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 MAURO, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $82,379.89 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, SCOTT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,379.86 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,379.47 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, JAY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,378.17 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANDEL, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,377.72 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, RAFAEL S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,377.57 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGA, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,377.16 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,376.15 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, JEFFREY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $82,375.92 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM, CHRISTINE M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $82,375.90 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,374.13 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THOMAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,374.03 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBORAH P Employer name Orange County Amount $82,373.97 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,373.60 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SEAN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,373.18 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLIMANIS, DAVID F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,372.70 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RODERICK Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,372.70 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, JEFFREY J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $82,372.65 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, INGE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $82,372.40 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEDROWSKI, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,372.28 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KELLIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $82,371.43 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,371.15 Date 11/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,371.12 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, TANYA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,371.12 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, RICKIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,370.73 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, RONALD A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $82,370.72 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHAEL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,370.52 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $82,369.60 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKARD, MARTHA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,368.78 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYEWAH, VIOLET A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,368.21 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, RAYMOND P Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $82,368.05 Date 09/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITOR, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $82,367.74 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, CHARLES E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,366.97 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDDERTZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $82,366.70 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CASSANDRA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $82,366.51 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, RICHARD Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $82,366.25 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, JUMOKE Employer name Education Department Amount $82,365.49 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,365.01 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, MICHAEL O Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $82,364.06 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, STEVEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,363.94 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, EDWARD A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $82,363.57 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,362.78 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, BRUCE Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,362.76 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VINNI R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $82,362.05 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKELL, ALISON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,361.37 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUANT, JUSTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,361.37 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, SCOTT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,361.37 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBROSKI, DAVID A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,361.03 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $82,360.99 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, ARTHUR J, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,360.91 Date 08/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BUFF, ROBERT A Employer name Greene County Amount $82,360.60 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVEN, FLOYD M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,360.56 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, TODD J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,360.44 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEREDIOUK, ROMAN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $82,360.12 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISTO, MICHAEL E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,360.09 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, RACHEL M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $82,359.95 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $82,359.82 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,359.41 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALASPINA, EMILY G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,358.77 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKES, MELANIE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $82,356.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MAURICE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,356.28 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CORTE, SHANON N Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,356.07 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DOLLY R Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $82,355.63 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CARL W Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $82,355.33 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JAMES W Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $82,354.72 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLHAUCK, JOHN F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $82,354.56 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKICH, MERCEDES S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,353.64 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, BRIAN S Employer name City of Fulton Amount $82,353.43 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOTALING, ADAM M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,353.42 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLISS, THOMAS J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,353.01 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDE, MARTIN J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $82,352.60 Date 06/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUZINSKI, DENISE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,352.11 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, DONALD D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,351.61 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, MARY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,351.49 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIOS, EVAN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,350.90 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPF, CARL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $82,350.86 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $82,350.58 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, TODD S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,350.55 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILIC, DIJANA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,350.10 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING-TROTT, NATHANIEL P Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $82,350.03 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTROSE, MERYL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,349.76 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, GAYLE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,349.76 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILLA, RAJU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,348.80 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, MATTHEW M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,347.92 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $82,347.78 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISHE, JOHN A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $82,347.66 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KRISTINA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,346.74 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,346.45 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, SANDRA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $82,345.64 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZELLA, ANTHONY C Employer name Orange County Amount $82,345.57 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EDGARDO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $82,345.07 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEJEWSKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,344.67 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELTON, ANNE L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $82,344.64 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZERIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,344.53 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $82,344.46 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,344.43 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $82,344.38 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGOLIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $82,343.80 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, ROBERT A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $82,343.80 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOWSKI, KEITH C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $82,343.55 Date 06/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System