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 LAPAN, PETER M Employer name Education Department Amount $103,769.69 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $103,769.69 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JOHN W Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSOWSKI, MARGARET M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $103,769.69 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBEN, KATHERINE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORETTI, GUY Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, STEVEN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCIONE, JOANNE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, LYNN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, LESLIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIZBY, BRENDA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTECOST, BRIAN T, DR Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ROBERT F Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, HERMAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, AURA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, JULIA X Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, MARIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, LUCY KRUGGEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, DENIS F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART SWIDLER, KIM D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, CATHERINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEPIAN, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTIE, PETER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENN, JO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, HOLLY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MARY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JANE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNA, RICHARD E Employer name Department of State Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DANIEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, SHEILA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,769.69 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESCH, ELLEN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHERINE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, ANTHONY A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $103,769.69 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WILLIAM S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $103,769.69 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASI, MARY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,769.69 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUINOT, M MARK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, TERRI L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFENDORF, JUDITH R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JAMES C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 09/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, THOMAS P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMIN, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEDYK, BERNARD K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, MICHELLE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SHEILA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, KATHARINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,769.69 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOYCE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $103,769.69 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NEWTON F, III Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $103,769.69 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, ERNEST E, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $103,769.69 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CIANNI, WILLIAM R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $103,769.69 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, EDWARD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $103,769.69 Date 09/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKEAD, ROBERT C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $103,769.69 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $103,768.91 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, JOAN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,767.73 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JOHN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,767.60 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOUT, GUY W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $103,767.17 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL-ADAMS, STEPHANIE G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $103,767.09 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, BARBARA B Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $103,765.91 Date 11/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, STEVEN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $103,764.80 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISLER, JEREMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,764.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADOLINI, MARK A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $103,764.15 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILNER, LYNNE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $103,763.22 Date 09/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOYLE S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $103,762.65 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORINI, FEDERICO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,760.76 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $103,759.63 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $103,758.28 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $103,757.63 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROFERE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $103,756.75 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, EILEEN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,756.11 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THEODORE J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $103,756.08 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERVILLE, VIRGINIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $103,754.83 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DONSEL, ALAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,754.35 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETROSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $103,753.35 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASSO, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,753.16 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,752.28 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRONA, ANGELINE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $103,751.86 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL D Employer name Albany County Amount $103,745.29 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CATHERINE P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,743.28 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DAVID B Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,738.59 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,738.59 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPIEN, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $103,736.42 Date 08/09/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVANO, CHRISTINA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,736.28 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, DEBRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $103,735.86 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XUELIAN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $103,735.74 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RICHARD R, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $103,735.63 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, LINDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $103,734.34 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $103,734.19 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARSIA, PASQUALE F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,731.27 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Ulster County Amount $103,731.02 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVERINI, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Somers Amount $103,730.32 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTZEL, GLENN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,729.31 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, PETER J Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $103,729.31 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, TIMMY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,728.89 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAISSON, TREVOR J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $103,728.86 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORR, RICHERT J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $103,728.45 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, KEDAR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,728.33 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITT, STACY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,727.96 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System