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 YAO, FEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,498.78 Date 01/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MACK Employer name City of Cortland Amount $113,497.78 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHE, CHRIS V Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $113,497.09 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ENTREMONT, JOSHUA P Employer name Orange County Amount $113,495.64 Date 11/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEHNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,495.46 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIES, F CHRISTIAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $113,492.58 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $113,492.17 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANAURO, RANDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,491.17 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOUTOUR, JAMES R Employer name Niagara County Amount $113,490.83 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOZSVARY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,490.59 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, GRACE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,486.95 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOYD, DERRICK L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,486.41 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,485.36 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSQUADRO, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $113,484.24 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVIRGILIO, ANTHONY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,483.21 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BELLO, ANTHONY O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,483.17 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, BRIAN Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $113,482.72 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZIEN, JOHN A Employer name Mechanicville Housing Auth Amount $113,481.40 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORYSZ, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $113,480.88 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEIDRE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,477.87 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZLE, SUZANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,475.98 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISER, CARRIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,475.94 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIN, ALEXANDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,475.90 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,475.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, STEPHANIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,474.44 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBURD, LAUREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,473.94 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, JEFFREY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,473.10 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES-MINERVA, EMILY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $113,471.45 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, FIDEL E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $113,471.45 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAUSKAS, JEANNE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $113,471.45 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, KATHLEEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,470.73 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, PAUL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,470.55 Date 06/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUIA, JACK A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $113,469.22 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,465.26 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISENBERG, LLOYD H Employer name Town of Southold Amount $113,463.72 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORETTO, TONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,462.94 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAUB, GREGORY P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $113,462.47 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,461.77 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONI, JOSEPH P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $113,461.57 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $113,460.81 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,459.98 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSEY, MARTHA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $113,459.50 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMALIAN, MANUEL O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,458.58 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNOWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,458.25 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNEY, TENNYSON O M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,458.00 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ANNE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $113,456.24 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITOR, ROBIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,456.23 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVARO, PETER A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAURINE Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, MARK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRYAN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SANDRA L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJ, GREGORY S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $113,454.83 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKER, SUSAN S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $113,454.83 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILOR, JOSEPH F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,453.88 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRIAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,453.29 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACKLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,452.58 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, DENNIS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,452.38 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWALD, CURTIS E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $113,451.51 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, RICHARD D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHARLES L, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, THOMAS O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $113,450.46 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISSALE, THEODORE T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, JOHN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNING, NEIL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MATTHEW S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,450.46 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KIM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,450.46 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, LYNN H Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $113,450.46 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, KAREN MYERS Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, LINDA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVIZZERO, ANNA E Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PETER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, BRADFORD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, WILLIAM J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,450.46 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBEAR, THERESA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, M LYNN Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $113,450.46 Date 12/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, PETER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, DONALD D, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCZEWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MARGARET L Employer name Education Department Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JEFFREY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRELIGH, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARMEL, JONATHAN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSGEN, JACALYN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTENFELD, FAITH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARR, MICHAEL J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARC J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,450.46 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUND, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, JOAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, DARLENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,450.46 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, JEROME A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,450.46 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, FELIX M, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MELVIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System