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 LAMONTAGNE, MARK W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,483.38 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, DANIEL A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $107,482.40 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYARD, FALLIERE J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,482.34 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIAK, JAMIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,481.72 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, CHARLES A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,481.68 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WILLIAM J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,481.68 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, PETER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $107,480.92 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZORCHICK, SUSAN M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $107,480.09 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,479.67 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,477.81 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHITTS, NELSON Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,477.04 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, BRIAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $107,476.54 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDILECTIS, RAINA V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,476.16 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,474.01 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARK N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,472.89 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, RICHARD E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $107,471.57 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUTIS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $107,467.79 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIO, BRANDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,466.18 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGINELLA, NINO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,465.62 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHARLES A Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $107,465.42 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, THOMAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,464.00 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBUR, STEPHEN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $107,463.44 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROW, BRENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,463.23 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI NICOLA, ROBERT M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,462.72 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOVELL, MURASHEA S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,460.86 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $107,460.77 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $107,460.60 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $107,460.58 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IACOBUCCI, JOSHUA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,459.88 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, TIMOTHY W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $107,459.68 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DAMIAN J Employer name Orange County Amount $107,459.49 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, PATRICK M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,459.24 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MELISSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,459.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISE, EVELYN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,457.52 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREMIA, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,456.91 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, GREGORY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,455.61 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARFSTEIN, SUSAN T Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $107,454.89 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, SICILY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,454.48 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, LORETTA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,453.69 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, LEONID Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $107,453.00 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $107,452.91 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BETKER, DANIEL A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,452.17 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $107,452.10 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $107,451.73 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, MARGARET A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,450.15 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEH, TODD M Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $107,448.44 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LYNN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,447.79 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, GERALD R Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $107,447.07 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRISTINA E Employer name Education Department Amount $107,446.71 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOLIS, V VINCENT, III Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $107,445.95 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RALPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,445.87 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,445.48 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, LOUIS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $107,442.59 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, SCOTT R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $107,442.05 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, MARCUS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,441.34 Date 05/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, BRENT E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,438.35 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $107,437.43 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANFREDO, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $107,435.73 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENJIAN, NAZZAR T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,435.42 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAK, KEVIN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,435.31 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, WILFREDO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,434.78 Date 08/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENKO, JANE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,434.70 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,434.30 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKETT, JUANITA R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $107,431.94 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHAN, EDWARD G Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $107,431.85 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLIN, LOUIS B, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $107,430.15 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, PAMELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,429.89 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $107,426.54 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICHT, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,426.09 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUIE, DAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,425.50 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDAH, SAHAR M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $107,424.54 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JANET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,424.25 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, JASON C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,420.65 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETTNER, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $107,420.65 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, GREGORY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $107,420.62 Date 03/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSLER, STEVEN M Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $107,418.65 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWENSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $107,418.16 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, BETHANY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,417.84 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Greece Amount $107,417.48 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOCOL, ONASIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,416.10 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMEI, AMY D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,412.41 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, LEE P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $107,412.02 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANTHONY W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,411.85 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JEANNINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,410.86 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, SEAN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $107,408.21 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DUDLEY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,406.72 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,405.56 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWAK, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $107,403.89 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUDT, ROLAND T Employer name Beacon Housing Authority Amount $107,403.24 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JASON D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $107,403.06 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $107,403.06 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPORACE, WILLIAM R Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $107,403.06 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALP, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,403.06 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, LYNN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,403.06 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINO, LAURA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,403.06 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, COLLEEN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,403.06 Date 03/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, BARBARA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $107,403.06 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDELBERGER, MARTIN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $107,403.06 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLE, SUSAN B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $107,403.06 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, RUSSELL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,402.92 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System