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 STEVENS, JACK Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $73,268.85 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD THIBAULT, KACEY L Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $73,268.40 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULICELLI, MARK W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,268.10 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,268.10 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAGUERA, BELKYS V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,267.98 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, BEATRICE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,267.80 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $73,267.32 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPEN, JASON M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,267.06 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICAELA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,266.63 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZI, ALFREDO Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $73,265.82 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARSTKA, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,265.44 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, SCOTT L, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,265.16 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, JOHN D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $73,264.41 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,264.18 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BABU Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,264.03 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, DANNY D Employer name City of Oneida Amount $73,263.96 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, VICTOR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,263.70 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALTAGRACIA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,263.61 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZARRA, DAYANARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,263.33 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, LINDA J Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $73,263.00 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, STEPHEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,262.36 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BARBARA M Employer name Orange County Amount $73,262.14 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFERMAT, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $73,261.78 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,261.58 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DANIEL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,261.24 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, LINNEA S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,261.20 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,261.05 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, KATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,260.00 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, MORRELL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,259.73 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, DENNIS A Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $73,259.43 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVIA, COLLEEN A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,259.19 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEANDRA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,259.13 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BARBARA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,258.90 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LEAH A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,258.28 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARANO, DENISE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,258.26 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, ERIC J Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $73,258.05 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORE, JASON C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,257.72 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, ANGELA E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,257.62 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVILLE, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,257.50 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DERRICK D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,257.17 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, KELLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,256.88 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, LISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,256.73 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORALICK, BRIAN F Employer name Dutchess Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $73,256.35 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATT, DOLLY Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,255.64 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGREEN, MARK J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $73,255.56 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYRICH, DINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,255.37 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, ANGELA R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,254.96 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,254.38 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOSHUA T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,254.14 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALAUTTI, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,254.05 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDON, THOMAS J, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $73,253.98 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, DOMINICK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,253.70 Date 02/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEIN, DEREK J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,253.33 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RAMON DARWIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,252.85 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, WENDY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,252.40 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRONE, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,252.40 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JOAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,252.28 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,252.14 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, REYNALDO L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,251.19 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, KENNETH E, SR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,251.13 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEK, MELISSA C Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $73,251.12 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJESDAL, JANNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,250.74 Date 12/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPECE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,250.48 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULOVA, SVETLANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,250.42 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,250.00 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALET, JARVIS I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,249.91 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EWELL, MARY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,249.87 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECESARIS, MARTIN Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $73,249.52 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NICOLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,249.22 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPISTY, ANDRZEJ, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,249.22 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAMURA, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,249.22 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JOANNA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,249.16 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATANEK, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,248.24 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLAIN, LEONARD J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $73,248.13 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALEO, AMY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,248.00 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON-SUTTON, PHYLLIS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,247.90 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLSON, GEORGE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $73,247.77 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MARIA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $73,246.85 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARE-BEDIAKO, KWEKU Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,246.73 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JACK D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $73,246.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID E Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $73,246.58 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, BRENDA M Employer name Broome County Amount $73,246.29 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, MICHAEL G Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,246.24 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLISCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,245.88 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERWINSKI, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,245.86 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, JENNIFER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,245.53 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICKI, ANN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,245.50 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,245.38 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, ANNIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,245.36 Date 01/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,245.36 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, DEBORAH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,245.36 Date 05/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETARITS, PATRICIA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,245.36 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY JOAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,245.36 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, ANGELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,245.36 Date 02/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, GILES E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $73,245.11 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, GEORGE W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,244.72 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMER, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,244.60 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDBERG, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,244.60 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPETTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,244.48 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ROBERT W Employer name City of Norwich Amount $73,244.31 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System