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 HINESWILLIAMS, DARLENE Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $106,765.43 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOSKI, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,765.30 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECIO, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,763.41 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONIGMAN, PHILLIP D Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,762.48 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, PAUL P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $106,762.44 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, RAYMOND J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $106,761.08 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, THEODORE P, II Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $106,760.94 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEAU, MICHAEL R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $106,760.00 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGNEY, LUANN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $106,759.71 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICLARI, WILLIAM J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $106,758.22 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $106,757.71 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKRAH, CARL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $106,757.29 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, WAYNE A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $106,756.72 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, RICHARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,756.61 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KEVIN W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,756.02 Date 08/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDSTEIN, ANDREA L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $106,755.52 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNABUGWU, CHIKE Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.70 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, STEPHEN T, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 09/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, RONALD C Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, JAMES D, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, SHARON A Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 02/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, EDWIN V Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MARITZA Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, MING Employer name Education Department Amount $106,753.69 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, REBECCA R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,753.69 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTICELLO, VINCENT P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $106,753.01 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYTE, HENRY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $106,751.19 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBIER, JOSEPH R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $106,751.12 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANY, ADAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,750.73 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTANZA, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $106,750.48 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $106,750.44 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, CHRISTINE K Employer name Putnam County Amount $106,750.09 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, EDMARINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,750.05 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,749.41 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, DANETTE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,749.41 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JEFFREY T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,749.41 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, YIWEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,749.41 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGUIRE, MATTHEW J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $106,749.41 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDIELLO, JOSEPH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $106,748.86 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURACK, TODD J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $106,748.52 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRALEY, JEFFERY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $106,746.46 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, DIANNE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,745.83 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, JAMES J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $106,745.13 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANYCH, PAUL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,744.16 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTIGHEIMER, JEFFREY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,743.78 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, LEROY Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,743.54 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $106,742.91 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $106,742.57 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMOUDI, RAMADAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,741.74 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVINO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,741.20 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LEROY T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,741.09 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, PATRICK J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,739.28 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $106,738.04 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,737.20 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, JOHN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,736.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCINI, JAMES A, JR Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $106,735.80 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, YOHAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,735.24 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,734.83 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PAUL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,731.87 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,731.85 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDER, ORVILLE, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $106,731.49 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, RONALD S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $106,729.84 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $106,729.46 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MATTHEW E Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $106,726.29 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, VIRGILIO F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,725.85 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, LEWIS H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,724.76 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, WILLIAM G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,723.74 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSTI, SRIKANTH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $106,723.42 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANILEYKO, RENATA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,723.30 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DAVID H Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $106,723.13 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, KENNETH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,722.71 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, TERRY A, JR Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $106,721.14 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE CAIN, SARA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $106,721.04 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $106,720.91 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIALELLA, EDWARD F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $106,719.62 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COLLENE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $106,716.06 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPIDON, MAUREEN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,715.82 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, BRIAN W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $106,714.61 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SEAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,714.61 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, JASEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $106,713.43 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIFOWICZ, ABE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,712.77 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $106,712.29 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCHI, RALPH C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $106,711.95 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, PETER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,711.90 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRYAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,711.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,708.77 Date 08/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,708.20 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGIN, PAULA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,707.86 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSINGER, PAUL C, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $106,707.64 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JEANNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,707.55 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASOLI, ROBYN A Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $106,705.96 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILZEANE, AUDREY R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,704.97 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, WILLIAM E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,704.52 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $106,703.70 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VELMA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $106,702.86 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZABENE, AMY H Employer name Department of State Amount $106,702.58 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKO, GEORGE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,699.38 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,699.38 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWES, SALLY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,697.73 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TROY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,696.29 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System