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 COHEN, SHARON D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $110,541.94 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, KAREN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $110,541.94 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERANOVIC, KATY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $110,541.94 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, COLIN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $110,541.94 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NORMAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $110,541.44 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, MELODY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,540.31 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, KATHY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $110,539.52 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, WARREN D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,538.93 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,538.19 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITNER, FRED J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $110,538.11 Date 12/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, GREGG C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $110,537.90 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, THERESA A Employer name Orange County Amount $110,535.89 Date 08/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, STEVEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $110,532.69 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEBERG, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,529.73 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGANO, NICHOLAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,528.77 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,528.71 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINQUE, DONALD E Employer name City of Utica Amount $110,528.56 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, JASMIN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,526.46 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHIOZZI, DEAN M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $110,526.26 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONYINANYA, THERESA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $110,524.14 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, GARY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,523.77 Date 05/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, JOHN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $110,523.09 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCINITI, VINCENT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,522.70 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, THOMAS B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $110,521.07 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, GREGORY L Employer name City of Albany Amount $110,517.04 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SEAN G Employer name Erie County Amount $110,514.63 Date 12/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $110,514.54 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARK R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $110,514.08 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CHRISTINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,513.53 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HSIEH, MICHELLE Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $110,510.81 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $110,510.51 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRACZKAJLO, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,507.59 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $110,506.67 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RONALD R Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $110,506.31 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENIUS, LARS C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $110,506.04 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENDORF-MOYSE, SILVIA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $110,503.22 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ELIZABETH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $110,503.12 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, CHRISTIAN T Employer name City of Fulton Amount $110,503.05 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DREWNIAK, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,502.64 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOWASSO, LEONARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,501.09 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, LESTER H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,498.84 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JOHN F Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $110,498.16 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLO, ROBERT Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $110,498.05 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKVAPIL, EDWARD J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $110,495.33 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,493.37 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MAMOUN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,490.66 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYTON, ANDREW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,490.22 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONG YIT, FAYE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,487.31 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, EVA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $110,486.66 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUME, ANGELA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $110,486.59 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,486.13 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHETTI, RICHARD A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,485.10 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSALES, FRANCES Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,484.90 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMI-PASHAKI, MOHAMMAD Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $110,483.47 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU, KAI TUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,481.30 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, ROBERT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,481.10 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCILLA, VITO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,480.80 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENHANDLER, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,480.62 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETRUSZKI, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,480.49 Date 07/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISARE, JEREMY R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $110,480.10 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, AIDAN S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $110,479.88 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADALETA, MAURIZIO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,479.62 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOMMARITO, NICOLINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,478.96 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,477.57 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, NEIL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,476.15 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENEW-HEIN, TAMMIE J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $110,474.01 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIES, PHYLLIS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,473.92 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ELLEN C Employer name Education Department Amount $110,473.46 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, ELIZABETH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,473.17 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PAUL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,472.30 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SANDRO E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,471.70 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANATASIO, CHARLES P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $110,471.57 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, GEORGE V, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,470.20 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ERICA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $110,468.88 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,468.23 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ALBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,468.15 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPTANICH, JUDITH A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $110,468.03 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, RALPH A Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $110,466.45 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, LUIGI A, JR Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $110,465.99 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDVUKAJ, PASHKO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,465.76 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,465.53 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REMSEN, JOHN S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,464.55 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, KENNETH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,464.10 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $110,463.84 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,461.20 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $110,459.77 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,459.68 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, EARL R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $110,458.95 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,457.20 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENECKE, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,455.65 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $110,454.50 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLENBENZ, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,452.96 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCENT, LAURA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $110,452.46 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZENSKY, CHARLES E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $110,452.40 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JULIE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $110,452.32 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERGER, MARY P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $110,452.26 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDE, M KENRICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,452.20 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, VICTOR K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $110,451.77 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, NORMAN W, III Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,450.90 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,449.57 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System