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 DLUGOLECKI, CHESTER P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $75,325.23 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LAURA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,325.12 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLESON, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $75,324.93 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERINI, DANNY E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,324.85 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DONNA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,324.78 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DIANE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,324.76 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, GLENN E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,324.59 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPANTI, JUDITH C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $75,324.21 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,324.11 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DENISE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $75,324.09 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNSELMAN, JACOB A Employer name Tonawanda Housing Authority Amount $75,323.72 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRE, SHARON M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,322.72 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,322.46 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, CRAIG J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,322.24 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINARD, SOHAMEY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $75,322.07 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, ROBIN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,322.00 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, BRYAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,321.62 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, NATHAN A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,321.49 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANONI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $75,321.06 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUDENBERG, THEODORE, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $75,320.92 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,320.64 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORZIO, BARBARA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,320.58 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, RONALD J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,320.33 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, LOUISE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,320.10 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPATI, CORRIDON T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $75,319.90 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, SUSAN K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,319.50 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, MELISSA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,319.48 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,319.45 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUCH, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $75,319.35 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,319.33 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOUFF, LIZABETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,319.30 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSA, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,319.04 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUNIG, MARK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,318.88 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JACLYN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,318.88 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEN, ROBERT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,318.88 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, RICHARD J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $75,318.68 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, GENE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,318.60 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, ROBERT C, II Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,318.58 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MARK R Employer name Ontario County Amount $75,318.39 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, BRENDAN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,318.28 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, MARTIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,318.12 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEPHANIE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,318.06 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,317.62 Date 09/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZI, LAURA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,317.57 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, SHERRY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,317.50 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, VERONICA D Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $75,317.29 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBATH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,317.08 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, JAMES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,316.54 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, PATRICK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,316.35 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWYST, ROMAN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,316.11 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JESUS Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,315.83 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTILLI, ROBERT M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $75,315.28 Date 11/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, ROBERT H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,315.10 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JIHYUK Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,315.08 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULYAN, ERIKA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,314.96 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIBIDESI, MOHAMMED B Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,314.64 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,314.27 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROLYN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,314.20 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,314.16 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, URSHIT K Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,314.14 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNIOUS, JIMMIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,314.05 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARLENE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,313.64 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DAVID A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $75,313.46 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMO, JEFFERY P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,312.12 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARROW, HEATHER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,311.96 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCIARIELLO, JOHN C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,311.64 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCAGLIA, ANGELA Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,311.52 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, WILLIAM A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $75,311.36 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGLIO, ANTONIO M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,310.92 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPA, KAREN L Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $75,310.68 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIAN, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,310.65 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, WILLIAM E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,310.56 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DENISE J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $75,309.25 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKER, JULIA B Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,308.68 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEE, SAMUEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,308.56 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, KIM S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,308.16 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABONTE, ORANIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,308.16 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDA, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $75,307.81 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, NANCY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,307.80 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ROGER G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,307.72 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,307.42 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,306.66 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG R Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $75,306.35 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, EILEEN B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,306.18 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, SAMKUTTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,306.15 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDIGAMA, EMERALD SM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,306.15 Date 11/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVIDA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,306.15 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, LEENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,306.14 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GUSTAVO C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $75,305.82 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DESMOND L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $75,305.71 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEGACY, APRIL M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,305.60 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEITLER, JOHN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,305.27 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM H Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,305.05 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, COURTNEY C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,304.42 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIKEN, JACOB W Employer name Village of Northport Amount $75,304.26 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, JANE D Employer name Erie County Amount $75,304.20 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLKOSKY, BRYAN L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,303.86 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, KATIE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,303.37 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, STEVEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,303.26 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOEL R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,303.25 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System