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 WIELGASZ, KENNETH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $78,097.43 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZIN, CARL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,097.39 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREN, ALLAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,097.12 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EALEY, TRACI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,096.87 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SEAN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,096.85 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,096.62 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMES R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,096.60 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, DALE P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,095.72 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAR, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,095.53 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, FAITH I Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $78,094.98 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MATTHEW Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $78,094.79 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, STEPHEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,094.60 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, TODD M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,093.80 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MATTHEW C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,093.35 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTILLA, MARYELLEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $78,093.21 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCATORE, GERLYNDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,092.73 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MARTA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,092.65 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,092.11 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, JACQUELINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,091.97 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE-WERLING, NEDRA D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $78,091.44 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ABEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $78,091.25 Date 01/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, VINCENT Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,091.22 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, PAUL Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $78,091.00 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD SOLOMON, ANGELA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,090.79 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOLIO, FRANK J Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $78,090.67 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, CAREY Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,089.93 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, GARY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,089.73 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,088.33 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEFFREY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,087.78 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENFELD, PAMELA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,087.58 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, PATRICK Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,087.10 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERMAIN, BRADLEY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,086.69 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AARON J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $78,086.59 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, BENJAMIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,086.59 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYM, BOGDAN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $78,086.46 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYOS, HECTOR M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,085.85 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, TODD M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $78,085.64 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, AMY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,085.49 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIGAN, SARAH B Employer name Education Department Amount $78,085.28 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,085.05 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DARRYL T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,084.66 Date 10/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, LINDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,084.45 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, MARY ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,084.31 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOAN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,084.20 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATI, PHILIP Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,083.89 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,083.40 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $78,083.26 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLI, DANIEL B Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $78,082.46 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,082.32 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, BEVERLY D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,082.28 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVENCIA, LUIS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,082.19 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELLER, DAVID E, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $78,082.12 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RAQUEL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,080.60 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, DOUGLAS B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,080.45 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWKO-GOULD, MARY F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,080.02 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DANIEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,079.73 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,079.56 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,079.56 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, DREW E Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,079.50 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $78,079.50 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAICEDO, JOSE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,078.30 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,078.29 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSULL, CHRISTINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,078.06 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, VIRGINIA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,077.42 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGEL, DONALD A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,076.88 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPP, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,076.27 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, CHRISTINA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,076.05 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $78,075.79 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, KASON A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $78,075.56 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, CHARLENE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $78,075.39 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, AMELIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,075.33 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $78,075.23 Date 06/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLACK, ALAN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,075.02 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, RICARDO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,074.83 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DEBORAH E Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $78,074.70 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, JON E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $78,074.65 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,074.09 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTONIO, FRANK A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $78,073.98 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTE, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,073.06 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, CESAR A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,072.76 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LAMAR M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,072.74 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL POZO, ERIC Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,071.29 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, DEBORAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,071.18 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHELBY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,071.10 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMO, CYNTHIA C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,070.44 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZARD, YVETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,070.23 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, MALVIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,070.06 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSELL, EUGENE W, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,069.97 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, GREG G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,069.50 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, WILLIAM P Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $78,069.45 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, KELLY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,069.39 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $78,069.35 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GEORGE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,068.99 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $78,068.48 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOSINSKI, MARY E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $78,067.86 Date 06/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LARRY C, II Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,067.77 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SCOTT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,067.19 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH W Employer name Warren County Amount $78,067.12 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARIA VIOLETA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,067.03 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENITTO, ORLANDO V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,066.98 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System