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 PIEKARSKY, DAVID G Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $103,031.54 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, SCOTT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,028.86 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, SARA E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $103,026.22 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVELLO, SUSANNE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,026.06 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,023.55 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBIG, NATALIE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,022.91 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SHELLEY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,022.59 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,022.22 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GARFIELD H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $103,022.09 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNABATHINA, BHARATH K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,021.22 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, PING Y Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,018.93 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, COREY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,018.38 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONZILLO, ANTHONY L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $103,017.12 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANBUHL, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $103,016.01 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBERIO, MATTHEW R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,015.80 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JENNIFER J Employer name Ontario County Amount $103,014.48 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUSCIO, ADRIENNE K Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $103,014.33 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LEE W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KEVIN L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRICK, GREGORY A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETH, JACQUES Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAINAUSKAS, PAUL M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.63 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, MICHELE A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $103,012.18 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMAD, ABRAHAM M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,011.88 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,010.93 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $103,010.54 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,007.82 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCOEUR, OSWALD Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $103,007.20 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIST, KWAKU B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,004.40 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,003.23 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, JOHN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,003.12 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAINE, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,002.45 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,001.67 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, DANIEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,001.67 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERTHWAITE, NADINE J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,001.67 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LES S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,001.67 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, LINDA A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $103,001.62 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JEANNE K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $103,001.37 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KALA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,001.10 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SCOTT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,000.32 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYSKOCIL, ROBERT J Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $103,000.08 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTERSON, JOHN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,999.50 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHNER, LINDSAY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,998.07 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELES, LOUIE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $102,997.40 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, STEVEN H, JR Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $102,996.52 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, MARY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $102,995.87 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, KURT W Employer name City of Rye Amount $102,995.62 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERVING, WILLIE J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,995.01 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVORGNA, JOSH P Employer name Orange County Amount $102,993.98 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, RYAN G Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $102,993.88 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, CONSTANCE S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,991.58 Date 08/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELUS, DONALD J, II Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,991.58 Date 05/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JAMES S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,991.58 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GAIL P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,991.58 Date 10/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGGI, JOHN A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,991.58 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, INEZ M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $102,991.58 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, AMY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,991.58 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMIA, MARYBETH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,991.58 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFIELD, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $102,991.39 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, HUNG YUN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $102,990.81 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANAH, ENE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $102,990.24 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $102,989.91 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $102,989.89 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $102,988.74 Date 08/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIME, SERGE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,988.52 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $102,988.50 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, SUSAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $102,988.33 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSINGA, RONALD B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,988.10 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHARCZYK, PETER Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $102,987.19 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIEL, WARREN W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $102,984.54 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEPNER, DONALD G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,983.02 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLANREWAJU, CHRISTINA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $102,983.01 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANA H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,982.31 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $102,982.13 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDINEER, KELLY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,981.14 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISLAY, JASON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,980.95 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IYEKEGBE, DENNIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,979.65 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGURAH, ASHMAWO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,979.17 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANDREA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,979.17 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DOROTHY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,979.17 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, AMELIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $102,977.73 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DAWN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,977.52 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ROBERT P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $102,977.34 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,977.10 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDENSTEIN, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,975.18 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVAKIS, MARY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,974.54 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, EDWARD G Employer name Monroe County Amount $102,973.95 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,973.49 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, LARS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,973.38 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEGRIFT, BLAKE K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,972.55 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYLA, GARY D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $102,971.02 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,970.67 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TRAVIS E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,970.21 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, LAURA Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $102,970.04 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRONE, DIANE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,969.39 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOB, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,968.65 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABA, PATRICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,968.62 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, CAROL J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $102,968.20 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, MARK A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $102,967.58 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System