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 FULMINANTE, FRANK P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,047.73 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTILE, GARY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,047.33 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHEY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $97,046.58 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJADA, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,045.97 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,044.17 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROBERT D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,042.99 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CIVITA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $97,042.95 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,042.78 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYEN, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,042.71 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANARD, PAUL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,042.21 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,041.83 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TODD T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,041.23 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICCIARDELLO, GABRIEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $97,040.93 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $97,040.91 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $97,040.16 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, JAMES A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,039.68 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $97,039.37 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,039.36 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUN, SEUNG H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,039.19 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, PATRICK E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,038.55 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, ALAN, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,038.47 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTZY, MAURA P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,037.12 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $97,036.95 Date 03/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFF, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,036.86 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, JEFFREY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,036.83 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,036.79 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, FRANK J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $97,035.86 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DONNA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,035.78 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Albany County Amount $97,035.52 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAIN, DENNIS W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,034.97 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,034.83 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNG, SAU-CHUN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $97,034.80 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, AUDREY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,034.60 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, LINDA J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $97,034.54 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEWALD, TREVOR S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $97,034.44 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENFELD, MICHAEL F Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $97,033.88 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCERA, KAMRIN RH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,033.84 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNIS, SHERMARKE S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $97,033.44 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSTEIN, DEBRA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,033.31 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,032.88 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRONE, THOMAS W Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $97,031.84 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,031.30 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,031.23 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIZARES-JAMES, DELORES Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,029.82 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JOSEPH M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,029.82 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, LISA S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,029.82 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDDEMI, JACQUELINE O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,029.82 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVARSON, CARL P Employer name City of Norwich Amount $97,029.16 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,028.62 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $97,028.60 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOCHUICO, DENNIS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,028.03 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIRSTEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,027.13 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILICETTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,026.49 Date 07/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ELIOT T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,026.18 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $97,024.88 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMA, ALPHONSE M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $97,024.63 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BRIAN R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $97,023.68 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, FREDERICK T, JR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,022.92 Date 01/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTONIO M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $97,022.87 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPEL, DIANNA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,022.39 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, NOEMI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,021.88 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, TRACY S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,021.06 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEEB, CHARLYN MAE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,020.87 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, GEOFFREY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,017.74 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZALAY, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,017.46 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, MELISSA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,016.79 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLISE, BRIAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,016.48 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ-COX, SULAY O Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,016.21 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, MARIA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $97,015.88 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LOUGHLIN, JOHN C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $97,015.88 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,015.74 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PETER Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,015.62 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEPHEN W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $97,014.99 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CORINNE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,014.48 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, RICHARD L Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $97,014.08 Date 11/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, SHARON A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,014.07 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,012.89 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ERIC N Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,012.71 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JILL M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,011.35 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ROCHES, SHAWN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,011.10 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ANNETTE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,010.66 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $97,009.85 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $97,009.38 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELBIG, MARK R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $97,009.37 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAOT, RACHEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,007.90 Date 12/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, ALAN R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $97,007.29 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,007.21 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JASON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,007.12 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,007.10 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUKIDES, THEODORE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,005.22 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITI, ROCCO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,004.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIO, PAUL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $97,004.64 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $97,004.24 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, COLLEEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,004.06 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,002.57 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELGEMACHER, KEITH B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,002.50 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, STEVEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,002.11 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBORG, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,001.42 Date 10/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $97,000.63 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, PEGGY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,000.47 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System