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 OKEKE, ANGELUS O Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $105,299.85 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD-FRANCIS, ALECIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,299.54 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, SHEILA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $105,298.66 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JASMIN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $105,298.20 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDANQUE, CLAUDIA S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $105,297.30 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, ERIKA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,296.47 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN H Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $105,295.81 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPULLI, ADRIAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,295.74 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, VANESSA L Employer name Education Department Amount $105,295.37 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON E Employer name Orange County Amount $105,295.32 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $105,295.25 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKEE, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $105,294.93 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $105,293.94 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGNEW, ADAM C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,292.16 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINARSKI, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,291.69 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,291.58 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGNARD, JOSEPH L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $105,291.58 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, RICHARD D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $105,291.58 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, SHEILA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $105,291.58 Date 06/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUREK, MICHELLE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $105,291.58 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $105,291.21 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNES, DAVID T Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $105,291.01 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, LIZ BEIYAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,291.00 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVELACQUA, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $105,290.86 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, ERICA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $105,290.37 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $105,289.19 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, JILL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,287.42 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARSHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $105,286.99 Date 11/24/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINO, PETER A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,286.41 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMIE LYNN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $105,286.03 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUNJIAN, DEBRA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $105,285.28 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, THOMAS Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $105,284.40 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, SHARON M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $105,283.45 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA-THOMAS, CARMELITA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $105,282.90 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETSCHLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Ontario County Amount $105,282.45 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHAEL J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $105,279.18 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, JAMES P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $105,278.88 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANETTA, ANDREW J Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $105,277.52 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZELLA, RUGGIERO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $105,277.00 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICCHI, REMO P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $105,277.00 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBECKER, PETER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $105,277.00 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE, ALINA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $105,274.96 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCA, KENNETH R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $105,274.96 Date 08/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, THOMAS E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $105,274.31 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODNESS, GAIE S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $105,272.81 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, BENITA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $105,271.27 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, JEFFERY E Employer name Warren County Amount $105,270.72 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAND, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,269.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZZAM-GOMEZ, SHADY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $105,268.97 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,268.62 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, MICHAEL E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $105,266.94 Date 03/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, JAMES F, III Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $105,265.04 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, ERIC M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $105,264.70 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMI, RICHARD L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $105,264.52 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Kent Amount $105,263.60 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDRIS, SANDRA M Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $105,263.53 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHALAR, MARYAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $105,263.51 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $105,263.47 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, SANDRA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,263.31 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, SEAN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $105,262.68 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, JOEL R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $105,261.52 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSS, LISA MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $105,261.31 Date 12/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, BERNADETTE J Employer name Orange County Amount $105,260.73 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNETT, KATHERINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $105,260.11 Date 11/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, MARY T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $105,259.35 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCI, JAMES C Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $105,258.38 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $105,258.09 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEARN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $105,257.29 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, AMED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,256.24 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELINE K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,256.20 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT-MOTELSON, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,255.17 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $105,255.16 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBER, HEATHER Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $105,252.99 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, ALLAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,250.64 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNA, JOHN Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $105,249.98 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, KAREN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $105,249.76 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, KENNETH R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, DAVID Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, GLORIA E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHN, JULIET J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MONIQUE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,249.62 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, QUN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $105,249.62 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELLA, GARY R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,249.62 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MIA G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,249.62 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMIA, RITA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $105,249.62 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNG, TERESA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $105,249.62 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERO, JOHN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $105,249.35 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNARD, STEPHEN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $105,247.34 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $105,246.31 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,245.89 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZAKACS, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $105,245.64 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, EILEEN G Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $105,245.32 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SUERATTAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,245.25 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $105,245.24 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GREGORIA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $105,245.18 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,244.51 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $105,244.03 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCHUCK, JAMES Employer name Town of Southold Amount $105,243.94 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System