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 PAONESSA, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,934.76 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, LYNDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,934.58 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,934.09 Date 11/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANA LORENA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,931.03 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, REBECCA L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,930.83 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, SCOTT A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $103,930.13 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, KEVIN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,930.11 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, SIDNEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,929.69 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, GEORGE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,929.52 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINES, VANESSA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,927.68 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSINI, JENNIFER MARINDIN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $103,926.25 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZEWSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,925.60 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, GERMAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,924.97 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, TARA CHRISTIE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $103,924.90 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROTHY, JONNIE J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $103,924.24 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, HENRY, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $103,924.15 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, VINCENT Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $103,923.87 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTICE, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,922.79 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $103,922.58 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKEL, JEFFREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,922.42 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, THOMAS E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $103,921.42 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARCIA T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $103,920.50 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, LEE T Employer name Town of Chester Amount $103,918.60 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, GREGORY P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $103,918.11 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, LEONARD P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,915.85 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $103,915.26 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JAMIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,915.18 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN F, II Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,912.48 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, SHANE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,911.75 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, KERI A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,910.85 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, WENDI A Employer name Education Department Amount $103,910.21 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MARTHA R Employer name Education Department Amount $103,910.21 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, TIMOTHY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,910.16 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDGARDO Employer name Orange County Amount $103,909.39 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE-GARGAN, JESSICA G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $103,908.08 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, JASON T Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $103,907.92 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRILLING, JEFF H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,906.00 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEGRI, MARLENE V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,905.21 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNITA, EUGENIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,903.84 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOP, THOMAS L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $103,903.24 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ-MEIGHAN, KATHERINE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,903.22 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOHN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $103,902.43 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOMENI, KEITH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,902.39 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILA, LELINDA V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,901.81 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALBERT R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $103,901.79 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MELISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,901.57 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTKOWSKI, JOHN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,901.33 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, ERIKA Employer name Department of State Amount $103,899.70 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, NICOLE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $103,898.04 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,896.56 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, JAMES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,894.24 Date 07/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KITTELBERGER, WAYNE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $103,893.34 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDORF, ROBERT J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $103,892.16 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA-KRAFT, CONNIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,892.13 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELEITA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,890.83 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNACHE, HENONE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,887.68 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHNER, IAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $103,886.82 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, NANCY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,886.70 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,885.62 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITANO, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,885.58 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTES-HEINO, JODI L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,885.11 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, RA BIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,884.30 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, LEA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,883.99 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLD, DANIEL A, JR Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $103,882.49 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, JUSTINO Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $103,881.30 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, STEPHEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,881.10 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DEVIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,881.00 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,880.88 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARSFIELD, PAUL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $103,880.65 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNERSBACH, ERIC M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,879.30 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, JACK L, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $103,876.85 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTEN, GLEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,876.72 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,876.32 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, TRACEY B Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $103,875.06 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DARRYL D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,873.62 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEGLIO, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $103,872.00 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $103,871.57 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, PETER A Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,870.27 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEVEN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $103,869.71 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLLY, KEVIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,868.99 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOATS, LAURENCE E, JR Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $103,867.53 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONG, JIA-SHENG Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,866.33 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,865.01 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, CRAIG D Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,864.03 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR CALDERWOOD, CHRISTINA R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $103,863.20 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, WILLIAM J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $103,862.53 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JAMES L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,861.84 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALLEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,861.83 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,860.43 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $103,859.94 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, GRZEGORZ Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $103,859.05 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, HEATHER C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,858.87 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, GREGORY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,858.87 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELDIN, OLGA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,858.87 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDA-FLANNERY, ROBERTA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,858.87 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, AMEETA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,858.61 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, ANTOINE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $103,857.09 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,855.57 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, JEFFREY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,855.30 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMILO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,855.04 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System