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 COWLES, KENDALL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,747.48 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABLOV, ALEX Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,747.31 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARLOS Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,747.16 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACILLO, GERALD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,747.13 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DOROTHEA E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $95,746.72 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESHAM, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Erie County Amount $95,745.23 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, TERRENCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,744.83 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, CAREY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,744.30 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRETT, MATTHEW M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,744.06 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,743.89 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LINWOOD L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,742.20 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KEVIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,741.78 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERTONIO, PAUL R Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $95,740.72 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICHERMAN, ANDREW Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,739.80 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAHEN, MARTIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,739.80 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BRUCE A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $95,739.66 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CRYSTAL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,739.59 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYBYLSKI, MONICA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,739.54 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROELLE, JASON P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,739.35 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAEDY, CHARLES A, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,738.65 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEAND, OTTO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $95,738.58 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORONOFF, DEBORAH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,736.99 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUETTGER, MICHELE E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $95,736.82 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JEFFREY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $95,734.85 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, GAIL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,734.06 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROV, ADA I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,734.02 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SEAN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $95,731.78 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARODI, NICOLE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,731.73 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JASON K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,731.63 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $95,731.57 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDER, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,730.88 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENDUGA, BRIAN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $95,730.39 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETHCOAT, EDWARD M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $95,727.67 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTUCCI, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,727.41 Date 11/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTE, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,727.03 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BARBARA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $95,726.65 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINURKA, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,726.49 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY B Employer name Orange County Amount $95,726.36 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARIA, BARBARA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,726.19 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,725.82 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNG, PAO-CHING Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $95,724.61 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIALONGA, MICHAEL O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,724.30 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,723.64 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,723.50 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, JOSEPH B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,723.22 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARIA A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $95,722.82 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $95,722.48 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DONALD J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $95,721.61 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFFIE, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $95,721.43 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, TOD O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,719.23 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITZZALARO, PAUL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,715.75 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BETH K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,713.78 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJOY, SEEMA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,712.29 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZELLE, JEANETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,710.78 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, IRA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, TERRY E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, LAWRENCE W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONEK, SHARON Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, RICHARD C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.31 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,709.26 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, THANKAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,708.98 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JEFFREY P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,708.10 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Troy Amount $95,707.40 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITTMER, JOANN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,706.19 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECUERDO, ANNABELLE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,706.19 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, TAMI Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,706.19 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFANIE, DEBORAH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,706.19 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELLA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,706.00 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, WENDY H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,705.94 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, HELEN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,705.69 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,705.61 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SCOTT A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,704.68 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADE, PAUL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,703.24 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,702.94 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYKOV, ALEXANDRE F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $95,702.76 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, GAIL C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,702.31 Date 03/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, YOHAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,702.25 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CLIVE D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,702.25 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOSKI, JEFFREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,702.18 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JULIO Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $95,702.09 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEWY, LAWRENCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,701.65 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, JOHN W, JR Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $95,700.12 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $95,699.78 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYANT, HOWARD E Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $95,699.45 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPOFO, HENRY T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,699.40 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, JILL W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,699.40 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARK S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,699.40 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMERLY, DEBRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,699.40 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMOUR, KARIN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,699.40 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MIRIAM Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,698.70 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, SUSAN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,698.46 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DEBORAH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,697.80 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPELIUS, BARRY G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,697.37 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGARD, JOHN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $95,696.77 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILL, SUSAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,696.28 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, PETER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $95,696.00 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, CARL M Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $95,694.86 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULTZOW, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,694.72 Date 04/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System