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 HARRIS, THEODORE J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $108,563.19 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, MARK E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $108,563.02 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, BARRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,562.57 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDLE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,562.43 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,561.15 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,559.74 Date 01/18/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYTOS, MARK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,557.86 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUBAK, MARIA Employer name Education Department Amount $108,556.01 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, STUART Employer name Education Department Amount $108,556.01 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUKHERJEE, SUSHMA G Employer name Education Department Amount $108,556.01 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIAJULU, ANTHONY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $108,556.01 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SHAUN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $108,555.24 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOHALL, DAWNA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $108,554.20 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, KEVIN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $108,554.07 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KAY, WILLIAM R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,553.03 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLENSTEIN, CAROL EPSTEIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,552.67 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLIS, MINDY G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $108,552.09 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $108,551.97 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $108,551.97 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, TERRY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,551.51 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, FRANCIS E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $108,548.58 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,547.11 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, LAURA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $108,546.89 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, WARREN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,546.11 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, KATHRYN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $108,545.83 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, JAMES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,545.30 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,544.77 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNICKSON, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,544.40 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSI, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,542.04 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZUTO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $108,541.94 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTO, MICHELE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $108,541.94 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, AMY Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $108,541.82 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACINO, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $108,541.76 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL W Employer name Columbia County Amount $108,541.26 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JAIME Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $108,540.02 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTSONIS, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,538.36 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,537.40 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, PHILIP J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $108,536.78 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, ADAM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,535.60 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARIANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,535.36 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LELLO, VINCENT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,534.38 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERBECK, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $108,533.64 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $108,532.81 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J, III Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $108,531.10 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, JOGGESHWAR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $108,530.51 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROITER, JACK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,524.00 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHRISTINA N Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $108,523.39 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLATAU, COREY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $108,522.75 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOIHLE, JODY F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $108,521.55 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIENT, CHERYL-LEE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $108,521.04 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCZAK, BOHDAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,518.70 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, ROBERT G Employer name Broome County Amount $108,518.59 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $108,517.97 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEARY, JAMES W Employer name Department of State Amount $108,517.60 Date 12/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $108,517.40 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKER, SCOTT J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $108,516.65 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $108,515.47 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,515.19 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, MARTIN G, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $108,513.59 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITANA, ANTHONY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $108,513.59 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, JIMMY R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $108,512.41 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSBY, ALCINA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $108,511.37 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURVICH, JESSICA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $108,511.31 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, JOHN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,510.74 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOYCE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,509.22 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVA, MARIE C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $108,508.92 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YULIAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $108,508.14 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECK, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,508.03 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODORA, JOSEPH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $108,507.79 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVALORO, DOUGLAS S Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $108,507.54 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,506.07 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKACH, BRETT M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $108,506.05 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSZALEK, CASIMIR D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,505.25 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLARO, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $108,504.87 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIUOLO, VINCENT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,503.89 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BILL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $108,499.70 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BYRON W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,499.39 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEROSTKO, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,499.01 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JUSTINE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $108,498.84 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINE, ROBERT L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,496.30 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,494.80 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERHAUSER, ARTHUR H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $108,494.00 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MT.PLEASANT, DAVID M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,491.78 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDRIEAU, PETER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $108,490.08 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BEVERLY A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $108,490.00 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DOUGLAS K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,489.30 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, CHARLES D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,489.30 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $108,486.87 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $108,485.15 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, MATTHEW T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,485.07 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLKES, EDMUND Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $108,484.14 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARK A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,483.51 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEPNER, LORI A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $108,483.47 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,483.27 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, EDGAR G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,481.74 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAMPOLE, JUDSON B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,481.09 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, MARK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,481.00 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORHAM, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $108,480.75 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN-HIGGINS, KAREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,480.64 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUAB, CORAZON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,479.90 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System