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 CARDINALE, PATRICK L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $80,553.22 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIN, MARYANN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $80,553.09 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, AMY V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,552.82 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOSEPH W Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,552.56 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRAIG A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,552.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, KATHLEEN LOUISE Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $80,552.14 Date 06/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, CARMELA Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $80,551.90 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILSTON, LAUREN J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,551.48 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO, ANGELA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,551.14 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINO, EDWARD Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,550.82 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, SHAWN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,550.75 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONETTE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,550.70 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, JAMES M Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $80,550.69 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, CARL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,550.25 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKE, FREDERICK H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,549.36 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,549.27 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, DANIEL W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,548.79 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHALI, ERIC Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $80,548.66 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAN, DEBRA G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,548.02 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, PAUL A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $80,546.91 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DONNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,546.40 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOGUARDI, KRISTIN A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $80,545.74 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENSTEIN, BETH S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $80,545.64 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, GEORGE E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $80,545.17 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WAYNE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,544.71 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KENNETH C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,544.70 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, ROBERT C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGAN, EDWARD C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,544.70 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SHARON Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,544.70 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANATTA, JAMES A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,544.70 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, RAYMOND V Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $80,544.70 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIN, ROBERT Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARY P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, RANDOLPH C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $80,544.70 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, CARL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW-DUNBAR, VEDA R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KEITH A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERR, LEONARD Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,544.70 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, HOWARD J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,544.70 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRIAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, WILLIAM B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, THOMAS H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCIGLIA, JAMES J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $80,544.70 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLEAN, TERESA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,544.30 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, RUSSELL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,544.04 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, DANIEL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $80,542.52 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, JOHN S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,541.94 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASTROM, H VICTOR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,541.41 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JENNIFER A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $80,540.92 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JOHN E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $80,540.85 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIPPELLI, JOHN T Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $80,540.65 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, TABITHA R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,540.54 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLING, RHONDA R Employer name City of Corning Amount $80,540.41 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,540.06 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPKO, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,540.06 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, SCOTT E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,540.02 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUER, JAMES W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,539.62 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, TOBEY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,539.57 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTOZZI, REGINA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,538.54 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTOCK, JEFF B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,537.73 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, JOEL H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,537.23 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SABILA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,537.11 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIUSCO, MILDRED Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $80,536.95 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,536.87 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLION-WOLLOCH, NORA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,536.65 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHAS, THOMAS R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $80,536.47 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLARD, R SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,536.04 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, DUANE A, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,535.50 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SHARON L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,535.29 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $80,535.22 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELIZABETH C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,535.01 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKAN, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, GAIL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, GREGORY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JEANNETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERMET, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIT, CASSANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,535.00 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, LINDA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,534.85 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEVIN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,533.41 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENDONIS, PAUL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,532.89 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, JAMES Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $80,532.40 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBURN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Erie County Amount $80,532.26 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, ANTHONY V Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $80,531.50 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, PAUL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,531.22 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COADY, TARA L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,531.17 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, GERIANN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,531.15 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, PATRICK H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,531.15 Date 12/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, ROBERT T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,531.14 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $80,530.61 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FAVERO, THOMAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,530.47 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,530.43 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESS, PAUL J Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $80,530.38 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, EDWARD H Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $80,529.90 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMES, PETER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,529.43 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLEY, PAULETTE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,529.28 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECHOWICZ, LISA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,529.28 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, TERRI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,529.28 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,529.02 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System