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 PARSEKIAN, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,836.80 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ERIN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,833.52 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, HALEY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,832.48 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERRY-CERVANTES, DONNA C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $100,831.45 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MARIO Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $100,831.01 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, GERALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $100,830.83 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JEFFREY W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,829.66 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $100,829.30 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYCKO, LEWIS P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,829.25 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, TEENA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,828.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ELIZABETH P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,827.18 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, LINDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,826.27 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWALINSKI, GERALD A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,826.00 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, PAUL H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $100,825.68 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETRICK, HARRY D, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $100,825.25 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, JAY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $100,824.32 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,823.67 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, MICHAEL E Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $100,823.67 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDECKE, JERRY O Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $100,823.52 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RAYMOND G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $100,823.14 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACONU, FLORENTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,823.00 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROMULO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,823.00 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, JULIE A Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $100,822.48 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, LISA R Employer name Lewis County Amount $100,822.44 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOB, JOHN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $100,821.84 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAACK, RENE' Employer name Greene County Ida Amount $100,819.15 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, NANCY G Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $100,818.73 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANI, BINDU B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $100,818.71 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, AJIBODE I.A. Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $100,818.40 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $100,818.12 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, KIM M Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,818.06 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, TODD M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $100,817.98 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, RALPH E Employer name Albany County Amount $100,817.66 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILSON, PETER F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $100,817.28 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, EDWARD, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $100,817.26 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWEK, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,817.19 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUND, RONALD, JR Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $100,816.13 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSANNAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,815.68 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEVEN K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,815.53 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, LARS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,814.90 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABALOLA, ANNE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,814.43 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, PETER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,814.02 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, ERIC Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $100,813.94 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,813.56 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RUSSELL C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $100,812.79 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYKOV, ALEXANDRE F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,812.42 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINER, NICKI L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $100,811.75 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKES, MARK G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,811.68 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, ANGELA Z Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $100,811.18 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, AMY M Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $100,807.24 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, PATRICK J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,806.55 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, PAMELA A Employer name Education Department Amount $100,806.55 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, DENISE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,806.55 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, DAVID W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $100,806.55 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERON, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,806.55 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, REBECCA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,806.55 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,806.30 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, KEVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,806.24 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASIEWICZ, JAMES J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,805.97 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, RICHARD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,804.38 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIE, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,801.22 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLINSON, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,800.54 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOUGH, SCOTT P Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $100,798.76 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, DAISAMMA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,798.58 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERALD, LINDA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,798.48 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATWELL, PATRICIA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,796.93 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENCKI, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,796.27 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUSTIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,794.85 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, BEVERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $100,794.82 Date 08/15/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCHILLI, FRANK K Employer name City of Utica Amount $100,794.41 Date 03/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, NELSON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,793.85 Date 12/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CRAIG S Employer name City of Batavia Amount $100,793.05 Date 04/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, JAMES M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,791.86 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITNIS, PRAJAKTA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,790.92 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,790.54 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTSWORTH, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,790.51 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VERA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $100,790.14 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSHAW, JAMES K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,790.06 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOILETT, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,789.83 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETINA, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $100,789.06 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, PATRICK B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,789.03 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LEO V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,788.77 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMROSH, SHANNON D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $100,788.76 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, CASEY B Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $100,788.71 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, NELSON Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,787.82 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAIKISSOON, JEET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $100,787.39 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, JOHN A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $100,786.69 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $100,786.38 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,785.81 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, MATTHEW E Employer name Orange County Amount $100,783.77 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, EVA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $100,783.21 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMPERT, DREW L Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,782.42 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILJONES, DENISE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,782.32 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZALARI, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,781.59 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,780.61 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIER-FULCHER, ANNETTE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,779.75 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRASSI, DEBORAH N Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $100,779.37 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LISE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,779.32 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULLEN, ROBERT J Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $100,777.82 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $100,777.76 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System