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 PRITCHARD, CAROLINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,006.60 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADOZY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Education Department Amount $62,006.59 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADA, GERALD E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,005.99 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLHAGEN, BENJAMIN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,005.93 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, REYNALDO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,005.93 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEROS, MICHELLE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,005.89 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASULLO, DIANE B Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $62,005.60 Date 09/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ERICK R Employer name Town of Southold Amount $62,005.52 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAMI, STEPHANIE K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,005.32 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITROV, SERGEY K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,005.29 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, FREDERICK E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,005.26 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, JASON E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,005.07 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ANDREWS, JEFFREY N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,004.35 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, RICHARD E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,004.20 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMANSKI, PAUL F Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $62,003.89 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,003.61 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN C Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $62,003.51 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONESKI, STEVEN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,003.38 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBASI, FADIYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MATHEN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, IVETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPAUL, ALLYSON F Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKSON, SHERRY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPAY, ROSEMARIE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWICZ, MARY B Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISSY Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, LINDA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.09 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, BRIAN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,003.08 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUVEA, GLADYS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,003.08 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOHN A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $62,002.99 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,002.65 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $62,002.65 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, LESLIE C Employer name Greene County Amount $62,002.64 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,002.42 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, GLORIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,002.36 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RAMON E Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $62,002.03 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSANELLO, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $62,001.56 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOK, KRYSTYNA B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,001.39 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOANNA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $62,001.31 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, MEGAN Employer name Alden CSD Amount $62,000.75 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, KEISHA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,000.68 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JASON E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,000.14 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBUREY, MARSHALL J Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $62,000.12 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, BRIAN W Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $62,000.12 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $62,000.12 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TODD M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,000.07 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, MARK E Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $61,999.96 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,999.95 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, RANDALD H Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,999.90 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONALD E Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $61,999.54 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, NORMAN A, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,999.47 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLICA, STEVEN J, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,999.42 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, GWYNNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,998.96 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, JOHN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,998.92 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, ALFRED J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,998.90 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, KISHA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,998.56 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOSE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,998.22 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,998.13 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPPE, CLARENS Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $61,998.08 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MARK Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $61,997.82 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,997.78 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIA, OLGA V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,997.78 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSIES, MARYKATE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,997.52 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANWER, ZAHOOR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,997.08 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, BECKY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,996.97 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLURCIELLO, JOHN A, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $61,996.97 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, KELLY A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $61,996.92 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $61,996.88 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETO, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,996.80 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, GREGORY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,996.60 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, CRISTINA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,996.42 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, BRIAN T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,996.21 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, DAVID C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,995.99 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,995.76 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CHARLES D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,995.75 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPENLEITER, JULIE A Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $61,995.43 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, TODD M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $61,995.42 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, HOWARD C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,994.97 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTIN, THOMAS B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $61,994.88 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JHANSI B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,994.00 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MARIANNE A Employer name Education Department Amount $61,993.62 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,993.61 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKIN, DEREK L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,993.33 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, JAMES J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $61,993.29 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVE, DAWN H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,992.96 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $61,992.62 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZON, LOUIS A, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,992.56 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STEVEN T Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $61,992.44 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRELLE, ANTONIETTE Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $61,992.13 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DAVID W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,992.10 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,992.05 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIFFANY N Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $61,992.02 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, DONALD H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,991.76 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHEAD, SUSAN C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $61,991.35 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, JOSE A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $61,991.25 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System