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 TOLMAN, MARK R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $115,351.43 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKANDE, OLAWALE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,351.38 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFIK, EDWARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,350.52 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, LAWRENCE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLA, LAWRENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALDI, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVOSTA, GEORGE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 12/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, CARL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRULE, WALTER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAROVEC, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,349.70 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, GINGER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,349.37 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANGELO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $115,346.49 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $115,344.68 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, LANIELLE D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $115,341.34 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIEN, SUSAN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $115,341.25 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,339.23 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLAHAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $115,337.52 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUERA, ANGEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,337.39 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ANGELA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $115,336.15 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, MICHELE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $115,336.13 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, SHANNON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,336.03 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGART, JORDAN A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $115,335.50 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALPHONSO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,333.65 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ALEXANDER B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $115,333.53 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARY ELENA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,330.28 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGHTBILL, MARY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $115,329.83 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHELE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $115,324.82 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZENSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $115,324.32 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEW, DAVID R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $115,322.70 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CAROLYNN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $115,321.63 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $115,316.63 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEANETTE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $115,316.39 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURELLO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $115,314.22 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLANSKI, MARK A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $115,312.87 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, ROSANNE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $115,312.73 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JAMES P Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,312.11 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRANDON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,311.73 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, ALFRED V Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,311.38 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $115,308.90 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIG, BART M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $115,308.19 Date 03/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGERER, BEVERLY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $115,308.19 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,306.71 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORABITO, FRANK P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $115,305.10 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, SANMARTIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $115,304.90 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DIANE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $115,304.71 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLITSCH, GREGORY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,303.53 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABRAL, DAVID Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $115,302.63 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCA, MARY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $115,301.53 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISICARO, MICHAEL Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $115,301.39 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, VICKIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,300.61 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIANCE, BRUCE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,298.83 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, BARRY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $115,298.10 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, ALEXANDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,298.02 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, TIMOTHY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $115,297.86 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $115,295.22 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, PETER H Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $115,295.05 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $115,292.49 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JASON F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,292.08 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL P Employer name Broome County Amount $115,291.82 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH-WORMS, SHEILA R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $115,291.23 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLESSA, RICHARD D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $115,290.32 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,290.30 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, AMANDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,289.78 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCHICO, DENISE M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $115,286.99 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDINO, JAMES M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $115,285.67 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DILLON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,285.34 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, GLADYS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,277.06 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, TED J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,275.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,272.05 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DENISE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,271.91 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURO, JAMES V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $115,270.52 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CRAIG Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,269.66 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, KEITH D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,266.34 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, PATRICIA O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $115,266.34 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTLES, RYAN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,265.62 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,264.36 Date 12/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, DARYL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $115,264.03 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,263.06 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACK, KATHY A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $115,263.06 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORREY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $115,262.94 Date 08/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,262.16 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRONE, CARMINE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,261.12 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DEBRA D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $115,260.47 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JULIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.49 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, STEPHEN X Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.49 Date 07/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, MARY WARK Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.44 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ANN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.43 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JASON R Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.43 Date 10/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $115,258.32 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, SUSAN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $115,257.55 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COTT, PAUL T Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $115,256.40 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, SCOTT D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,256.40 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $115,255.35 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,254.78 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CLIFFORD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $115,254.56 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IVELISSE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,253.56 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KEITH D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $115,253.51 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALABI, ASSAD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,252.36 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTIN, JONATHAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,251.73 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System