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 MEININGER, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARDI, ROSEANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,270.60 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIJANIAN, ERICA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,270.35 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, ALICIA L Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $70,270.29 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODAGLI, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,270.15 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, HARVEY Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,269.46 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZMYRKO, WALTER D Employer name Broome County Amount $70,269.41 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JONATHAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,268.99 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDON, GLEN W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,268.88 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,268.57 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $70,268.37 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MOSES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,268.11 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, TERRI J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,267.92 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JASON K Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $70,266.74 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, TRACY N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,266.54 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, STEPHEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,266.50 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDRA, HARPREET K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,266.30 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMMELL, MELINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,265.79 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIRE, THERESA A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $70,264.90 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIGHT, HARRY A, III Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,264.75 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, MARTIN R Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $70,264.72 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARPENTINE, WILLIAM E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,264.60 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALSINGH, PRADEEP Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,264.27 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, GLORIA Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $70,264.20 Date 10/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SALLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,264.18 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, WILLIAM M Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,264.14 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, FRANCES A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,264.09 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, TRACY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,263.83 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANK R Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,263.33 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,262.89 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, SCOTT M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,262.35 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADE-ROLLE, CHRYSTOLENE H Employer name Education Department Amount $70,262.14 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, RAYMOND Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,261.95 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DANIEL G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,261.95 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASNIEWSKI, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,261.83 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFTIS, MARTIN F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,261.77 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIHA, LEYLA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,261.36 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, ANTHONY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,261.36 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLEE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $70,260.92 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, HUICHING Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,260.72 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN-PORTER, TERESA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,260.40 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGRABER, CARL F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,260.17 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,259.83 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, DAVID H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,259.78 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, KARRI MARIE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,259.74 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, RICHARD J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,259.42 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHMAN, EULEX N Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,258.92 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, DIANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,258.20 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,257.87 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, STACY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,257.73 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,257.66 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTEMUS, EDWARD W Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $70,257.61 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, ANTHONY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,257.55 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JENNIFER Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $70,257.52 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RONALD W Employer name Oswego County Amount $70,257.49 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACZYK, LEONARD A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,255.86 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, CELINE M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $70,255.60 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELHORN, ANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,255.33 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINDLER, LAURA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,255.20 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, PATRICK B Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $70,254.94 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNA, ROGER L Employer name Erie County Amount $70,254.91 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, LANCE Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $70,254.46 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, KIM W Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,254.38 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SCOTT Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,254.02 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACKOWSKI, JASON Employer name Broome County Amount $70,253.11 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, ADAM Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,253.04 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, AUDREY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,252.62 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, KATHELINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,252.62 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALYLUIKO, MARIA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $70,252.61 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,252.57 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,252.14 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KAREN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,252.02 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SIONETTE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,251.62 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,251.45 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, HEATHER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,251.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, WAYNE Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,250.96 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, MICHELLE I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,250.89 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHARAR, DENNIS M Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,250.19 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, KERRY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,250.15 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JEFFREY C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,249.97 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CLAUDINE L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $70,249.92 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RHONDA K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,249.74 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMITT, TERRY L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $70,249.74 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, CLIVE W Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,249.65 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,249.62 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, CHARLES W Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,249.19 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MONIQUE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,248.74 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,248.41 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, MICHELE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,248.40 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,248.20 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, KRISTIN ANN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $70,247.89 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,247.67 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDY-WALTERS, MARY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,247.67 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTIELLO, SHANNON A Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $70,247.67 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAINO, DOREEN M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $70,247.56 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $70,247.26 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARES, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,247.00 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINKE, JAMIE L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,246.85 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, JOSEPH D Employer name Genesee County Amount $70,246.60 Date 01/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, K LEE Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,246.11 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System