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 OLSON, WILLIAM E Employer name Sayville Library Amount $87,707.98 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,707.39 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, RICHARD Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $87,706.54 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBICKI, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Erie County Amount $87,705.12 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYKOFF, ERIK H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,704.65 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, FRANCIS A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $87,703.86 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, SOPHIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $87,703.59 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELOT, MARIANNE T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,702.79 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, KAREN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,702.53 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TATE, MICHAEL M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,702.30 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLLI, MARK J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $87,701.94 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAPESE, ALBERT J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,701.66 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIL, ANU Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $87,701.60 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, SHANEQUA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,701.16 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUGIA, DEBRA J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $87,701.15 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZCZYK, KEVIN D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $87,699.34 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MOLIKUTTY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,698.92 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, SUZANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,698.63 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $87,697.45 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECTER, ANNETTE SALLY Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,697.44 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAWN O Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,696.08 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STUART C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,695.32 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JOANNE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $87,695.22 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, JOSE L Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $87,694.96 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JESSICA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,694.88 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASLOFSKY, KERRIEANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,694.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOYCE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $87,693.95 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, CAROL J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $87,693.86 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,693.76 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMORE, DANIELLE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,693.69 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,693.22 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIZWER, JEFFREY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,692.77 Date 12/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, MELISSA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $87,692.62 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, NIAMH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,692.60 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,692.02 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, GREGORY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,691.20 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROBINSKAYA, EDITA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,690.93 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVENS-LITTMAN, DEBORAH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $87,690.73 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $87,690.65 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, DONALD R, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $87,690.46 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, FRANCIS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,690.28 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, JOSEPH P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,690.15 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,690.09 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, JOYCELINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,690.01 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,689.94 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, BARBARA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,689.19 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFA, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,689.18 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACH, KENNETH Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $87,688.61 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, WILLIAM R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $87,688.47 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOPIANO, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,688.24 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISELLA, JOHN T, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $87,688.14 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, ANDREW D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,687.86 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, CRAIG A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,687.79 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, THERESA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,683.94 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER JR., JAMES R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $87,683.93 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA E Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $87,683.39 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,683.20 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JEROME A, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,683.18 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARK L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,683.05 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDICK, MATTHEW B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,682.92 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, RANDEE M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $87,682.91 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,682.90 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LORENZO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $87,682.61 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CLARENCE, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,681.91 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, TIFFONIE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,681.18 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCE, EMILY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,680.93 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUSCHAK, LORI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,680.72 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, JOEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,680.58 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, GRACE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,679.44 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUTON, IRENE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $87,679.05 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCINA, EILEEN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,678.62 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,678.56 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIL, KAREN A Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $87,678.00 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETITA, MARIA E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $87,677.81 Date 06/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,677.80 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,677.47 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, ERIC J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $87,677.46 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, REGINA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $87,677.46 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MARY K Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $87,677.46 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIAK, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,677.06 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, IRENE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $87,676.58 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS-BARNO, DONNA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,676.42 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, ROBERT S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,676.14 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LAURIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,676.04 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSH, MICHAEL K Employer name Orange County Amount $87,675.67 Date 06/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SEAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,675.43 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSACCHIA, PASQUALE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,673.92 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES R Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $87,673.89 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLACCI, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,673.62 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,673.14 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATHY Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $87,672.59 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOORTY, ANGELA Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,672.28 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESUALDO, FRANCESCO Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $87,672.15 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JENNIFER R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,672.00 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, SANDRA Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $87,672.00 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LYNDA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,671.22 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, DANIEL V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,670.70 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DAVID J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,670.23 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, SUSAN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,667.99 Date 07/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSICK, TODD R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,667.77 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System