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 SCEVOLA, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,406.78 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $79,406.63 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, PATRICIA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $79,406.09 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,405.65 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, VICTOR S Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,404.98 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, DERRICK C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,404.48 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, OMAR E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,404.00 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUARD, SAUNDRA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,403.92 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ANDREW J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,403.77 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, KHALID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,403.39 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAWAY, JOHN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $79,402.62 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCZYNSKI, JASON P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,402.36 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, DARRIN D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $79,402.18 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,401.87 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, KSHITIJ D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,401.86 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, RICHARD M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,401.66 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RUSSELL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $79,401.58 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGREAVES, JUDITH L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,401.47 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEBERGER, DANIEL G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,401.22 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, DAVID J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $79,400.81 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, AUDRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,400.34 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, CHRIS J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $79,400.09 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWINKLE, CORALIE G Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $79,399.40 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPIK, JOSEPH C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,399.06 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, SCOTT M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,399.00 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARSHALL T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $79,398.67 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DEBRA J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $79,398.62 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYYAR-GUJRAL, NEELIMA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,398.54 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, KATHERINE A Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $79,398.20 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNO, NICHOLAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,397.88 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPST, ROSEMARY L Employer name Erie County Amount $79,397.46 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLDEKERKOS, AMARE M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $79,397.13 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREW, ADEMOLA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,396.91 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, TONI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,396.90 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, KRISTIE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,396.21 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISH, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,395.71 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $79,395.20 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,394.47 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTLI, AMY BETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,394.12 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,392.56 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, RICHARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,392.56 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DARLENE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,392.56 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BIER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,392.54 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, JASON M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,392.25 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERER, RAYMOND J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,391.93 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, VALESIA O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,391.59 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARACLE, RANDY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,391.53 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMPERIO, SCOTT D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $79,391.32 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCACH, DANIEL D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,391.21 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-MARTENS, SANDRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,391.18 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNDO, PASQUALE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,391.02 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,390.60 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, HERMINA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,390.33 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYROSE, DANIELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,390.27 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-RIVERA, MARILYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,390.26 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIZZO, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,390.23 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, BONNIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,389.66 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY, DAVID B Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $79,389.20 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, KIMBERLY R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $79,388.48 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARTH, KAREN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,388.44 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEPHEN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,388.26 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZLASA, RAYMOND M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,387.50 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CATHERINE L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $79,387.00 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, GRACE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,386.54 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PHILIP J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,385.03 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAMPIA-HICKS, LINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,384.71 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, MARGARET N A Employer name Mount Vernon Ida Amount $79,384.56 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,383.54 Date 07/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL V Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,383.52 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, MARK J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $79,383.09 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,382.96 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, KARL S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,382.92 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN-ASHLEY, FELICIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,382.91 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, DEBBIE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,382.28 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, HEATHER A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,381.45 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARGARET M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,381.45 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, MELISSA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,381.44 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, TINDARO J Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,381.22 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALMON, LANCE J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $79,381.20 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, SIMONE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,380.65 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, BARRY P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $79,380.24 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, CHARLES V Employer name Village of Groton Amount $79,380.00 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, BRIAN B Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,379.88 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOPHLET, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,379.70 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, DIANE E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $79,379.60 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CASTRE, MICHAEL F Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,379.32 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, KELLY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,379.04 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, VICTOR J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,378.91 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, GARY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,378.82 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSIELLO, PHILIP Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,378.76 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FREDERICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,378.00 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUALES, ANGELA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,378.00 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTI, DIANE A Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $79,377.58 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $79,376.88 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIZ, YSAIAS Employer name Erie County Amount $79,376.65 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, TAMARA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,376.44 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, J PATRICE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,376.28 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, THOMAS A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,376.28 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTICHEK, DEBRA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,375.92 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDASH, SHIRLEY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,375.92 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System