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 KOWEEK, TONI G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $116,516.34 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDES, YVIE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $116,516.34 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, PETRA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $116,516.34 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADEAIROUS, JOHN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $116,515.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALUORI, JOHN J Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $116,514.37 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWSKI, MACIEJ W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $116,513.69 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULOVA, LILLY M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $116,513.20 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDEL, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,511.09 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $116,510.18 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $116,510.06 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTACROCE, JEFFREY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,510.05 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $116,508.55 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICIA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $116,506.80 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MELANIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,505.55 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MERLYN E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $116,505.28 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JANET Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $116,504.61 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $116,503.10 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KEVIN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $116,502.86 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELULOVICH, LOUISE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, SARAH L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLAR, JOHN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,502.86 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXBAUM, ELLEN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,502.86 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASSMAN, ANGELA M Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KAREN R Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $116,502.86 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,502.86 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOYCE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,502.86 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, HENRY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/06/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TERRY J Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $116,502.86 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ALAN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,502.86 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, GARY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $116,502.86 Date 05/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, RITA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,502.86 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, THOMAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,502.86 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABLE, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $116,502.86 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLIKOVA, TATYANA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $116,502.86 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESIK, MICHAEL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOREY, PATRICIA ANN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $116,502.86 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, CLIFF Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $116,502.86 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOHN Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,500.92 Date 08/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EIFFE, JASON J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,499.41 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSTNER, DOREEN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,496.79 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,496.57 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, STUART V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $116,496.37 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY HUERTAS, APRIL A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,495.78 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOW, JOHN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $116,494.78 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, JOANNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $116,493.51 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JARVIS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,491.43 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, PAUL D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,491.43 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $116,490.88 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIMAN, ALTHEA Z. Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $116,490.85 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBREE, JOSEPH W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $116,490.62 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHDAT, BUSHRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $116,490.50 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHENBACH, BRIAN Employer name Warren County Amount $116,490.06 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNERY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,489.76 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAD-ELDIN, MOUSTAFA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $116,488.81 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, LUREEN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $116,488.73 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $116,487.49 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOCHA, RICHARD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $116,487.46 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, REGINA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $116,486.88 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, CARL C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $116,485.80 Date 07/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BERNARD L, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $116,485.48 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLHAM, JOHN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,485.40 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, REINALDO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,485.34 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYTYCH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $116,485.23 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, GEORGE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,485.07 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MURIEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,483.18 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $116,482.56 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $116,477.98 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, LAWRENCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,477.97 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, DANNY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $116,477.08 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNACIK, CAROL A S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $116,475.60 Date 09/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPONARA, VINCENT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,475.48 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, CHRISTINE C Employer name Albany County Amount $116,475.08 Date 12/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,473.80 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELER, WAYNE L Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $116,473.10 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, TOBY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,472.78 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, ILISA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,470.93 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, THOMAS Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $116,470.68 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERO, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $116,469.30 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MEO, TERESA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $116,468.82 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLO, CATHERIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $116,468.45 Date 07/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,467.67 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAI, JEFFREY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,466.90 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREPELIS, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,465.72 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,465.27 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGOTE, JORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $116,465.27 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNOE, CHARRON M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $116,462.57 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,462.50 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YU, JIANG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $116,460.76 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBOCKEL, MARK W Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $116,460.18 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MARTIN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,458.36 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RUSSELL E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $116,457.37 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELARDO, VICTORIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $116,456.54 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $116,455.71 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATCHFORD, JOANN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $116,455.67 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CONNIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,452.45 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $116,451.75 Date 06/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, RAYMOND C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $116,451.74 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENKEWICH, JOHN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $116,451.54 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGEN, ROBERT J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,450.25 Date 01/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVORSKY, LESLIE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $116,449.73 Date 10/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System