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 SIDLEY, GEORGE T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $86,335.24 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNETTA, JILL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,335.21 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, ROBIN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $86,335.03 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBOLI, JAMES M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $86,334.76 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHEMEISTER, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $86,334.44 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARWERDI, ALBERT S Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,334.16 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Amount $86,333.98 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $86,333.35 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-KING, TAWANA J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $86,332.74 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, BRIAN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $86,331.52 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, LINDSAY R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,331.36 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, JAY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,331.25 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,331.23 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMBRIO, SHEEN R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,330.97 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADO, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $86,330.47 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASODERO, LOUIS J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $86,329.40 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, SALVATORE J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $86,328.67 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHEIRO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,328.65 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $86,328.22 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PETER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,327.48 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TY R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $86,327.11 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANELLO, FRANK J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $86,327.06 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAPESE, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Webster Amount $86,327.05 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,327.04 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONALD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $86,326.39 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMANDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $86,326.25 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL-ALCEUS, MARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,324.94 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELLA, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,324.10 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LORETTA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,323.26 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHAN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,322.75 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, LYNNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,322.21 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGLER, JOHN F Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $86,321.69 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, TERRI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,321.00 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LINDA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,320.78 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, DANIEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,319.70 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, JUDY Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $86,319.60 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSI, THOMAS E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,318.12 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPIN, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $86,317.84 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, JOYCE Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $86,317.76 Date 10/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRYS, DEBRA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,317.26 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,316.37 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLA, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,315.65 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGALA, DAVID E Employer name Orange County Amount $86,315.13 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHEY, RYAN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,314.35 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTI, MARK F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,313.98 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMANN, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,313.96 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JENNETTE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,313.20 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, LEONARD L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,312.71 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, BRUCE D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,311.96 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDA, CARYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,311.74 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVILL, JOHN W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,311.24 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, HUGH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,310.32 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVA, JOHN D Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $86,310.14 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RONNESHEIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,309.90 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ELEANOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,309.90 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLINSKY-KAPLAN, MERYL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,309.90 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBACH, ABIGAIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,309.90 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLO, JEFFREY M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $86,309.73 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARCIA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,309.51 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD-FLANAGAN, KATHERINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,309.47 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TIMOTHY C Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $86,309.20 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LANCE E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $86,308.98 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAART, JASON P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $86,308.84 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLARD, ROBERT J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $86,308.79 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,308.67 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLESZEWSKI, DAVID M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,308.47 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, VALERIE Employer name Ulster County Amount $86,308.00 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNESS, JOHN R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,307.46 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, MARK F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,307.14 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINELLO, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $86,307.13 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ROBERT Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $86,307.06 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, SAMANTHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,307.00 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $86,306.68 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, VIRGINIA E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $86,306.63 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COZZY, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $86,306.47 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUMET, SUSAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,306.25 Date 02/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, WILLIAM T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $86,305.91 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, ANDREA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,305.76 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHER, WILLIAM R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,305.44 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,304.18 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, EDWIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,303.79 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTHUSSERIL, MARIAKUTTY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,303.02 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, TERRIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,302.78 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $86,302.54 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, RICHARD D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,301.95 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, OLATUNJI K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,301.02 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,300.60 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ROGER W, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $86,300.45 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARISOL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,300.40 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, DANIELLE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $86,299.78 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADURA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,299.68 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JOHN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,299.60 Date 08/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVCIMEN, MINE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $86,299.02 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLI, HENRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,298.57 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GEORGE P, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,297.49 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MASCOLO, ANGELO J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,297.20 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENL, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,297.12 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDERS, SONDRA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,296.15 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, LEETHA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,295.81 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, CLAIRE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $86,294.90 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System