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 MERCADO, AMELIO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,025.69 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPP, ROGER P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $83,025.51 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY-SIMPSON, GEORGETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,025.20 Date 05/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,025.20 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBLEY, ERROL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,025.20 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MAUREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $83,025.20 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, SHANE M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $83,023.23 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, NANCY L Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $83,022.40 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRACREE, MARTIN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,021.99 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARUFI, SALVATORE, III Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $83,020.36 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINE, PAOLO Employer name Education Department Amount $83,019.69 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDIE, COLLEEN Employer name Education Department Amount $83,019.69 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,019.60 Date 12/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSO, JAMES S Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $83,019.04 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRUCE A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,018.71 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, RYAN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,018.50 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTH, MARILYN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,017.99 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKALONE, MARIA ELENA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,016.99 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, DAVID B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $83,016.59 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGERT, DEBRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,016.56 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, SUE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,016.42 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, LISSY P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $83,016.07 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $83,016.06 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALH, MANPREET K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,015.63 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYREEN, KERRY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,015.41 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, DONALD R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,015.31 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, PHILIP C Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,015.03 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, EDWARD G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,014.86 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KINGSLEY, JEAN M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $83,013.96 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JEFFREY B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $83,013.69 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, NANCY A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $83,013.10 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, PATRICK L, JR Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $83,013.09 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRENTI, MARY G Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $83,013.04 Date 08/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,013.04 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITSKY, SHANNON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $83,013.03 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JASON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,012.78 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, BLISS N Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $83,012.47 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $83,012.18 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEZGER, PAUL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,012.17 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ANGELO J Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $83,012.17 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINI, PAUL S Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $83,011.76 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBE, JEFFREY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,011.50 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, ANGELO P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,011.12 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, NICOLE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,010.88 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, MARK A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $83,010.84 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, EDWARD B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,010.58 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHOW, RICHARD T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,010.33 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGAN, JACKLYN J Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $83,009.87 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBURY, CHEMAINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,009.82 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, GLENN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,009.43 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BENE, JOSEPH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $83,009.16 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATRA, THEODORE Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $83,009.08 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, TODD T Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,008.86 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BENJAMIN B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,008.75 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKLAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,008.68 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAUL, VINCENT J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,008.36 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, COLLEEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,008.36 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, VANESSA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,008.36 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, TERRI L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,008.36 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, LISA I Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $83,008.36 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLINA CAMPBELL, GARY Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $83,008.36 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGETTS, LORI A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $83,008.36 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $83,008.33 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, JOHNNY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $83,007.21 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA A Employer name Orange County Amount $83,007.17 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, JENNIFER R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,007.10 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,007.10 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPESS, SHELLEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,007.10 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLAK, JOHN F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,007.09 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, JAMES M, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,007.06 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBRIACO, MICHAEL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,006.13 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $83,005.84 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYZIK, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $83,005.70 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCI, JUDY ANN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,005.70 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESAR, LAURIE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,005.46 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, GEORGE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,005.26 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBA, SARAH M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,004.00 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGGREN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $83,003.78 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BIJUMON Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,003.73 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLWOLD, JANUARY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,003.73 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, DAVID L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,003.70 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,003.44 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, PAUL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,003.08 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JESSE O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,002.33 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANIOL, SHERRI L Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $83,002.17 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, JOHN F, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $83,001.85 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTTOLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,001.66 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, KAREN Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,001.32 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, EDWARD P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,001.27 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, BRIAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,000.92 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESEC, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $83,000.84 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, AMANDA L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,000.79 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSUBA, LUIS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,999.87 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, TRAVIS E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,999.85 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAUS, HOLLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,997.94 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, ANDREW G Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,997.93 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, DIANE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $82,997.51 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, JO ANN Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $82,997.24 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CHAD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,997.14 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAKO, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,997.05 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System