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 CARILLION, ROGER Y Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,740.55 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADA, THOMAS Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $79,740.41 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MICHAEL P Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $79,740.12 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, GEORGE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,739.22 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,739.07 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DAVID S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,738.83 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWER, JOHN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,738.37 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILGER, DARRYL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,738.32 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, LORI A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,738.23 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARPONG, KOFI AMARDIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,737.82 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JAMES D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,737.70 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, MARY K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,737.70 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, JOANNE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,737.70 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, DAVID A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,737.70 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, MARK D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $79,737.23 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVALLO, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,737.06 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, PAUL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,736.93 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, BERNADETTE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,736.46 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARQUIN, CLAUDIA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,736.36 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDISH, NORMAN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,736.27 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, JAMES M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,736.25 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELKO, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $79,735.81 Date 08/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONOR, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,735.53 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,734.98 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZAREVYCH, BOHDAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,734.34 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, DEBRA U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,732.90 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, THOMAS D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,732.27 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIMOTHY A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $79,732.00 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, RENE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,731.98 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, SHARON A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,731.64 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERMAN, REBECCA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,731.39 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, JAMES M, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,731.38 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DONALD A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,731.20 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, SALVATORE M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,731.20 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, KEVIN J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $79,729.64 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKHOW, SUSAN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,729.58 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCHE, GERALD L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,729.51 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $79,729.44 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAD, WALTER D Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $79,729.44 Date 01/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIERZWA, MARK L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,729.26 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHUE, THOMAS D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,728.71 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, STEPHANIE K Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $79,728.59 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, FLORENCE O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,728.46 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $79,728.28 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERE, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,728.28 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, TIMOTHY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,728.13 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, LINDA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,728.00 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, STEPHEN D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $79,727.43 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPER, JOSEPH E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,726.76 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, SHERYL A Employer name Broome County Amount $79,726.19 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, AARON T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,726.04 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, EVA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,725.99 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JANET L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $79,725.30 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GLORIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,725.03 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ADLEAN S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,724.42 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MARTIN L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,724.42 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEREMY J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,724.32 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,724.30 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONCONE, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $79,723.72 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASETTI, RALPH M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,723.50 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRO, ANGELO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,722.88 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPARICH, MARY JO Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,722.50 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, CARON J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,722.20 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, MARYLOU Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,721.49 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRATTI, PAUL E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,721.16 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LAWRENCE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,721.12 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SECTELLAR Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $79,721.08 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, LORI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,720.96 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFINGWELL, DAVID A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,720.43 Date 04/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JONATHAN M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,720.34 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, KEIA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,720.10 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, RAFFAELE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,719.94 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIERNAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $79,719.94 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, ELIZABETH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,719.86 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GERALD Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,719.69 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, MARLENE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,719.34 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, PAUL W Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $79,719.19 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BARBARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,718.98 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHN, JOSEPH W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,718.63 Date 08/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, THOMAS L Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,717.94 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARAM, MUNIRAM Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,717.87 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULINAWKA, JOHN R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $79,717.13 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUZOWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,716.93 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAY, KAREN D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,716.65 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODUBSKI, JOHN J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $79,716.55 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, STEVEN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $79,716.55 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJOWSKI, TIMOTHY Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,715.35 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNESE, JAMES M Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $79,715.34 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, YEFIM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,715.18 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTLER, KAREN S Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $79,715.00 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVA, EVA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $79,714.86 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBINSKI, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $79,714.80 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWLES, PETER S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,714.64 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, ROBERT O, JR Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $79,714.27 Date 07/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $79,714.12 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRUCI, WILLIAM Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,713.86 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERA, ROGER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,713.86 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,713.59 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, SUSAN C Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $79,713.38 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, STEVEN J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $79,713.38 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System