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 FATA, SALVATORE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $80,470.21 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LA SEAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,469.92 Date 03/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENALDS, DONALD R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,469.49 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKA, BETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,469.22 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, BRYAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,468.77 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRICK, ROBERT G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,468.76 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNICCHIARICO, GARY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $80,468.63 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, KATHLEEN Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $80,468.60 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DONNA R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,468.51 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, FRED M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,468.10 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,467.67 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $80,467.15 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADLON, JANET Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,467.12 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWLIK, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,466.94 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIDGET M Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,466.93 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WEENEY, DANIEL P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,466.31 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREITLEIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,466.30 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, FRANK E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $80,466.15 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMCHUK, PAUL Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $80,465.98 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKI, RAYMOND E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,465.69 Date 05/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSS, SHARI R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $80,465.41 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,464.47 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $80,464.42 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKSEY, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,463.88 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, DAVID S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,463.74 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHALANE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,463.56 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAW, DENISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,463.40 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDGOOD, WILBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,463.35 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHELLE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,462.74 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRIAN K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $80,462.39 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $80,462.31 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, FRANK D Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,461.52 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURABA, DARLENE M, MS Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,461.26 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,461.01 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINLE, THOMAS L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,460.52 Date 06/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAGUN, ANTONIO R, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,460.03 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROSAMARIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $80,459.83 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI, ROBERT R, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,458.99 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,458.88 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,458.71 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, SHENA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $80,458.66 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JESSICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,456.87 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, KEITH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,456.69 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVICK, JAMES J Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $80,456.37 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFORD, JOANNE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,455.67 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, DAVID Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,455.17 Date 01/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIETTO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,454.94 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MYRNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,454.92 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RAJEEV S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,454.73 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPER, GEORGE F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $80,454.52 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $80,454.47 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORTELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,454.15 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZIONE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $80,454.10 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDL, JESSICA F Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $80,453.10 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, PAUL E, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,452.34 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,452.05 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTOR, SUSANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $80,450.72 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, COLBERT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,450.17 Date 10/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, SUSAN E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,450.13 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER KALOUSTIAN, NAREG Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,450.11 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,449.95 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DAVID S Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $80,449.89 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, IRENE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,449.76 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, BART C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,449.62 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,449.29 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANATRIELLO, KENNETH P, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,448.45 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTINO-BURKE, ROSSANA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,447.82 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, CHARLES P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,447.09 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, TODD Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,446.94 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, PHILLIP J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,446.71 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUCH, BRIAN R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,446.18 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,446.05 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, SYLVIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,445.92 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SHARON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,445.22 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ROBERT J, II Employer name Alden CSD Amount $80,444.87 Date 12/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, DAVID E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $80,444.78 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,444.70 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, ALAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,444.70 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, GEORGE V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,444.70 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING-MC MORROW, COLLEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,444.70 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,444.70 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, RAYMOND V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,444.70 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,444.70 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, DAVID W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,444.70 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICAUSI, JOSEPH P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,444.70 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISCIANO, PAUL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,444.70 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEF, THOMAS H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,444.70 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDE, TERESA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,444.70 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZER, ARTHUR M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,444.70 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES W Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,444.70 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $80,444.70 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCELAY, DELORES D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,444.65 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHOE, DEBORAH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,443.46 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, DANIEL M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $80,442.50 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,442.42 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESNICK, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,441.93 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, DEBORAH M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,441.89 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PAUL E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $80,441.44 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGRON, CELINA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,440.90 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCHUK, ERIC L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,440.87 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System