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 GALLUCCIO, KENNETH C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $72,477.24 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGIN, SHARON A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,477.10 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, CHERLYN Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $72,477.01 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, CAROL M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,476.78 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,476.67 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPO, THADDEUS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,476.19 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, REBECCA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $72,475.65 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,475.54 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERPERIAN, JOHN S Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $72,475.27 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINANE, HOLLY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,475.01 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, DANIEL P Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,474.79 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JEFFREY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,474.63 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIZEN, LORI A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,474.49 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIHL, DENNIS R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,474.39 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, ROBERT F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,474.33 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONT, DONALD A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $72,473.63 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,473.41 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, MELISSA J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,473.35 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, SCOTT D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,473.35 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLI, ANN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,473.20 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JOHN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $72,471.87 Date 03/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, ZAIDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,471.63 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRALL, RYAN C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,471.45 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DONNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,471.44 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARIO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,471.40 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $72,471.23 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL D Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $72,471.00 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ALANA C Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $72,470.58 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,470.53 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, GEOFFREY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,470.50 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENEY, ASHLEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,470.22 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBY, AUDREY J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $72,469.90 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZARANO, ALLEN V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,469.22 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, PATRICK A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,469.02 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGNATO, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,468.68 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, CRYSTAL A Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $72,468.43 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, DOREEN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,467.48 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, IVAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,467.47 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDETTI, MARK R Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $72,466.92 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAD, PAUL R Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $72,466.74 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,465.79 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, TERRY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,465.08 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DENNIS P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,464.58 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, KIRK A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $72,464.52 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JONATHAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,464.36 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CELINA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,464.12 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, EILEEN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $72,463.90 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MAUREEN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $72,463.51 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,463.04 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,463.00 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBLEY TOBIAS, ETHEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,462.89 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHANNON K Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $72,462.57 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, FITZGERALD G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,462.56 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTWINE, ELLERTON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,462.56 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, LAURIE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,462.21 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, WILLIAM B Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $72,462.17 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, GREGORY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $72,460.95 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, LINDA GAY H Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $72,460.84 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCITO, PETER J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,460.73 Date 03/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,460.37 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, JOAN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $72,460.26 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEM, JOHN R, III Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $72,460.23 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLING, TRAVIS C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,460.13 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JERRY A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $72,460.02 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, JESSICA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,459.86 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPOSITO, CHERYL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $72,459.79 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, LOUANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,459.69 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROGA, LUIS A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $72,459.49 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY-BRAMBACH, SHERRY D Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,459.12 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, BEVAN C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $72,459.08 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, GIOVANNI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,458.85 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMIAN, NINA J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,458.70 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORESHENKO, LAURA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,458.62 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERO, HEATHER A Employer name Livingston County Amount $72,458.56 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, LESLIE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,458.45 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLD, BRIAN P Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $72,458.37 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, EVERETT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,458.13 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JAMES Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $72,458.01 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, KAPRIYAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,458.00 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,457.86 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KAREN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,457.57 Date 06/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILON, SUE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,457.52 Date 03/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, ROBERT S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,457.50 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGECOCK, CRAIG A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,457.50 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, ANDY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBRA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,457.50 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, KEVIN N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, FREDERICK G Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM-BISAILLON, PAMELA A Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BARBARA J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNIAK, JEAN E Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TRACY J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOECKEL, IDA D Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, JUDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIE, CAROLE I Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATASKAS, LEONARD P Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, SHARON M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAU-STRAUSS, MELISSA Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, ERIC W Employer name Education Department Amount $72,457.50 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System