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 SANCHEZ, GUALBERTO, JR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $85,689.64 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWES, RUSSELL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,689.51 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CHAD D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,689.31 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,689.08 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, PETER J, JR Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $85,688.53 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SIJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,688.27 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORO, DOMENICA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $85,688.13 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, ANDREW J Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $85,688.13 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RODNEY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,687.60 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEVEN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $85,687.52 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAHN, DAWNMARIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $85,687.42 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEREMIAH W Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $85,687.17 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCIMIGLIA, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,685.61 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, MARIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,685.57 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEGOCKI, STAN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,685.15 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $85,684.83 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGA, KENNETH J, II Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,684.69 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, DONNA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,684.64 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GENNA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,684.51 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYNADO, PAULINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,684.18 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $85,684.12 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHIFER, ROGER Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $85,683.55 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $85,683.52 Date 11/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SEAN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,683.20 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, ANTHONY W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,683.11 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSER, ROBERT M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,682.90 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDGER, ANDREW D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $85,682.83 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $85,682.79 Date 01/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ELSA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,681.95 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,681.84 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CLAUDIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,681.18 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNE, ROBERT L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $85,681.10 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,681.07 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,680.71 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADELETTI, WILLIAM S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,680.42 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULLUM, JOHN E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $85,678.83 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIRUMURU, BHAGYA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $85,678.76 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZELATKA, STEPHEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,678.76 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOFF, WAYNE J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,678.42 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, JOANNE L Employer name Education Department Amount $85,678.32 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARK F Employer name Orleans County Amount $85,677.98 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, YVONNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,677.92 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, RANDOLPH H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,677.83 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $85,677.65 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DERRICK H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,677.52 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, EDWARD J, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,677.46 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER-MOLLOY, NATALIE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,677.27 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASLOW, KELLY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $85,677.20 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBACH, WILLIAM A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,676.94 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPS, KATHLEEN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,676.75 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Utica Amount $85,675.59 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, OLGA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $85,675.59 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,675.20 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRANI, PAUL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,675.18 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONEK, VICTOR A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,675.09 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, DAVID K, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,675.05 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ROLANDO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,674.92 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEYAW, RICHARD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $85,673.38 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FHAGEN, BRIDGET E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,673.00 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIMOLA, RICARDO G Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $85,672.57 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNT, NOEL Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $85,671.97 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIMO, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $85,671.53 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALOM, MARK M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $85,670.61 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALOM, MARK M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,670.61 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, BRIAN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,670.41 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGLER, JOANNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,670.18 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, CATHERINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,669.59 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, PATRICIA H Employer name Town of Massena Amount $85,669.42 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,669.35 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSS, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,669.32 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMIN, AVELINO E, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,669.11 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, GARY L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,668.19 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTER, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,667.89 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,667.83 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMAOUI, MICHAL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,666.40 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,663.98 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTER, JASON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,663.81 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROFF, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,663.77 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYTSEVA, YUNONA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,663.37 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, EMMA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,663.37 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEMEKE, PETER P Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $85,662.85 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBAL, MELINDA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $85,662.69 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ROLAND S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,662.40 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, HARRY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,661.93 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,661.82 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALAPPILLIL, MARY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,660.07 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LORELIE K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $85,659.66 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRETO, DOMINICK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,658.59 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, JILL E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $85,656.74 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,656.62 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAKOFF, TED J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,656.42 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,655.86 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETILLO, DIANE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,655.07 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARTIN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,655.07 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PAULINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,654.14 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUMSKI, AGATA Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $85,653.80 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLANO, ALBERT L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,653.36 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLANO, ALBERT L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,653.36 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,653.32 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ALBERT B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $85,653.28 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System