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 SUPREME, MIRLENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $109,982.30 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTLOUIS, ALESIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $109,981.43 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN E Employer name Orange County Amount $109,980.68 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROWSKI, ELLEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,979.93 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CAROLINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $109,979.80 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGBIE, HELIANA V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,976.62 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTER, ALFRIDA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $109,976.44 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, LYNN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,976.20 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBACZ, ANTOINETTE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,975.77 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, RUBEN, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,975.26 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEST, LARNEZ R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $109,974.48 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, TARA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,973.99 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, MADELINE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,973.03 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, ROBERT, JR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $109,972.14 Date 04/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, TERRY W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,971.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHSTEIN, ROBERT B Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $109,971.09 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVUTO, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,970.78 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROYAL, ANDREA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,969.75 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSEPH R Employer name Niagara County Amount $109,968.00 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, RONALD R, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $109,967.04 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, LEE-ANN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $109,966.50 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMLINGHAUS, ANDREW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,966.18 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JAMES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,965.56 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BRIAN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $109,964.71 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVES, LAURA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $109,964.50 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARY T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,964.43 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARELLO, LAWRENCE P, JR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $109,963.33 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIGH, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,962.04 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENBACH, KATHERINE G Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $109,961.99 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERSMITH, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $109,961.95 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MARJORIE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $109,961.82 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACUM, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,961.50 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORETTI, DANIEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,960.62 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALICS, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,960.13 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $109,959.86 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINNANE, GERARD Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,959.74 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEL, ANNETTE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,957.87 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, KAREN LYNN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,956.42 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,955.60 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, DAVID Employer name Oneida County Amount $109,953.03 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SANTA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,952.88 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, DANIEL T Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $109,951.01 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,950.53 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,950.24 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROGER J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,949.75 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SHAUN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,948.82 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERRY, WILLIAM E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $109,945.78 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTECKI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $109,944.62 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUNDEL-LOMAS, JENNIFER S Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $109,941.05 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCHAK, LINDA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,940.45 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, PAUL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,938.74 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, ANTONIO F Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,938.28 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, MISHELLENE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,936.72 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, SULEIMAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,936.25 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LEO A, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $109,935.13 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,933.76 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JACOB P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,933.34 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHERYL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,932.14 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $109,930.48 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID H Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $109,929.39 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELFAND, BORIS L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,929.28 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEICHTY, TODD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $109,928.90 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,928.30 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Amount $109,926.56 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DANIELLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,926.20 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELL, BRIAN EDWARD Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $109,922.98 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, CARMINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,922.84 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHARLES E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $109,922.55 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ROBERT A Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,921.04 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHA, TERESA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,919.38 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, ERIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $109,918.91 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK-JAMES, TRACY L Employer name Riverhead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $109,918.89 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,917.76 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOHN S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $109,917.63 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDDIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,917.11 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLOTON, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,915.93 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILION, DAVID R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,914.82 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ERIC N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,914.82 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, OMAR J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,912.44 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGANA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $109,912.15 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,911.75 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLACKER, REBECCA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,909.50 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,909.00 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,905.49 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, STEVEN V Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $109,904.01 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, STEVEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,903.66 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENAN, GERALD J, III Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $109,903.52 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELE, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,901.11 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROST, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,899.69 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, HAROLD D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $109,898.21 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKSA, FRANK A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $109,897.94 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, PAUL C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $109,897.40 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LYNDON G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,896.70 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PATRICIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $109,896.41 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANTONIO, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $109,896.19 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARICAN, EMRE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,894.74 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULKA, ANN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,892.86 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TONY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,891.63 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $109,890.89 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,890.67 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System