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 ZAGATA, RICHARD E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,980.42 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, JOHNATHON L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,980.36 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $75,980.21 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BENTLEY B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,979.77 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $75,979.53 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESAVENTO, ANN MARIE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,978.43 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, CHARLES Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,978.41 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIGLIOLI, ANN L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $75,978.36 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, DERRICK A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,978.11 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, HOLLIE M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $75,977.38 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANGAR, DELSTINA JAPLO Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,977.30 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, VALERIE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,977.18 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ELIZABETH H Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $75,977.18 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ISABELLE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,976.99 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREADER, ROGER C Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,976.95 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMEN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,976.80 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETI, GREGORY M Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $75,976.37 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,976.15 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HANNAH S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,975.99 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASSI, SHANNA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,975.37 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $75,975.14 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, HELEN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,974.92 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ARLYNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,974.80 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GEORGE B, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,974.74 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, REBECCA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,974.73 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, JEFFREY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,974.24 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIULAZ, LAURIE B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,974.08 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, RONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,973.11 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, WENDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,973.08 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, KAELA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,972.79 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, JOAN R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,972.75 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKS, KEVIN B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $75,972.72 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, LISA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,972.64 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSELOWITZ, SLOAN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,971.87 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, JASON A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,971.77 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, ANDREA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $75,971.49 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ALEJANDRO C Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $75,971.42 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,971.27 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $75,971.16 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIKE, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $75,970.83 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBER, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,970.53 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, THEODORE W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $75,970.49 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PHILIP J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $75,970.19 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBATH, GREGORY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,970.16 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, BRENDAN D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,970.00 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, ELIZABETH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,970.00 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTTER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,969.44 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DANNY H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $75,969.25 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOIAN, CORINA N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,969.08 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,968.97 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, ROBERT N Employer name Broome County Amount $75,968.76 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZER, DOREEN H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,968.39 Date 07/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELL, FRANK S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,968.31 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,968.25 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUE, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,968.20 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, MARC B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,968.20 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TRAVIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,968.20 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,968.20 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, SHARON P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,967.95 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CONNELL, KEVIN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,967.94 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHOCKI, RICHARD Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,967.65 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, ERIC J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,967.59 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,967.20 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $75,966.89 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCABES, JOANNE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $75,966.49 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DONALD P, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $75,966.46 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, OSCAR A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $75,966.05 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILEO, NICHOLAS L, JR Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $75,965.80 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOCCHIO, CATHERINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,965.72 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABENANTI, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $75,965.62 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, BRYAN S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,965.53 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ DE KLEIN, CHARLENE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,965.32 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RENE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,965.27 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAB, ARNOLD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,965.22 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GOWAN, REID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,964.66 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHOSKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,964.63 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, ROSANNE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,964.04 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, EDWARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,963.76 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARLEQUE, EDMUNDO H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,963.41 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINI, DONNA M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,963.21 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, JOSHUA D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $75,963.14 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $75,963.13 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $75,962.19 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVITCH, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,962.05 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JUSTIN R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $75,961.69 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MELINDA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $75,961.53 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, THOMAS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,961.35 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, THOMAS M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,960.04 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, JEANINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,959.78 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENSAS, RALPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,959.46 Date 04/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JASON M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,959.41 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODARTEI, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,959.36 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICIEDO, MERCEDES Employer name Orange County Amount $75,959.34 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURA, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,959.27 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBIN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,958.99 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWER, JASON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,957.76 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PNIEWSKI, HEATHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,957.47 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CLAIRE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,957.10 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BRIAN R Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,956.98 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA HART, TRACY P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $75,956.93 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System