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 CURRERI, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $103,854.51 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, DIANNA L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $103,854.51 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBOCHO, MARGUERITE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,853.73 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, STEPHEN A, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,852.17 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZRAK, RAMI G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $103,851.84 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ANDREW J, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $103,851.83 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,851.05 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GENESIS J Employer name Education Department Amount $103,850.74 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHORAT, STEVE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $103,849.84 Date 12/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Beacon Amount $103,849.63 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEDDES, SAMUEL M, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $103,848.51 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RANDALL B Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $103,848.12 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAETA, GINO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,847.10 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DONALD A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,846.92 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, BRIAN A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $103,844.64 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, DANIEL Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $103,844.36 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROBERG, RITA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,843.70 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWALLADER, DANA J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $103,842.56 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name USZENSKI, ANDREW S, III Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,841.98 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $103,841.48 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $103,841.27 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, PETER M Employer name Erie County Amount $103,839.86 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, KAMILLA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,839.66 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIBRANY, STEVE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,838.48 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, STEPHANIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,836.17 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STECK, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,835.42 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBHAM, WAYNE E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $103,834.66 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,834.12 Date 03/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,833.90 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, DAVID C Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $103,833.83 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $103,833.71 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSHIE, JAMES L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $103,831.87 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, ROBERT B Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $103,831.83 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGELMAN, VICTOR M Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,830.51 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICK C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,829.38 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZULBORSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,829.34 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, MICHAEL Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $103,828.17 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JOHN M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $103,828.17 Date 10/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNON, ROHAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,828.15 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHAWN A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $103,827.82 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, ROBERT V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,826.06 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBORAH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,826.04 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWALK, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $103,825.75 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONERA, RONALD J Employer name Columbia County Amount $103,824.00 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DALE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $103,821.05 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, JENNIFER A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $103,820.95 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,820.42 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHAEL Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $103,818.34 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, JOSEPH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $103,818.20 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMAKA, STANLEY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,818.10 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDER, ANDREW Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,818.07 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, SYLVIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,818.00 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, THOMAS D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $103,817.76 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, GLEN L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $103,816.63 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, RICHARD L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $103,815.78 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNKST, DANA B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,813.21 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, DEBRA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,813.21 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGARI, SUSAN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,813.21 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, MARY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,813.21 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI, PAUL M Employer name City of Troy Amount $103,812.70 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPLINSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,812.51 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKMAN, ALEXEY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $103,811.77 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMIA, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $103,811.71 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELGLASS, HOWARD B Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $103,809.27 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,808.06 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LAURA R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $103,807.19 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ALEX W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $103,806.80 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELY, JEFFREY S Employer name Erie County Amount $103,805.68 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, TODD F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,805.35 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, JOSEPH G, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,804.53 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTERS, GREGORY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $103,802.58 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $103,802.12 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGQUIST, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,801.77 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RANDY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $103,801.76 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRA, RICARDO Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $103,801.03 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, CAROLYN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $103,799.79 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOSE L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $103,799.51 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAULA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,799.50 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRICK-BURGIN, THERSEA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,798.94 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, GRACE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $103,797.81 Date 06/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFON, MARY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $103,797.81 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $103,797.36 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENZAHL, JEREMY C Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $103,796.43 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPRAMOLLA, THOMAS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,795.13 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RAYMOND OTHO, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $103,794.79 Date 02/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ROBERT J, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $103,793.55 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAI, JIAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,793.21 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSMAN, ALAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,793.21 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,793.21 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CARL Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,793.21 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, PINGPING Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,793.21 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, LISA G Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $103,792.95 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANIGAN, PAMELA Y Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $103,792.59 Date 12/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLKES, KIRK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,792.08 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $103,789.28 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,788.33 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KELLY K Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $103,787.81 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, JAMES Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $103,787.47 Date 03/18/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MONIQUE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,786.69 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $103,785.71 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System