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 JACKEL, LINDA A, MRS Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $74,521.47 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILWIT, ROY L Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $74,521.38 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, DWAYNE L. Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,521.28 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSTER, FRED R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,521.00 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, BRUCE W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,520.98 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CLIFFORD W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,520.72 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,520.54 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INTRAVAIA, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,519.86 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTE, CHARLES, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,519.72 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RYAN S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,519.13 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KEVIN E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,518.88 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLON, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,518.11 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, CHERYL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,518.08 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, JAQUELINE P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $74,517.41 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AREE, MATTHEW Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $74,517.37 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBERIO-PEREZ, DIANA Y Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $74,517.18 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PETER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,517.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRAD R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,516.38 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,516.24 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, FREDERICK E Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,515.82 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, CAROL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,515.48 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWANKWO, NANCY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,515.19 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,515.09 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIA, LAURA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,514.98 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, GREGG M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $74,513.90 Date 05/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, EDWARD P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,513.81 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIARONE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $74,513.73 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAUGH, ROBERT Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $74,513.67 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RENEE N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,513.51 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JODI A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $74,513.33 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESEN, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $74,513.29 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BRIAN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,513.17 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPUR, BEATRICE H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,512.62 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, ROBERT Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $74,512.47 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZBERG, EVAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,512.41 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESCIO, MARIO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,512.18 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFA, SCOTT M Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $74,512.13 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, PAUL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,512.08 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, DAVID P, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $74,511.78 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIEN HO Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $74,511.28 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,511.13 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, RANDI M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,510.45 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $74,509.65 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, DEBORAH L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,509.57 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVALLOS, GUILLERMO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,509.26 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BEATRICE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,508.39 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KEVIN C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,507.98 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,507.93 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, ELVIRA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,507.88 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERLAND, JOHN G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,507.77 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, OSBALDO Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,507.69 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, DEAN M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $74,507.63 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, TRACEY L D Employer name Erie County Amount $74,507.54 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,507.38 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT P Employer name Erie County Amount $74,507.14 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, JAROD T Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $74,506.95 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, DANIEL J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $74,506.74 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RONALD J Employer name City of Olean Amount $74,505.77 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JAMES F, II Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $74,505.41 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DARCY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $74,505.18 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,505.04 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WALTER C, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $74,505.00 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMAZAHREH, SAMER F Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $74,504.83 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABAS, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,504.52 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCO, JANINE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,504.50 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, JASON D Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $74,503.75 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, MARK J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $74,503.00 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, FRANCIS J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,502.66 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CAROL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,502.57 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAS, PETER C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,502.50 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, VICTOR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $74,502.07 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, MARY-ALANE Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,501.50 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLAS, DIANE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,501.48 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAGGIO, LOUIS P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $74,500.68 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, NANCY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,500.60 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,500.26 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGLAUB, MATTHEW A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,500.14 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, EMMA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,500.14 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, RUI Employer name Education Department Amount $74,500.14 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOTT, KATHERINE F Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $74,500.14 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARELLI-CAPUTO, SUSAN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,500.14 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAR, ANDRE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,500.14 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCH, JUSTIN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,500.14 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, ERICK Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,500.14 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLING, GREGORY G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,500.14 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, MARGARET E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,500.14 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, DAVID J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,500.14 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUL, SARA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,499.67 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHMANN, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,499.59 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MARYANNE J Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $74,499.10 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CATHERINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $74,498.94 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGARTHER, GERALD Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $74,498.90 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MATTHEW F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,498.89 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIMONTE, SEBASTIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,498.85 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGERE, PAMELA K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,498.49 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $74,498.22 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, PAUL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $74,498.14 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, MICHELLE M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $74,497.62 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ULYSSES S, II Employer name Broome County Amount $74,497.35 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,496.41 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System