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 JOHN, BENJAMIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,297.57 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, TERESA B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,297.53 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, JOHN E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $104,297.45 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MARK D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $104,297.35 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSDORFER, STEFANO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,297.24 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROENERT, TERRY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,295.23 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORRY, THOMAS F Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $104,294.27 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,294.27 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITNER, ERICA I Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,294.27 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $104,293.56 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SANDRA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,293.28 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, JOHN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,293.28 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDLE, DANIEL K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $104,293.28 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,293.28 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULKOSKI, WALTER P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,293.28 Date 02/08/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, OSTEEN A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $104,293.26 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAMONT, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZZE, RICHARD L Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, JAMES K Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SUNNY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIALINI, EUGENE JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, ROBERT E Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANAMENTO, GINO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSE, BARBARA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDES, CONSTANCE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHNSON K Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SUSAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,293.22 Date 04/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $104,292.09 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, NANCY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,289.55 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, TRACY A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $104,289.52 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOSEPH E Employer name Ulster County Amount $104,289.18 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLESINGER, FRANCINE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,287.87 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILLO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $104,287.84 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,287.55 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DEMOND L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,285.93 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, E PAUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,285.60 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCO, BRENT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,285.41 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $104,285.17 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, NICOLE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,284.42 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGUEL, PENNY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,283.50 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JEUNESSE, JOHN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,283.13 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SUSAN O Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $104,282.72 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAN, THUC D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $104,282.51 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORATTI, DION M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,282.10 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVEZZO, TRACEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,281.93 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, FRED T, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $104,281.75 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PHILIP A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $104,281.69 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, BERNETTE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,281.51 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, BROOKE B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $104,279.69 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CLEDIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,279.61 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'HUY, GERARD J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,279.42 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, RICHARD Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $104,279.42 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $104,278.21 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPO, VINCENT, III Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $104,277.78 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECHRIST, AMY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $104,277.66 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTANSKI, BERNARD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,277.40 Date 03/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOLONGO, MARIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,277.40 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFORIDIS, LOUIS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,276.92 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $104,276.86 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANG, SUDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,276.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DEBORAH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $104,275.85 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, SHUMON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,275.67 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESS, JOSHUA J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $104,275.64 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETTER, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $104,272.25 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DAVID A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $104,271.84 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DANIEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $104,270.37 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MAIPI T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,269.84 Date 05/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $104,268.95 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, LYNN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,268.77 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SAM Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,268.39 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, JOHN D, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,268.20 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORKATZIS, SANDY M Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $104,268.15 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPENOSKI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $104,267.02 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,266.63 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,266.14 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCUM, EVAN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $104,266.07 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMARRA, LIDIA W Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,264.68 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATHERS, BARBARA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $104,263.68 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSS, PATRICE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,263.13 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENEANE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,262.38 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, KEVIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,261.66 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISANTI, THOMAS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $104,261.63 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, ROLLIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $104,261.30 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Victor CSD Amount $104,261.12 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, PAUL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,260.01 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENCHER, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,259.73 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADUROJA, AYODELE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,258.65 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOINIERE, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,258.02 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HENRY W Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,257.45 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JENNIFER A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,255.48 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, JOHN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,254.60 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BARBARA A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $104,254.60 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVISH, LEON W Employer name Education Department Amount $104,253.69 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, DAVID F Employer name Education Department Amount $104,253.69 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, MARGARET M Employer name Education Department Amount $104,253.69 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKONY, JOHN L, III Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,253.31 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System