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 COPPOLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,922.60 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTTARATHIL, KOCHURANI G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $114,922.41 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIZ, MELISSA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $114,921.90 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLESKE, MARY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $114,921.35 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, VICTORIA H Employer name Education Department Amount $114,920.93 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, PATRICK J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,920.93 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ANDREW P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,920.93 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, B CASEY Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,920.93 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KEVIN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,919.87 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSHART, STEPHANIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $114,919.72 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, STEVEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $114,919.67 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGERA, BOHADAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $114,919.25 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,918.86 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNERWITH, DEBRA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $114,916.88 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTERE, CAROLE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $114,916.29 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,915.12 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, DONALD M, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $114,914.59 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, WILLIAM A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $114,914.44 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, TERRY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $114,914.11 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CHRISTINE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $114,914.10 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, JOHN T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,914.02 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, ROBERT L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,913.99 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, EDWIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $114,912.82 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TERRENCE P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $114,911.40 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BOBBY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $114,909.94 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, DOUGLAS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,909.02 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERRETSEN, CARLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $114,908.86 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOCINSKI, BARBARA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,908.46 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBY, DARLENE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $114,906.50 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, CARLOS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $114,905.26 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, MARK A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $114,904.93 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, HOWARD Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $114,903.91 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, JUSTIN C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $114,902.98 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THOMAS R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $114,902.53 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCOLI, JOHN A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $114,901.44 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, JEANNE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $114,900.90 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTLE, JOHN G, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $114,900.52 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, SUSAN V Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $114,900.13 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLOZZI, STACEY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $114,898.68 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ROBERT E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,897.44 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, CHARLES R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $114,897.09 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMENG, JESUS M, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,896.65 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, AMY M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,896.62 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSI, SHARON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,896.62 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, ANGELA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,895.89 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $114,895.15 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, SUSAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,894.73 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONC-ROGENER, FREDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,893.91 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERMANN, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $114,893.09 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, JOHN H Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $114,892.93 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland County Amount $114,891.68 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MICHAEL S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $114,890.56 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, JASON E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $114,890.26 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLER, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $114,887.48 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, ARJAY G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $114,886.74 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,886.40 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, RONALD L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $114,886.15 Date 06/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRI, SHAHID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $114,884.95 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, JOHN J Employer name City of Rye Amount $114,884.35 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGYROS, GEORGIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,882.21 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, PAUL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $114,881.33 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ALLEN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $114,881.19 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,879.05 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $114,878.59 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, JESSE P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $114,877.25 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKA, KATHLEEN Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $114,877.25 Date 08/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDECKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,876.42 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRENDA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $114,876.35 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRI VANESSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $114,875.90 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSPAUGH, SUSAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,875.78 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHT, STEVEN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,875.00 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, ANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,875.00 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $114,874.25 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, MIKLE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $114,872.66 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIN, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,871.91 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORIO, SALVATORE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,871.86 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, TRACY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $114,870.50 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTERMANN, MARY L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $114,869.50 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENOSA, GUSTAVO D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,868.95 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASTON-DE SIMONE, MARIA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $114,866.93 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,865.77 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTON, DARREN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $114,865.37 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGETTE, JAMES A Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $114,864.97 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARSHALL B Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $114,864.38 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAULDIE, LAWRENCE B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $114,863.98 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOHN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $114,863.05 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $114,860.23 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRAVIS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,859.45 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $114,858.61 Date 06/15/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODNOUGH, LORRAINE M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $114,858.61 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, THOMAS R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $114,858.61 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNES, JAMES W Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEK, SUSAN L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 08/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, CHI K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, KEVIN J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERO, JONATHAN M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHLMAN, THOMAS S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $114,858.61 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIENO, JOHN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $114,858.61 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LYN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $114,855.28 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, EDUARDO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $114,854.50 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System