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 SACCO, ILENE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $104,252.36 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAR, JASON M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $104,251.64 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNTON, BENJAMIN W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $104,251.24 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDING, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,251.24 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADL, WAYNE R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $104,250.96 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,250.69 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, LANDY DONGLAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,249.62 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIONGSON, RUSSELL T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,249.62 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGIONE, ERNEST R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,249.62 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESONA-BERTIN, IVELISSE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,249.54 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DOMINIC Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,249.28 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LATIFA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,248.53 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JANET K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $104,248.42 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, SUNEELA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,247.87 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESANTE, LISA M E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $104,247.87 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, MARIA C Employer name Education Department Amount $104,247.59 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, ROBYN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,247.48 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO-BURNSIDE, DOROTHY A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $104,247.15 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPENHOEFER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $104,246.73 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, MICHAEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,246.49 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, BRYAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,245.06 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, GRACE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,244.35 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE Employer name Rockland County Amount $104,242.94 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MORTON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,242.60 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, KATHERINE T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,242.60 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,241.80 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOLLEN, JAMES L Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $104,241.26 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, JULIA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $104,241.20 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,240.91 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAURA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,240.43 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,239.88 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HARRISON M Employer name Education Department Amount $104,239.17 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONYINA, TWUM-BARIMA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,239.09 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, KWOK HUNG Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $104,238.30 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEGRIFT, MARK A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $104,238.21 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARNELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,237.83 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $104,236.82 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORSER, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $104,235.25 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSEGREEN, BALMAIN H Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,235.11 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CATHLEEN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,234.47 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAWN M Employer name Education Department Amount $104,233.24 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECORO, ANDREA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $104,232.36 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE THORNE, BARBARA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,232.28 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $104,232.22 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SHELFORD T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,231.88 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKEVISCH, EILEEN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $104,231.22 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, BUSHRA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,229.75 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, ROBERT J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $104,229.33 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTELLA, PATRICIA M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $104,228.97 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATHEW Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,227.04 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARDINSKI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $104,225.92 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,224.66 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGAL, THOMAS M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,224.65 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, AMY M Employer name Education Department Amount $104,224.02 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, EDWIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,223.58 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTICELLO, PETER Employer name Education Department Amount $104,223.35 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSGITH, ALIM Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,223.24 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGI, LISA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $104,223.02 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, ERONA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,222.76 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, ASTER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,222.69 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSIOKAS, KONSTANTIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,222.69 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,222.69 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWUKU, RAMSEYER H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $104,222.69 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZECHI, ANTONIA U Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,222.69 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, PAMELA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,222.69 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, CARLITA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,221.16 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZER, BERNARD N Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,220.29 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, MOHAMMAD S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,220.16 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, HERMAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,219.53 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,219.52 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,219.46 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, STEPHEN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,219.26 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, DAWN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,219.26 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MARY F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $104,219.13 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZILLO, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,218.46 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORENZO, PAUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,218.46 Date 10/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PHYLLIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,218.46 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, FREDERICK C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,216.75 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIFIELD, TONI ANN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $104,215.67 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMARAS, NICHOLAS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,215.67 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, WENDY R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,215.67 Date 05/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHMSTEIN, PERRY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,215.67 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG-ORTIZ, CYNTHIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,215.67 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALONZO, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,215.62 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, ELIZABETH P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $104,215.31 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, KARL R Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $104,214.41 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBALAKA, LILIAN I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,214.20 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER MEULEN, WAYNE J, JR Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $104,213.42 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARRY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,212.84 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, LANCE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,211.29 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, MARSTUS G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,211.10 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSORIO, MINERVA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,210.38 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERI, STEPHEN D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,209.96 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANBORN, VICTORIA B M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,209.02 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, KATELYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,208.30 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLARDO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,207.72 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STRYDONCK, SARA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,207.17 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, ADAM M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $104,206.69 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, RICHARD P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $104,206.54 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAN, HOWARD M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,204.88 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System