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 MITCHELL, GARTH W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,733.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, KAREN O Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,732.75 Date 11/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMAFIDON, EDGAL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $102,732.50 Date 02/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTRO, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $102,731.91 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,729.83 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, DALE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,729.55 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFEY, MARY H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $102,729.44 Date 03/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, PHILIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,727.62 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SHARON Y Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $102,725.80 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHMER, NORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,725.77 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JILL M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $102,725.70 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMA, NDUKWE A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,725.08 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ARIANNA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,723.22 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE, PIERRE-MICHEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,721.89 Date 12/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, JULIA B Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $102,721.51 Date 03/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $102,721.00 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, CHRISTINE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,719.46 Date 06/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JILL C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,719.29 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGOSIAN, NEIL K Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $102,718.18 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, SCOTT M Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $102,718.08 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONUK, JENNIFER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,717.96 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABUSIN, ERIC F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $102,717.85 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PEYTON A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $102,717.85 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JASON M Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $102,717.80 Date 09/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN BRUNT, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,717.77 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,717.54 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARYKUTTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,716.97 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, KAREN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $102,716.64 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARD, LAURA B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,716.48 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINACORI, JOANNE T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,715.13 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,714.35 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $102,713.06 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,711.97 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, LILIAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,709.48 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, DAVID H Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,709.39 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MISHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $102,707.74 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, VALENCIA H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $102,706.42 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MICHAEL M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $102,705.48 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,705.46 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $102,705.43 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, JEFFREY P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $102,704.72 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, DAVID P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,704.51 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, EMILY Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,703.32 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,702.40 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAFESA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,702.05 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, MICHAEL S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $102,701.31 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGHETTI, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,700.21 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SHANE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,699.89 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISELE, JUDITH ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,698.22 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SCOTT W Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $102,697.12 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSEN, SAYAKA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,696.07 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTCH, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,695.69 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMLEAR, DARLENE F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $102,695.25 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PHILIP A Employer name Orange County Amount $102,694.61 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, WILLIAM J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $102,694.23 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DAVID B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,693.99 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSEN, ROBERT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,693.78 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARINO, JOHN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $102,692.81 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, MARJORIE C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $102,692.56 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $102,692.31 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, JEAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,691.77 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JIMMY J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $102,690.83 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISERENDINO, DOREEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,690.40 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, ANTONIETA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,689.29 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAN, EDWARD C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $102,689.24 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, TODD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,689.18 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAMARIS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,686.37 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIO, JOHN G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,685.64 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKDEM, ENGIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,684.51 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOCKE, KURT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,683.48 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, PERRY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $102,681.78 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CYRUS J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $102,680.28 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, HILDA Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $102,679.39 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, THOMAS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $102,678.39 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JASON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,677.68 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKSTEIN, SUSAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,676.30 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DENNIS R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $102,674.87 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $102,674.83 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $102,671.60 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOINOSKI, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,671.34 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAZYK, EDMUND C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $102,671.24 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, JON S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,671.09 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POHJA, JOHN H Employer name Orange County Amount $102,670.88 Date 05/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, MELISSA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $102,670.05 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZAK, DANIEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $102,668.21 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $102,667.09 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDLEUR, PETER E, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,666.77 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERERE, MARIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,666.35 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKEY, LAURA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,665.17 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHINAUL, AARON L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $102,665.08 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASEN, CARL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,664.00 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINO, DIEGO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $102,663.74 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $102,661.51 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BRUCE W, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $102,661.50 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,661.19 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,659.80 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JEREMY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,659.35 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTBERG, JOSHUA D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,658.05 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, FRANK L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,657.36 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PAUL F Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $102,656.89 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System