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 PULEO, JASON P Employer name Erie County Amount $59,393.48 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,393.48 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODDI, LORI Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $59,393.28 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERS, JAMES P Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $59,393.13 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LILLIAN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,393.00 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEED, WILLIAM N Employer name Village of Walden Amount $59,392.92 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLACY, SHAWN D Employer name Town of Pierrepont Amount $59,392.83 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSKI, NANCY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,392.76 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA QUAY, BRUCE L Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $59,392.28 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, NATHAN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $59,391.99 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, DANNY J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $59,391.75 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETSELL, JENNIFER R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,391.59 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BARBARA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $59,391.38 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JOHN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,391.24 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $59,391.07 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MATTHEW J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,390.78 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CARLA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,390.75 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,390.47 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ANTONELLA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,390.01 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JANE A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $59,390.00 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSLINGER, KEVIN M, II Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,389.98 Date 10/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZIOSI, ABIGAIL H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,389.93 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, TINA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,389.68 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, GREGORY S Employer name Warren County Amount $59,389.54 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,389.49 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, GENE A, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $59,389.44 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,389.40 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,389.40 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, RODNEY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,389.37 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHUR, MICHELLE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,389.31 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, HARRY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,389.22 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,389.04 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEMAI, BALRAM Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $59,388.87 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROYCE D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,388.75 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, DOMINIC R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,388.27 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENIAZEK, DESIREE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,388.23 Date 05/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURA, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,388.13 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,388.00 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDNEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,387.78 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VIRGINIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $59,387.70 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLO, JOSEPH W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,387.64 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELF, JOCASA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,387.51 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,387.49 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLBAUM, MICHELLE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,387.44 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHANE T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $59,387.05 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENNIS M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $59,386.99 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ADRIAN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,386.57 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, ROBERTA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,386.28 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,385.19 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOROSS, MATTHEW G Employer name Esp Performing Arts Center Corp. Amount $59,384.83 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIM, SERGEI Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,384.75 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, JAMES D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,384.74 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEFELDT, BRIAN E. Employer name Village of Wilson Amount $59,384.67 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, PETER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,384.63 Date 10/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-EAST, KAHMAL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,384.39 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ANTHONY L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,384.30 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATECHIS-ARGYROS, MARY Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $59,384.27 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, BERNADETTE C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,384.20 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEST, SUSAN F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,383.92 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,383.82 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANA, OVIDIO E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $59,383.73 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,383.32 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, LEROY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,383.24 Date 09/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,383.20 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEENAN, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,383.20 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEMIO, BARBARA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $59,382.82 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, ISABELLE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $59,382.82 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDIGROSSI, MARY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,382.65 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,382.63 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMONE, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,382.50 Date 10/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, FELIX Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $59,382.33 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALATHARA, LISYMOL G Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $59,382.26 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT C, SR Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,382.24 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CRAIG T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,382.24 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REANNA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,382.16 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDOMO, SERGIO O Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,382.12 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFA, ANDREW Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,381.86 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GILORMO, TIFFANY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,381.84 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEROTTE, LEONCE R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,381.32 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, JASON A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,381.21 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULAJ, ANNA M Employer name Monroe Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $59,380.78 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,380.06 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICCO, REGINA F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,379.85 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, THOMAS W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,379.74 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPO, SANDRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,379.43 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENICK, REMI L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $59,378.72 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURLEY, LINDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,378.69 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANTORNO, MICHAEL Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $59,378.63 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTNIEWSKI, KERRI L Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,378.15 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, CHRIS H Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,378.05 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, TARA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,377.85 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, REGINA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,377.65 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWINSKI, NICHOLAS G Employer name Erie County Amount $59,377.56 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDES, CHANTAL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,377.07 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSAVAGE, JOHN J Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $59,377.00 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, DESIREE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-MURPHY, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSON, TONI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,376.80 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System