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, JILLIAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,018.34 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, NICHOLAS T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,018.08 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMINERIO, LOUISE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,018.04 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPON, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,018.00 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $58,017.95 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, MATTHEW V Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $58,017.94 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, JOANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,017.54 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, NICHOLAS S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,017.52 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAROSSI, MARIA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $58,017.10 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAMES R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,016.77 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,016.60 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLI, WILLIAM A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,016.32 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, SHARNETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,016.18 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, MERRIL D Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $58,016.09 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDTEL, KENNETH H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,015.10 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLO, ANITA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,014.90 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, STACY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,014.88 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $58,014.35 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, PAMELA F Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,013.93 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, PATRICIA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $58,013.93 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIG, HOLLY Employer name Education Department Amount $58,013.93 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JAMES Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $58,013.26 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, KEVIN J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,013.24 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $58,013.23 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, PHUONG Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,013.14 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUECKERT, HOLLY S Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $58,012.82 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, JEFFREY C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $58,012.62 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, MATTHEW J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,012.32 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITSCH, SAMUEL L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $58,012.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPKOSKI, JANET M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,012.06 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MILLICENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,011.85 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RUSSELL D, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $58,011.77 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNGARD, JOYCE H Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $58,011.31 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $58,010.60 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZELL, CHERIE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,010.58 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, TIMOTHY R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,010.30 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINE, TIMOTHY ANDREW Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $58,010.21 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, TERENCE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,010.19 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,010.09 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, JASON A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,009.95 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKEL, AMY L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,009.93 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETOLA, THERESA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,009.92 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEITH R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,009.72 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, RICKEY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $58,008.83 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LORETTA I Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $58,008.62 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, CHARLES R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $58,008.09 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MARTHA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,007.99 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $58,007.96 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONOVER, LEE G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,007.90 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMETT, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $58,007.61 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DARRELL Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,007.33 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAULINE C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $58,007.26 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DAVID S Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,007.04 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, KAON Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,007.00 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, JOHN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,006.74 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, RAMON A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,006.46 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LISA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,005.96 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, RONALD G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,005.89 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,005.77 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-BOWMAN, JUNELLE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,005.42 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KELLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,005.15 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPERA, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,005.07 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWONSKY, MARK A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,004.89 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, AMY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,004.70 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGOS, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,004.60 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,004.30 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JAMES H Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $58,003.41 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, ANNA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $58,003.33 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, JAMES P Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,003.15 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, DAVID M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $58,003.06 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOUR, LAWRENCE T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,002.44 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $58,002.27 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DIANNE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,002.25 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,002.22 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANDREA, LOUIS V Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $58,002.09 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, KELLY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,002.02 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TAMMY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,001.90 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSLOW, JEFFREY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,001.74 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-HASELEY, MARCIA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,001.69 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, PATRICIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,001.15 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOJOHN CALLI, PAULA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,001.12 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, EDWARD G J Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,000.87 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,000.70 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ASHLEY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,000.67 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANI, DENISE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $58,000.65 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYER, KRISH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,000.64 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DENNIS T Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $58,000.28 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIECWESZ, KAREN ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,000.25 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYSOAD, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $58,000.23 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $58,000.22 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABULIS, BRIAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,000.18 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, MONICA R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $58,000.15 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KENNETH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,000.04 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDMAN, BRANDON R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $58,000.02 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COLLA, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $58,000.02 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DAVID S Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $58,000.02 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSAYED, MOHSEN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,999.97 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, KRISTIN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,999.94 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, JOHN D Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $57,999.82 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, PATRICIA K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,999.76 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System