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 BARRINGTON, LISA D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $103,653.32 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, WILLIE L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $103,652.91 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, KELLY S Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $103,652.73 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIELNIAK, RODNEY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $103,650.46 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSCHNEIDER, PETER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $103,650.12 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JONATHAN J Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $103,649.99 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROMUTICO, MARC A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $103,649.49 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, LORI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,648.75 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, ANGELO Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $103,648.59 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRETT D Employer name Niagara County Amount $103,647.86 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $103,647.44 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, VALERIE J Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,645.86 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN-KURYLAS, JOANNE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,644.80 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBARSKY, SCOTT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,643.10 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNHILL, SAMANTHA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,641.57 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, SARA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,641.57 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, ANTHONY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,641.57 Date 03/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, KATHLEEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $103,641.57 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, DANIEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,640.43 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, VALERIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,639.93 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,639.48 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SUMMER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,638.62 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, PAUL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,637.92 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEOBARRAN, MAHENDRA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,637.80 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMORRO, HENRY F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,637.76 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-SHARIFF, OMARR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,637.76 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCHILLO, ANTHONY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,636.35 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, ABU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,635.82 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,633.15 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCHINELLI, PAUL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,631.44 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE-FINLEY, LISA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,629.06 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSS, ERIC J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,628.84 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITCH, LARRY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,628.76 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILKERT, KENNETH T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,628.73 Date 07/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADE, DAVID E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,628.67 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KEITH P Employer name Niagara County Amount $103,627.16 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASODERO, JOSEPH Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $103,627.10 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,626.79 Date 05/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES E Employer name Orange County Amount $103,623.32 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,623.03 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, DAVID C Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $103,623.00 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCHUK, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,621.26 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESHLEMAN, JOHN E Employer name Town of Gates Amount $103,618.77 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TIERRA C L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $103,618.29 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIN, PETER D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $103,617.77 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, LAURETTA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $103,617.30 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, DAVID Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $103,613.45 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, RONALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,611.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, BRYAN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $103,610.31 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, KELLY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,609.67 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,608.67 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHRISTINA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,608.10 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,607.66 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLIER, WADE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,607.20 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TAMMY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,607.04 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, PAMELA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,606.00 Date 05/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CRAIG D Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,605.39 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,605.17 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, MILTON S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $103,604.25 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, CHARLES R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $103,603.62 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHLER, ANDREW B Employer name Education Department Amount $103,603.62 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERTING, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,603.62 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,603.46 Date 07/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULAMANDIS, ANTONIOS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,600.92 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SASSONE, DAMIAN V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,599.55 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLENS, DONNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,598.80 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEDIARO, ANGEL U Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,598.20 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,598.16 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINGERMAN, SUSAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,596.77 Date 03/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LISA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,596.77 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLIFFORD L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,596.25 Date 07/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVIN, KAREN A Employer name Village of Laurel Hollow Amount $103,595.09 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,593.20 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, CAROL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,590.64 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CATHERINE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,590.53 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHNEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $103,590.46 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAWN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $103,589.93 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSEVIERI, VINCENT A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $103,589.68 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDEL, AMELIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,587.71 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, FRANK M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $103,586.90 Date 07/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, JOSEPH A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $103,585.89 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMING, VINCENT A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $103,585.00 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONALD K, JR Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $103,584.11 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,583.66 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, KIMBERLY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,583.15 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXBURY, CATHERINE T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $103,582.34 Date 10/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, GREGORY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $103,582.23 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, CORINNA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $103,581.85 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPO, LOUIS G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $103,580.58 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KWONG S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,579.41 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNG, RAYMOND S Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,578.73 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, WALLACE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,578.50 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, SARA E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $103,578.43 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DARIAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,578.15 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAJ, ANTONETA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,577.97 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, BRIAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,577.80 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,577.71 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREG R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $103,577.13 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $103,577.01 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASDEO, RISHINAND Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $103,576.90 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System