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 MARCIANO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $79,468.28 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLIS, THOMAS J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $79,467.49 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ELLIOT H Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,467.33 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORGAN, CHARLES JAMES Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,467.02 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,466.77 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, BRIAN P, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,466.62 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,466.42 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZIER, TRAVIS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,466.38 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATESE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,465.84 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, ANTHONY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,464.92 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHONG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,464.22 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDIS, JASON R Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,464.13 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, CHRISTINE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $79,462.87 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODLIFF, RICHARD J, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $79,462.52 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JAMES L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,461.98 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BENJAMIN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $79,461.90 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILENO, PAUL M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,461.76 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, KATHERINE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,461.70 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LAWRENCE T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,461.49 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, RUTH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,461.42 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LOWELL E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $79,461.33 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBCZYNSKI, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $79,460.34 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,460.08 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, PATRICK C Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $79,460.04 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, KATIE E Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $79,460.04 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, JOHN D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,459.93 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, KAYLA M Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,459.42 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMILO, LESLIE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,459.18 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLARIPA, CRIS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,458.51 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLUS, COLLEEN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,457.96 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,457.88 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCCO, JAMES L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $79,456.08 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHEDA, DINESH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,456.00 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, AUGUSTINE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $79,455.48 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,455.48 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFAN, HALE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,455.10 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIRO, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,455.01 Date 07/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLO, JERED A Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $79,454.57 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARRYL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,454.31 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROSS R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $79,454.24 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHALIESHIA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,454.13 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAY, DOROTHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,454.12 Date 05/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLAY, HEIDI J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,454.07 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCSAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,454.05 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCSKAY, ELIZABETH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,453.60 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $79,453.57 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $79,453.39 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-VANEVER, AUDREY A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,453.34 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PAULINE P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,453.13 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TODD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,452.41 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEMONE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,451.39 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, KERRI Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $79,449.99 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, ELAINE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,449.79 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, PAUL R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $79,449.77 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, WENDY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,449.42 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOPNARINE, HARDEO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,449.32 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGANS, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $79,449.12 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROLIKOWSKI, BENJAMIN F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $79,448.53 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, GARY C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,448.36 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWALT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,448.30 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $79,447.54 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGH, KEVIN R Employer name City of Lockport Amount $79,447.04 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, MARGARET Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,446.86 Date 06/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLDUS, JOHN B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,446.59 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, KATE E Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $79,446.52 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, RAFAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,446.19 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOCONDO, JOSEPH P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,445.64 Date 01/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, KEVIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,445.46 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,445.00 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, WILLIAM R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,444.71 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERRI BERRY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,444.66 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, MARYANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,444.65 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FALCO, CATHERINE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,444.65 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, SUSAN Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $79,444.34 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSE, KUNJUMOLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,443.56 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPEY, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $79,443.44 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARILYN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,443.44 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,443.32 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JAMES J Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $79,442.73 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, FRANK M Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $79,442.53 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHMALADZE, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,442.12 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, LISA R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $79,442.02 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,441.78 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, JOHN N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,441.74 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ALLISON T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,441.62 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RAYMOND A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,440.97 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHID, RANDY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,440.87 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, SUSAN V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $79,440.82 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LARRY E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,440.75 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATIZONE, FRANCIS S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,440.11 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, SCOTT M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,440.09 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFREY, PETER D Employer name City of Rome Amount $79,439.96 Date 04/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,439.59 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLALLIRE-LUYO, RAUL T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,439.49 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHARLES E Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $79,439.12 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RONALD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,438.82 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, WILLIAM E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,438.64 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, MARINA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,438.52 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, JOANNE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,438.04 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFFMANN, CARL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,438.01 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System