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 SIDIBE, ABIKE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $94,269.30 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, KATHERINE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $94,267.95 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $94,267.35 Date 02/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $94,266.10 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,263.34 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJCZYK, KARIN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,263.26 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOLO, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,263.03 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, GREGORY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,262.76 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JOHN J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,262.72 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, BLAKE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $94,262.30 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, ADAM Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $94,262.08 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, JANICE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,261.95 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $94,261.89 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUSTEIN, DIANE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,261.18 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBURG, KIM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,260.20 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERLY-KLAAS, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $94,260.05 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MARIE Employer name New City Library Amount $94,259.97 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GABRIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,259.96 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELINI, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGWARDT, FREDERICK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 07/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, CHARLES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSEL, HOWARD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIND, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,259.46 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,259.46 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKONECKI, JOHN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $94,258.89 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, DANIEL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,258.21 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, ROGER E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $94,257.93 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,257.84 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMAS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $94,257.24 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZA, ERIC R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $94,255.88 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,255.25 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RONALD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,255.16 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSSO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,254.95 Date 01/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMAAT, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,254.62 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCOLA, MARK A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $94,254.37 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDONELLO, RICHARD, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $94,253.56 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,253.37 Date 01/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPILLATO, DEBRA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,253.29 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERESA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,252.79 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNO, MICHELLE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $94,251.73 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, BRIAN M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $94,251.16 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, EDONN V Employer name Erie County Amount $94,250.61 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,250.17 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECKLETON-LEWIS, LINDA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,249.74 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLISS, SCOTT L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $94,249.15 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, DEBORA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $94,248.86 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCUOLO, LOUANN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $94,247.65 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITENIGHT, JASON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,247.32 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,246.88 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURDO, LAWRENCE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,246.81 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JANET M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $94,246.75 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUCCI-PETERSEN, DANIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,245.70 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-TURK, JAMAL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $94,245.43 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID L, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,245.27 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTON, JONATHAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,244.33 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $94,243.13 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE, MICHELE S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,242.89 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, PAUL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,238.72 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ANDREW D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $94,238.25 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,238.04 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERSMAN, BRYAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,237.90 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIGI, ERNEST C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $94,237.89 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARANO, ANDREW G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,237.81 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, MARIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $94,237.74 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, ROGER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $94,237.68 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, ELLEN F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $94,236.84 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KEVIN D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,236.37 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, MICHAEL G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,236.31 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, CECIL A, II Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,236.22 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,236.22 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMO-BRISSON, KRISTEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,236.22 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, CHARLES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,236.22 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,236.22 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARTINE N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,235.50 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JOHN L Employer name Delaware County Amount $94,235.28 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, CAROLINE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,235.10 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, GIANNI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,235.10 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKWAY, ROY G, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,235.06 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EILEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $94,234.25 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBIN, RACHEL M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $94,233.63 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, ANIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,232.34 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAPAZ-PLAN, RAYLISA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,232.16 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WENDELL M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,231.83 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, BARRY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $94,231.36 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, STEPHEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,230.36 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $94,229.39 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, LISA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $94,228.04 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,227.97 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBOGART, PATRICK M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $94,227.81 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $94,227.46 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JACQUELYN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $94,226.14 Date 08/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JON C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $94,225.96 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,225.00 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $94,224.89 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEE, KAREN W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $94,223.85 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRAVES, SUSAN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $94,223.75 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RAYMOND A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $94,223.64 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOCCI, MARIANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,223.11 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System