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 BATES, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rome Amount $87,544.07 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LINDA J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $87,544.06 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,543.68 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNONE, GREGORY Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $87,543.19 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CLARE P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $87,542.32 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZSCHACK, THOMAS R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,541.81 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ALEX W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $87,541.49 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, ROGER G, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,541.46 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOHN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,541.34 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA DUE, JAMES W, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $87,541.15 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUPKA, FRANK R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,540.02 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, SHANE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,539.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINNEY, BRENT G Employer name Albany County Amount $87,539.54 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SETH C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,538.11 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,538.10 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, TESSA E Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $87,536.50 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $87,536.34 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, LUCA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,536.33 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DENISHA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,536.33 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, ALEXIS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,535.12 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ARTHUR C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $87,534.77 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $87,533.73 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, GERARD J, JR Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $87,532.47 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTEK, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $87,532.03 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DAVID P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,531.70 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,531.24 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDITH N Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $87,530.84 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNIAK, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,530.66 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENDT, MARLENE Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $87,530.00 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPOWICZ, JAMES J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $87,529.59 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,529.46 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CYNTHIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,527.81 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZINA, EMILY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,527.34 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $87,526.96 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Victor Amount $87,526.38 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNOLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,526.36 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, SEAN D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $87,525.85 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESORMEAU, MARIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,525.42 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,524.20 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,523.78 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,523.78 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, ELAINE F Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $87,523.15 Date 07/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD-HARRIS, DONNETTE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,523.06 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,522.85 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, WILLIAM R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,522.37 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DODIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,521.20 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MARGO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,521.12 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, STEVEN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,520.56 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $87,520.45 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHM, KATHLEEN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,519.69 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,518.86 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICELI, JUSTINE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,518.35 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ELLEN M. Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $87,517.48 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, GREGORY P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,516.73 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MIRIAM E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,516.38 Date 11/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, COLIN O Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,514.30 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, GARY D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,513.70 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSARDI, ALISON M Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,513.55 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOVITCH, BENJAMIN Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $87,513.33 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, THOMAS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,512.90 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID P Employer name Eden CSD Amount $87,512.46 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDOSZ, PHILIP J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $87,512.14 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, TERESA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,512.04 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDURA, BETH C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,511.76 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JOHN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,511.65 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNE, ANDREW T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $87,510.62 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINRICHS, LANSING W Employer name City of Rye Amount $87,510.56 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, GRACE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $87,509.69 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $87,509.51 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,509.50 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, SUSANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,509.47 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, JOSEPH L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $87,508.83 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LEONARD T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $87,508.62 Date 05/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRENDAN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $87,508.50 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, KENNETH P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,508.44 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENE, SALMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,507.63 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, CASS L Employer name Chemung County Amount $87,507.60 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, ERNEST Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $87,507.27 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, MATTHEW W Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $87,506.50 Date 10/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTELEPYAN, BORIS Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $87,506.47 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LACHONDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,505.69 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, BEN A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,505.67 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, LLOYD K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $87,505.53 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $87,505.45 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, MAXINE B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $87,504.92 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, GREGG M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,504.86 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOBRECHT, JORDAN D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $87,504.80 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JENNIFER H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,504.66 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGER, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,504.66 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHARLES A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,504.57 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMME, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,504.18 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, DA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,504.11 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD C Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $87,503.44 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENNAMO, VINCENT, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,503.26 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KENNETH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,503.05 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,502.82 Date 06/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ROBERT W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,502.59 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING DEJESUS, CHARSLEISSA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,502.04 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSLEY, NATASHA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,501.64 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERDICE, JAMES P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,501.16 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System