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 ARCHER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $109,481.19 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,481.10 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, MAUREEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,480.31 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, DAVID M Employer name Department of State Amount $109,480.21 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,480.05 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, RYAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,479.01 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARN, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $109,477.76 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDONELLO, RICHARD, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $109,477.48 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $109,474.93 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, STEPHEN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,474.54 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSIO, DEBORAH E Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $109,474.04 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JESSIE L Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $109,470.31 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTZ, REBECCA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,469.59 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INSLEE, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,469.56 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ARLENE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $109,469.17 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, KEVIN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,469.08 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIES TAGGART, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $109,469.08 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPANZANO, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,467.27 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DONALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,466.74 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,466.52 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKS, WALTER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,465.67 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CRAIG T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $109,464.72 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDAY, WILLIAM Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,464.49 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, RITA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,464.49 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIOTTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,464.49 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBECK, JOHN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,463.35 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, LISA J Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $109,461.76 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERTGENS, STEVEN T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,461.38 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JONATHAN H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $109,460.61 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARBEAU, CHIQUITA D Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $109,459.94 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JAMIE J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $109,459.59 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSIANA, JOSEPH P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $109,459.50 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERSOX, DAVID P, JR Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $109,459.16 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIVONA, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,458.38 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONZI, CAROL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,458.12 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PAUL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,458.10 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, RYAN P Employer name Orange County Amount $109,457.72 Date 06/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNING, GARY R, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,457.65 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNN-GADACZ, ANGELA J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $109,456.75 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, MICHAEL F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $109,456.45 Date 04/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBY, KIRK G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,456.25 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCULLEY, CARYANN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,453.93 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLOY, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,453.93 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DINA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,452.51 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, PRESCOTT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $109,452.36 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLER, DAVID S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,450.35 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, KEITH W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,448.08 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, KENNETH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,448.01 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,443.72 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMER, BARBARA S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,441.69 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLEY, ZACHARY S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $109,441.50 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIOLI, NICHOLAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $109,440.91 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONIUK, FRED W, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,440.88 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDI, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,438.25 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-GREGORY, JEWEL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,436.59 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,435.90 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, CARLO M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,435.67 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $109,432.00 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRATO, CARL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,431.45 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSLER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,430.99 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RITA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,430.60 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $109,430.51 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DAVID Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $109,429.70 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, LINDA H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,429.11 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, RICHARD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,429.11 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,428.68 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IAPPINI, PAUL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,424.83 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEWSKI, LISA V Employer name Cornell University Amount $109,423.29 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, MARC S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,423.23 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,421.63 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KAREN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,419.85 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, EDISON, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $109,419.51 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASSO, VINCENT M Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $109,419.28 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, DARRELL D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $109,419.25 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JOHN R, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,419.20 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABIK, WILLIAM Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,415.71 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTNEBEN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,414.60 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, ROBERT W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,414.03 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NANCY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,413.80 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLINKA, JOHN N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,412.15 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,411.80 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, RANDY W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,411.56 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONOVICH, KENNETH M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $109,411.48 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREEN, SHANE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,410.50 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,409.12 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDRADE, YVONNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,408.41 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, ANN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,407.77 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,406.05 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, MICHAEL O Employer name Ulster County Amount $109,403.20 Date 05/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VINCENT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,401.67 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, PETER W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,401.13 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JUNE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,399.03 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELBER, DARREN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $109,398.97 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAROTA, PETER M, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $109,398.48 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLINWOOD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,398.43 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGI, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,398.07 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $109,396.76 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,394.73 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVEDO, LIANNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,394.69 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIAZZA, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,394.35 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System