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 LUPO, JOSEPH J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $76,327.75 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD L Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,327.06 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOHN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,326.89 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MARK J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,326.85 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFANOS, JOSELINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,326.62 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACH, FRANK A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,326.54 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, EDWIGE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,326.02 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, FRANK Employer name Broome County Amount $76,325.99 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, JOHN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,325.87 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CLARK M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,325.74 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,324.82 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KAREN M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $76,324.56 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,324.54 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,324.39 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTENHEIDER, DAVID M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $76,323.94 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIITTIG, EDWARD, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,323.52 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, STEPHEN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,323.02 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, BARBARA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $76,322.25 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,322.23 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, STEPHEN S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $76,321.82 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY-SAPRAICONE, EILEEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,321.74 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, SUSAN S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,321.51 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNON, MARIBEL E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,320.93 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANEITA P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $76,320.75 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,320.75 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALO, MICHELE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,320.68 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, CHARLENE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,320.41 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, JARETT C Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,320.26 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, REBEKAH S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,320.03 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, KERRY D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,318.98 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JOHN J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $76,318.84 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEZZANCELLO, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,317.69 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $76,316.32 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, JEAN M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $76,316.09 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, MARGARET A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,314.94 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, RENE, II Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,314.62 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRICHLOW, SANDRA D Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $76,314.35 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORCI, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $76,314.07 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEO G, III Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $76,313.19 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDER, DEBBIE J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $76,312.96 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KENNETH G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,312.91 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSKIE, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,312.60 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIGRO, ALBERT R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,312.60 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, OLEG F Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,312.60 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CASEY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,312.59 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $76,312.35 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MICHELLE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,312.18 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, GAVIN V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,312.11 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SCOTT D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $76,311.10 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, SCOTT R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,310.74 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ROBERT L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,310.27 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, SHARON L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $76,310.15 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEYEAR, WILLIAM T Employer name Washington County Amount $76,309.61 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, JESSIE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,309.24 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMSJO, STEPHEN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,308.91 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GLENN P Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $76,308.80 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, HARRIET J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,308.34 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWERSBY, BEVERLY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,308.24 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, FRANK L Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $76,307.07 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANZA, MICHAEL T Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $76,306.75 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOFF, ROBERT E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,306.73 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TANISHA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,305.39 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABOIN, KESHIA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,305.16 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATTI G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,304.99 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, THOMAS E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,304.98 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JORDAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,304.76 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, RANDY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,303.78 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISELL, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,303.55 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USZENSKI, JAMIE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,302.55 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STARLETTE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,302.15 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,301.90 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAUT, TODD S Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,301.70 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TODD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,301.58 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLDRIDGE, JEFFREY C Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $76,301.06 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, ROXANE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,300.90 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANOSKI, JOHN P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,300.43 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARYANN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,299.95 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROXANNE R Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $76,299.90 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READER, BRIAN K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $76,299.78 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, REX L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,299.34 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOKS, BRENDON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,299.10 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JEAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,299.04 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, SANTOS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,298.19 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, MELISSA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,297.27 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, MATTHEW F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,297.02 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,296.54 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, AARON D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $76,295.98 Date 03/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASE, AMY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,295.90 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIVANZA, CARRIE C Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $76,295.79 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JULIE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,295.12 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NIGEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,294.60 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAITY, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,294.35 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SUSAN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,294.29 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MELINDA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,294.01 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,293.93 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, ERIC S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $76,293.76 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLASH, LAUREL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,293.69 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELA, JENNIFER E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,293.63 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,293.58 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, JASON N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,293.56 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System