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 PANTON, LISA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,733.54 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,732.67 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID S Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,731.01 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, CHARLES B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,730.98 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SUZETTE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,730.76 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, JAMES P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $104,730.63 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, RICHARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,729.58 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, DANIEL R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,728.98 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, MARSHAL V.F. Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,728.35 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GAIL E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,728.20 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFICH, ANTHONY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,726.21 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, KATHRYN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,726.01 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CLINTON R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $104,725.72 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGE, KEVIN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,724.35 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTINO, NANCY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,724.27 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,724.21 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRON, MICHAEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,723.99 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, LISA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $104,721.91 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, GARY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $104,721.07 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, ROBIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $104,721.03 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,720.27 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RALPH B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $104,720.11 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHARAN, SAMANTHA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,719.02 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $104,716.46 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECLEMENTI, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,715.54 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,713.02 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, COLLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,712.78 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,711.68 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EVAN R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $104,711.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, SWETA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,710.87 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, JULINDA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,710.59 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, LEONA ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,709.97 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, ROBERT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $104,709.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRU, JENNIFER A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $104,709.21 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DARRIN F Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $104,707.61 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,707.54 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, DENNIS B Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,706.07 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,705.84 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANCISCO J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $104,702.91 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEYANA L Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $104,701.59 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANE, CAITLYN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,701.30 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, VERNON J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,701.15 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSIR, REBECCA B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $104,699.66 Date 10/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,698.72 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, JEANETTE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $104,695.78 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, THOMAS R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,694.81 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRUCE L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $104,693.93 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $104,693.27 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JOHN T Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $104,692.28 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, FREDDY L, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $104,692.08 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOLANY, KOCHURANI Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $104,691.38 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES A, II Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $104,690.48 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDYK, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $104,690.05 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $104,689.32 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, ADAM D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,688.31 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CARMEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $104,687.54 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHRIS S Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,686.27 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASIER, KEVIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $104,685.85 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERMANN, JOHN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,684.54 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,684.38 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $104,681.85 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BRIAN A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $104,680.94 Date 06/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOJNACKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $104,680.88 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, TED R Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,680.82 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, ALAN J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $104,679.60 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERBER, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $104,678.51 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTIN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $104,678.37 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, COLIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,678.28 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DANIEL C Employer name Wayne County Amount $104,678.27 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, DAVID P Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,677.45 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MARK A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,676.97 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMBARERI, ROCCO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $104,676.97 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SAVIO, THOMAS Employer name Orange County Amount $104,676.58 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, SAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,676.00 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, CHARLENE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $104,675.75 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEX J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $104,675.73 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ARTHUR D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $104,674.64 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNSBERGER, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,674.12 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, JAMES W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,673.86 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $104,671.35 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL N Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $104,671.35 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,671.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $104,671.05 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLOHAN SCALLY, BRIDGET E Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,670.08 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEN, PAULINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $104,668.53 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,668.52 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, GERARDO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,667.05 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, SONIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,666.93 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AIMEE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,666.91 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEUS, JEAN-RONY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,666.65 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $104,666.18 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $104,665.67 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ALEX Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $104,664.97 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENOTO, FRANK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,664.09 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $104,663.25 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLINGSON, MARK W, II Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $104,662.42 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, MATTHEW S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $104,661.12 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERTO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $104,660.71 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KIMBERLY C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $104,657.33 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,657.26 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System