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 KIRKWOOD, JAMES N Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,824.33 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MICHAEL W, III Employer name Education Department Amount $104,823.70 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUHEKKER, KEITH R Employer name Putnam County Amount $104,820.86 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, RONALD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,819.39 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JAMES T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,818.06 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,817.16 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEBARAJ, MATHAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,817.15 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANZA, NADIA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $104,816.79 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DOUGLAS P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,814.43 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOSE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,813.96 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, TODD B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $104,812.98 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SANDRA Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $104,812.85 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $104,812.37 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOMSKI, EDWARD A Employer name Rockland County Amount $104,811.69 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEIDRE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,810.90 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JAMES A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $104,810.16 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACU, VIVIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,808.90 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $104,807.23 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $104,806.36 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHINELLI, DOMENICO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,804.47 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LULLIETA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $104,802.98 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CORTIS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $104,801.34 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIS, STEVEN T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $104,801.16 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,799.62 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, KATHLEEN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,798.86 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, AARON A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $104,797.98 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, ARESTIDES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,797.23 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPERLING, JUSTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,796.00 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRENG, ROBERT N Employer name Cornell University Amount $104,795.04 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZY, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $104,792.66 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELTMANN, JOHN F Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $104,791.51 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETO, LELYS Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $104,790.07 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSEPH Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $104,790.07 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, JERALD L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $104,789.29 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARK S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $104,787.89 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHONSCHLIEMANN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,786.39 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,785.83 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, KAREN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,785.12 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKROVANY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $104,783.60 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAUPT, WILLIAM J Employer name Ulster County Amount $104,783.00 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,782.28 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JEMMA MARIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,780.89 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, GERARD F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,779.55 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGARD, CHARLENE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,779.43 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE, CHERYL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $104,776.46 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETZ, DANIEL E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,775.76 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPIELSKI, BOGDAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,775.13 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, THANKAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,775.05 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ANNE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,774.69 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, GERARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,772.88 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERA, ERIN P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $104,771.03 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, PAUL B, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,769.79 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,768.78 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTAUZZI, PEDRO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,768.71 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Bath Amount $104,766.77 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, DAVID C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $104,766.75 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDISCH, RICHARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,766.19 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEITH, VENUS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $104,765.82 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, LAURIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,765.53 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, ROBERT W Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,765.05 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA, GIOVANNI Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $104,763.57 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,763.45 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, PADRIAC O Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,763.34 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGANO, AUSTIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,763.26 Date 08/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVILAUGUSTIN, LUDY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,761.09 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, ROBERT A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $104,760.04 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASO, SUZANNE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $104,759.85 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISHTEY, WALLACE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $104,757.55 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSHUE, STEPHANIE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,756.94 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, SIGIMOL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,756.45 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZGER, CATHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,756.19 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SALVATORE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,751.77 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASCYK, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,751.77 Date 11/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, JOHN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $104,750.09 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVITCHEFF, STEVEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,749.75 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALASH, GLENN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,749.39 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMICKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $104,749.04 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,748.57 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECUM, KIEL J W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $104,748.46 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LEONARD S, III Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $104,747.46 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTI, DOUGLAS A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,746.03 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $104,745.98 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARA, JOSEPH B, JR Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $104,745.07 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MATTHEW C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $104,743.88 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONZ, JEANNE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,743.13 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, THOMAS M Employer name Rockland County Amount $104,741.08 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGAR, MICHAEL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $104,740.92 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, MICHAEL Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $104,740.53 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, RICHARD T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,740.05 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JILL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $104,739.18 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, BILLIE B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $104,738.92 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASOPOULOS, PANAGIOTIS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $104,738.30 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREI, ELIZABETH M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $104,737.32 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARCIA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $104,736.88 Date 09/04/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, KATHY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,736.84 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SHU-YIN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,735.66 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, FRANCIS T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,735.66 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSTON, BARRY D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,735.66 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, BIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,735.66 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULLO, VINCENT C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,734.51 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System