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 POSILLIPO, JOHN P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $104,074.59 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, CARLA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,073.33 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESA-TSE, ANNA LISA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,073.10 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, WILLIAM L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,070.75 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, DAVID K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $104,069.93 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRULL-VALIENTE, KRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,069.51 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,069.18 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, ANDREW T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,068.70 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUECHEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $104,068.16 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DOUGHERTY, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,068.09 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $104,068.05 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JASPER G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $104,067.49 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAPORT, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,067.21 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIALE, FRANCO Employer name Orange County Amount $104,066.52 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DIANE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $104,066.32 Date 06/28/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,064.81 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCELLA, ANDREW P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $104,063.78 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, BENJAMIN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $104,063.63 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGA, KRISTIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,063.00 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYTA, MARGARET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $104,062.77 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARY LOU K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,062.00 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, MARK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,061.94 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JOHN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $104,061.19 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSA, PAULINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $104,059.26 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $104,058.44 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,056.99 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALERYCH-JANUS, BEATA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $104,056.80 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENBERG, ANDREW C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $104,055.87 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBORAH S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,055.57 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, STEVEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,055.52 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHONYO, JERRY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $104,055.33 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFIELD, BARRY L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $104,054.74 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, DAVID A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $104,053.35 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARNARD, ELAINE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $104,053.03 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $104,052.60 Date 09/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $104,052.49 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ZIOMARA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,052.10 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, JAMES A Employer name Columbia County Amount $104,050.77 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEY, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,050.37 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCALO, LORRAINE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,048.54 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,047.79 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEDUM, CHIKAODILI E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $104,047.37 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-YOSEPH, ARNON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,046.90 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUNZIG, KARA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,046.90 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,046.65 Date 11/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,045.74 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, CAMIELLE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,045.35 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $104,044.28 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHERINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,043.25 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,042.64 Date 02/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORELL, JOSE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,041.59 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, KIRSTIN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $104,041.42 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DOUGLAS H Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $104,040.87 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTLE, SHARRON T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,040.46 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WALTER J, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,040.41 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASLEY, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,039.58 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIL, SAMINDRA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,039.27 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, VIRGINIA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,038.74 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONEGRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,038.74 Date 07/29/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, YVONNE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,038.74 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,038.74 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZOPRETE, ERIC Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,038.00 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, WENDY N Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $104,037.62 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONI, PAOLO Employer name Cornell University Amount $104,037.54 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, LYNN C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $104,034.91 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,034.77 Date 07/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEFELD, MELISSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,034.77 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CHRISTINA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $104,034.54 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHE, JING Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $104,033.17 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONGE, CHARLENE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,032.80 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOS, DANIEL H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $104,032.65 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SIMONE S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $104,031.91 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HEATHER R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $104,031.78 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKEL, MINDY Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $104,031.39 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, ALICE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $104,030.32 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRIDGE, STEVEN C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $104,029.86 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATH, NOREENE E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $104,029.16 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, GREGORY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $104,028.69 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,027.16 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOGMAN, TRACY A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,025.06 Date 03/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,023.40 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNA, RICHARD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,023.40 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JASON C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $104,022.63 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,021.71 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRICH, JANE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,021.70 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,021.23 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, CECIL A, II Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,019.06 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,018.83 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNEKEN, RACHEL M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $104,018.22 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCULIEN, YVETTE Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $104,016.34 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITER, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,015.94 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SHAWN W Employer name Erie County Amount $104,015.18 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, CYNTHIA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $104,014.89 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, LUCI E Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,014.79 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIS, THERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,013.33 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, GARET F Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $104,013.00 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ERICA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,011.98 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SANDRA T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,011.72 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARK J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $104,009.20 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, EILEEN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $104,007.30 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System