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 PAYNE, JONATHAN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,403.98 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, GAIL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,403.78 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MAUREEN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,403.37 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, KRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,403.34 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DIANE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,403.33 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,403.24 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MICHELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,402.60 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, JAMES K Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $75,402.34 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOM, STEPHAN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,402.29 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,401.69 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENZA, RONALD C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,401.61 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $75,401.54 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGER, FRANK M Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $75,400.80 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CYDCHARRISE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,400.78 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, EDWARD S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,400.78 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VICTOR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,400.78 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZINKO, ANDREW Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,400.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MELISSA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,400.78 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, IRENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,400.60 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EVA T NILSSON Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,400.55 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, RUTH L Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,400.38 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, JOHN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,400.00 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSFORD, ROSE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,400.00 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, MATTHEW D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,399.63 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, WESLEY J, JR Employer name Southold Fire District Amount $75,399.28 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSEN, AMY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $75,398.99 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINSTEIN, RACQUEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,398.80 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SANDRA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,398.62 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, CHARLES E Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,398.03 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCIALO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,397.69 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY-PETRICK, PATRICIA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,396.61 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, GORDON A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,396.36 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGREAVES, KARIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,395.97 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESE, LOUISA C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $75,395.70 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,395.56 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,395.00 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRIMLISK, THOMAS M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $75,394.54 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,394.39 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, ARTHUR J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,394.32 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EARL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,394.22 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,394.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANDO, DOMENICO Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,393.98 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GAIL W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,393.92 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $75,393.87 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHUE, DEAN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,393.05 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, JOSE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $75,392.22 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BRENDA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,392.05 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $75,391.96 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,391.56 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBO, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $75,391.39 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $75,391.27 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,391.03 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,390.90 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIALSKI, GERALD T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $75,390.89 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, EFRAIN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,390.45 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJA, LEE M Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $75,390.17 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, DALE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,389.24 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREAU, C STEFAN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,389.13 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PETER B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,389.12 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARIE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,389.01 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERAZZOLI, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,388.76 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, HAROLD J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $75,388.62 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGATO, JOHN F Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $75,388.34 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, WINONA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,388.14 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, CHARLES, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,387.67 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JAMES A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,387.39 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CORINNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,387.07 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,386.99 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, SHELLEY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,386.84 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISE, HOWARD C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $75,386.78 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUOTTO, SAMANTHA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,386.68 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHSNER, OWEN R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,386.29 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT C Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $75,385.85 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, LAUNA E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,385.44 Date 06/23/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANA, CHRISTINE T Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $75,385.07 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUD, MICHELLE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,384.47 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, STEVEN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $75,384.29 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SUSAN J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $75,384.01 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,383.99 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDINGTON, REBECCA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $75,382.71 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, PAUL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,382.70 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAGGIO, CINDY A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $75,382.06 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DENISE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,381.92 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $75,381.74 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNN, MIRIAM M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $75,381.20 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, SEAN L Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $75,381.01 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESECKI, SCOTT R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,380.76 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREACY, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,380.40 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOCE, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,380.40 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSLOW, WILLIAM A Employer name Albany County Amount $75,380.37 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, SETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,379.72 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERLICH, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,379.72 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LINDA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,379.72 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $75,379.68 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $75,379.62 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, JEANNIE E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $75,379.46 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUS, LORI E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,379.31 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,379.17 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, CINDY B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $75,378.35 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,377.88 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System