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 PIETRZYK, MATHEW R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,526.40 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LISA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $82,526.22 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, TRUNG T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $82,525.92 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLINGER, MICHAEL W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,525.76 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANARO, ANTHONY P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $82,525.51 Date 03/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHAUL, RAYMOND F Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $82,524.40 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EILEEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,523.74 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, FRED G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,523.74 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOULE, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,523.74 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, PAUL A Employer name Education Department Amount $82,523.74 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARK P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,523.74 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, KAREN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,523.74 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,523.74 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSTAY, JOSEPH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,523.74 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONIK, SUELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,523.74 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GANGI, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,523.17 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBA, LUKE Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $82,522.75 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, THOMAS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,522.68 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GERARDO Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $82,522.06 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIAK, LYNN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,521.66 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, ANN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,521.66 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MAUREEN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,521.66 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,521.66 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SARAH H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,521.66 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,521.66 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, JOSHUA O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,521.66 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, ELLEN Employer name Education Department Amount $82,521.66 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUCHON-BOREK, DENISE B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,521.66 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAI, SUSAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,521.66 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODAGROSI, RICHARD A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,521.66 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,521.66 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHMIDOVA, LYUDMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,521.66 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTIAN, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,521.66 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,521.66 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLS, WILLARD W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,520.62 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINORIO, EDDIE B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,518.84 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SEAN T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,518.60 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, NORMAN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $82,518.04 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ALLEN H, IV Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,517.88 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WAYNENIKA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,517.24 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, LESLIE KATINA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,516.97 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $82,516.72 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISELVATO, TIMOTHY M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $82,516.72 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDOUBNY, ANDREW Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $82,516.72 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GRETCHEN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,515.84 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,515.68 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,515.51 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEASLIP, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $82,514.88 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, JONATHAN T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,514.87 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,514.86 Date 08/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $82,514.54 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, ALAN R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,514.41 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Massena Amount $82,514.36 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, JANET C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,514.28 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,514.22 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLONE, MICHELE Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $82,513.82 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $82,513.47 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,513.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,512.62 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CORIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,512.15 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNAULT, DAVID L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $82,511.78 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHELLEY S Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $82,511.08 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKSTADT, ERIC C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,510.92 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECUYER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,510.71 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, RONNIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,510.49 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, GIUSTINA T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $82,509.95 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATT, AUGUST F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,509.38 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, FRANK E, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $82,509.25 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, NADIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,508.20 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MARK P Employer name Erie County Amount $82,507.83 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, VIRGINIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,507.79 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MARY Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $82,507.40 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGSTELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $82,507.15 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 08/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTELL, JUSTIN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SUSAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSACCHIO, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, DIANE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, DEMOY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,507.10 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,506.58 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOHN F Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $82,506.40 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, DAWN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,506.19 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMKEY, CHARLES G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,506.19 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITES, ANDREW R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $82,505.89 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KYLE J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,505.57 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASIEGE, PETER A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,505.24 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, DAISHA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,505.23 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, PETER W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $82,505.07 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $82,505.03 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, KELLY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,504.34 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK-BROOKS, JESSICA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,502.45 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, CAROL I Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,502.43 Date 04/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONER, CAMILLE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,502.26 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISLEY, KURT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,501.93 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DAVID P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,501.76 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDASZ, THOMAS H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,501.46 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLLI, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,501.13 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, CARL, III Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,500.08 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMET, ANNA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $82,499.82 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System