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 CORCORAN, JEAN H Employer name Orange County Amount $100,658.45 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBER, LAUREN M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $100,658.27 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEFORD, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,657.54 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANCI, KENNETH Employer name Orange County Amount $100,657.01 Date 01/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, HOWARD W, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $100,655.29 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, ERNEST C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $100,654.18 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMING, PAUL B Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $100,654.15 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,654.00 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YUE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,653.69 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENG, YUAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,653.52 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,653.14 Date 12/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NOEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,653.07 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, KERRIL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,653.07 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,653.07 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PAUL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,653.07 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCHERT, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,653.07 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARATELLI, ANTHONY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,652.44 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $100,651.93 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,651.28 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCOLA, MARK A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $100,650.37 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, KENNETH J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $100,649.78 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDIS, STACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,648.99 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ANGELO Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,648.60 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, HENRY, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,648.39 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANN, MARGARET J Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $100,647.55 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JEFFREY P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,647.19 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,646.73 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIESENBERG, ERIC V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,646.69 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIGH, KEVIN T Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $100,646.62 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,646.57 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,646.04 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADDEO, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,645.80 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEREMUGA, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $100,645.69 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMER, ALEA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $100,645.14 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TERI L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $100,645.10 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,645.04 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GLENN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,642.98 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTZ, ROBIN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $100,641.33 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDJONOVIC, JOZO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $100,641.32 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHUPENDRA V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,641.00 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMAK, JOHN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,640.69 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, BRYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,638.76 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, THOMAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,637.96 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,637.03 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DORIS Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $100,636.30 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, MARTIN F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $100,636.14 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACLIJA, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,635.93 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $100,635.93 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,635.75 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DOUGLAS B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $100,634.89 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,631.91 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZMAN, LAUREN K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,631.42 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $100,630.84 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILBERGER, ADAM M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $100,629.75 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Utica Amount $100,629.21 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROY, JANICE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,628.58 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MARCUS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,628.53 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERER, BRIAN A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $100,628.18 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JESSE J Employer name Orange County Amount $100,627.18 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, EDWARD K Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $100,626.29 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JEAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $100,626.06 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODELLA, LOUIS K Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,625.54 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT O, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $100,625.23 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $100,624.74 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYCIA, ERIC D Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $100,624.71 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARDEN, MELISSA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $100,624.68 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $100,624.61 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JASON E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,624.25 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, SEAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,624.22 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, VICTOR F Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $100,622.17 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, KIERAN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,621.75 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FORT, JEFFERY R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $100,621.57 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUCCI-PETERSEN, DANIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,621.50 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, STACEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,621.50 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, CAROYLN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,621.50 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZEWSKI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,620.14 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TERRY C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,620.07 Date 10/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,619.41 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,618.28 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HELEN E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $100,618.16 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RUBY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,617.77 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOLD, RYAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,617.69 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINER, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $100,617.58 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,615.97 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOVA, SVETLANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,615.88 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,615.82 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, LISY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,615.33 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBEAU, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,615.28 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORIELLO, DAVID P Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $100,613.54 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,613.38 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESOTELLE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,613.31 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALLEUR, THERESA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $100,613.03 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,612.45 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIN, EILEEN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,612.45 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZANO, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,611.37 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARK J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $100,609.90 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, COLLEEN A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $100,609.25 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, OWEN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,609.16 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERLACH, JOHN E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $100,608.36 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $100,607.83 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System