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 GALI, NORMA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $63,390.98 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, LEO, SR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,390.85 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,390.84 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FATA, NICHOLAS F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,390.23 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAFALLO, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,390.12 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, LAURIE J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $63,390.03 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, KIZZY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,389.98 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYTKO, COLLEEN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $63,389.48 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $63,389.42 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JENNIFER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,389.07 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLACE, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,388.56 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,388.41 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, HOWARD L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $63,388.33 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDIN, MARILYN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $63,388.04 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, FREDDIE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $63,387.68 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,387.58 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,387.53 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTMA, JOURNEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $63,387.34 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SYLVANITA I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,387.11 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,387.07 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,386.76 Date 11/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TYLER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,386.49 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACHCIK, THEODORE E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $63,386.36 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREFOOT, BARRY Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,385.39 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, JOSEPHINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,384.77 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEVE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,384.44 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSKOEZ, RONALD N, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $63,384.34 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Walden Amount $63,384.14 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRSCHAFT, JEAN MARIE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $63,383.10 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDROVO, RENE B Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $63,382.37 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZAMERE, TARA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,382.02 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, LORRAINE A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $63,381.66 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, SHANNON Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $63,381.36 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,381.34 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, RACQUEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $63,381.22 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MELISSA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,380.39 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BERNADETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,380.36 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, DANETTE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,380.15 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLIN, TJERICK W Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $63,380.05 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JASON R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,379.68 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, RUBY L Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $63,379.32 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, JAMES V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,378.75 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, JAMES Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,378.47 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, JOYCE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,378.07 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, MILTON J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $63,377.82 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $63,377.80 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, NICHOLAS Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,377.78 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $63,377.63 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSEFINA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,377.27 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, MATTHEW A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,377.01 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MATTHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,377.01 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,377.01 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETON, LAWRENCE M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $63,377.00 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, MICHAEL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,376.89 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORNELLAS, ROSEMARY Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $63,376.76 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALDEN, ADELE L Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $63,376.76 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, JEFFREY S Employer name Department of State Amount $63,376.70 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMEYER, JUDY A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $63,376.64 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, DAPHNE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $63,375.99 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KEVIN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,375.88 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, MICHAEL P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,375.84 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, JEFFREY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,375.73 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, JANET J Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $63,375.36 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, ERIK J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,375.17 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KRISTY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,374.99 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ-LEONE, LISA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,374.95 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRELLER, HAROLD T, II Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $63,374.95 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANIEL F Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,374.94 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, DENNIS L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $63,374.94 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINATOMBY, LENNOX Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,374.88 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CHRISTINE N Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,374.85 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVENS, SARA G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $63,374.63 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,374.61 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIQUE, HARRY Employer name Orange County Amount $63,374.54 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DONALD Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $63,374.50 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $63,373.64 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVENKA, ALAN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,373.60 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARD, JOHN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,373.55 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JO ELLEN B Employer name Broome County Amount $63,373.50 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABYAK, BRANDIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,373.39 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, SHANTEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,373.31 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, BRIAN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,373.25 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACKERT, RICHARD C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,372.75 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, KARA K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $63,372.01 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, PAUL E Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $63,371.97 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXEY, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,371.93 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ERIK J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,371.77 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, DAWN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,371.36 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, AARON W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $63,371.18 Date 08/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS-COX, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,371.15 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, REBECCA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $63,371.12 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, SHANE C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,371.10 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LISA R Employer name Franklin County Amount $63,371.07 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGGETT, THEOPHOLUS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,370.76 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUVAL, YOAD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,370.61 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURMAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,370.54 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ELSA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $63,370.14 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEBORO, KAREN C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,369.79 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, MICHAEL J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $63,369.74 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, CARMINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $63,369.68 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System