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 PAQUETTE, JAMES E, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,173.82 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,172.84 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SOUMYA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,172.46 Date 10/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, THERESA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,172.16 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSELLI, THERESA Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $82,171.95 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JOHN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,171.81 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UFLAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,171.65 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGNELLI, PETER R Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $82,171.65 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSHANS, THOMAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,171.54 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,171.50 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY-WILLIAMS, WENONA K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,171.16 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXEY, THEODORE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,170.89 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,170.74 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BINDU R Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,170.24 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MICHAEL C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,169.79 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKKY, ERIC W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,169.67 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOHN K, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $82,168.64 Date 07/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, ANGELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,168.10 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ERWIN P Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $82,167.61 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, ALAN S Employer name Broome County Amount $82,165.77 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $82,165.60 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILION, TIMOTHY M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,165.39 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHULEE, ROWENA B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $82,165.39 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, ROBIN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,164.79 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATER, ARTHUR J, III Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $82,164.06 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, JOSEPH R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,163.77 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROSKI, JEAN M Employer name Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Amount $82,163.70 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEVEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,163.58 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,163.48 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, PATRICK J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,163.04 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, NICOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,162.88 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $82,162.08 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, CHAD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,162.05 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAYRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,161.68 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, RONALD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,161.28 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLARD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,161.10 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, BRUCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,161.09 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, KATHY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,160.87 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, ANTHONY Employer name Albany County Amount $82,160.06 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,160.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, GIUSEPPE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,160.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, RONALD P Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,160.00 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTAGLIATA, MICHAEL J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,160.00 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,159.67 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,159.61 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,159.43 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, EDWARD L, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,159.37 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYS, ROMIE L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,159.00 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OST, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $82,158.96 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARA, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,158.56 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, COLLEEN P Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $82,158.53 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DENISE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,158.48 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LAWRENCE W Employer name Albany County Amount $82,158.45 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JAMIE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $82,158.44 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, PAUL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,157.30 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, ERIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,157.25 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,156.89 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODUDUKUDU, EUGENIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,156.81 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, JESSICA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,156.80 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, ROBERT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,156.75 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIONI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,156.32 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, PAUL C Employer name Broome County Amount $82,156.28 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THELMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,156.04 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATRIANO, RICHARD J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,155.80 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOERING, JACQUELINE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $82,155.79 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,155.47 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JESSIE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,155.21 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMAN, AMY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,155.15 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, CHRIS J Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $82,155.03 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, JOHN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,154.75 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,154.64 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,154.54 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, ERIK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,154.08 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIGLIA, MARCO Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,154.03 Date 01/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURFITT, THOMAS T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,153.81 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA COMBE, PHILIP M Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,153.76 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADACH, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,153.76 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, JANELL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,153.76 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,153.76 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, DEBORAH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,153.76 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,153.76 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORITO, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,153.76 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JESSICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,153.76 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, MICHAEL N, SR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,153.76 Date 06/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DONALD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRIGOLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERTHY, ROBERT C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEMILI, TAREK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER-FARLEY, CINDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROSIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGAT, GORDON B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CART, WILLIAM C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, PAUL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALUBIT, JOAN TERESA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, ADAM D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, PAULA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CRAIG M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,153.76 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, SUSAN L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,153.76 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ANDREW M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $82,153.68 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System