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 STRAZZI, STEVEN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,201.13 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALETITSCH, FRANK A, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,200.61 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, REBECCA Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,200.06 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $79,200.00 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD C Employer name Orange County Amount $79,199.84 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,199.46 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $79,199.10 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, TERRANCE Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $79,198.89 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVERS, MICHELE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,198.74 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $79,198.66 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, CINDY T Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,198.54 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, RANDY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,197.93 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELARICO, CORY J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,197.51 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARK W Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,197.29 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, LUCAS T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,197.17 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $79,195.37 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEANETTE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,195.29 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-MILLER, YOLANDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,195.18 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, PAUL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,195.16 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABER, MATTHEW P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,194.41 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, CONSTANCE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,194.39 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOI, JOANNE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $79,194.28 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, DAWN A Employer name Orange County Amount $79,193.56 Date 06/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTRARIO, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $79,193.50 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNISKI, DESMOND J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,193.29 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHIE, REBECCA Z Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,193.17 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, GREGORY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,193.13 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHARLES J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,193.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, SEAN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $79,192.72 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, RONALD W Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $79,191.96 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,191.88 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, NYLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,191.40 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICIARO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,191.33 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMYSLOVSKY, PETR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $79,191.28 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,191.23 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, ERIC R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,190.41 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BABU Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,190.09 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNIA, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,189.82 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DENNIS M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,189.01 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, JAMES T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,188.90 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARQUES, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $79,188.77 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERRY, JOHN A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $79,188.73 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,188.05 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, MARCIA Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,187.95 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ANNIE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,186.89 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-PETERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,186.69 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSARZ, RAYMOND D Employer name Erie County Amount $79,186.03 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-BROWN, CLAIRE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,185.64 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSTOWSKI, STEPHEN K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,185.03 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERVILLE, JOSEPH E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,184.02 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGI, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,183.32 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,182.94 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, STEVEN M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $79,182.50 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZO, DOMENICK V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,180.52 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JAMES J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $79,180.43 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNIER, TAMEKA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,179.70 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, LONNIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,179.69 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNO, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,179.04 Date 02/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,178.78 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIMPSEY, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,178.62 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANORA, LEONARD R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,178.59 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MARCEL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,178.08 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, ALAN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,177.71 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, JOSEPH M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,176.84 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,176.82 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KATHLEEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,176.79 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, YASSER M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,176.74 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JOSEPH T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,176.60 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DENNIS H Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $79,176.12 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,175.87 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYLAKH, LIORA I Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,175.77 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,175.64 Date 05/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIENZO, LOUIS F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,175.40 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GAIL D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,175.33 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTIER, RALPH J, III Employer name Albany County Amount $79,174.62 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,174.41 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ISOLYN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,173.58 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCH, WILLIAM G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,173.49 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDLER, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,173.15 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, CATHERINE P Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,172.60 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, STEPHEN D Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $79,172.42 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, LORI E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $79,171.94 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAWAY, ADAM A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,171.78 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SIOBHAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,171.77 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIERI, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,171.37 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, TRACIE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,171.25 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULL, RICHARD L Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,170.93 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTI-STEWART, SUZANNE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,170.61 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEREMIN, YURIY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $79,170.54 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKINGER, JAIME LYNN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,170.53 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLN, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,170.05 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, RICHARD T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,169.81 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,168.94 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSALATO, RONALD A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,168.53 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, CARLOS M Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,167.57 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIDDALL, JUSTIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,167.56 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, SANTIAGO Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,167.45 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JOHN P, III Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $79,167.28 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, KYLE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $79,167.16 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTITO, BRENDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,166.97 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System