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 HADDAD, FARHAN F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIN, SHENGXIN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWAN, PETER C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, RICHARD T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDEL, CHARLES E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDHU, DENIZ Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGZA, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWISS, MICHAEL B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $112,312.12 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, OWEN P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $112,312.12 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $112,312.12 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MERTON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $112,312.12 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $112,312.12 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SANJAY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $112,312.12 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAPE, ERNEST J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $112,312.12 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, PETER W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $112,312.12 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $112,312.12 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, JAMES E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $112,312.12 Date 11/21/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KAREN H Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $112,312.12 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBEN, HAROLD J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $112,312.12 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARTIN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,312.12 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' BRIEN, SEAN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,312.12 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, CHARLES T, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,312.12 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, PAUL Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $112,311.07 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLETTI, JULIET C Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,310.15 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BERACHAH Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $112,310.08 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MARK O Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,308.45 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, BART K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,307.67 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, JOHN G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $112,303.42 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANDREW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,302.69 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUIKSMA, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,302.68 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TONYESIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $112,301.74 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTI, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,301.27 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCH, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $112,299.29 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, DAVID L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,298.52 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATSOUKAS, ULYSSES V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,298.48 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTS, TONI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $112,298.21 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $112,298.01 Date 09/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSAGE, MARK S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $112,297.78 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOLIHAN, JOAN THOMAS Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $112,296.98 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RAJU Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $112,294.44 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYON, STEVEN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,293.70 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLIET, ADAM S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,293.49 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSSANTE, ALFREDO J D Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $112,293.13 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYLE, MARIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,292.80 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JUDITH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,292.56 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESORBO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,292.56 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,292.56 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MICHAEL D Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $112,291.32 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, STEPHEN W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $112,290.80 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYOOYE, OLUKEMI Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $112,290.38 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITOCCO, PETER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,286.42 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, ANASTASIA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $112,285.21 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, DANIEL P Employer name City of Troy Amount $112,284.26 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, LYNNETTE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $112,283.10 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZ, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,282.98 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, TRACY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,281.30 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PETER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $112,281.06 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $112,280.01 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SANIELLE C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $112,278.74 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFED, MARK S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $112,277.89 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, JACQUELINE Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $112,274.23 Date 04/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $112,273.51 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALA, JACOB R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,272.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $112,268.94 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERR, STEVEN B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $112,268.30 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALTO, JAMES A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $112,266.25 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, GEORGE R Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $112,265.82 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, KORY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $112,265.67 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, RICHARD F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $112,265.63 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERAGOSTINI, ADAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,261.41 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, NELSON Y Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $112,260.75 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,258.61 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIOTI, JOHN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,258.61 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,258.61 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, CARLA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $112,258.56 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNISS, JEROME O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $112,257.73 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, DANNY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,257.19 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNETZ, GREGORY J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $112,255.70 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWADLY, ELLEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,255.43 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATAN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,253.99 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPINOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $112,253.75 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ELENA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $112,253.02 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENSIERI, FRANK Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $112,251.26 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAZ, DOMINGO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,251.03 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUSCHE, NORMAN W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $112,250.87 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $112,249.00 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,247.15 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPITONE, CATHERINE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $112,247.07 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKAYA, CHARMAINE B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,246.97 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NISE, STEFANIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,245.29 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BOJOURKA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,245.20 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, MICHAEL K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,243.55 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,242.60 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, IRINA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $112,242.00 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOHN T Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $112,242.00 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, REGINA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,240.90 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RAMONA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $112,239.24 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAZ, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $112,238.99 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System