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 KELLEY-DELLO, BARBARA J Employer name Allegany County Amount $97,668.43 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HENRY C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,668.14 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, COREY R J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,668.11 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, DEBRA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,667.84 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JEANNE Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $97,666.40 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BEVERLY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $97,666.21 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, EDWARD E, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $97,666.16 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNAN, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ROSALIND C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, ROBERT V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, SHAUNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, BRADFORD S, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,665.50 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, WAYNE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,665.12 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARI, FRANCO S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,664.59 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELZLE, JASON T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $97,663.57 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFANO, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,663.04 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATWELL, PATRICIA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,662.16 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLER, SHARON ANNE Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $97,662.08 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, GARVEY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,659.29 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASULKA, JAMES B Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $97,659.23 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUM, ELIZABETH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,658.46 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, JUSTIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,657.75 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETAHAJ, NEZIR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,657.26 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFORD, LINDA E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,656.72 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIMAW, THOMAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,656.47 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGEIT, TERRY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,655.64 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DAVID W Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,655.54 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTOBER, VANESSA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,654.99 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SALLY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,654.39 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSE, STEVEN D Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $97,654.14 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, RICHARD W Employer name Orange County Amount $97,652.96 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER-DEMATO, KARIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,652.10 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, DEANNA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,651.41 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURALNIK, BORIS M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,650.76 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLENNON, ELAINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,650.72 Date 08/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARELLA, ANGELINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,650.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,650.34 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMM, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,650.04 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, ALAN K Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $97,650.02 Date 07/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, LIANNA K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,647.29 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JEREMY E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,647.13 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, JOANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,645.71 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCCIA, PHILIP J Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,645.69 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,643.52 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTELLE, BRANDON E Employer name Essex County Amount $97,643.28 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARZAFAVA, MICHAEL L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $97,642.30 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLETO, JOHN P Employer name Erie County Amount $97,638.98 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLFOLK, HEATHER W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,637.79 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EJIMADU, FIDELIA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,635.96 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DAVID R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,635.64 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAVEY, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,635.42 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRI, HASHEM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,635.06 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAS, FREDERICK V, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $97,634.51 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKURE, SHELLY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,633.56 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLNICK, IVAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,632.40 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $97,632.17 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOHN J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $97,631.82 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARICCHIUTA, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,631.26 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,631.17 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDBAUER, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,630.93 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,630.82 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEN, TIMOTHY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,628.50 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICARRO, PALMENA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,627.49 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, THOMAS D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $97,627.02 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, EMANCIA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $97,625.81 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,625.72 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMIM, SHAMSUDDIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,625.54 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KELLY R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $97,624.66 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORCK, EDWARD H Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $97,624.20 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DENNIS G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,624.07 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTESSIS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Albany County Amount $97,623.78 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KENNETH J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,623.41 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $97,622.80 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SHELBY L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $97,621.68 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, JON P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,621.68 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, YAFREISI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,621.08 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASODERO, JOSEPH Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $97,621.00 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBORNE, KENNETH H, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $97,620.65 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTINO, TERESITA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,619.91 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEARIN, FRANCIS J, IV Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $97,619.64 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,619.20 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JASON M S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,619.20 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVET, CAROLE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,619.00 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,619.00 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ONEAL D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,617.21 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCALDO, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,616.03 Date 11/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BRENT G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $97,615.53 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNALL, NOREEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,615.04 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,614.08 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, WADE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,613.11 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $97,612.93 Date 03/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, MATTHEW S Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $97,612.20 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JACQUELINE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,611.43 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,611.34 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $97,610.21 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GABRIEL L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $97,609.93 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,609.86 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System