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 ZAPATA, FAITH MAYA Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $83,796.16 Date 08/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT WOLFE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,796.05 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE-COLLADO, KATHLEEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,795.90 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANI, ROCCO D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $83,795.59 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTY, RICK G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $83,795.49 Date 01/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $83,795.31 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINFORTH, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $83,795.15 Date 12/12/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,795.14 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, LAURA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,795.02 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGUES, VINCENT J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,794.93 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, JOEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,794.83 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, HANAKO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,794.73 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, MARYANN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,794.56 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDTSOVA, NATALIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,794.33 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERNYAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,794.23 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNAUTH, SHARMAINE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,794.19 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUDERER, JAMES T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,794.11 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTI, VINCENT Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,793.58 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, KELLY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,793.52 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, APRIL A Employer name Education Department Amount $83,793.45 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARP, JONATHAN S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,793.38 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,793.34 Date 10/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BARBARA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,793.15 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOIE, RONALD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,792.72 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, REUBEN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,791.99 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SCOT B Employer name Broome County Amount $83,791.42 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNIFF, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $83,791.38 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, RYAN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,791.29 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,790.57 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEORGUIEV, STEFKA D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,790.32 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, PATRICK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $83,790.01 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSE, DANIEL W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,789.92 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAKOSTAS, PETER F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $83,789.89 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, KENNETH P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $83,789.70 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGUM, RONALD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,789.18 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,788.83 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSELL, ANNA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $83,788.80 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, LEONARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $83,788.66 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SUSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,788.40 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, VASSEL C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,788.36 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, PATRICIA L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $83,788.26 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $83,788.19 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $83,787.94 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENZ, VIRGINIA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $83,786.88 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LOURDES C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,784.55 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, FRANCIS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,784.48 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI, MICHELLE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,784.17 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINES, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,784.11 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDANOWICZ, DALE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,783.67 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, CAROLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,783.37 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARENO, CHERY MARIE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,783.37 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, KELLY P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,783.05 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALRY, BRIAN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,782.63 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,782.16 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGARANO, SCOTT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $83,780.93 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $83,780.86 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POBLOCKI, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,780.76 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, MARK R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,780.71 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC REDMOND, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $83,780.30 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,779.45 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERATTI, KENNETH J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,778.83 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIA, PETER T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,778.46 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, CHARLES M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,776.72 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $83,776.21 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACA, MICHAEL S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,776.03 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ADAM R Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $83,775.74 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPOTKAT, AJAYVEER G Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,774.28 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, MARK D Employer name Wayne County Amount $83,773.71 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, DAVID J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,773.62 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, DAVID S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $83,773.58 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CHRISTINA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,773.01 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GAIZO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Greece Amount $83,771.91 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JOHN W Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $83,771.87 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RANDY G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,771.86 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, JOHN W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,771.32 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOISSEY, ROBERT F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,770.53 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, DAVID A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $83,770.44 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, LISA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,770.32 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARBA, ANN MARIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,770.19 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FONTES, MICHAEL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $83,770.06 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, VINCENT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,769.20 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, FRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,769.18 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, PATRICIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,769.12 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDRUM, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,768.62 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, JOSHUA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,767.22 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTUS, NOREEN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,767.11 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLO, GREGORY M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,767.01 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAHILL, KATHY A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $83,766.80 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAVID P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,766.40 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, ROBERT F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,766.17 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GARY K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,765.82 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOY, MARIA K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $83,765.77 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOSEPH T Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $83,765.00 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLE, DAWN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,764.25 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, WILLIAM R., JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $83,763.97 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHERINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,763.87 Date 06/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,763.71 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARTIN D Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $83,763.54 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABB, MARYBETH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,762.69 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFERO, JILL M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,762.18 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System