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 RIESENBERGER, RODD A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $105,243.82 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCOUX, DAVID M Employer name Clinton County Amount $105,242.92 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, JAMES B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,241.15 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JELEN, THOMAS Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $105,240.78 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DENNIS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,238.46 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SANDRA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $105,238.00 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RENE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $105,238.00 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KELVIN S Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $105,237.19 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, GARY R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $105,236.39 Date 12/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUCCIA, JOYCE L Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $105,235.51 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLI, CAROLE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $105,235.09 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $105,234.56 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOEHL, CINDY E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $105,232.62 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,232.28 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JANINE R WOOD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $105,232.01 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACZKO, JAIME J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,231.01 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,227.70 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALDUN, JOHN C Employer name Orange County Amount $105,227.44 Date 01/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOZZI, LISA G Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $105,227.43 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, LISA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $105,227.31 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, DARRICK E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $105,225.79 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, JAMES M, III Employer name City of Kingston Amount $105,225.23 Date 07/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANTHONY, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,225.18 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, STEVEN M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $105,225.04 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, STEVEN W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,224.54 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUI, MARGARET S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $105,224.07 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, SANDY N Employer name Education Department Amount $105,224.03 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $105,223.52 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, DENISE G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $105,221.82 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWY, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,221.82 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOHN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,221.60 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, EDOUARD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,220.76 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, VICKI LYNN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $105,220.64 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAFESA, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $105,219.06 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINTON, DONALD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,218.60 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGILANTE, JOHN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $105,218.50 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, DANIEL G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $105,217.97 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWTH, AMY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $105,216.60 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $105,215.49 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $105,210.47 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEDA, MARCOS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,210.42 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANTE, DOREEN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,210.06 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JOHN K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $105,209.89 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, LAN Z Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $105,209.21 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTORI WELLS, LEANNE R Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $105,209.09 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, MAGALY V Employer name Education Department Amount $105,208.88 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAGUN, YOLANDA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $105,208.79 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMIE B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $105,207.98 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, TERRY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $105,207.71 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PETER B Employer name Village of Brewster Amount $105,206.32 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JEANETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,206.00 Date 03/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $105,205.64 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILBRANDT, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,204.95 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $105,204.87 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $105,204.67 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SCOTT A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $105,203.99 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JASON C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $105,203.83 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,203.74 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROG, ETHAN F Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $105,203.33 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARTAS, IRENE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $105,202.99 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMIDIJI, TOBA O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,201.88 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTACCIO, JOSEPH S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,201.68 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DAVID Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $105,200.91 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, TOMASINA F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,200.38 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERT, SCOTT Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $105,199.78 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,198.56 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CINDY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $105,196.41 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, COLIN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $105,195.19 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORR, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $105,195.18 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, ZACHARY T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $105,194.96 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,194.80 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,193.44 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURRICHIO, ANTHONY A, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFER, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, MICHAEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LINDA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANI, ELIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 06/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, KAREN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, REGINALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JOSE Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, ROSEMARIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODIN, YVONNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DAVID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECCE, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,193.21 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, WAI HONG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $105,192.32 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, STEPHEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,191.57 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANEGAS, FRANKLIN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $105,191.32 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDORFER, PAUL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,191.25 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDA K Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $105,191.18 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOT, WILLIAM Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $105,190.82 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,190.22 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,187.02 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, RUSSELL P Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $105,186.50 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILLIE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $105,186.28 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,186.17 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLEY, MARGARET E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,185.88 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMOUR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $105,185.75 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,185.49 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, INGE F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,185.37 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System