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 BROWN, DENNIS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $106,637.60 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $106,636.81 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGDANSKY, TAMARA P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,636.58 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOSEPH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $106,634.14 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA, JASON D Employer name Orange County Amount $106,634.12 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANCHA, SRINIVAS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,632.22 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURDINE, DENISE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,632.20 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DAISY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,630.11 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANN A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,630.11 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOMPORA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,629.58 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $106,626.51 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS-FARRISH, ANGELA Employer name New Rochelle Muni Housing Auth Amount $106,626.20 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, LISA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,626.02 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,626.00 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TONYA K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,624.85 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, BETTINA B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $106,623.52 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIULO, RALPH E Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $106,623.02 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, DESYLVIA W Employer name Education Department Amount $106,622.22 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINER, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $106,621.86 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLACCHI, KAREN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,621.84 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, PEGGY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $106,621.33 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVROUKAS, KERRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,620.29 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERNEST C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,619.81 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, JILL Employer name Rockland County Amount $106,619.13 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ELLEN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $106,618.28 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONY, SIMILY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $106,616.63 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, THERESA E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,616.13 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MICHELE M-C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,614.99 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,613.64 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULAHCIOGLU, ESIN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $106,613.56 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDE, JASON Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,611.77 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, PETER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,610.36 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,609.44 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JAMES S Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $106,609.33 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, FRANK S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $106,608.64 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPERMAN, JENNIFER B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,607.78 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIEZER, ROSELAINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $106,607.46 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGEAP, DANIEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $106,606.18 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, KAREN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,605.97 Date 06/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CARIELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,605.93 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYCHALSKI, DEAN R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $106,604.43 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, SHAWN P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $106,604.39 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,603.51 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORANO, PAULA Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $106,602.88 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, THOMAS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $106,601.52 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDER, JEFFREY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,601.16 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $106,600.66 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOLINA, ALEXANDER V, III Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $106,600.56 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, STEPHEN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,599.30 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, WENDY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,598.02 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLA, MARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $106,597.94 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,597.45 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, CURTIS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,596.91 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERANTES, MANUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,596.91 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, QUINCY T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,596.10 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASHER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,595.87 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESNIKOFF, KRISTEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $106,595.87 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRAZDINA, GEZA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,595.13 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBERSKY, ANNA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $106,594.33 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-O'NEILL, JULIE M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $106,594.06 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $106,593.84 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EVA I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,593.50 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHNECK, BRYAN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,593.25 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, PAUL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,590.83 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDLEY, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $106,590.72 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Albany Amount $106,590.39 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOERNER, JOSEPH R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $106,589.90 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, JAMES W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,589.55 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, HAROLD J, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,589.19 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, EDWARD P, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,588.76 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $106,588.13 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ALEXANDER Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $106,588.04 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEY, BRENT A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $106,586.41 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, JOHN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,586.29 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, GEORGE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $106,585.72 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,584.13 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,582.88 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ANN MARIE Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $106,582.09 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JANE C Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $106,582.01 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, EMILY E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,581.68 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTES, ANGELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,581.08 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SHANNON M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,580.82 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTE, WAYNE D, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $106,579.57 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $106,579.32 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,577.76 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, MICHELE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,577.45 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSS, ELAINE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $106,576.90 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,576.58 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-VINCI, LEISHA H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $106,575.13 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITT, CHARISSE Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $106,574.69 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNFELD, VIRGINIA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,573.97 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,573.76 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, MICHAEL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,572.73 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOFANO, ASPASIA S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,571.63 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PAUL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,571.62 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $106,571.56 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, HEATHER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $106,570.98 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFIERO, PATRICIA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,569.91 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTCHWAY, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,569.20 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPOPOLO, THERESA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,567.08 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System