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 TOTENO, MARIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,043.04 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GARRETT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,042.74 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JOHNNY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,042.20 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, RICHARD D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,041.87 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBRA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,041.75 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ERICA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,041.61 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, ANDREA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $81,041.51 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SHEILAH A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,041.48 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, STEVEN M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $81,041.27 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,040.93 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, WENDY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,040.70 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, SCOTT D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $81,040.28 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER, LAURINDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,040.26 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, JOSEPH Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $81,039.76 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,039.61 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,039.42 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, BRIAN P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,038.90 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, CHAD I Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,038.50 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSING, LARRY R Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $81,038.36 Date 05/05/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWYCZ, JAROSLAW R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,036.52 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCOX, LEOPOLD Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $81,036.51 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLAK, MARKIJAN Y Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $81,036.20 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $81,035.97 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS-JEFFERSON, DE ANNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,035.82 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, DENISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,035.75 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JEFFREY D Employer name Erie County Amount $81,035.47 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,035.27 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, DAVID A Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $81,034.97 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, PAUL P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $81,034.63 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, SCOTT W Employer name Broome County Amount $81,034.47 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ELAINE P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,034.29 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ERNIECE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,034.25 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUOMO, MARIO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,033.69 Date 10/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RONALD A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,033.41 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRADINE, DANIEL D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,033.14 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KENNETH W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,033.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODDANY, KENNETH R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,033.00 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDAGH, JEFFREY B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,032.27 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTENE, BRAD S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,032.00 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,031.64 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES W C Employer name Wayne County Amount $81,031.22 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTA, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,030.76 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMARCZYK, MARTINA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,030.47 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SCHUYLER J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,029.78 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMITT, KEMAR A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,029.78 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, WENDY S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $81,029.62 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, JASON K Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $81,029.47 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, DAWN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,029.20 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $81,028.76 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIKATOS, MICHAEL T Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $81,028.70 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JAMIE M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $81,028.06 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCINITO, EDMUND F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $81,027.66 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBERG, SETH D Employer name Albany County Amount $81,027.58 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, EDWIN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,027.51 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM B Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,027.26 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATERRA-FERRARO, NANCY Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $81,026.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JAMES F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,025.80 Date 08/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,025.79 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JUSTE, CHRISTIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $81,025.76 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ANABEL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,024.84 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, DOMINIC C Employer name Orange County Amount $81,024.67 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,024.01 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALA, NICHOLAS C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,023.85 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, FRANCES ANN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,023.47 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, FRANK R, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,023.33 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEDENS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,023.12 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, DANIEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,022.81 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,022.78 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, FERRON J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,022.51 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, ALVIN B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,022.22 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,021.82 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, SLEM Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $81,021.72 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKT, EDWARD A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,021.36 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDA G Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,021.36 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMSEY, DAVID H Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,021.30 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, GREGORY S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,021.25 Date 06/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARING, DENISE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,021.01 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTH, NEIL B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,020.67 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORAL, GEORGEANN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $81,020.59 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, COURTNEY T Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $81,020.12 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, PETER P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,019.01 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, KATHLEEN CAWLEY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,018.79 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, DAVID M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,018.76 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, ELOUISE M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $81,018.58 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGUE, TRACY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $81,018.56 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,018.53 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, RANDY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,018.32 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, YONETTE W Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,018.01 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLER, MARY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,017.98 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, KEVIN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,017.87 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALS, PATRICK A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,017.30 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, STEPHEN J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $81,017.09 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN-WOOD, HWAIMIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $81,017.07 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ESSELYN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,016.00 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $81,015.14 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTZ, TIMOTHY G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,014.66 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASSON, LAWRENCE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,014.26 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, VALERIE Employer name Broome County Amount $81,014.18 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETELA, PHILIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,014.17 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESDILL, PATRICK J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,013.79 Date 03/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System