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 LAVIN, THOMAS P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $101,074.05 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLI, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,073.96 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $101,073.76 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, BRIAN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,073.72 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, JOHN C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $101,073.53 Date 01/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURA, BETHANY F Employer name Education Department Amount $101,073.37 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, RICHARD P Employer name Education Department Amount $101,071.21 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, EDOARDO Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,070.81 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS-BARRONS, SHEILA Y Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,070.52 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCE, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $101,070.26 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, VANESSA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $101,068.89 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $101,067.36 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Education Department Amount $101,067.04 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, PAMELA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $101,066.11 Date 07/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SUZANNE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $101,063.33 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,062.98 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ROBERT C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $101,062.68 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $101,062.61 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORALEMON, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,062.10 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, EDWARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,062.00 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARQUEST V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,061.87 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JAMES V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,061.85 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MARIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,061.02 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,060.52 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSINO, LINDA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $101,058.93 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, BRIANNE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,058.55 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIRE, JAMES R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,058.31 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,058.01 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $101,057.48 Date 11/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, JEFFERY T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,054.07 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGRINO, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $101,054.03 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO-MILANO, LLAMARA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,053.25 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAT, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,052.96 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, ZHICHAO Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $101,052.72 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MICHAEL D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,051.51 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, PAULA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $101,050.67 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $101,050.04 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, NANCY C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $101,050.04 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVAKUMAR, VIDYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,048.95 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,048.41 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLESANDRO, CHERYL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,047.82 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT-RUZZA, SHARYN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,047.28 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIOLI, ROY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $101,046.74 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASHER, KAREN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $101,046.54 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERDYKE, GLENN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $101,045.99 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, JARROD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,045.86 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, ADRIENNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $101,041.36 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCAJ, TONIN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $101,040.64 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANDING, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $101,040.32 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, ANDREW G Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $101,039.46 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANNER, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,039.19 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASHAW, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $101,037.46 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALCAINE, SAMUEL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $101,036.76 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,035.53 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $101,035.51 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ROBERT J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,035.22 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,035.03 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNES, WILLIAM J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $101,034.40 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,034.07 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, MARIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $101,033.15 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, DAVID C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $101,031.89 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, PATRICK T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,031.41 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRIKSEN, JOHN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,031.25 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, PETER Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $101,030.70 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, GENE W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,029.14 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLETTE, TRACEY A V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $101,027.17 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTI, DARA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,026.71 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERWAY, ROGER A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,026.19 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHT, ALAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,025.85 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCIONE, AMANDA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,025.60 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SANDY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,025.59 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TYRONE D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $101,025.46 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,025.36 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, BARBARA J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $101,025.03 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $101,023.99 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BABU Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $101,022.80 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FELIX Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,021.86 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, DEBORAH Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $101,021.78 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, CHRISTIAN Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $101,020.47 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,018.37 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRUSA, CONNIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,017.89 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROMOWYK, LARRY L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $101,015.19 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRATO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $101,015.11 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,014.91 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, JAMES K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $101,014.02 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANARSEE, ELIZE V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $101,013.99 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTA, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,013.44 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SERENA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,013.30 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, PAUL F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,012.67 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $101,012.12 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,011.96 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLASTON, ADRIANNE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,011.96 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WINSTON N Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,011.96 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, KAY A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATALINO, ANGELA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, MADAINE L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTER, SUSAN B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CARMEN M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $101,011.96 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System