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 BENVENUTO, GIANNI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,695.64 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, ANDREW T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,695.57 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,695.16 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIROLA, THOMAS P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,694.01 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, INBONG Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $101,693.06 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREDOR, JOSE WILLIAM Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $101,693.04 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAITZ, JAMES M Employer name Wayne County Amount $101,692.71 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,692.71 Date 12/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOEL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $101,691.91 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHANTA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,691.90 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, DANIEL L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $101,691.17 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZOW, HAILEY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,689.44 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,689.32 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, KEITH A J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $101,689.04 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPKOWICZ, MARK S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,687.92 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, KECHNER B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $101,687.26 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GLENDA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,687.02 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEKHMUS, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,685.63 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMALEWSKI, STANLEY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,685.10 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGA, MINAWATTIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,684.94 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORI, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,684.90 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENK, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,684.56 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,684.24 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCE, GERDINE P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $101,683.46 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JAMES D Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,681.90 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JAMES Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $101,680.64 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OJINNAKA, CORNELIUS C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $101,679.43 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, CHERIE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,679.30 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SCOTT M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,679.23 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, MAUREEN A. Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,679.23 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELSADEK, FAWZY I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHER, JAMIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANERJEE, DILIP K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMINTZOS, SIDERIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 11/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NIGEL N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, GIRISH V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCARPETA, DENSFORD D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALHOTRA, KAMAL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIRAPPEL, CICILY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ANIT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMRAKHIANI, DEEPAK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHITOMIRSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,679.23 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAANEN, YELENA T Employer name Education Department Amount $101,679.23 Date 07/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RACHEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,679.23 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMASCOLO, FRANK J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATION, COURTNEY W Employer name Department of State Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A Employer name Department of State Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, SHIHCHIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIANG, CHUNG-KUO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MORRIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIYIANNIS, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUGENE, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, NASIM U Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDU, TAPAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HUNG KWONG Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRZA, MISBAHUDDIN K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, SANJIVAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYANTI V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, SYED N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJBANSHI, BIMAL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TRUMAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASIAK, LEON J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOUR, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARYA, SHESHADRI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALIL, SHAJU K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRI, HASHEM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREKH, YOGESH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, TAHIR M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQI, RAZI A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, LIZY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, MAYA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $101,679.23 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $101,679.23 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES M Employer name Orange County Amount $101,678.79 Date 01/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, DOMINICK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $101,678.14 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARCIA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $101,676.51 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, ANNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,676.46 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, DAVID E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $101,675.49 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ANDREW G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,675.25 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,674.99 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARCZYK, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,674.73 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, DAVID E Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,674.44 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, SANDRA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,674.27 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,674.25 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LISA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,672.89 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MAHESH M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,670.91 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUSSA, NINOS H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,670.35 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, ERIK K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $101,669.83 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DEWAYNE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,669.32 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRYAN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,669.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, SHARON D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,667.49 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,667.02 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,665.84 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,665.41 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISTON, ANDREW G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $101,664.40 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, TIMOTHY R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $101,664.40 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $101,663.65 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System