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 ERVIN, JOSPEH W Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $107,081.73 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,080.92 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFSTETTER, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,079.85 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEOCE-SCHAPPIN, NATHAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $107,079.80 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NEVA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $107,078.22 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVALKENBURG, PAUL Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $107,077.75 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $107,074.16 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,073.44 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTS, THOMAS G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,073.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY-NEFF, SARA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,072.24 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEJA, RAJINDER Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $107,071.30 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,068.53 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JAMES J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $107,068.36 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,067.44 Date 04/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, REGO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,066.45 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, EDWARD, III Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $107,065.39 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, STEPHEN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $107,063.87 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,063.61 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,063.09 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMAN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $107,062.83 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATTEA, RANDY G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $107,062.74 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALZO, DARRIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $107,062.74 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, RUBIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,060.91 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, STEPHEN, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $107,060.82 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $107,059.43 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIARD-LABRADOR, CINDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,057.81 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, VIRGINIA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $107,056.94 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, MERCEDES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,056.13 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOTA, ROBERT W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $107,055.66 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRINA, VINCENT Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $107,051.64 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOON, CHARLES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,049.81 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,049.55 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIS, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,049.37 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASAD, MERCY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,049.19 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,047.79 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIFLER, KRISTOPHER S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,045.25 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINFELD, COLLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,045.18 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $107,045.13 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, FRANK W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $107,045.06 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, BRENDAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,042.77 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, EDWARD J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,042.43 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, SALVATORE T Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $107,042.42 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTER, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,041.32 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUPITER, ROSE NARDIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,040.23 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, DARYL C Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $107,039.92 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, LAUREN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $107,039.67 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, LESLI P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $107,039.67 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MELANIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $107,039.67 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, TOMASINA C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $107,039.67 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BRIAN H Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $107,039.00 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, KELVIN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,038.40 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, YVONNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,038.26 Date 09/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVARELLA, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,035.83 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, MAUREEN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,035.38 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $107,035.29 Date 08/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JESSICA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $107,034.55 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,034.54 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, STEVEN F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,033.32 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZMANTER, AARON C Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,032.51 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, EMMA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $107,031.51 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, THOMAS A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $107,029.42 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADLER, KEITH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,028.43 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, THERESA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,028.06 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBINSKA, AGNIESZKA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,027.82 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANASO, EMEKA O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,027.58 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFTERION, JASON T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,026.91 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, GLADWIN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $107,026.82 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $107,023.76 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMITO SOLOMON, KAREN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,023.02 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, TARA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $107,021.07 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $107,020.74 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,020.63 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, PETER C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,020.17 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTANO, GAIL M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $107,019.84 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DIANE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,019.84 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE KRUT, TRACEY E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $107,019.59 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, DOMINICK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,018.36 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTH, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,017.21 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SADIQA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,016.94 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, CARL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $107,016.69 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, KERRY S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUERTO, AMY S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $107,016.17 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DARA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIANO, ANTONINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNES, JAMES G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SONIA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLF, DANIEL A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSTA, ADINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHUO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, TING YAN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, EDNA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, JOHN B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNI-ADIGUN, MARIAM A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZUK, MARKIAN S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,016.17 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDUSKY, ROBERT R, III Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $107,016.17 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLECKLEY, SHONDA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,015.84 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTMANN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $107,015.47 Date 11/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, TANYA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,014.13 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, JOHN V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,013.24 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, GREGORY A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $107,010.83 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System