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 DECKELBAUM, JAY N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,349.24 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, DAMIAN R Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $103,349.05 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMB, JOAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $103,347.87 Date 03/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RICHARD G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $103,347.76 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLO, JUSTINE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,347.38 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, GARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,345.96 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIUBAN, JEREMY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,345.91 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISTRY, NILESH KUMAR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,344.83 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROWSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,343.51 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,342.83 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $103,342.74 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, AMBER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,342.15 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATELY, MOIRA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $103,342.11 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTITUYO, ARELIS E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $103,339.55 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,339.20 Date 03/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISER-RUDDICK, DENISE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,338.86 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GLENDA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,337.40 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,336.98 Date 09/23/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMDAS-CARR, UNALDA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,336.31 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JERROD Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,335.34 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDINI, ADA J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $103,332.62 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOGE, VISHAL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $103,332.42 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JERIE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $103,332.37 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASCIO, ANN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $103,331.94 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTI, ANGELO E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,331.69 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENCH, RICHARD A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $103,331.37 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YANFANG Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,331.32 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,331.28 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,331.27 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ODENE, KRISTINA G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $103,330.71 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, NADIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $103,330.18 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, APRIL MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,327.93 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMAGALSKI, JENNIFER J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,327.91 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPWITH, SCOTT A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $103,326.90 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, COSTANTINO D Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $103,325.38 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BYRON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,324.43 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORLIER, JASON P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $103,323.19 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,321.89 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DOUGLAS Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $103,321.81 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTARO, MATTHEW D Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $103,321.03 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, BRADFORD G Employer name Erie County Amount $103,319.33 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $103,319.31 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARFONZO, KATHIE E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $103,319.23 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZECHOWIAK, RICHARD F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $103,319.19 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, CARLEEN T Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $103,317.52 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, ANTHONY Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $103,317.17 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LISA G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,312.33 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDS, GARY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $103,311.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,308.63 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, GREGG S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,308.63 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, STEVEN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,307.71 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUMMEY, DAVID B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,305.06 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARTIGUE, ROSELENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,304.78 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOTO, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $103,304.59 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, CLAUDIO W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,304.16 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAMIAN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,304.02 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, TRACEY W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,303.95 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ERICH C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,302.54 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, EUGENE S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $103,297.96 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENK, DIANNE W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $103,297.44 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BRIGID S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,297.17 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMPERIS, MARIA Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $103,295.75 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, VIPUL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,294.95 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, RYAN T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $103,294.70 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADABO, CAROL K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,293.69 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SHEELA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,293.42 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JEFFREY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETHURAMAN, GIRIJA Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, DONGMING Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDAN, LUBNA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, ZHENGLU Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,293.22 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DONNA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $103,292.36 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNO, MICHELLE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $103,292.14 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, WILLIAM E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $103,290.53 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTI, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $103,290.38 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, LAURA C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $103,290.23 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHR, CHARLES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,289.49 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENSON, ADRIENNE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $103,288.16 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBEAN, KAREN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,288.00 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $103,287.75 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHE, ALEXANDER S Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,286.64 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, EDWARD R, SR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $103,285.58 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGIOVENE, STEVEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,285.31 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANBORN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,284.51 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $103,283.04 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $103,282.96 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DONNA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,282.81 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,282.55 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISOHN, BARBARA B Employer name Education Department Amount $103,282.37 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRACI, ALBERTO Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,281.64 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, DEBRA L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $103,281.53 Date 02/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMBREL, KENDRA V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $103,281.01 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERE, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,280.77 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFRANSKI, BOGDAN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $103,278.94 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, SHAUN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,278.08 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURROWS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,277.92 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SIMEON A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $103,277.68 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, JAMES Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $103,276.90 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIBAH, GINA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,275.02 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System