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 SULLIVAN, RICKY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,184.92 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, MICHAEL S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,183.89 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELAAHI, A EBI Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,182.23 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $109,181.44 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, ZACHARY D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $109,181.22 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,180.43 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKZUM, KENT M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $109,179.84 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOME, SUMAN S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,179.84 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,179.20 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,179.04 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBARDELLA, SUZANNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,178.82 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, ROCCO R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,177.23 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIEL, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Amount $109,176.80 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBASIUK, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,176.73 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, MOSHE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $109,175.79 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $109,175.58 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPPEK, STEPHEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,174.07 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, THERESA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,172.45 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SCOTT D Employer name Erie County Amount $109,170.60 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BARBARA A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $109,170.10 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BAUDILIO R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,170.01 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDRIL, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,168.60 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SERGIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,167.09 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLL, KENNETH J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,165.80 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LIVINGSTON Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $109,165.64 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELEIGH, JEFFREY S Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $109,164.95 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIC M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $109,164.87 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCREVEN, FATIMA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $109,164.23 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CECILIA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,163.70 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEREMY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,161.82 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARX, ELLEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,160.57 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELINDA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,160.19 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORRANCE, MELANIE M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $109,158.96 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSINEYE, OLATOKUNBOH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,158.64 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALOISE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $109,157.09 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,156.28 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUSINEAU, JOEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,156.28 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKETT, GEORGE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,156.11 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALTEN, REBECCA L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $109,154.75 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANNU Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $109,153.67 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGEDER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $109,152.94 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, ANDREW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,151.87 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON WERGERS, MARY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,151.05 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MORRIS A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $109,150.76 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, GAIL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $109,150.26 Date 07/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOYCE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,149.12 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, BONNIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,148.91 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $109,147.27 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LYNDA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $109,144.83 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VIMALA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,144.47 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, RYAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,143.83 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARIA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,143.43 Date 10/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, THERESE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,143.13 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,141.91 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVA, MADHUSUDHAN RAO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,141.00 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SANDRA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,141.00 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, JOHN J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,140.83 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOME, TODD Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $109,140.32 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $109,137.09 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, DAVID Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,136.94 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROCE, ANTHONY Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,136.91 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, DAVID A Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,136.91 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLI, DIANA L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $109,135.84 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $109,132.21 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,131.43 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, GRACE J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $109,130.94 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,128.29 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $109,127.67 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERA, PHILIP L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,127.54 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, GARY L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,126.80 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $109,126.15 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, ERIC A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,125.12 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA QUAY, SCOTT M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $109,124.81 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARITZA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,123.86 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, HOLLY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,123.83 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $109,122.42 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIALONGA, MICHAEL O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,122.08 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, THERESA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,119.58 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DANIEL L Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $109,118.36 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,116.45 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, CANDACE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,115.39 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BRIAN C Employer name City of Albany Amount $109,113.56 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITTELMAN, GALE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,113.50 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,109.10 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $109,107.37 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBOURNE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $109,107.19 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAS, NINA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,104.91 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACO, JOHN, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $109,104.29 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNE, RUDOLPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,104.11 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, EDIL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,103.94 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITACCO, JASON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,102.28 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINATERI, ANTHONY F Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,102.19 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TATE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,101.04 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $109,099.42 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY-JORDAN, BOBBIE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,099.10 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, TRACY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,098.42 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, TRUSHIL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,098.25 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, TIMOTHY Employer name Genesee County Amount $109,095.28 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, LEAH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $109,095.15 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $109,094.31 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System