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 VELLA, STEVEN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,655.93 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, DALE S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,655.33 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EDMUND T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $104,654.13 Date 06/30/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, LEROY L, III Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $104,653.60 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOHN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $104,651.61 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, SEAN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,651.39 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ERIK M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,650.86 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,649.78 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBINO, PHILLIP J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,649.03 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASALE, DAVID P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $104,649.00 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, AARON Employer name Rockland County Amount $104,648.56 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE-COONS, KATHERINE G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $104,648.54 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $104,648.43 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGANO, EDWARD Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $104,648.40 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWCETT, JOHN M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $104,647.69 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, GEOFFREY S Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $104,647.13 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMM, KARL A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,647.07 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROLL, JONATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,646.59 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERR, GARY F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $104,643.85 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIG, BRUCE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,643.79 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, GARY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $104,643.74 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $104,639.91 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCKO, JOHN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,639.23 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, JEAN K Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $104,638.50 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, JAMES F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,635.27 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, YING Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $104,634.11 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,633.99 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKLER, ERICA K Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $104,633.67 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, GEORGE J Employer name Albany County Amount $104,633.61 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, EDWARD S Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,633.59 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $104,632.81 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, CLAIRE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $104,632.76 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RUSSELL C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $104,631.41 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFLEY, LEONARD J, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,631.34 Date 06/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKAY, KRISTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,630.70 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA-BARILLAS, BORIS E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $104,630.59 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYSK, ROBERT J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,629.69 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRINIVASARAGHAVAN, PRIYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,629.45 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,629.21 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,628.04 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUS, DUANE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $104,627.74 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, SCOTT M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,627.62 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,627.60 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAAN, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $104,625.89 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, RALPH A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $104,625.82 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATAKA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,623.23 Date 08/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, SUSAN E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $104,622.90 Date 07/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, WILLIAM L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $104,621.65 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $104,619.61 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITULANO, ANTHONY Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $104,618.52 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,617.67 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,617.38 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RICHARD R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $104,617.11 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, STACEY M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $104,616.48 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARGETT, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,615.00 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,613.78 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBOURNE, NICOLE CHERIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,613.65 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATE, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,613.39 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALL, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,611.68 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,611.49 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICHIN, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $104,610.94 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $104,609.54 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SIOBHAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,609.50 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMO, ANGELO A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $104,607.01 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, GREGORY R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,604.46 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,604.34 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETZEL, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,604.17 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $104,604.00 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, GEORGE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,602.84 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JEFFREY M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $104,602.80 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $104,602.67 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, BRADLEY G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $104,602.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $104,601.64 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SAMUEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,599.53 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANU, ANTHONY P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,599.17 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOIG, NATHAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,597.87 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Malta Amount $104,594.20 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPORESE, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,593.78 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUKIDES, THEODORE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,593.12 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, LOUISE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,591.52 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROE, COLLEEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,590.72 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, KURT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,589.80 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY-SENATORE, EUNICE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,589.64 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGAD, ERNEST F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,589.40 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,588.85 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,588.69 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, SCOTT A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $104,587.67 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, LOUIS C, III Employer name Columbia County Amount $104,587.58 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTENHOFF, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,587.39 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, HENRY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,587.34 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, JAMES P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $104,587.25 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAAG, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $104,587.11 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMILL, ROBERT E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,586.90 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPINA, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,586.61 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPIDO, VICKI L Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $104,586.54 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JONATHAN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,586.14 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRASOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $104,586.07 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MADALINE O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,584.90 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,584.36 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, RUDOLPH Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $104,583.82 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System