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 KAZANJIAN, GEORGE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,589.29 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,589.07 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, LISA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,588.40 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANE, JESSICA M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $102,587.07 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGLE, ERIC L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $102,586.06 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LELAND J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,585.77 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, KAREN A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $102,585.01 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBERG, HARRY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,584.46 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, MARVIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,584.21 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVEAU, AMY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,583.11 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $102,582.26 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUDIN, JEFFREY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,582.14 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KAREN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $102,581.69 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $102,581.52 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CALVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,581.44 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, BRYAN G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,580.75 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN R Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $102,578.08 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,577.57 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, DANIEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $102,577.53 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, DAVID L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $102,576.74 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, AMANDA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $102,576.46 Date 08/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, MARY JEAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,575.70 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, AMALA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,575.41 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $102,575.33 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JERRY L Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $102,574.64 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSONS, NICHOLAS W Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $102,574.10 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WETTERGREEN, JONATHAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,574.07 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, GEORGE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,571.86 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKER, DIANA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,571.49 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,569.75 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVANO, GLENN T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $102,567.85 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELORO, MARIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,567.81 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAREMA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,567.51 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECORE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $102,565.92 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZANDT, KENTON K Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $102,565.79 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIK, KATARZYNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,565.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEJ, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,565.38 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORJEN, GLENN K Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $102,564.96 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBELLA, AMANDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,564.94 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICHIO, JUDY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,564.20 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $102,563.87 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURY, STEPHEN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $102,563.63 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUESSIG, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,562.42 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, CATHRYN L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $102,562.41 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, LEROY N, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $102,562.14 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUEY, GREGORY T Employer name Niagara County Amount $102,560.89 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTULA, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,560.50 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIONDI, STEVEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,558.69 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONALDI, JOHN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,558.63 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,558.21 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN-COOK, MARY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,557.05 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINCZ, NICOLAIE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,556.96 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, CHARLES S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $102,556.44 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARK W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $102,555.64 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Wilton Water & Sewer Auth Amount $102,554.76 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LYNN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,553.71 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYBOWSKI, HELEN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $102,553.64 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDER, JAHANGIR H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $102,553.57 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, HOLLI N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,552.10 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNK, MICHAEL D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $102,551.52 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, WILLIAM A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,551.28 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIZENEGGER, ROBIN D Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $102,550.80 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH-EPPS, JOANN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $102,549.84 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELAND LEWIS, KELLI A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $102,549.75 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JOHN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,548.03 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIGLIANO, FRANK J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $102,547.48 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WEENEY, JOAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,547.38 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIANO, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $102,546.01 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ROBERT P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $102,545.98 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,543.44 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBIECKI, SHERRIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,543.43 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, AARON P Employer name Orange County Amount $102,543.27 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISMANSON, EVANS U, III Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $102,543.20 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,543.15 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,542.72 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERLEY, MICHAEL O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,541.92 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, RICHARD L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $102,539.95 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $102,539.91 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JULIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $102,539.35 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY-COLEMAN, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $102,539.23 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KENYATHA D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $102,537.90 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, VAUGHAN F Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $102,537.76 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, GEORGE H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,536.54 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTAUZZI, MARK T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,535.65 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTA, MARGARET Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,534.81 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISAFFI, MATTHEW W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $102,533.85 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $102,533.75 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, DEBORRAH C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,531.78 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ROBERT D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $102,528.67 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBRIGLIA, PHILIP A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,527.40 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $102,526.95 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSHOFF, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $102,526.06 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHENBERGER, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,525.63 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,525.24 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JENNIFER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,522.70 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,522.59 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTZ, DONNA J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $102,522.03 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $102,522.03 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, GALE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $102,522.03 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULICK, DALE I Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $102,522.03 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System