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 RABIUS, JOHN G Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $105,980.36 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, ANGELA E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $105,980.33 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUER, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,979.36 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFELD, ANDREW K Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $105,978.00 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $105,975.73 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNAPIECO, NICHOLAS D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,974.44 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DEA, GRETCHEN Employer name Town of Webster Amount $105,973.98 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROBERT L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $105,973.97 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, DEANNA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,972.43 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYNIN, HOWARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,971.18 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITA-HAQ, DALIA F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,970.90 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERPE, MATT C Employer name City of Albany Amount $105,970.88 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHMIELOWIEC, RICHARD J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $105,970.55 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Albany Amount $105,969.97 Date 12/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, KAMILAH F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,969.80 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCELLO, STEVEN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,968.93 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYLER, PETER Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $105,968.75 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MICHAEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $105,967.96 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,964.23 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTES, OMAR Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,962.34 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSON, MICHELE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,961.94 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, VIVIAN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $105,961.94 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, MARIAN M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $105,961.55 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTING, GEORGE J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $105,960.80 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $105,960.22 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLKE, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $105,957.23 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,955.83 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, SHERI C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,953.39 Date 11/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,953.14 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORETZ, JOSEPH F Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $105,951.94 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, PHILIP F Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $105,951.22 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JAMES G Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $105,949.53 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOMAIO, ROSEMARIE F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $105,948.71 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHTER, NEIL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $105,947.52 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,945.20 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, PATRICK M Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $105,943.92 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFF, AUGUST H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $105,942.63 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, PATRICK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,942.47 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $105,942.44 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIEL I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,942.27 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, GEORGE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $105,941.09 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES W, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $105,940.82 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,940.70 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRECKMAN, HOWARD L Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,940.07 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWING, BRIAN J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $105,939.63 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,938.41 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, WILLIS Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $105,937.41 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTT, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,937.32 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $105,934.62 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLL, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $105,933.85 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOHN F Employer name Putnam County Amount $105,933.60 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HIRAM C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,933.33 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PEARLINE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,932.22 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $105,931.14 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,930.82 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOTTI, MARIA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $105,930.03 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JESSICA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $105,929.44 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,929.36 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, UMANG R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,929.30 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $105,927.95 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $105,925.04 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARNAVSKAYA, GENYA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,924.87 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ANGELA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $105,924.63 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENAN, REGINALD P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $105,924.61 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDIS, ROBERT Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $105,923.61 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTZENBERG, FRANK H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $105,923.37 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, KARL-ANN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $105,922.13 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASULO, SEVERINO E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $105,921.39 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, CAROLE W Employer name Education Department Amount $105,921.36 Date 06/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOND-ROSE, MARIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $105,920.76 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-BHATTI, DENIELLE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,919.83 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $105,919.55 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,916.81 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLEN, DEBRA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $105,916.25 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDLEY, BRUCE A Employer name Albany County Amount $105,915.92 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIFTARI, ALTIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,915.47 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, KENIVEN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,914.50 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINAULT, DE WAYNE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,913.05 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, THOMAS A Employer name Allegany County Amount $105,912.31 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,911.37 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALKOVSKY, PAMELA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,910.59 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,909.45 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, ARTHUR R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $105,907.33 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, CHANTAL P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $105,906.36 Date 06/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,904.70 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, ROSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,904.43 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SAMANTHA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,903.84 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PETER C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $105,903.37 Date 12/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, SHAUN P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $105,903.36 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,903.05 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, LANCE C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $105,900.48 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, KRISTEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,900.45 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $105,900.11 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGAULEY, MEGAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $105,899.07 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITS, JOHN C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $105,898.34 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGTON, PAMELA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $105,897.91 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARELLA, PHILIP C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $105,897.29 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEHLEIN, THOMAS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,896.83 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, STEPHANIE Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $105,896.76 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGENFELTER, DALE G Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $105,893.64 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System