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 HULSE, MALCOM L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,769.50 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELENDER, WALTER Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $101,769.13 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTER, JAMES G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,768.70 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TERRY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $101,767.86 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONNY, KAREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,766.97 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, MICHAEL N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $101,766.94 Date 03/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,766.71 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, MATTHEW G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,766.58 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEINKOFER, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,766.25 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, CHAD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,765.79 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-CHAPMAN, ROMAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,765.57 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAPIA, MICHAEL F Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $101,764.00 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TINA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $101,763.16 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, ADAM M Employer name Orange County Amount $101,762.96 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLIERI, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,762.95 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIT, EUGENE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $101,762.66 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, BERNADETTE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $101,761.62 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, STEPHANIE T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,761.20 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENN, ELISE H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $101,760.45 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DAVID A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $101,759.98 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DEBORAH H Employer name Steuben County Amount $101,759.72 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MIRANDA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,759.13 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, SCOTT H Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $101,758.59 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, RONALD E Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,757.61 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEROS, LETICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,757.11 Date 04/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUNTNER, DANIEL L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $101,756.72 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, GEORGE, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,755.04 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMOSA, PETER Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $101,754.11 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LINDA K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $101,751.89 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ANGELA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELHONE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 05/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTA, MAUREEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 11/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEYER, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIDE, DONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 09/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, PAULA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,751.20 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, ROGER P, JR Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $101,751.10 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, ASHLEY S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $101,750.37 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICELLI, ROBERT L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,749.92 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, BRADLEY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $101,749.11 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,745.57 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,744.55 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, JENNIFER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,743.88 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACEY, LARRY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $101,743.44 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, DANIELLE M Employer name Education Department Amount $101,742.73 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPUZ, EDUARDO B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,742.02 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, IVAN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,741.74 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $101,740.16 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIACOPPO, DENISE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,739.40 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JUAN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $101,739.16 Date 12/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CORINNE M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $101,738.62 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTWOOD, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $101,731.97 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRARI, DONALD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,731.96 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, LEE R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $101,731.43 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ERMINE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,731.16 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, KEITH A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $101,730.44 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MICHAEL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $101,730.01 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTO K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,729.73 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLIG, GERARD E Employer name Orange County Amount $101,729.32 Date 04/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLE, CHARMAINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,729.17 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MARIANNE V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,729.01 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $101,728.06 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIBILIA, SAL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,727.93 Date 12/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,727.91 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHANNON L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,727.85 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTON, PAUL Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $101,727.65 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELSHIN, LEE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,727.40 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, MACLOUD Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $101,726.96 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENHARDT, ELLEN W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,725.92 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, JERZY K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $101,725.91 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR-HOUGH, MARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,725.70 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, DEBRA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $101,723.85 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JAMES E JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $101,723.62 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, TAMEKA T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $101,721.48 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDER FIRESTONE, LAURIE B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,719.77 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTO, VICKY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,719.76 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, PASQUALINO J Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,719.01 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, PAUL N Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $101,716.45 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, SHAWN K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $101,715.56 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JEAN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $101,712.66 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIAROLI, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,710.17 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIKANLU, BOLAJOKO A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $101,706.44 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, SAMUEL R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $101,706.19 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JASON A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,705.31 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY-BROWN, APRILEE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,705.02 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIER, JAMES Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,704.79 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELMAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $101,703.70 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CLARE P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $101,701.80 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, FRITZA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $101,700.96 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, HENRY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $101,700.64 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REBECCA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $101,699.95 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, DANIEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $101,699.57 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEROLA, FRANCIS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $101,699.48 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEN, COLLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,698.00 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHO, JASON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $101,697.78 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,695.94 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCSKAR, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,695.76 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSANE, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $101,695.76 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System