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 RACIOPPI, CARL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,764.54 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RAFFERTY, MATHEW A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,764.35 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRAD Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,764.29 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDEY, ELLEN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $71,764.26 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLO, ALLISON J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $71,763.87 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JUDSON A, JR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $71,763.87 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKKAR, DIPA B Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $71,763.66 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENCHER, KATHRYN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,763.12 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TERENCE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,762.70 Date 12/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MC KINLEY B, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,762.55 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TODD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,762.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERVORFI, NUE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,762.04 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEK, KENNETH P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,762.00 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRULIK, MICHAEL P Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,761.73 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,761.31 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOHL, PATRICK J Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $71,761.26 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $71,760.74 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIE MAE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,760.50 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,760.49 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $71,760.29 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, KEVIN B, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,760.16 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, ANNEMARIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,759.91 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KELLY A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,759.73 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, CHARLES D, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,759.71 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $71,759.16 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, EILEEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,759.01 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERIKOS, COSTANDINO Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,758.98 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,758.78 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, JOEL J Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $71,758.63 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLI, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,758.22 Date 05/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAND, STARR A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,758.18 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, KERRY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,757.98 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALASNY, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,757.89 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANK, KURT T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,757.60 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSZAK, BRIAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,757.32 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLEY, MICHAEL H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,756.86 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRENT, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,756.82 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, CHAD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,756.53 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, MICHAEL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,756.04 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,755.98 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,755.52 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLOY, JANAIRE M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $71,755.14 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON-ELLMER, JOHANNA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $71,754.84 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZINGE, REN B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,754.65 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TESSA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,754.41 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $71,754.13 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, LIOLETTE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,753.63 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DMITRASH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $71,753.55 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANZENBACH, KARL S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,753.38 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHIN, SUSAN K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,753.24 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, AMY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,753.08 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, TAYLOR E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,753.07 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRATTY, DARLENE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,752.89 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, MICHAEL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,752.62 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCIN, JOHN F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $71,752.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEPINSKIE, JOSEPH J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,752.42 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, ERAINA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $71,752.20 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,751.92 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,751.26 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNATO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,751.18 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, JENNIFER ANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,750.96 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, ROBERT G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,750.81 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,750.61 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSS, JILL A Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $71,750.59 Date 06/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CASSANDRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,750.55 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, AUDETT M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,750.19 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, VALERIE J Employer name Village of Roslyn Harbor Amount $71,750.06 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ARIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,750.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,749.99 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $71,749.93 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITER, CRAIG J Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,749.91 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,749.86 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,749.30 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,749.19 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUHRS, MARY E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $71,749.15 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBENBACH, LAURA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,748.88 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EVELYN Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $71,748.85 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, GEORGE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,748.37 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVEARI, ROSANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,748.25 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JAMES C Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $71,748.16 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, SCOTT T Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,748.14 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $71,747.80 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFEMMYER, NICHOLAS B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $71,747.20 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JASON R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,747.13 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEFEE, TYRONE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,746.99 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,746.95 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ROBERT M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,746.80 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, DEBORAH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,746.68 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JASON L Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,746.32 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $71,746.04 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETLING, MARC J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,745.90 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BO BO, PIERRE H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $71,745.61 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JESUS O Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,745.60 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SUSAN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,745.40 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, CHRISTINA G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,745.40 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CHERRY S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,745.33 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, JOSEPH C Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $71,745.28 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, DOUGLAS G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,744.72 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHERT, JAMES R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,744.68 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,744.34 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System