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 SANANTONIO-GADDY, MARA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $119,535.30 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAS, SCOTT E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $119,535.16 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIDEL, JOHN M Employer name Orange County Amount $119,533.21 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELKA, JOETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,531.70 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,531.70 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, JUEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,529.74 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICHITTELLA, NANCI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,529.72 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MEG Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $119,529.26 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WALTER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,527.30 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDREA, ROBERT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $119,523.50 Date 09/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,522.13 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, BRADLEY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,522.00 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUCK, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $119,521.14 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEZ, STELLA N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $119,518.30 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,517.26 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCZYNSKI, DYMPHNA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,515.12 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, BARBARA J Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $119,514.36 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIC J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,513.89 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MONER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $119,512.98 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLYLER, GEORGE W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,512.03 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIVEL, WILLIAM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,508.99 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JAMES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $119,508.13 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGROSA, CLIFFORD S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, DAVID L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILAL, ZOHED Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASRAM, PAVINDRADATT Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, RAMESH Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQUE, SHAMSUL I Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,507.86 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $119,507.68 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOOLEY, TERRENCE P Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $119,506.12 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, EUGENE P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $119,504.43 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, ALEX A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $119,503.35 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, THOMAS J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $119,500.14 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, LAWRENCE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $119,499.05 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWINN, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,498.59 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARION, VINCENT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $119,493.52 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUCHNOWSKI, ROBERT D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $119,488.41 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, MARK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,487.30 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,487.14 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $119,486.55 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRYAN P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $119,486.38 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOHN DAVID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,486.34 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKEEGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $119,478.30 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZON, MAGDA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $119,477.80 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, STEVEN R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $119,477.62 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDI, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,477.36 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAB, KEITH B Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $119,476.60 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKO, ROBERT S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $119,476.06 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, NAN Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $119,474.94 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, RICHARD J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,472.16 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLOVITZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $119,472.16 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTE, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $119,469.71 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,467.77 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,467.38 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $119,467.04 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCAVOY, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $119,464.45 Date 07/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STATEN, MARVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $119,462.61 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $119,459.06 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHL, CASEY K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,454.63 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $119,454.58 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMEISTER, ANGELA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $119,452.08 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, PETER M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $119,452.08 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, ENIKA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $119,452.08 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $119,452.08 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, VICTOR A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $119,452.08 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEAN O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,450.73 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, KEVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,450.24 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALADY, WALTER J Employer name Erie County Amount $119,449.29 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIKOWSKI, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,442.07 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKORO, ISAAC N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,440.65 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, NATHANAEL M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $119,439.29 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRION, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,439.07 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, ERIC J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $119,436.18 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $119,435.73 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $119,432.26 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,432.10 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIE, RICHARD F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $119,429.31 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BLAINE W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $119,428.12 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, RALENE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $119,422.05 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDUSEI, ROSEMARY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $119,421.59 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, SHERMAN L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $119,420.38 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIENHOFFER, THOMAS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,419.32 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MALINKA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $119,418.64 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $119,417.54 Date 10/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEOSHO, BISOLA T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,415.03 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIER, MARTIN C Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $119,411.96 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, SUSAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,409.77 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, GABRIEL M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,408.57 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCKER, CAROL B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $119,406.57 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILAR, MANUEL, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $119,403.48 Date 05/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $119,403.19 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,403.15 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALINAS, JAVIER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,399.70 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,399.22 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIULIO, RONALD E Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $119,398.52 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,396.59 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,392.26 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTE, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,390.49 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System