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 RAOUL, RAQUEL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,972.41 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHELE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,971.98 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $104,971.85 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MARIE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $104,971.73 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWE, MAUREEN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $104,970.49 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ALBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,968.70 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $104,967.94 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIFICI, DAVID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,967.26 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIN, BRUNO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,967.17 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOTEN, ROBERT R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $104,967.00 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OISHEI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $104,966.97 Date 05/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTERMANN, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $104,965.48 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,965.17 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DERRICK Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,963.38 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, NAY N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,963.22 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,962.46 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNANGI, SWAPNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,961.58 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOHER, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $104,961.16 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTIERI, CECELIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $104,960.73 Date 02/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMAD, JEFFREY S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $104,960.12 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $104,959.51 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPALARDO, MARK A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $104,957.86 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPARELLI, PAOLO Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $104,956.82 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PAMELA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,956.74 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIEN, PAUL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,956.50 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSHTERN, BORIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $104,956.14 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STIO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,955.99 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MIYOUNG Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $104,955.89 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RODNEY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $104,955.51 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $104,954.94 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHANI, SCOTT P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $104,954.71 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, SETH T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $104,954.56 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHART, PAUL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,953.93 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGHE, THOMAS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $104,953.44 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, CHRISTINE Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $104,953.24 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DENISE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,953.00 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,952.20 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,952.12 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JOHN RICHARD Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,951.29 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, STEPHEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $104,951.19 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,950.71 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $104,949.65 Date 01/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTON, BEN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $104,949.53 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALDO, LAUREN S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,949.05 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCIA, KENNETH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,948.52 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,948.28 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,947.66 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONA, CARLO C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,947.41 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBRO, ANDREW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,947.37 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,947.06 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $104,946.74 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, TODD L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $104,946.51 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,945.74 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, FRANK J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $104,945.62 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, STEPHEN P Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $104,944.44 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERLY, JEFFREY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $104,942.04 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,941.93 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,940.76 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSDORFF, RICHARD E Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $104,939.47 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $104,938.97 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,937.31 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIDAL, JOSEPH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,936.45 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,935.73 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERMER, CORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,935.60 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWINSKI, VICTOR L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,934.54 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETT, LARRY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,934.22 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSMOLSICK, NICOLE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,933.73 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DURIEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $104,933.63 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, JEAN M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $104,932.14 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, RICHARD T, II Employer name City of Albany Amount $104,932.10 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, RHONDA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $104,926.88 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISKERN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $104,926.00 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDMONTE, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $104,923.82 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JO AN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,923.29 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLE, SALVATORE J, III Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $104,921.66 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,920.91 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, DEWELL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $104,920.23 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUWEL, GEORGANN Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $104,917.68 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,917.21 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, DAWN L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $104,917.16 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, PAMELA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,915.20 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELIZABETH I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,914.28 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WHITNEY, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,914.28 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, JULIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,913.92 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOFARO, SEBASTIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,913.25 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TODD R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $104,911.75 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBRUSO, LEONARD A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $104,909.00 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, RYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,908.87 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCERBO, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $104,908.64 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDHURST, DAVID P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,907.97 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WILLIAM D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,907.23 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $104,906.98 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLE, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,906.80 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDIS, DAVID M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,906.21 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZUTA, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $104,906.10 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANZA, CHARLES P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $104,904.85 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WILLIAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,904.72 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, SARFARAZ M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,903.46 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, PETER A Employer name Esp Performing Arts Center Corp. Amount $104,903.12 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, ANN M Employer name Orange County Amount $104,902.32 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System