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 MERKER, DANIEL E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,006.82 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHASE, GEORGE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,006.32 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, YOCHEVED Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,006.32 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MONICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $104,006.13 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, STEPHANIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,005.79 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREY, MICHAEL E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $104,003.87 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, JOHN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,003.47 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KEVIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $104,003.07 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, ERIN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $104,002.25 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, JUSTIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,002.24 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,002.09 Date 05/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, KUNJAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $104,000.97 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORAINO, JACK Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $104,000.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, EMORY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $104,000.00 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, JOHN B, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $103,999.11 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, DAVID L Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $103,998.93 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALK, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,997.50 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCANERA, VALERIE M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $103,996.75 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ANTHONY K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $103,996.46 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAGIN, JASON D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,995.70 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, SHAUNA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $103,995.21 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNETTI, RUDY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $103,994.95 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRUCE J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $103,994.28 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TARJI K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,991.59 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, EMILY C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,987.10 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, DIANE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,986.71 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, EDITH IBIWARI Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $103,986.00 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO-CONTRERAS, MAGALY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,984.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINO, ALBINA F Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $103,984.13 Date 10/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ERIC N Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $103,983.91 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, DAVID C, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,982.69 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,981.50 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIN, KIM M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,981.40 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSWEENEY, TAMMY A Employer name Education Department Amount $103,981.29 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILZ, JANINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $103,979.09 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JAMES T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $103,978.30 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENCHAK, KEVIN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,974.65 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,974.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGH, CURTIS L, JR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $103,973.48 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLAND, JASON R Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $103,972.74 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,972.11 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, DANA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $103,971.51 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, JAMES T Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $103,970.44 Date 02/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAITO, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $103,968.72 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTTUNEN, TODD M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $103,967.89 Date 11/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,967.58 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, EDWARD R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $103,967.43 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERFERT, KELLY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,967.42 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ORRISON D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $103,966.13 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT SCOTT Employer name Chemung County Amount $103,965.96 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, GERARD F Employer name Cornell University Amount $103,965.66 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ERNESTO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,965.04 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ULRIC A, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,964.75 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Erie County Amount $103,962.87 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, RENEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,962.42 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSTMYER, DOUGLAS I Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $103,962.06 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ERIC P Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,961.93 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEXEIRA, GLORIA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $103,961.88 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARJORIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,961.53 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KELLY-ANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $103,960.30 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONSKY, JULIE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $103,958.28 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, ROBERT K Employer name Education Department Amount $103,957.84 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLECHT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,957.38 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARLIN, KEITH J Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,957.38 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, LARRY P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $103,956.61 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAY, ANNEMARIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $103,956.16 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, DAVID Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $103,953.76 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISS, KAREN E Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $103,953.03 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,951.64 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CRAIG R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $103,951.17 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, JOANNE D Employer name Cortland County Amount $103,950.00 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERI, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $103,947.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANGULA, KRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,945.70 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $103,945.65 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, REBECCA M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $103,944.40 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ANDREW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,943.93 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, JASON T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $103,943.76 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDENER, KIRK K Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,943.17 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK W Employer name City of Albany Amount $103,943.12 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, H TIMOTHY Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $103,942.94 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, ANTHONY V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,942.89 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAYME V Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $103,942.78 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KEVIN C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $103,942.38 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $103,941.80 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROIX, MATTHEW W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,941.23 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY-CONBOY, KARYN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $103,940.78 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, LYNN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $103,940.26 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOHAGEN-PRATT, GAIL A Employer name Albany County Amount $103,940.08 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMAN, ADLAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,939.26 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,939.00 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACTER, PHILIP D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,938.13 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, ALDO D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,938.06 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, RONALD V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,938.06 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DARON C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,938.06 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,938.06 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, CHERYL L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,938.01 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LISA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,938.01 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBE, ELSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,937.72 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENA, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,937.25 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLAND, JASMINE N Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $103,936.53 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System