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 MARTINEZ, RUSSELL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,442.87 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATELLE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,442.63 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZNIK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $84,442.35 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESOW, VIRGINIA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $84,442.34 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, MATTHEW R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,442.09 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDEMANN, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,441.77 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $84,440.72 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIA, LIPING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,440.71 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $84,440.52 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, SALVATORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,440.27 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, HERMAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,440.09 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, BETSY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,439.75 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLEHAN, JAMSHID Employer name City of Troy Amount $84,439.61 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES PHILLIPS, VENESIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,439.05 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFATIA, RIPPLE M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,438.99 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D' EREDITA, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,438.98 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DENNIS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,438.78 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SCOTT R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $84,438.30 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, MARK T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,438.29 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MICHAEL F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,438.28 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, SEAN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $84,438.24 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKES, STACEY M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $84,437.87 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MILTON Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $84,437.86 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALL, GEORGE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,437.23 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, DOROTHY Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $84,437.09 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERKEY, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,436.99 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DAVID S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,436.91 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSBAUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $84,436.72 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURN, DAVID A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $84,436.56 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ROY B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,436.31 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CLIFFORD M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,435.33 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $84,435.14 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, MIRLANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,434.60 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, JAMES M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $84,434.24 Date 07/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWINTON-GONZALEZ, WANITA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $84,433.96 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, JOHN C, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,433.11 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCO, BARBARA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,432.98 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CURTIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,432.97 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, VICTOR L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,432.47 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, MICHAEL W Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,432.27 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ANTONIO L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,432.11 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, WENDY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $84,431.98 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEST, THOMAS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,431.66 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,430.88 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, FELIX Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,429.28 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINLINGER, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $84,428.50 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,428.12 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JONATHAN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,428.01 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIA, MICHELE L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,427.77 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, JANE H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $84,427.75 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $84,426.79 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $84,426.70 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIGAN, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,426.58 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JELLINICK, LORI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,425.83 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTRARA, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,425.80 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, BRIAN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,425.43 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, WALLACE F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,425.18 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROEH, PELISA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,424.85 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPIELLO, ANTONIO R Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $84,424.20 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MEGAN A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $84,423.14 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,422.63 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $84,422.50 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, TERI L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,422.39 Date 07/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON-PREGOSIN, MONIQUE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $84,422.26 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, LINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,421.65 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, HOWARD D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,421.10 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JUANITA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $84,421.06 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAY, EFRAIN, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,420.35 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DENISE Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,420.35 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIL, MOUSA A J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,419.81 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DRESAR, ROBERT H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,419.43 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBL, STEVEN D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,418.54 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTENS, KATHLEEN G Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,417.42 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, DAMIAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,417.36 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERGER, MARY P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $84,416.64 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLO, GREGORY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,415.38 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-CLAUBERG, OPAL Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,414.60 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLAS, ANTHONY C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,414.43 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERGER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,414.38 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHARLES J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $84,413.75 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Village of Sagaponack Amount $84,413.54 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, VICTORIA G Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $84,413.04 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JAMES B, SR Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,412.18 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, MARK R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $84,411.88 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, DAVID R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,411.76 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALIN, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,411.40 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERIFF, JENNIFER L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,410.64 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABIN, LESLIE S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,410.62 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JAMES M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,410.53 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, DAVID V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,410.52 Date 11/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARY T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,410.38 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, RICHARD Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $84,409.50 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, BRENDAN C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $84,408.79 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEARY, GLENDON C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $84,408.79 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SCOTT A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,408.51 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANDREW J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $84,408.16 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARELLI, MICHELE H Employer name Island Trees Public Library Amount $84,408.00 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, KATHERINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,407.37 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAM, KIMBERLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,406.85 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKEN, STEPHEN C Employer name Village of Bath Amount $84,406.81 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System