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 CLINTON, STEPHEN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $102,192.85 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, WILLIAM J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $102,192.74 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $102,192.50 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,189.62 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $102,189.06 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUR, SORIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,186.12 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, NEY O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,186.12 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, TODD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,185.78 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER-HERNANDEZ, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,185.60 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKO, ANDREW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,184.63 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARLOW, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $102,184.48 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIOUDAKIS, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $102,184.48 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $102,184.48 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TERRI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,182.96 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,182.85 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOANNE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,182.41 Date 10/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $102,180.92 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENT, DONNA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,180.65 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMIM, SHAMSUDDIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,179.29 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARO, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,179.23 Date 07/06/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAKARUNA, JANITHA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,179.23 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRENT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,179.23 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERKOSKI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,179.23 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALWANI, SAPNA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,178.99 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASENBROCK, SARAH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $102,178.59 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SUZIE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,178.59 Date 08/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRINO, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $102,178.38 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCENZA, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,178.20 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, EDWARD E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,177.74 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ROBERT M Employer name Rockland County Amount $102,176.91 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIOT, PETER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,176.48 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONGELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $102,176.46 Date 04/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSKI, SHARON A Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $102,176.07 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-FORT, ANNE-GILBERTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $102,175.48 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DEBORAH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $102,175.28 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARABELLA, THERESA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $102,171.76 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, REBECCA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $102,170.08 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $102,169.91 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIVAL, JEANINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,169.61 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,168.54 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $102,168.33 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHESTER, CAROL L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $102,168.05 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, MARIO R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,167.81 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $102,167.44 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,167.02 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, PAMELA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,165.59 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, ANDREW J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,165.33 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, GREGORY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,165.26 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESE, THOMAS M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $102,165.23 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,164.52 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMANN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,164.41 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, VALERIE C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,163.93 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, LOUIS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $102,162.75 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, GORDON T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $102,162.75 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, PAMELA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $102,162.37 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTH, LAURIE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,162.31 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS-BERRY, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $102,162.28 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CINDYANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,161.88 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, WALTER L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $102,160.97 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESCH, HENRY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,160.87 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAVID A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $102,160.27 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, ALISON Z Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,159.52 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, WOOK-JIN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,159.52 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $102,157.83 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JURIS, ANDREA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,157.61 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCH, ADRIAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,157.61 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, ARSHATHUNNISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,157.01 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, JOHN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,156.70 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WNUK, AMY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $102,156.70 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, JAY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,156.70 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, THOMAS E Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $102,156.69 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES-BROOKS, BRENDA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,156.52 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, ANA V Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $102,156.34 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DALE F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $102,156.34 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRALDO, ANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,156.08 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,156.07 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICIA R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,155.89 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O KEEFE, DENISE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,155.88 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAULETTE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $102,155.75 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY ABDO, SUSAN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $102,155.27 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, REBECCA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,153.70 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,153.63 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZZI, PIA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,153.52 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDENREICH, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,152.96 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUNSHELL, PHILLIP L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $102,152.53 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $102,152.38 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $102,152.24 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,151.85 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, LUCRETIA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,150.10 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MATTHEW E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $102,148.93 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,147.98 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,147.98 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINAN, JOHN J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,147.98 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, TERRY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $102,147.64 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVER, WILLIAM J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,147.56 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $102,147.45 Date 04/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURYEA, NANCY J Employer name Orange County Amount $102,146.46 Date 01/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHMEYER, CLAIRE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,145.71 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEHLE, WILLIAM W Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $102,145.44 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES C Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $102,145.33 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System