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 ESPOSITO, IDA Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $55,450.08 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARULLO, RICHARD M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,450.02 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, EDWARD A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $55,449.75 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADE, JOEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,449.71 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,448.89 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABU, SUMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,448.80 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIVAS, MARK D Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,448.79 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANTI, JOSEPH T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,448.72 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,448.23 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JESSICA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,448.23 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOTT, KEVIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,448.12 Date 09/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, ZULAY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,448.11 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADAN, TAL D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,448.11 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGEL, CRYSTAL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,448.11 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPLETT, KYLE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,448.11 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARENZA, CARLO Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $55,448.05 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPISI, STEPHANO A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,448.03 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,447.91 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, DONNA M Employer name Tully CSD Amount $55,447.69 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAY, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,447.26 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVOSE, WIENER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,447.26 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZLEJTER, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,447.26 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHEDA, SUDHIR H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,447.20 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, NATHANIEL O Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,447.02 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARWE, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,446.57 Date 04/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, TEARY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,446.50 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EVERT F Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $55,446.40 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,445.98 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDELL, PATRICIA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,445.72 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, DAVID A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,445.50 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENDS, MARK T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,444.89 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHREITER, STEFANIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,444.71 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOANN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,444.54 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $55,444.32 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARMAN, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,444.27 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, PETER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,444.18 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEL, DONNA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,443.98 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,443.81 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, ANTONIA V Employer name Yates County Amount $55,443.75 Date 01/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MYLEITA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,443.72 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, DEBORAH M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $55,443.47 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,443.30 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, LESLIE I Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,442.89 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, STEVEN L Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,442.70 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBULO, LAWSON L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $55,442.69 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSKI, STEPHEN A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $55,442.43 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JOEY Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,441.83 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBADEBO, OLUSEGUN O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,441.62 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, CHRISTINA L Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $55,441.34 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, INDIRA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,441.28 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, MICHAEL F Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $55,441.05 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $55,440.77 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $55,440.74 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, MARLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,440.55 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, NATALE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,440.39 Date 05/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, SYLVIA D Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $55,440.00 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLO, LINDA H Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $55,440.00 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIZER, OLHA Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,439.91 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, ROBIN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,439.35 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODNEY G Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $55,439.35 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, JEFFERY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $55,439.32 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSHUA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,439.19 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CATHERINE A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $55,439.13 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TUCKER J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,439.03 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, SUZANNE G Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,438.60 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MARET M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $55,438.50 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $55,438.40 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODACRE, KRISTA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,438.31 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, AMY B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,438.09 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,437.10 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, KATHRYN H Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $55,436.94 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, GERALD A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,436.85 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXMORE, KARROLL Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $55,436.67 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, J MARTIN Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $55,436.27 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAFARD, LORI J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,436.19 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, AMY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,435.73 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT R Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,435.46 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, WILLIE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,435.44 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCCO, JAMES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,434.88 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLIMAN, STANLEY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,434.46 Date 06/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,434.45 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEM, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Collins Amount $55,434.30 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JESSICA Employer name Orange County Amount $55,434.09 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KEVIN L Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,433.75 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKO, JEFFREY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,433.63 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, GINA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,433.36 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, LINDA J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $55,433.34 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $55,433.04 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MILLAN CAMPEAU, CHRISTINE M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $55,432.80 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALBACK, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,432.20 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,431.96 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLO-MELCHIONNE, MILDRED A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,431.96 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,431.95 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KATHLEEN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,431.87 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, KATHRYN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,431.86 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, CYNTHIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,431.82 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREW, DOUGLAS A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $55,431.60 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, JUN Employer name Albany County Amount $55,431.31 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELICHAREK, MARGARET Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $55,431.07 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSEN, FILOMENA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $55,430.90 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System