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 SAMPSON, CLARENCE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,343.17 Date 03/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, ENRICO P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $100,342.61 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,342.27 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTINO, DILLON A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $100,341.50 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSZCZYK, PERRY G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,340.29 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERBER, RICHARD C Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $100,339.39 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JOANNE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,336.61 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARK C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $100,335.49 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ROBIN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,335.01 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, KEMAR R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,334.98 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMA, SALVADOR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,333.47 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARY-JO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $100,331.95 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HERIBERTO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $100,331.46 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TRACY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,329.94 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $100,327.37 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, JAMES J Employer name Monroe County Amount $100,326.39 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANDIA, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,326.10 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, RAPHAEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,324.61 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTEL, JAMES R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $100,324.41 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBICEK, IVAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,323.90 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $100,322.15 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBORNO, REGINA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,322.15 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDY, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $100,322.07 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VINO, JOHN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,321.89 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINO, JOANNE J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $100,321.59 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIMAN, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,320.62 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIANNI, JASON P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,319.67 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGIELSKI, LAURA J Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $100,319.04 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, AMY F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,318.71 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-DAVID, JOYLYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,317.60 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, REBECCA E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $100,316.03 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARCO G Employer name City of Albany Amount $100,315.68 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GLENDINE P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $100,315.48 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,313.27 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUVANE, NANCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,313.16 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJIJE, JENNIFER C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,312.77 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LLOYD, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $100,312.72 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MURTRY, SUMMER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $100,311.88 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLURI, ANTHONY S, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,311.46 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFINI, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $100,311.28 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $100,311.20 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DAMIEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,311.04 Date 12/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PENTU, MARY K Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $100,310.29 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NSOULI, IMAD S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $100,310.19 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, RENEE C Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $100,309.63 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITKINS, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $100,309.61 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, JIMMY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $100,309.10 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARGE, SCOTT H Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $100,308.64 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, ARTHUR C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $100,308.13 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHIKAWA, NORIMICHI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,308.00 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACHIA, GHANSHYAM L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $100,306.74 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZON, MICHAEL G Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $100,305.84 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,301.41 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,301.18 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWACH, BRIAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,300.95 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWTNA, MARY GAIL M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $100,299.43 Date 06/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERAN, VALERY F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,299.23 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINSERLING, JULIE E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $100,298.54 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHY, SUNIL Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,298.32 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,297.43 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAXUM, SHAON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,294.26 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, KAREN SHAW Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $100,294.21 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, RYAN J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $100,294.08 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOHLFELD, MARGRET E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $100,293.27 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PAUL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $100,292.94 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LAWRENCE W Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $100,291.80 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUNAY, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $100,291.28 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $100,289.05 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLAN, JOHN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $100,288.50 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKORENDA, GERARD V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,287.06 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWILT, HEIDI T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,286.41 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $100,285.90 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MORGAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $100,285.00 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $100,284.22 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAYNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $100,283.91 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, SCOTT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,282.83 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BARBARA J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $100,282.80 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMAM, NAYYAR U Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,282.30 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $100,280.94 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOTTO, RHONDA J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $100,279.75 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARIE, VIVIAN A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $100,279.21 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, RANDALL L Employer name Lewis County Amount $100,278.65 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO-MUNROE, AUREA E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $100,277.82 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPS, KATHLEEN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,277.46 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCE, EMILY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,277.27 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPONIO, LORA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $100,277.01 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, YOUNGOK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,276.84 Date 02/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, LARRY, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,275.53 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANOVITCH, BENJAMIN Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $100,275.48 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETKE, ANTHONY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,273.83 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSAPATSARIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $100,273.42 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JULIE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,271.20 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADY, BRIDGET Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $100,269.77 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBY, EDMOND J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,269.40 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JUSTIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,268.86 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, DARRELL M, SR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $100,268.86 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MIRIAM E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $100,268.26 Date 11/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, CAROLE A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $100,268.01 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, HENRY W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,267.91 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DAVID D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $100,267.38 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System