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 MICHACA, ESTEBAN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,670.32 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONTI, VINCENT Employer name Department of Law Amount $80,670.29 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, AMANDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,669.06 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSAR, JOHN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,668.87 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLO, MICHAEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,668.40 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTILAPPLY, ROSAMMA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,667.78 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,667.51 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, MARTIN D Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $80,667.37 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $80,666.82 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NEAL R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,666.37 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, DANIEL W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,666.30 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTNICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $80,665.53 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATRO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,665.20 Date 06/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, BELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $80,664.78 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGITCH, KELLIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $80,664.55 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, KYLE J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,664.44 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HON-TULCHINSKY, KIUFONG M Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,664.35 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGNESE, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,664.10 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, JOHN W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,663.95 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARG, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,662.57 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, WILLIAM C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,662.49 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSETTA, MARIO O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $80,662.40 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JEFFREY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,662.03 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDY, EDWARD J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $80,661.93 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $80,661.88 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASMINE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,661.58 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMA, LAWRENCE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,661.31 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,661.28 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, STEPHEN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,661.20 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, CARRI L Employer name Education Department Amount $80,660.45 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, WENDY G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $80,660.40 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, LAURIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $80,660.27 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, LORRAINE E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $80,660.04 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, JONATHAN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,659.83 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIDL, TODD A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,659.56 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YVONNE B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,658.12 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWIN V Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $80,657.86 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, BROOKE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,657.57 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMMER, JOYCE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,657.06 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,656.87 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, CHARLENE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,656.63 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAMB, TED S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $80,656.16 Date 12/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNIANI, SHARON A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,655.53 Date 06/30/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,654.95 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, STEVEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $80,654.24 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARTE, MANUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,653.89 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,653.56 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, SCOTT K Employer name Village of Menands Amount $80,652.83 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDWIN L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $80,652.78 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,652.76 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, GREGG T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $80,652.51 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, SOPHIE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $80,650.97 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LESLIE H Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $80,650.03 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEUNG, SHERYL-ANN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,649.90 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJNICZAK, ROBERT S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,649.33 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SANTIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,649.33 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBAY, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,648.98 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, RICHARD S Employer name Education Department Amount $80,648.62 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, RUSSELL P Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,648.16 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NIFF, EDWIN J, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,647.31 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, LORI S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,647.16 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSS-CLARK, PAULA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $80,646.50 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, YOU-QUN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,645.37 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, ROBERT Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,645.02 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, DIANE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,644.70 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, STEPHEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,644.70 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHA, JOHN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,644.70 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,644.70 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JAMES R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,644.70 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, FRANK Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $80,644.70 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ROBERT R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,644.70 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGOR, STEVEN G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, MICHAEL N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,644.70 Date 06/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKES, KEITH Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASALA, FRANK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 05/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, FRANK J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,644.70 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $80,644.65 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESCH, BARR T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,644.61 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $80,643.05 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DINOE J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $80,643.00 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,642.69 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARNO, MARY T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,642.24 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYDON, MELINDA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,642.13 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDIO, JOSEPH R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,641.12 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ELEONORE V Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $80,641.02 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, NICOLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,640.70 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, LAURA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,640.68 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, MASON G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,640.04 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, EMERSON C, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,640.00 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGIN, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $80,639.82 Date 03/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPIT, BROOKE C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,639.33 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, MARK P Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,639.03 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMPP, MICHAEL R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,638.46 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AVRIL R Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $80,637.74 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, WILLIAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,637.49 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JUSTIN K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,636.36 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANK, THEODORE J Employer name Columbia County Amount $80,635.72 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SUSAN E Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $80,635.70 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System