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 PINELA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,965.82 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, ANNA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $112,964.08 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, MARK T Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $112,959.96 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADELY, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,959.48 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVINSKY, ANDREW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,959.44 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROBERT Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $112,957.91 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDWICK, SCOTT C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $112,957.25 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, EDDIE S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $112,956.59 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORGAN, GEORGE W, JR Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $112,955.84 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCHIO, LINDA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $112,955.62 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, LEVON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,954.80 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, DONALD B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,952.62 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISKOPUS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $112,951.57 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JOHN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $112,951.54 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRA, ANTHONY R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,950.25 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, AARON V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,949.26 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,948.97 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,947.03 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTOZZI, DONALD E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $112,946.00 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RANDY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $112,943.66 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOLAN, BRENDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,943.63 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIURCZAK, DAVID J, JR Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $112,942.51 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, RITA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,941.76 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAJKOWSKI, GARY L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $112,941.27 Date 01/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALNERO, SHARI A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $112,940.04 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMLAO, GEORGE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,937.96 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RODOLFO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $112,937.39 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, PETER J Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $112,937.12 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,935.95 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARLAND, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,935.48 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASILLAS, OBED Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,933.96 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOPKOWSKI, LAURA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,933.69 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RYAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $112,931.45 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNANS, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $112,930.67 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,925.65 Date 06/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANDREW B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,923.40 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $112,922.98 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTHORN, ERIC J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $112,922.33 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, RHONDA Z Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $112,921.02 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOX, KEVIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,919.26 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,917.60 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCZAK, KEITH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,916.22 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGORIUS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $112,914.74 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WESLEY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,914.70 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLY, PATRICK T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,914.28 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJANO, LUIS A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $112,913.15 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,906.01 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,904.44 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, RUTHANNE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $112,902.78 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA DONNA, ALEX J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,900.75 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGSAMBUGAN, DANILO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,898.80 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, EDWARD H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,897.33 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHURCH, PHILIP R Employer name Oswego County Amount $112,895.65 Date 07/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASANNA GARI, ABHILASH R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,892.94 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, LAWRENCE P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $112,892.13 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, DANIEL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $112,891.70 Date 06/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOL, DARCEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,889.43 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CATHLEEN Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $112,889.06 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ROGER D Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $112,888.18 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, DOMINIC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,886.64 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, EPIFANIO, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $112,885.52 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDT, NICOLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,884.68 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CRAIG J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $112,884.56 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVOTTA, LUCILLE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $112,883.66 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKIN, STEWART B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $112,883.45 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, SETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,882.65 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDNAREK, DAVID H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,882.03 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORFANOUDAKIS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,881.65 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UHLMANN, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,881.37 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,881.22 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, ERIN A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $112,880.78 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLER, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,878.94 Date 04/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,877.52 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIERINGA, ROGER J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $112,875.13 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $112,875.12 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, TERRY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $112,873.71 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATO, MICHAEL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,873.04 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,873.00 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAROZ, SHIRLEY H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,872.29 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATKO, MATTHEW M, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,871.47 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, ESSENCE N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $112,868.78 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIJEIRA, AARON M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $112,867.62 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $112,867.58 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $112,865.23 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALD, LORI J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,865.14 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTS, MARGARET R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,864.91 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABONE, ANGELO J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $112,864.80 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRINSKY-MC HALE, SHARON J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $112,864.24 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, JIYEON H Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $112,864.24 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWELL, SELVIN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,864.18 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $112,864.18 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVCHUCK, RICHARD S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $112,864.18 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, RONALD G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,864.18 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, LISA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $112,863.89 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $112,863.89 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, AMANDA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,863.56 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,862.76 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKMAN, JOHN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $112,862.61 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNARD, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $112,862.25 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMLADI, SUHAS K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,859.97 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System