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 DELPIZZO, THOMAS P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,552.00 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,551.07 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOMBE, PAUL J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,550.03 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDERBAUM, MARK K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,548.81 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,548.41 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,547.79 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,546.18 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ALBERT A, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $97,545.34 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, PEDRO A, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,544.51 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, LILIAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,543.69 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, ELLIOTT A Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $97,542.45 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, THOMAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,541.67 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,539.56 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORA, DANTE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,538.18 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERINO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,537.55 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $97,537.21 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONA, CARLO C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,536.40 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREERS, PHILIP J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,535.53 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ARTHUR S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $97,535.06 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,534.93 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, BETTY JO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,534.18 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGONA, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $97,533.81 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, SHEILA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,533.32 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOO-MARTINDALE, MERLE I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $97,533.25 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, BRENDAN F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $97,533.22 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $97,533.07 Date 07/05/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REESE, LESLIE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $97,532.45 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSEN, FREDERICK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,531.89 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE COCQ, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,531.13 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, BRENT R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $97,529.94 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, CORDELLE B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,529.68 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABLE, LAUREN B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,529.59 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, EDWIN L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $97,528.97 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERSPIEL, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,527.88 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $97,527.74 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CAROL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $97,527.08 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, JOSEPH R, SR Employer name City of Watertown Amount $97,525.46 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, CORY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,525.25 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPILIO, LISA A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $97,525.05 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT O, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,524.59 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI, DANIEL L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,524.58 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANGELINE P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,523.32 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $97,523.14 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CALVIN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,522.20 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, DARREN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,521.94 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JAVIER Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $97,521.87 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,521.16 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $97,520.76 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUSTIN, NICOLE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,520.20 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, CHRISTINE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,519.33 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, ALEXIS B Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,518.64 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, MILTON S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $97,517.58 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJAK, MARK P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,515.46 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,514.90 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,514.51 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,514.51 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, WILL S, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,512.74 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, VIRGINIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,511.65 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,510.39 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $97,510.25 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVAGIM, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,510.00 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELMAN, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,509.79 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LISA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,509.62 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,508.44 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRAN, DANIEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,506.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMEE, MICHELINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,505.35 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,504.52 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, MARK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,504.47 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEON, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,501.63 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAVE, MICHELE G Employer name Albany County Amount $97,501.55 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,501.09 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,500.23 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARC W Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GARY D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTOL, JOSEPH R Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 02/25/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEVITT, THOMAS Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, CATHERINE T Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMINGER, ROBIN L Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, HELENE E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARZA, JOHN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SIMA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,500.00 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KEVIN R Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $97,499.95 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, DAVID Employer name Orange County Amount $97,498.77 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, RICHARD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,498.73 Date 07/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, BRADLEY Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $97,498.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,497.71 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, BETTINA B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,497.33 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SCOTT K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,495.48 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAZ, JESSICA S Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $97,494.08 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,493.19 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC GIFFERT, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,492.98 Date 11/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, MARK S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,492.68 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,492.59 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJINNAKA, CORNELIUS C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $97,492.48 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHCICKI, ARLENE M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $97,491.28 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINCZ, NICOLAIE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,490.96 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVEK, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,490.96 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System