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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name BURBAGE, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $108,940.92 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,939.29 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORVATH, MONICA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $108,937.62 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THABIT, SAMIA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,937.61 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PATRICK E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,936.61 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANTON, DARREN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,935.66 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, JENNIFER L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,933.52 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, CHARLES R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $108,932.80 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, BRIAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $108,925.12 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, VICKI Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,924.43 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, SHERRY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,924.30 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $108,923.75 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALONEY, CECILIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,923.71 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,923.69 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKBERG, GLORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $108,923.04 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKMOND, BETTY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $108,922.14 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,921.53 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,921.00 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELO, TOMESHA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,916.85 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,914.96 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, CYNTHIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,914.85 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENTNER, KAREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,913.48 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $108,913.40 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,912.81 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSS, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,911.66 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,910.14 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $108,907.77 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, KENNETH Employer name Village of Depew Amount $108,907.46 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SAMUEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,907.25 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGARELLA, JEFFREY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,907.25 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISEK, DONALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,906.63 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, WILLIAM D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $108,906.31 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,905.56 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, ANNE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $108,905.23 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, RODDY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $108,904.34 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSKOCZ, JOHN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $108,903.76 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLSOVER, LEE C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $108,899.68 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHELBY F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $108,898.90 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUSS, SARAH K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,897.80 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLYN, GABRIELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,896.72 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUISE, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,896.70 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINILLA, HUGO T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,896.23 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDHI, NIRANJAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,895.55 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $108,894.99 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTOLI, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,894.18 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILIANI, AMY E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $108,893.24 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, AARON M Employer name Education Department Amount $108,892.72 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, JEANETTE R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $108,891.52 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,889.08 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, PHILLIP A Employer name Orange County Amount $108,888.18 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, SUSAN L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $108,887.61 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLA, JAMES J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $108,887.05 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,884.32 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, DONALD J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $108,882.49 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUSANYA, MICHELLE M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $108,882.38 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANTRE, LORI-ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,880.10 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,878.39 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,878.28 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, WILLIAM C Employer name Erie County Amount $108,877.97 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,877.16 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, PAULA D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $108,876.89 Date 04/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLER, MARC E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $108,876.27 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINTZ, JOSEPH H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $108,876.23 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, CRAIG S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,875.21 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,875.07 Date 05/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAEI, SAMAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,874.89 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOCKOW, JAMIE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $108,874.12 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ROBERT A Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $108,873.99 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISTON, DIANNE C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,873.89 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CLAUDE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $108,872.07 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEELEY A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $108,871.36 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, MARIBEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,871.19 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,869.71 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZULLO, PAUL M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $108,869.48 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICKER, LORI Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $108,868.65 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, NATASHA E Employer name Department of State Amount $108,868.62 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENG, BEIYI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,868.60 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $108,867.80 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, KIRBY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,865.08 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,864.26 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, HERBERT J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $108,863.58 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, LOUIE J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $108,863.17 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $108,863.03 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERIGHI, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $108,862.83 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $108,862.26 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALIC, DANIJELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,861.70 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,860.81 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, ANDRE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,859.75 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIXTED, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,858.98 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,858.47 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHALON D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $108,858.04 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, HENRY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,857.92 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUS, KRISTINA M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $108,857.72 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSAYED, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,857.69 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, RONDA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,856.72 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DORIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,855.70 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKINS, BELINDA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,851.45 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITEWIG, EDWIN L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $108,850.01 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, CAROL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,849.54 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, RYAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,848.96 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System