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 RAMCHARITAR, GLEN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $116,365.27 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, JOHN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $116,365.00 Date 07/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, KATHLEEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,364.73 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEMANN, JOHN P Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $116,363.47 Date 03/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $116,360.91 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATLES, LORI L Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $116,359.75 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAN, MASSOUD E Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,359.75 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGEL, DEBORAH M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $116,359.75 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, VENICE E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $116,355.21 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITE, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,355.16 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIKISHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $116,354.10 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,354.09 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARTIN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $116,353.59 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMELING, KAREN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $116,353.10 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, ANDRE T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,351.54 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVETTE Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,351.21 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ADAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $116,350.54 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTKUS, CHARLES A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,349.73 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTSON, WENDA V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $116,348.90 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,341.41 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUPAJ, ERIC S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,337.64 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARK Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,336.25 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $116,335.03 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RODNEY D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,333.94 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, DANIEL R Employer name City of Albany Amount $116,332.64 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREBERT, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $116,331.92 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,331.08 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $116,329.00 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RICARDO Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $116,326.61 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROYCE, MARK T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $116,323.85 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MIRIAM E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $116,323.32 Date 09/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODNIESINSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,322.27 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MAURICE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,321.92 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TRESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,321.72 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINA-PZENA, VIRGINIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $116,321.27 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOHPER B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,320.50 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATES, LARA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,319.60 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, SONNY Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,319.58 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOSUE Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,319.53 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, DARREN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,319.20 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELETTA-ROMANO, JAIME E Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,318.38 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,315.33 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOWE, STEPHEN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $116,314.46 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHWORTH, JULIA C Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $116,313.01 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURST, PHILLIP A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,311.35 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSATI, JOSEPH M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $116,311.00 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDBERG, THOMAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,310.74 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODNEY, RICHARD D Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $116,309.59 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NYDIA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,308.14 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DAVID J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,306.85 Date 01/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERA, GEORGE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $116,306.76 Date 06/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANA, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,306.62 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MICHELLE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,306.58 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANIPINTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,306.11 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZGOLAK, ROGER R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $116,303.37 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, WARREN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $116,302.66 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, SHANE M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $116,302.47 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, KYLE T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,302.02 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,301.63 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, SHARON G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $116,301.40 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRY, CLARK E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,301.03 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREAN, KERI M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,300.32 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,299.77 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYLES, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,299.44 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, JAMES L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,298.56 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYTON, RAYMOND A Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,298.09 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, ASLEY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,297.32 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULICHER, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $116,297.01 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORBACZ, THOMAS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,296.86 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANTASSEL, JONKHEER R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $116,296.48 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABADI, AMAL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $116,294.96 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELCH, GERARD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,293.60 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,293.21 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERBAKEL, MARTIJN Employer name Town of Gates Amount $116,289.54 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $116,289.50 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGMORE, LEE W, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,288.37 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $116,288.01 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $116,285.93 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, ANTONIO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,285.50 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JOHN A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,284.51 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, SARAH S Employer name Education Department Amount $116,284.46 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRISTI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,284.10 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, TODD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,283.34 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANTROY, YUVONDRA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,282.35 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICHIO, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,280.57 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, DUSTIN J Employer name Orange County Amount $116,276.20 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, WARD R Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $116,275.74 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $116,275.01 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, DAVID L, JR Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $116,274.86 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,274.77 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHAGAVATULA, SASTRY V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $116,274.22 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDESSO, WILLIAM C Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,273.73 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,273.63 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKEL, JAMIE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,271.62 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $116,266.98 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELLEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $116,265.91 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARCIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,265.72 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD W Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,264.95 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,264.45 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, NASIR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $116,263.96 Date 05/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System