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 SULLIVAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $113,968.09 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAN, MARC S Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $113,967.88 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBUSKE, ALEXANDER L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,967.37 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, EDWARD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $113,967.24 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALLELLA, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,966.43 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,965.51 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ALLEN S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $113,965.07 Date 12/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERMAN, BARBARA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,965.07 Date 08/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUY, BENOIT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $113,964.89 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, HELENMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,964.55 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,964.35 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,963.97 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOJI, ALALAZU N Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,962.38 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, PHILLIP E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $113,962.35 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GAULT, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,961.88 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LINDA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $113,961.15 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISZKA, KEITH M Employer name Orange County Amount $113,957.51 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGGI, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,957.44 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, NICOLE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,955.71 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTO, STEVEN G Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $113,954.69 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, GLEN H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $113,954.47 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, DANIEL F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $113,952.29 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRETTI, ANDREW P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,952.01 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, ELENA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $113,950.69 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELL, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $113,948.21 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, RENEE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,948.09 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANI, JOHN G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $113,947.40 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, PETER C Employer name Department of Law Amount $113,946.53 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, F STEVEN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $113,945.00 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAN, KHURSH Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $113,942.82 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SUSAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,942.71 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALB, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,942.45 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASARO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,941.69 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOD, JULIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,940.96 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNBILL-VEGA, SUSAN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,940.84 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LIMA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $113,940.81 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, TERRENCE D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $113,939.99 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTELIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $113,939.96 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,937.15 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, JANICE G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $113,936.79 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MEGHAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,936.53 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAVERO, JAMES J Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,933.09 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACA, MANUEL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,932.60 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, NICOLE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,932.40 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEGLIO, PAOLO N Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $113,929.08 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,928.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGARD, NORRIS L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $113,927.88 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $113,927.74 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KATRINA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,927.02 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATERNO, JANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,925.56 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, STEVEN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,925.23 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARY J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $113,924.51 Date 11/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMS, MICHAEL R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $113,921.86 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, KATHLEEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,921.40 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETTAL, KURT C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,920.63 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, AMY J Employer name Erie County Amount $113,918.94 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLYER, ERIC J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $113,918.68 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,917.14 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ROBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,915.92 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AMAURY R Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $113,915.12 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, SHARON E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $113,914.23 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCCIA, FRANK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,913.64 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENING, DARRELL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,913.62 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDELE, LOUIS J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $113,913.26 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLING, JARED C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,912.32 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPEL, RODNEY S Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $113,910.95 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPMANN, CHARLES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $113,909.89 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDEN, JOHN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $113,907.83 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,906.83 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRON, SCOTT A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,906.32 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $113,906.19 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDLER, LAURAINE FARR Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $113,905.80 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HORACE, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $113,904.37 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTZEL, PETER C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,903.49 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIA, RICHARD P, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,903.29 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, EDWARD G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $113,900.82 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER-MONTE, HEIDI-LYNN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $113,898.26 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, RONALD Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,897.73 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAYA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $113,896.89 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSKI, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,896.74 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUDILLE, JAMES L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,895.54 Date 07/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUI, PEILENG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,893.90 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,893.55 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $113,892.62 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JAMES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,892.21 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERSLICH, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,889.74 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, KEVIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $113,889.66 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC, CHRIS E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $113,889.00 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MILTON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,887.56 Date 04/28/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUNA, NICHOLAS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $113,887.47 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SYLVIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $113,887.44 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICOLE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $113,886.85 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCIO, ALFONSO V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,886.68 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,884.40 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FRED, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $113,884.15 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JASON Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $113,882.98 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNIEWICZ, REGINA S M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,882.86 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, ZOJA PAVLOVSKIS Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $113,880.57 Date 09/06/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MELISSA S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,880.07 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAASARANI, MOHAMED A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,879.60 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System