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 COGNETTA, SALVITORE P Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $73,198.67 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, NEIL M Employer name Department of State Amount $73,198.06 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TULLIO, THOMAS J Employer name Department of State Amount $73,198.06 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,198.05 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH B Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,197.94 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, BRUCE A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,197.67 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ROBERTO E, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,197.62 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBECKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,197.56 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LARRY H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,196.65 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-KING, WESSIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,196.60 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,196.41 Date 01/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMENICK, MATTHEW J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,196.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZECA, CATERINA Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $73,195.97 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MATTHEW R Employer name Orange County Amount $73,195.80 Date 08/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARILYN T Employer name Town of Massena Amount $73,195.80 Date 12/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATMATI, CHRISTINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,195.70 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CHAD P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,195.53 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, IVETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,195.00 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABOZZI, PATRICIA J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $73,194.62 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LEAH Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,194.60 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, KEVIN R Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $73,194.57 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMES, WILLIAM R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,194.49 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, JONATHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,193.90 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, PAUL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,193.50 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, JOHN M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $73,193.30 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, THERESA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,193.02 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, PETER K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,192.87 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURADO, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,192.48 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, SUSAN F Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $73,192.29 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINO, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,192.08 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, MARILYN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $73,192.03 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NORMAN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,191.39 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,190.89 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, JOSEPH J Employer name Albany County Amount $73,190.60 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, MATTHEW A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,190.56 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSS, DEAN H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,190.41 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALATO, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,190.36 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOEN, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,190.24 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, DOMINICK A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $73,190.01 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CHANTELLE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,190.00 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, COLLEEN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $73,189.74 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, TAMMY R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,189.64 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,188.98 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PATRICK C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,188.87 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALINGIT, BONITA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,188.57 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LAURY, ERIC L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,188.20 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, PHILIP A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $73,188.03 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, MATTHEW T Employer name Warren County Amount $73,188.02 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDON, MARK T Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $73,188.00 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAGIAN, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,187.90 Date 10/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMARINO, ROBIN A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $73,187.83 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, THOMAS C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,187.70 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,187.70 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PATRICK J Employer name Wayne County Amount $73,187.64 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLAI, PRABHA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,187.48 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ALEXIS O Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,187.37 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ANTHONY W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,186.81 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, STEPHEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,186.80 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCHER, ERIC J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,186.76 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,186.49 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, CLOIRVUYNIA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,186.42 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDDEMI, VINCENZO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,186.30 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, SALLY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,185.75 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GERARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,185.74 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JUDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,185.16 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, CHARLES P Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,184.87 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JESSICA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,184.53 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, FRANK R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $73,184.34 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, DAVID C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,184.08 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MICHELLE L Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $73,184.03 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, GARY P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $73,183.92 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KELLY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $73,183.81 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENUAU, KARL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,183.65 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORT, TODD M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,183.32 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BERNADETTE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,183.00 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, ANDY Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,182.10 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,181.95 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIK, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,181.36 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, CYNTHIA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,181.29 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, VICTORIA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,181.03 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, JOHN D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,180.38 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,180.17 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEPLES, KEVIN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,179.92 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,179.87 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, LYNN Employer name Albany County Amount $73,179.22 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GESEN, LUKE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,179.05 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CHESTER Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $73,179.03 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, JEFFREY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,178.77 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RHONDA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,178.70 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, GLENN H Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $73,177.93 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-LEACH, SUSAN A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $73,177.11 Date 06/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LISA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,177.08 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, KAREN L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $73,177.07 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, MARK P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,177.01 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIANNI, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,176.39 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAGO, GAIL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,176.30 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, ROBERT G K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,175.97 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, GERALDINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,175.81 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, VINCENT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,175.59 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JARED A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,175.51 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System