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 HARPER, TAMMY Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,346.79 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, DENISE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,346.78 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, NATHANIEL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,346.61 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REELE, MARC J Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,346.32 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFFONE, LOUISE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $68,346.05 Date 07/08/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAS, KYLE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $68,345.94 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DANIEL F Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,345.64 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALARK, JASON A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,345.23 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,345.19 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, LUKE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,345.18 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARC L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $68,345.09 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIS, PAULA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $68,344.81 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, LOUIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,344.79 Date 08/11/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNE, MICHAELA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,344.74 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINEZ, JUAN C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $68,344.66 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, KENNETH D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $68,344.46 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIENSTEDT, JOSEPH M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,344.02 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $68,343.91 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVIN, DONNA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,343.78 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUGHAN, PATRICK G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,343.77 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIENE, AMADOU Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,343.76 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZYNSKI, JILL M A Employer name Erie County Amount $68,343.64 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, TITUS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,343.05 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHAWN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,342.87 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTH, JOAN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,342.83 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,342.13 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FREITAS, FRANCES Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $68,341.97 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JONATHAN S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $68,341.78 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KATY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,341.29 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DANNY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,341.26 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANETTE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,340.66 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHOLM, KYLE B Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,340.61 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYBINCZAK, PAUL E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $68,340.20 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, MIGUEL A Employer name Education Department Amount $68,340.09 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,339.88 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCK, SUSAN E Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $68,339.78 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $68,339.54 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, OLIVIA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,339.17 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITKOPF, HANS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,338.84 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, JONATHAN N Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,338.14 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $68,337.68 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,337.05 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,336.59 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEAZER, KEVIN C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $68,335.82 Date 03/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMELIA, ROBERT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,335.42 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,335.35 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAO, MATTHEW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,335.34 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, ALICIA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,335.05 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JASMIN E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,334.82 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, SERGIO P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $68,334.80 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,334.73 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RUBEN H Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $68,334.07 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, ALYSIA K Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $68,333.95 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $68,333.68 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKORYM, MEGAN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,333.46 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, LATRICE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,333.13 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, TIFFANY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,332.99 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,332.87 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, RICHARD T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,332.87 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENICHELLI, LORENE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,332.76 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,332.47 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCHTA, FREDERICK M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $68,332.40 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, HORACIO V Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $68,332.37 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, RICHARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $68,332.28 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, MARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,332.05 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, ERIC H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,332.04 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, ELAINE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,331.43 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, JOSEPH C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,331.40 Date 05/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIGALUPO, JOHN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $68,330.88 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARBARA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,330.86 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, JAMES G Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $68,330.78 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMETTE, KAREN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,330.56 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,330.43 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,330.13 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILKOWSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,329.89 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WENLI Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $68,329.82 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTFORD, ZORRO D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,329.62 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $68,328.98 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $68,328.87 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZIONE, GLEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,328.77 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $68,328.76 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, JO-ANNE B Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $68,328.65 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHART, DOUGLAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,328.48 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, WAYNE L Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $68,328.43 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, LESLIE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,328.18 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, RONALD Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $68,327.89 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN-WEEKS, ALTHIA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,326.93 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINA, ARTHUR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,326.87 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKA, JAMES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,326.48 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, WALTER H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,326.22 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIENER, ERIC R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $68,325.96 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATHAM, INDRIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,325.71 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, JEANNETTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,325.50 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDGINS, ZACHARY T Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,325.47 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, KATHLEEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,325.15 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, KATHERINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,325.06 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PAULINE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,324.79 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KARRIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,324.76 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEGER, LINDA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $68,324.05 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFUENTE, LEANDRO Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $68,322.44 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System