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 MERENDINO, MARGARET T Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $95,632.62 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $95,632.60 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ALEX J Employer name Broome County Amount $95,632.32 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLMIE, CHARLES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,632.18 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCULLI, LINDA F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,632.15 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, MICHELLE A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $95,630.69 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DENISE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,630.57 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,630.16 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASAS, VINCENT Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $95,630.04 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,629.53 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCAMP, FRANCIS X Employer name Greece CSD Amount $95,628.57 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, MYRA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,627.79 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOWAJA, ISHAN OMAR F Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,627.69 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRYAN L Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $95,627.28 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, LYNN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,627.05 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHMAN, KAREN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,626.49 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RODNEY K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,626.17 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, GAIL Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $95,626.05 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDORE, KELLY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $95,624.84 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MONICA Y Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $95,624.80 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, BRENTON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,624.33 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, PIERRE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,623.74 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KEVIN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,623.50 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, RYAN T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,622.73 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, JOHN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,622.59 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, GAIL S Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $95,622.29 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORCHANIAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $95,622.20 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGINS, DANIEL P Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $95,621.24 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRPO, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,619.22 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARTENI, MYRIAM S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,619.19 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, DANIEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $95,618.45 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDAPPER, AARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,618.30 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,618.27 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDRAY, MOISES Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $95,617.33 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, DONALD R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $95,617.06 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, MARIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,616.20 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BONNIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,615.12 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBAS, ABRAHAM Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,614.97 Date 11/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ARCHIE, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,614.92 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA-GILLESPIE, SIOBHAN H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,614.82 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVIA, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,614.37 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT C, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $95,612.95 Date 11/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KEVIN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,612.00 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKFURTER, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,611.71 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,610.06 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, ERIC A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $95,609.84 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILENKO, GREGORY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,609.56 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLSTEDT, ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,609.49 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, JAHIM F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,609.06 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,608.42 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, DANIEL E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,607.75 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, NANCY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,606.24 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EULA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,605.49 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,604.68 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, RUDOLPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,603.21 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,603.20 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,602.57 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, MARGARET R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,600.81 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX-GIETMAN, JUDITH L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,599.80 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, BRENT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,599.05 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNLEY, KIZZIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,598.23 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CARL R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $95,598.20 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRICH, JULIE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $95,597.50 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMING, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,597.33 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,596.08 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASSO, PETER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,595.83 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, THOMAS J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $95,595.76 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCOLI, JOEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NOEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, KERRIL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, MARK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PAUL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCHERT, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, GERHARD L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,595.34 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUTY, DARYL E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $95,594.27 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RULE, RITA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,593.50 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIKOWSKI, JOSEPH, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,593.21 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,592.58 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLIPO, RAYMOND E Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $95,592.20 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, WILLIAM F Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,589.82 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,587.59 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, XUELIAN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $95,586.75 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,586.39 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALASCIBETTA, DENNIS J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,586.30 Date 12/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, DANIEL B Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $95,584.65 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAKAVAS, NICHOLAS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $95,584.18 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENER, VANESSA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,584.09 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMIAH, JAN J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,583.98 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, THOMAS L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $95,583.87 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, AARON D, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,581.67 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CAROLE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,581.54 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCHIMOWICZ, CHARLES M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $95,581.20 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RUDOLPH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,580.57 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WALTER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,579.83 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, JENINE H Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,578.27 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $95,578.01 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System