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 HENRIKSEN, VERNON T Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $102,479.69 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIALOSI, ROBERT J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $102,479.22 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANGLE, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,477.87 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOVICH, LISA B Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,477.87 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES B, JR Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,477.87 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, G KEVIN Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,477.87 Date 02/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WALTER W, JR Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,477.87 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, BENNIE F, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,477.35 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLER, JAMES C Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $102,476.47 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRELOUIS, FRANTZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,476.38 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERING, RALPH E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,475.81 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARONE, BRIAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,475.58 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOULFE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $102,473.90 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, JULIETA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,473.35 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SU, JING H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $102,473.14 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZESE, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,472.98 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACORETTA, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,472.55 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GRAYDON A, II Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $102,471.85 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREIRA, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,471.74 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DOUCE, MARK D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $102,471.57 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLISS, SCOTT L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $102,471.23 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERAS, JOHN U Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $102,471.03 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANASZAK, DERRICK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,470.61 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARR, DANIEL E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $102,470.15 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, ANTHONY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,469.57 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SHANE E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $102,467.55 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIENTEK, LAURENCE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,466.08 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELTON, PAUL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,461.50 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EDELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,460.82 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHLER, ROBERT T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $102,459.50 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, THOMAS V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $102,459.05 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, GREGORY C Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $102,458.77 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, ELLIOTT A Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,455.98 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, ROBERT F Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $102,455.97 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILAL, DEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,454.90 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, STACEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $102,454.27 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONOVAN L A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $102,453.24 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, OSCAR Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $102,453.12 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESDICUL, SIMONETTE T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,453.05 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERGER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $102,453.03 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, BENYAM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,452.78 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ERIK B Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,451.32 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,450.50 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO-OSTRANDER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,450.14 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONIBOKUN, ENIOLA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,449.69 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOATES, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,449.65 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, ANDREW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,449.22 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, DINAH M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $102,449.12 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $102,449.05 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEE, TRACY A Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $102,448.85 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, JASON M Employer name Warren County Amount $102,448.63 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, ROSEANN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,448.07 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, DOMINIC S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,447.79 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,447.57 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TOSHIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,446.75 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTTIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,442.97 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, ROCCO Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $102,441.46 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, WILLIAM A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,440.39 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARMOLEJOS, MANUEL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,440.25 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LEONOR M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $102,436.71 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KEVIN R Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $102,434.58 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASKEY, JOSEPH F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $102,434.33 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,433.44 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAOLA, LEAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,432.28 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREFICE, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $102,431.13 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, TIMOTHY A T Employer name Erie County Amount $102,430.04 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $102,429.78 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURNACE, LYNN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $102,429.24 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSZES, JASON A Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,428.94 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIR, LEO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,427.90 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOSE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,427.49 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEA, ERNESTO M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,427.24 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBRIA, SANIYA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $102,427.11 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMIA, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,426.64 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KEVIN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,425.95 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,425.31 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERICK, JAMES F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,424.83 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, KATHRYN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,424.16 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, MARYHELEN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,423.28 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PE AGUIRRE, VIRGINIA JULIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,422.72 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARIU, VICTORIA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,422.04 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDLENSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $102,421.54 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MEGHAN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $102,420.92 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, KRISTI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,420.80 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOOMAHAL, STEWART Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,420.67 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTHY, KEITH T Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $102,420.21 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER-FEINSILBER, RUTH S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,419.38 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERSTRAM, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $102,417.60 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MANISHKUMAR C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,416.70 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, MICHAEL V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $102,415.63 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,415.20 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTZ, MANDY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,414.50 Date 03/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, DEREK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,414.00 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,413.77 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,413.77 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAUCK, SHANNON Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,413.77 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMINO, MARI E Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,413.77 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, SHIRLEY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $102,413.49 Date 03/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIME', NYRVA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,413.44 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKERY, PETER P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,413.05 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System