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 NOWAK, MICHAL J Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $108,847.51 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOKSI, NAYAN J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,847.50 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, RICHARD Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $108,847.34 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CRAIG J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,846.34 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, HENRY W Employer name Steuben County Amount $108,845.05 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, RICHARD F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $108,844.17 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEOLA, KEVIN S Employer name Madison County Amount $108,842.49 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $108,842.00 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, JON A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $108,841.97 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,841.85 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDENLANG, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,840.37 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $108,839.35 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRESCA, VINCENT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,839.20 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, KATHRYN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $108,836.21 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ALBERT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,836.20 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOHRER, CONSTANCE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,832.47 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $108,832.37 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMICK, THOMAS N Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,831.72 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MIRANDA Y Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $108,830.01 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $108,829.97 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $108,829.52 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTERHI, JASON T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,829.38 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, KIERA E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $108,828.65 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTON, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $108,828.56 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $108,828.43 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESTARO, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $108,828.26 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINETTO, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,827.45 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, GENE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,827.36 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWAL, STELLA O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,826.48 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, NICOLE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,824.59 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVER, THOMAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,823.91 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAS, CATHY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,822.63 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZAMY, PEGGY ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,821.66 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIEL N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,820.36 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $108,819.05 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, BUU N Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,817.16 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIALE, DANIEL J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $108,812.46 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKE, LAUREN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,812.19 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,810.01 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KAREN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $108,807.71 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ERIKA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $108,807.21 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,807.00 Date 02/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MARGARET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,806.36 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINLOCK, NORMAN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,805.16 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOSE, WILLIAM C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $108,804.89 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DERRICK Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $108,803.86 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CANDICE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,802.58 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGNESE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $108,802.48 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, KERRA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,802.02 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILICATA, ADAM N Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $108,801.20 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, JOHN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,801.17 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUIFEL, GLEN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,798.67 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, GARRETT R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $108,798.56 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOSE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $108,798.05 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIARO, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $108,796.82 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHID, BAKEER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,794.81 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMENDA, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $108,794.53 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,794.48 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAR, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,793.40 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NWOKEOHURU, OBIOMA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $108,792.58 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDEMEADE, JAMES R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $108,791.51 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, JOSEPH J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,791.37 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, SONDRA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,790.98 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLDI, RALPH M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $108,787.10 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAACS, MARC L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $108,786.26 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, DARRYL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,786.17 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SEAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,785.23 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALGADO, EDWARD S Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $108,784.54 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DENISE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,782.75 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMAR, RAYMOND D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $108,779.80 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, FRANKLIN D, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $108,779.02 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOANN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,778.16 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $108,773.68 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUIKSMA, ELINOR A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,769.59 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARTIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $108,769.30 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPIRITU, CARMELO G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,768.31 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEHAYN, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $108,767.67 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MANUEL, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $108,766.75 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, ROBERT F Employer name Albany County Amount $108,766.46 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINONE, FRANK J, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,765.86 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name USCHOLD, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $108,763.68 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVE, KAREN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,763.03 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $108,763.02 Date 12/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, RONALD L Employer name City of Troy Amount $108,762.45 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $108,761.94 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, KRISTY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,760.22 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEYMAN, OLGA N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $108,757.85 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAHAN, WAYNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,757.78 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DONNA ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $108,757.74 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, JOANNE C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $108,757.62 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MARLYN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,757.47 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSNER, BRIAN D Employer name City of Utica Amount $108,757.34 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALA, PETER C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,757.30 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIDGELL, AMY T Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $108,756.63 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERKIRCHER, ADAM R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,755.97 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,755.49 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEDER, CURT N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $108,754.93 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBURZI, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,754.34 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIS, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,753.60 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAYDEN, ROBERT G, II Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $108,753.37 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System