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 FEOLA, DUSTIN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $51,477.26 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,477.17 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, ARNOLD J Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $51,477.17 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CELENE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,476.96 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MAYRA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,476.72 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,476.71 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, SONJA R Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,476.71 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIALE, BARBARA J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $51,476.44 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, PAMELA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $51,476.34 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,476.05 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,475.77 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLEN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $51,475.34 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $51,475.21 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAL, TODD A Employer name Town of Richland Amount $51,475.14 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, MARGUERITE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,475.10 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESNER, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $51,474.96 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, MAURICIO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $51,474.36 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PATRICK D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $51,473.90 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCIEW, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,473.79 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATERZA, MARCO Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,473.70 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PECK, KAREN G Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $51,473.68 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, DEAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $51,473.67 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERUP, MARY KAY Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $51,473.58 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZYNSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $51,473.51 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDER, KENNETH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,473.50 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, WILLIAM E Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $51,473.30 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,473.21 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDERLEIDER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,473.20 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, TOSCHIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,473.14 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTESTA, LISA Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,473.13 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,472.98 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,472.66 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZI, LISA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,472.56 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $51,472.39 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL, CARLY Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,471.88 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESOWICZ, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $51,471.76 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNES, GLORIA E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $51,471.30 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,470.95 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE C Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $51,470.68 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,470.64 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAT, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $51,470.62 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, JANE C Employer name Essex County Amount $51,470.52 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, JON B Employer name City of Lockport Amount $51,470.46 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, REED C Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $51,470.23 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSBERG, BRITTANY M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $51,469.93 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, GRACE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,469.82 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKY, GAIL M Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,469.77 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALICIA N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,469.71 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, GARY F, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,469.69 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, MARYANNE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,469.65 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, MIRANDA E Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $51,469.39 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, WAYNE D Employer name Orange County Amount $51,469.27 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIEWICZ, JOHN F, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,469.22 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, RYAN L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $51,469.22 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, ROSE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,469.21 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, GREGORY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,469.16 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, SILVIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,469.14 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGG, LAURIE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,469.09 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,468.99 Date 12/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIT, DONNA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,468.80 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO-DYKSTRA, MAUREEN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,468.78 Date 08/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATER, ERIC M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,468.77 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, NANCY L Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $51,468.63 Date 12/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, CORTLAND D Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $51,468.55 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $51,468.45 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,468.35 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESZCZYNSKI, ROBIN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $51,468.27 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASEDOW, SUSAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,468.04 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MYRON L, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,468.02 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, LAURIE A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $51,467.96 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBACH, STEPHEN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,467.90 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICOLE L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,467.63 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOSHUA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,467.62 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, DARRIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,467.61 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEASLEY, VENITA M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,467.58 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CHRISTY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,467.48 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGO, JOSEPH DARL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,467.32 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAFUIME, DEBRA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $51,467.29 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,467.26 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, FAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,467.26 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSH, MICHAEL K, JR Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $51,467.13 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, JEREMY R Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $51,466.92 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, VICTOR E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,466.87 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, VANESSA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,466.39 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEVE A Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $51,466.28 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREIRO, DONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,465.82 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, MARK A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $51,465.73 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINO, MELISSA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,465.68 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELI, MARGUERITE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,464.87 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, FRANCESCO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,464.76 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CELESTE D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,464.34 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOLKA, WILLIAM M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,464.32 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARLA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,464.00 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGHTMYER, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,463.98 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEPHEN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $51,463.94 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DANIEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,463.72 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBOSKI, ARIC D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,463.43 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSMORE, DOLORES B Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $51,463.33 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUMPA, JOSEPH A, II Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $51,463.31 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $51,463.26 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System