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 MUNSON, DARREN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,727.49 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, MEGHAN M L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $103,725.94 Date 11/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHEN, ELLEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $103,725.45 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAL, THEODORE V Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,725.34 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANWAY-DAVIDSON, LINDA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $103,724.85 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RONALD E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,724.65 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFLOWITZ, ALAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,724.22 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, STEVEN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,724.21 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRADLEY M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,724.07 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL-HECHT, ROBERTA S. Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $103,723.65 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, WARREN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,723.22 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRRITO, HUGH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,722.67 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,722.38 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, JANE P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,721.65 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FRANK Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $103,721.43 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, WENDY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,720.45 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, SCOTT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,720.26 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGAN, LIZETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $103,719.27 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINS, ANN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,719.26 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JAMES E Employer name Village of Newark Amount $103,718.02 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYNE, ANTHONY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,717.10 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHEED, KALEEM A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $103,716.13 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKO, PHILIP J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $103,715.95 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULISH, RICHARD A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $103,715.76 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, PETER D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $103,714.80 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURZYNSKI, GARY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,714.68 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, FECHNER A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $103,714.40 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, WILLIAM F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,713.25 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCE, JEFFREY F Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $103,713.19 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCO, KIMMEY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,711.68 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIERSKI, MICHELE Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $103,710.97 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEALE, JEANNE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $103,710.58 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $103,710.28 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, GLEN M Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $103,710.11 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLESKY, EUGENE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,709.28 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, GARY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,708.84 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,708.63 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAR, ROBERT J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $103,708.06 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOV, MIKHAIL Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,706.95 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIETTINI, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,706.09 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, JILL PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,706.09 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNALLY, DENNIS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $103,704.36 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZELIUS, JOHN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $103,704.15 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KENNETH E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $103,700.31 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NECHEPOREK, DEREK M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $103,700.22 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLBERT, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $103,699.29 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, DEENA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,699.11 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, CHARLOTTE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,698.82 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MAURA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,698.77 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, FARON L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $103,697.24 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROFF, MARLO K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,697.02 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACHOIAN, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,696.32 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, KATHLEEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,693.16 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, RICKIE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,692.62 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LISA Employer name Cornell University Amount $103,692.54 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, DEVRIN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $103,692.39 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LUCY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,691.88 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNG, STEPHEN I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,691.11 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DAWN G Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $103,691.04 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEO, GAETANO G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,690.65 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ANGEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,690.34 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, KING PUI Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $103,690.15 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASR, ADEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $103,690.15 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLFE, RANDY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,689.49 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ATTOMA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,689.48 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILD, AARON R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $103,689.46 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KEVIN D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,688.11 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGIOVLASITIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,685.66 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, LORRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,683.16 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, EDGARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,682.60 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLENWEIDER, RICHARD A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $103,680.98 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, JEFFREY G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $103,679.53 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATT, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $103,679.53 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,677.52 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGBE, THERESA Q Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $103,676.51 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAZIAN, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $103,676.37 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, JASON E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $103,676.12 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, ROBIN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $103,675.92 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, SEAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,675.34 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,674.74 Date 08/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KATHERINE ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,674.52 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, PHILIP A Employer name Niagara County Amount $103,673.94 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEY, SHYNI T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,671.37 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACONSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,671.03 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDELA, PAUL R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,670.30 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELOS REYES, JOVITA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,670.24 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, ELAINE S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $103,669.78 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTER, PATRICE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $103,668.98 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,668.58 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, MATTHEW C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $103,665.60 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $103,665.10 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPONI, MATTHEW L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $103,664.32 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,662.86 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRIE, ALMA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $103,662.80 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $103,661.48 Date 03/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, OTIS T, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,660.21 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESERNIO, CATHLEEN MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,656.33 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSCHWENG, SHERLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,655.55 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, SANDRA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,654.67 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $103,654.65 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System