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 RUSSO, STEPHEN S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DEBORAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, LINDA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIST, JULIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,170.84 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, ALEXIS Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $84,170.83 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTER, DEBRA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $84,170.83 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, RICHARD E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,170.43 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, LEOCADIO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,170.18 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRIG, PETER D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,170.06 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, DEVIN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,170.04 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, JENNIFER R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,169.95 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMET, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,169.19 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, JOAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,169.12 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, PAUL E, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $84,169.07 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,168.62 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SUZANNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,168.54 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECAGNI, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,168.54 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-BRUNSWICK, RONNELLE C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $84,168.50 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTKE, ROBERT P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,168.50 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKENMEYER, FRANCIS M, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,167.75 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DAVID S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $84,167.53 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JOHN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,167.31 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIANDARO, RONALD F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,167.20 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, KELLY S Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,167.12 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRYAN L Employer name Village of Roslyn Estates Amount $84,166.60 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN-BIRCH, CELESTTE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,165.55 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARESE, JENNIFER A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $84,163.38 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROSKY, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,163.28 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, PETER Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $84,162.65 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, NATHAN J W Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $84,162.55 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFE, KENNETH F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,162.54 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZDALSKI, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,162.29 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $84,161.51 Date 03/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LISA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,160.75 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANNI, RUSSELL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,160.30 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KELLY M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $84,160.23 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, WARREN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,160.01 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, VICTOR M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,159.03 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, PETER C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,158.99 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ALICE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,158.03 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, DARRIN S Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $84,157.87 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TED J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,157.87 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROLITO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $84,155.02 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANIEL L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $84,154.52 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINIC, JOHN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,154.19 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLYK, PETER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $84,152.80 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANTONIO, FRANK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $84,150.71 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, CARL A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $84,150.00 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, MICHAEL K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,149.86 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,149.26 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATT, DONALD P, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,148.98 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, CRAIG F Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,148.55 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, BRIANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,148.40 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SHARYN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,148.02 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DENNIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $84,147.80 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LUTHER L, JR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $84,147.05 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,146.59 Date 08/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, FRANK C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,145.36 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, LAURA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $84,145.25 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIFFE, KENNETH F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,145.09 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, CLINT C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,144.19 Date 08/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DAVID T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,142.62 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDYNSKI, PATRICK S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $84,142.50 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, RICHARD R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $84,142.20 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SHERRIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,142.18 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBIQUE, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,142.01 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACUM, RANDOLPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,141.54 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, CORRINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $84,141.45 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,140.99 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARO, LOIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,140.94 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, PASQUALE F Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $84,140.66 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COULBOURNE, LINDA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,140.54 Date 12/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, DENISE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $84,140.44 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNG, MARIA Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,140.23 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D AURIA, CAROLYN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,139.97 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, RALPH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,139.53 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, FENWICK W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,138.05 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, HIRAM Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,137.92 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, DENNIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,137.33 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EDWARD N Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,136.98 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MARILYN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,136.94 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, GARY T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $84,136.43 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,136.27 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, JUSTIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,136.00 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YONGHUI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,136.00 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LOUGHLIN, DAVID S Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,135.73 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIERI, STEVEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,134.78 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDA, BRYAN R Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $84,134.25 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESELAK, ROBERT M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $84,134.12 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, MONICA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,133.84 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARVA S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $84,133.82 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, ROBERT M Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $84,133.21 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MARY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,133.06 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOSEPH D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,132.65 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LYNN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,132.40 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, PATRICIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $84,132.31 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JO ELLEN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,132.02 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, TRICIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,131.44 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, JAIME M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $84,131.25 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, ROBERT J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $84,130.78 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System