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 CAPALBO, JARED C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,650.66 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT W, III Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,650.19 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, PATRICIA A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $74,650.09 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOLI, MARC A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,649.98 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LESLIE B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,649.42 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, PAUL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,649.38 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,649.26 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SANDRA Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,648.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, FRANK R Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $74,648.41 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPPINGER, BONNIE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,648.34 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GERALD W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,648.32 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JOHN M, JR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $74,648.26 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RYAN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,647.71 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,647.62 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPIZUR, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,647.46 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALL, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,647.44 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGDON, KATHLEEN N Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $74,647.35 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JACK H, III Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $74,647.11 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, VICTORIA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,647.00 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, JEAN Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,646.62 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RORY D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,645.97 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,645.74 Date 04/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLETTA, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $74,645.43 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ANA B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,645.39 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, RONALD A, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $74,645.28 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,645.03 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, ANTHONY C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,644.70 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANDREA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,644.00 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SOBHAGWATI S D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,643.76 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,643.75 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, NAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,643.35 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,643.18 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $74,643.13 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,643.07 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRA, LORI J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $74,642.61 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, LARRY Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,642.48 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, GEORGE Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $74,642.43 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, BELINDA J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $74,642.37 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONAZEWSKI, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,642.36 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARION Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,642.35 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, DAVID P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,641.74 Date 06/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,641.58 Date 05/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONLEKAJ, BESNIK Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,641.27 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIA W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,641.24 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWELL, TERRY L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $74,641.01 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORO, KATHERINE A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $74,640.68 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNG, SUET C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,640.54 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSEN, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,640.54 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADICK, EDWARD M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,639.99 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KATIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,639.95 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, PAULA Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,638.90 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FALCO, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $74,638.24 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,637.91 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,637.68 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KEVIN M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $74,637.57 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GALDER, MATTHEW D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,637.54 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, JIM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,637.48 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELION, JOHN F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,636.36 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, LISA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $74,636.35 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, KEITH C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,636.22 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, SHEENA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,636.22 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,635.99 Date 05/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONOR, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,635.62 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, KEVIN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,634.93 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCO, DOREEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,634.92 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENING, ROBERT F Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,634.89 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYDSTON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,634.65 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CATHERINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $74,634.50 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, KAREN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,634.43 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPHAN, ROBIN F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,634.35 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, RAIN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,634.10 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, JOHN L Employer name Village of Webster Amount $74,633.66 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIE A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,633.56 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JULIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,633.52 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $74,633.38 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAKALA, DAVID P Employer name City of Rome Amount $74,633.36 Date 02/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, LUCILLE J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,633.22 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, FRANCIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,633.21 Date 11/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, GEORGE K, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,632.93 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, ANNA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,632.84 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETE, BEATRICE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,632.67 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, MANUEL J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $74,632.21 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADISON, DIANE E Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $74,632.01 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGLER, ROBERT S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,631.53 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCI, ANTHONY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,631.47 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUARD, LINDA A Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $74,631.40 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MARLENE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,630.59 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $74,630.50 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, DEBRA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,630.45 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, ANDREA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,629.62 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, EILEEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,629.62 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DENNIS G Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $74,629.49 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCE, MICHELE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,629.11 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, SCOTT T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,628.58 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BARRY JACK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,628.53 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, STEWART C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $74,628.08 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIBALDI, KATHRYN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $74,627.96 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHIE, ERIN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,627.80 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,627.80 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIWAY, CAROLYN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,627.80 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System