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 ELLIOTT, JASON K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $101,530.49 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, SEAN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,529.69 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVIELLO, GREGORY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,529.49 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,529.23 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARIEPY, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,528.44 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLELLAN, CAROLINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $101,527.90 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINES, DOUGLAS A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $101,525.61 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, MAXINE B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $101,525.52 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,524.70 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSKIN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,524.44 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, CONCETTA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $101,524.42 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINNELLA, MICHELE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,523.63 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWULSKI, EMILY V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,522.73 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVELO, JUAN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $101,522.45 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURINA, JOHN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,522.32 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $101,522.22 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISLING, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,520.95 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALSONE, THOMAS Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $101,520.56 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORTOLUSSI, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,520.00 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MURA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $101,519.57 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARESI, MARGARET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,518.83 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,518.50 Date 10/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,518.27 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENN, BRANDON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,516.65 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOERGES, STEVEN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,516.62 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL F Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $101,515.74 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JANICE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,514.24 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKEREIT, MARGARET A Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $101,514.14 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZERA, ERIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,513.78 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MARISOL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,513.32 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,513.03 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYDINGS, TERENCE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,510.98 Date 05/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, RANDY S Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $101,510.87 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHING J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $101,509.38 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, LISA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,509.37 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPANSKI, JEFFREY C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $101,508.95 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $101,508.52 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EMANUEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,508.12 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANZA, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,507.76 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBA, JANICE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $101,505.92 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,505.11 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORSCAK, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $101,503.74 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, ROBIN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,503.65 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, SHERRI L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $101,503.20 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VERONICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,502.70 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGHLAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $101,500.06 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NOAH N Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $101,500.00 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,499.26 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELEHER, FRANCIS M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $101,497.59 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, DENNIS J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $101,496.79 Date 11/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,496.38 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MELISSA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $101,495.71 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, RICHARD M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $101,494.78 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $101,494.46 Date 01/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-BURNS, PERIN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,492.89 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,492.82 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $101,491.48 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRERA, LISA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,491.40 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $101,490.24 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DOUGLAS R Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $101,489.85 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, MARK S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $101,489.79 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, CHERYL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,489.61 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, CRISLYN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,485.20 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, VINCENT F Employer name Monroe County Amount $101,484.84 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LEON T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,484.35 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKFIELD, KEVIN G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,484.08 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOBBIE, JEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,483.20 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIABATTONI, EVELYN W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,482.63 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, DANIEL V Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $101,480.83 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIFORD, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $101,479.37 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANDREW F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,479.27 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, STUART B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,477.99 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MYRIAM Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,477.34 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILLA, JIJU Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $101,477.28 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLENSTEIN, LEIF E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $101,476.21 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGAUD, LEONIE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $101,475.81 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, RUSSELL J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,475.24 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, RONALD J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,475.19 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABBRICATORE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $101,474.65 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DOUGLAS F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,473.02 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JEREMY B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $101,473.00 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABRERA, RAMON C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,472.47 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, ANNE B Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $101,472.21 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIEWICZ, SANDRA M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $101,472.21 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSCA, GLENN Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $101,472.21 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIK, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,471.11 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIN, SAAMI Employer name Department of Law Amount $101,471.08 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRID, NELSY, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,470.84 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANQUI, MARY ANN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $101,470.32 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DANIEL Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $101,469.26 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTOFER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,469.18 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSKA, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,468.68 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ARTHUR S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,467.64 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PHILLIP A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,467.43 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, DONNA A Employer name Orange County Amount $101,467.23 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNO, COREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,467.03 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMCIZK, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,466.06 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBS, KIM E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,462.89 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMET, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,462.05 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, JAMES M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $101,460.04 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System