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 TOLLISEN, BRIAN S Employer name Department of State Amount $110,730.90 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,727.36 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSWALD, LUCY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,726.47 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION-COMBS, MEGHAN M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $110,726.31 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORECKI, DANIEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,725.61 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOEL Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $110,724.96 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSNEY, DAVID W Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $110,723.81 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,722.98 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTERS, ALAN R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,718.79 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $110,717.64 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIFFLE, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,717.30 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MICHAEL C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $110,717.01 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, DONALD L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $110,715.68 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, RICHARD H Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $110,715.38 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOWSKI, STEVEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,715.36 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONTOWICZ, MATEUSZ J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,713.96 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECHT, CHRISTIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,713.50 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESMIRE, JASON R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $110,712.44 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-FRANKLIN, JEANNETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,711.48 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,710.23 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENESE, DEBORAH F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $110,709.58 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,709.32 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNION, THOMAS W Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $110,708.64 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ADAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,708.64 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLEE, GERARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,707.74 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSMAN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,707.31 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEPLY, DAVID M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,707.13 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $110,707.13 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETY, AMANDA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,706.15 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARD, ERIC M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $110,703.88 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABISH, STEPHEN D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $110,703.75 Date 06/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $110,703.22 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, TODD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,702.96 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,700.99 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $110,700.60 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGELL, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $110,700.33 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, GEORGE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $110,698.59 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BRETT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,694.82 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Ontario County Amount $110,693.37 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDWARD Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,693.37 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE REYNA, DENISE Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $110,692.34 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, RYAN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,692.27 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERGES, MARIANA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,692.17 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSITTA, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $110,691.08 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,686.86 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-TURK, JAMAL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $110,684.69 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, TOBY G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $110,684.15 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, SALVATORE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,683.75 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRI, MARIA S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,683.46 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENSEN, WILLIAM L Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,682.98 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, ADAM H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $110,682.85 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAREWELL, JAMES M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,680.60 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMANELLI, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,679.08 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, RAYMOND F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,677.03 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORE, MICHAEL B Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $110,675.14 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, DIANA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,674.74 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLESIMO, PETER F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $110,673.30 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDLING, ELLEN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $110,671.29 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARK A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,671.02 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORAUS, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,669.89 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU GUSTE, YVES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $110,668.91 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,668.49 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, NARDARA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,668.38 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, EBONY S Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $110,667.68 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETKER, JOHN G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,664.56 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITCHETTE, JOANNE Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $110,663.90 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMER, ILYA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $110,663.69 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLERAN, KIERAN J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $110,662.51 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIVAR, MIREYA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $110,661.50 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,656.08 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DENARD O Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,655.93 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $110,655.08 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUBERI, SIKANDER H Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $110,653.82 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINOJ, NISHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $110,652.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,651.97 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,649.72 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KIRK W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $110,646.65 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, STEPHEN T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $110,642.20 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENTE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $110,641.95 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITRO, LAUREN T Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $110,641.35 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MERYL L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $110,640.19 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEREK M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $110,639.78 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIDLEY, CHERYL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,638.79 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIDGETTE, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,637.53 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSNER, EILEEN B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,635.84 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMEYER, SUNDY A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $110,635.50 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, WENDY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,635.28 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHEED, AMEEN F Employer name Cornell University Amount $110,635.02 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, FREDRICK A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $110,633.99 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, MICHAEL H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $110,633.96 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GIACOMO A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $110,633.18 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTHENOW, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $110,632.34 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, MICHAEL C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $110,631.10 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANINO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Troy Amount $110,630.93 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, ERCOLE J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $110,630.35 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, GERARD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,629.85 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, BRIAN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $110,629.05 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONENBERG, BERNARD H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $110,628.72 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $110,628.39 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, CLARENCE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $110,628.32 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System