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 BARANSKI, HENRY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,250.42 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JAMES A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,249.80 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINTZ, DONNA K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $115,249.14 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANDRU, CHARAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,248.44 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, NAN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $115,248.03 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBURG, MELISSA R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,246.62 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODENTHAL, GROVER Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $115,246.33 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICK D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $115,245.58 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, JOHN E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $115,245.38 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULZYCHI, URSULA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,243.64 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANGELA P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $115,239.66 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ROSAMUND E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $115,238.81 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $115,236.58 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, TEJKIRAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,236.31 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,235.49 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBRASZ, DANIEL, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $115,232.50 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOCHET, CHARNI Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $115,231.35 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, STUART Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,230.15 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,229.79 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFER, FRANKLIN N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $115,229.34 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARIE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $115,229.34 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUENTE, ANDREW Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,229.02 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY-HEG, MARTIN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,228.93 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $115,227.96 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYDER, GLEN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $115,227.74 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JEANMARIE Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $115,227.29 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JASON R Employer name City of Albany Amount $115,227.07 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIBA, JOHN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $115,225.49 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RICARDO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,225.00 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGONA, FREDERICK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $115,223.15 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYC, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,222.11 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KENNETH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,222.06 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TITO, BRADFORD J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,221.86 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, THOMAS O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,221.69 Date 04/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASELEY, AUVA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,221.06 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, DAVID J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $115,219.94 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, NICOLE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,219.59 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $115,218.01 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIG, JENNIFER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $115,215.70 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $115,215.11 Date 03/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, LINDA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $115,214.96 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTAR, DAVID V Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $115,214.86 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, LORI A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $115,212.57 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ANTONIO, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $115,211.92 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, DEAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $115,210.92 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADERLI, ERIC D Employer name Erie County Amount $115,207.40 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,205.10 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHALE, PAUL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $115,205.08 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHIDBEE-JORDAN, VENITA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $115,203.72 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, KENNETH J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $115,203.59 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, JOSEPH L Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $115,203.07 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DIANE M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $115,201.38 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VINCENT J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $115,200.36 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JENNIFER Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $115,200.02 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSON, DALE S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $115,198.90 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHL, LAUREL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $115,198.26 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREMO, PATRICK J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,198.26 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, ELENA Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,197.94 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHO, CARMEN S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $115,195.99 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JOANNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $115,195.68 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERLAU, JOHN V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $115,194.71 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDOR, RODNEY A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $115,194.02 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JANE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $115,193.12 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,191.86 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEWIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $115,189.72 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, FRANK C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $115,188.16 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDEN, LINDA F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $115,184.86 Date 10/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, JOSEPH P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $115,183.12 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATROVICH, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,182.38 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLER, DAVID S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,180.45 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $115,179.48 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, SAMUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,177.48 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNITTO, GEORGE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $115,177.21 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $115,175.49 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LUIS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,174.19 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,172.33 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DIEGO Employer name Department of Law Amount $115,171.65 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISENCHEK, CATHRYN A Employer name Education Department Amount $115,170.90 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $115,170.00 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, THOMAS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $115,168.20 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICINICH, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,168.13 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NEIL R, JR Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $115,165.12 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARSE, RHONDA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,164.90 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, JONDAVID S Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $115,163.26 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, KEVIN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,162.70 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,162.70 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARI, FRANCIS R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,162.52 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $115,160.84 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONEBRAKER, BETTE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $115,160.19 Date 03/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, ANDREW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,159.52 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $115,157.78 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHERIE D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $115,156.05 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-SINGER, RUTH Employer name Education Department Amount $115,154.11 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WENDY J Employer name Orange County Amount $115,152.02 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPINATHAN, JINI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $115,150.52 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLING, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,149.70 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROTSCHINSKY, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,149.70 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, CHARLES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,149.70 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, SHAWN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $115,148.47 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHBY, CAROLINE H Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $115,143.82 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System