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 CIERI, MARGARET Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $117,061.69 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, THOMAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,061.57 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIN-MAURER, TAMMY S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,059.56 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,059.42 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,059.22 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GARY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $117,057.83 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKLEY, LAURA P Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $117,055.30 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVASIO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,053.94 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANCIO, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,053.30 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATICH, JOHN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $117,051.68 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONALD G Employer name Orange County Amount $117,051.43 Date 08/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD GILLEN, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $117,051.22 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MAURLENE P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $117,049.15 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBEZAT, JOHN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,047.92 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER-ANSAH, SORAYA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,046.85 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KENRIC K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,045.37 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,044.94 Date 02/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, RUSSELL P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $117,044.75 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIN, ELLEN V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $117,044.05 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORDASIEWICZ, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $117,043.85 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, LISSELOTE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $117,041.89 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, LUCIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,040.69 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRAGER, STEVEN J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $117,037.05 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PAMELA R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,030.90 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRAVANI, ALI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,030.35 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, PAUL S Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $117,029.76 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBYN L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,028.58 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,028.58 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-BRAXTON, MARTHA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,028.58 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LEONIE MARIE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,028.58 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, MICHELLE Y Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $117,028.58 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTOFANO, LUCIO Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $117,028.58 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, TARA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,028.58 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, EVA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $117,028.58 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JEZEBEL E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $117,028.58 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, MANUEL J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $117,028.58 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSA, MIKE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $117,025.49 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITNER, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,024.44 Date 09/22/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DAVID Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $117,024.06 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, LISA H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $117,020.77 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, SUSANA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $117,020.38 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $117,019.71 Date 05/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $117,019.29 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, BRIAN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,019.14 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, DAVID I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $117,019.01 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROPHY, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $117,017.54 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACHNICHT, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,017.00 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZANO, JULIET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,016.20 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,014.20 Date 06/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAURISANO, PHILIP A Employer name City of Utica Amount $117,012.19 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIALL, NANCY A Employer name Education Department Amount $117,009.65 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GLENN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,009.39 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PAULINE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,007.94 Date 11/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JOSEPH M, III Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $117,004.84 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELAGI, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,999.27 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBISSETTE, ELAINE H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $116,998.18 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, JACK J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $116,997.85 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINSSEN, JEFFREY P Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $116,996.77 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINSKI, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,992.65 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHOTAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,992.59 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TREVOR C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,992.14 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JOSEPH T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $116,992.04 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES G, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $116,991.82 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GRETCHEN K Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $116,990.40 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIQUE, JEAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,989.54 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGRAFT, LAURIE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $116,982.91 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, DONALD A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $116,982.40 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHELT, JOHN F Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,981.33 Date 09/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERACI, MICHAEL N, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $116,977.07 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $116,975.80 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,974.33 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,972.37 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHELE A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $116,972.25 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,971.93 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACK, GREGORY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,969.62 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $116,966.37 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, VICTOR S, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,964.28 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLEY, RORY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,961.53 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, THOMAS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,960.09 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEERY, JAMES C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $116,959.69 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, CURTIS R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $116,959.64 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $116,959.30 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRSKY, MICHAEL K Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $116,958.87 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSILLIO, DANIEL Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $116,958.00 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $116,957.49 Date 01/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLNIAK, RICHARD J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,957.34 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, RAYMOND J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $116,955.20 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,953.88 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, DAVID Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $116,953.24 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCINO, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $116,951.47 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLSKIY, OLEG Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,949.01 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,947.62 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PAUL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,946.49 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,945.35 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEDURE, RICHARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,944.84 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $116,944.31 Date 08/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOSEPH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $116,942.06 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, VINCENT, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,939.76 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPIER, FELICIA K Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $116,938.50 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUND, GREGORY B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $116,938.15 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System