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 PENNINGTON, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,931.87 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABIBBO, DAVIDE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,931.46 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, VALERIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $106,929.12 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBECK, KRISTAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,926.63 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $106,926.59 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, WENDY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $106,926.17 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUBY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,925.63 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKINGER, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,925.58 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTH, SEAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,923.76 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORSKI, ALFRED M, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $106,923.26 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAILLIAS, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,922.94 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMSTA, MARK J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $106,922.14 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DEBBIE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $106,921.88 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, LOUIS J JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $106,921.60 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JAMES C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $106,921.05 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICCO, DEBBIE T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,919.84 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, THERESA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,919.84 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, EILEEN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,919.84 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, PHILIP Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $106,919.84 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGER, JOHN D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $106,919.39 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RICHARD W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $106,918.85 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSER, PAUL B Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,917.24 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NG, LISA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $106,916.96 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZ, GENEVIEVE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $106,916.25 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DALE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $106,916.21 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-ROSE, JEANNETTE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,915.89 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMDAN, ALAAELDIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,914.50 Date 07/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATLOCK, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,913.64 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINITI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,913.13 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,912.94 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,912.45 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWINSKI, LAWRENCE Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $106,912.15 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, JULIO D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $106,912.14 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBITT, SHANNON K Employer name Albany County Amount $106,911.38 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,911.05 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, JOHN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,910.54 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUPPEL, PHILIP C Employer name Erie County Amount $106,910.39 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHANCSEK, EUGENE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $106,909.56 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,909.01 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, FRANCIS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $106,908.62 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIPPERT, YVONNE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,907.87 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, DAVID C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $106,904.20 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLENBERG, GREGORY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $106,903.51 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MAYKEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,902.92 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGE, CHRISTINE F Employer name Orange County Amount $106,901.20 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, STEPHEN Employer name Orange County Amount $106,900.75 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, PETER R Employer name Orange County Amount $106,900.70 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASACELI, STEPHEN V Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $106,900.63 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, ERIC J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,899.82 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, DAVID J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $106,899.56 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,899.42 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, TESSA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,897.89 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, REXFORD G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,897.71 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVALLI, LIVIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,897.08 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LYNN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $106,896.90 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, KATHLEEN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,896.60 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, CATHERINE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,896.07 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CYNTHIA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,896.07 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, DOUGLAS E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $106,894.46 Date 04/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,893.46 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,892.34 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOYCE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $106,890.65 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BRETT M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $106,889.37 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSWELL, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,887.20 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSCHMIDT, ERIC K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $106,885.03 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALYEA, CHERYL K Employer name Allegany County Amount $106,884.80 Date 06/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,884.72 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $106,882.78 Date 09/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, BRIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,881.96 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIC R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $106,881.08 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL T, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $106,881.02 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIFRIED, RUSSELL J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $106,880.62 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOND, MARGARET L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,879.63 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMICKY, LISA J Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $106,879.16 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSKOTZ, MARGARET L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,877.19 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLINI, MARK A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $106,876.80 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $106,876.24 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,874.03 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, EZ D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $106,873.15 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, MATTHEW L Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,872.38 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWKOWICZ, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $106,871.15 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPPY, PAULA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,870.57 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISE, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,870.57 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $106,866.01 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, ADRIAN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $106,864.34 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, JEREMY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,864.20 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $106,863.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JOHN S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $106,861.63 Date 04/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,861.32 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, TARA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,859.61 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERO, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,858.97 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,858.90 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,858.90 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $106,858.50 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FILIPPO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,857.99 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $106,857.08 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, BEVERLY D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $106,856.89 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, RICHARD K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $106,855.91 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-DARDEN, BETTY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $106,854.72 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JEREMY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,853.52 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System