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 CRATER, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,826.10 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KAITLIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,825.77 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIDEREK, JANUSZ Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $74,825.56 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $74,825.54 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DEVIN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,825.48 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $74,825.13 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, BRENT A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,824.95 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROES, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $74,824.77 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULRISS, LISA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $74,824.18 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, SHARRON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,823.39 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, JOHN T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,823.34 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDOS, NOELLE C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,823.32 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, DARREN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,822.80 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SCOTT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,822.53 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,822.17 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LINDA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,822.16 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,822.09 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, BARBARA A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $74,822.02 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLAS, DEBORAH A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $74,822.02 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGIO, THERESA F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,822.02 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISALVO, ANA I Employer name NYC Judges Amount $74,822.02 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLO, DEBRA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $74,822.02 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILE, LORRAINE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, TAJUANA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCOLO, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHELLI, CATHERINE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, MARY ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, LUCINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAINE, DONNA-MARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUATRO-PALMIERI, DAWN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO-BURRELL, DIANE T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, JULIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, JUNE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, SHEILA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASERNA, JOAN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINEZ, DORIS M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ELSIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ELENA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 03/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ITZA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, GISELL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, MARYANN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JULIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALISKY, DINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,822.02 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GWENDOLYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,822.02 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,822.02 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, BRENDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,822.02 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DELORES R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,822.02 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, STEVEN T Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,821.34 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOSZYK, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $74,821.11 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, DANIEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,820.83 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRESE, ALICE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,820.66 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,820.42 Date 04/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, SHERRI L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,820.39 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REBECCA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,819.68 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VANESSA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,819.68 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCK, WILLIAM P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $74,819.65 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAVERTH, CORY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,819.12 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, ERIK L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,819.00 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPELT, THOMAS C Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $74,818.58 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,818.33 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANINI, CHARLES C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $74,818.20 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, GREGORY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,817.76 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FREDERICK Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,817.68 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATOWY, MICHAEL Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,817.61 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, PAUL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,817.48 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, KEITH K Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $74,817.46 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, SUSAN G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,817.40 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, DAVID W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,817.29 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, SYDNEY V Employer name Erie County Amount $74,817.22 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, RYAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $74,817.21 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $74,817.19 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIBI, CHRISTINE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,816.86 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CHERYL E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,816.78 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBAUGH, DAVID R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,816.61 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFRIN, AMY H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,815.89 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, RAYMOND W, III Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,815.63 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,814.75 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, LEWIS W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $74,814.45 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,814.43 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JOSEPH D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,813.56 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIEUR, MARGARET T Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $74,813.52 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THEA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,813.51 Date 12/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, CRAIG J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,813.44 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANI, RAFAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,813.40 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, REGINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,812.72 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLUM, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,812.14 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TYRONE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,812.10 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, JOEL J Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $74,812.05 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARD, CRAIG W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,811.47 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLA, VITTORIO Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $74,811.38 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,811.36 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUBIAN, HENRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,811.21 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, HOWARD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,811.20 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,810.50 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, TORKELL F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,810.47 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, JOSHUA M Employer name Warren County Amount $74,810.39 Date 05/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILE, PATRICE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,810.07 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,809.23 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, BRIAN G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,809.22 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANE, CATHY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,809.20 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System