $98,405.91 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DANIEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $98,405.48 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,405.10 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEEDLING, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $98,404.62 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, KENNETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,403.09 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARTANO, CORINNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $98,400.25 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADIPANE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $98,400.00 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,399.18 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $98,397.64 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, GAIL C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,397.46 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORRBUSCH, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,397.38 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System