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 GOODING, DONNA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,236.86 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFREY, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,236.06 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANSKY, SHELLEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,235.66 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOPA, GARY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,235.09 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMENELLA, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $107,234.51 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHESH, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,234.30 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHNERT, ROBERT K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,233.49 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, AARON J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $107,233.39 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANELLA, JAMES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $107,233.38 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSMA, MARIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,232.97 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, DANIELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,232.06 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, BRUCE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,231.71 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $107,230.65 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, TENNILLE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,230.48 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,229.36 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,228.68 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, CARLO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $107,227.75 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARCIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,227.27 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTHONY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,227.18 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, RAYMOND Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $107,226.70 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, EVE E Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $107,226.00 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,225.98 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANS, MURRAY Employer name Education Department Amount $107,224.88 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,222.13 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEINWALD, CHERYL S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $107,221.41 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, PATRICK J Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $107,220.26 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, NICOLE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $107,219.15 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, ERIC T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $107,218.05 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $107,217.83 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL Employer name Education Department Amount $107,217.47 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, TIMOTHY C Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $107,216.63 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, ABRAHAM J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $107,216.39 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONKO, JAMES K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,216.13 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, LUCIO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,215.96 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, KATHLEEN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,215.82 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RICHARD S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $107,215.65 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURLANDER, IRENE E Employer name Orange County Amount $107,215.63 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,215.56 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDAS, CAROL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,212.90 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, ERIC P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $107,212.48 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEONARD Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $107,211.94 Date 03/28/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, JOHN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $107,211.61 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBOR, MICHAEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $107,211.54 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, JOHN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $107,210.54 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASCINI, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,210.40 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFRATELLO, THOMAS A Employer name Genesee County Amount $107,210.37 Date 02/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSTON, R EDWARD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,210.22 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRIZZO, ANDREW C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $107,210.22 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, TOBIT G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $107,209.59 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURLAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,209.41 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARENDSE, MATTHEW B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,209.18 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELMAN, RICHARD F Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $107,208.30 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, AMY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,207.38 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEW, JIJI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $107,205.24 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMIER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,204.56 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCASHUK, JOANA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,204.56 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, CARLSON G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $107,202.67 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALAK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $107,199.93 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARCY I Employer name Warren County Amount $107,199.67 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $107,199.14 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETER, KALIMAH R Employer name Education Department Amount $107,196.97 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULOWSKI, SYLVIA S Employer name Education Department Amount $107,196.97 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, MARILYN Employer name Education Department Amount $107,196.97 Date 09/06/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JODY A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $107,193.92 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DERIK H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $107,192.39 Date 09/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKGRAF, BRETT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,191.85 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAIR, SUBRAMANIAM S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $107,190.81 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,189.01 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUED, JOSE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,186.91 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DADE, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,185.31 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JESSICA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,185.00 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, CLYDE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $107,184.94 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, CHE MOND Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,184.65 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILARIE, JAY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,182.81 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHARLES M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $107,181.62 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $107,181.49 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNER, SETH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,180.45 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORBJORNSEN, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $107,176.65 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERONIMO, STEPHANIE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,175.43 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLONE, NEIL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,174.61 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, STEVEN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $107,174.48 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYEN, GORDON F, JR Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $107,172.22 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIRADO-RAMOS, YOLANDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,172.12 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVAN, ANTONIA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,171.35 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADY, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $107,171.07 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELENEY, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,169.06 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,168.82 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, GAIL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,168.20 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, TYRA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $107,167.98 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, DEAN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,167.27 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,167.11 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, SUSAN S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $107,165.13 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MELISSA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,164.66 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARISSA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,163.92 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA-SEGURA, EVA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,163.62 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHON, BONNIE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,163.62 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ROBERT W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,163.55 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,162.98 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, ANDREW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,161.77 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, THEODORE G Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $107,161.37 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System