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 CASTANEROS, BENJAMIN C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $100,266.65 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $100,264.32 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEFOVITZ, EDWARD M Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $100,263.46 Date 09/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, TONJA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $100,262.75 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITKOWER, JENNIFER F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $100,262.75 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, ANN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $100,262.75 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALETTE, JULIA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,262.75 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $100,262.52 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYON, THELMA E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $100,260.58 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TURO, JACK Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $100,259.97 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLMAN, DORIS J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,259.34 Date 06/27/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,258.70 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZO, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,256.87 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RERA, DEBRA B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $100,255.13 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,253.66 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SUSAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,253.66 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,252.73 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,252.06 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, RICK N Employer name City of Fulton Amount $100,251.29 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERY, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,249.69 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBIANI, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,249.03 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERKMAN, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,248.86 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETT, HELEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,247.19 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLEY, MELINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,247.01 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,246.30 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,246.02 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, CALEB J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,244.70 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMORRO, SOL M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $100,244.50 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, KATHLEEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,240.39 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $100,239.72 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, TINA Employer name Education Department Amount $100,239.10 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDAUGH, JOHN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,238.91 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JAMES S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $100,238.66 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, JANICE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $100,238.50 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZA, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $100,238.26 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRI, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $100,237.56 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, CARLYLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,236.98 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLINO, RICHELLO D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,236.68 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, ROGER L, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $100,236.61 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, RYAN M Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $100,235.75 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, TINA-MARIE Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $100,235.66 Date 05/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SONDAK, DAVID G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $100,235.52 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLERT, DAVID A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $100,235.45 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $100,235.31 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GARY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $100,233.05 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLIN, JOHN PAUL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,230.93 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, EDWARD M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,229.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLES J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $100,227.08 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIUNDO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,225.88 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,223.88 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAVAR W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $100,223.41 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAWN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,222.69 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, JOHN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,222.68 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTOCELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $100,222.55 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TASHA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $100,222.02 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $100,221.37 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DUKE L, II Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $100,221.25 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, GREGORY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,221.23 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITELE, RUBY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $100,219.71 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,219.38 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAK, SARAH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,219.15 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAWN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,218.63 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIANO, MAURA ANN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,217.77 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIDGET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,217.28 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALTY, ELIZABETH H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $100,216.27 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DWAYNE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $100,214.99 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MARY ANN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $100,213.13 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRALES, LUIS A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,212.92 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGHNAL, RICHARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,212.49 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARCIN, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,211.72 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, STELLA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,211.37 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, MING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,210.87 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEY, DAVID D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,209.86 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,208.90 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMULLER, BRIAN R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $100,208.73 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BERNARD A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,208.19 Date 06/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRIALLE, LOUIS D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $100,207.76 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGARD, DENISE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $100,206.78 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMESET, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,206.34 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JAY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $100,206.00 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DEBORAH L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $100,206.00 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGNET, MICHAEL W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $100,203.92 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PAMELA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,203.81 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, GEORGE J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $100,203.60 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $100,203.19 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGISBERG, THOMAS G Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $100,203.06 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAPPEN, MARTIN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $100,201.28 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $100,200.90 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRERISE, CHARLES R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $100,200.84 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOHN J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $100,199.53 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASCH, CHAD H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $100,198.83 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JOHN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $100,198.23 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TRACY G Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $100,197.02 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, BRENDAN F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $100,196.42 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, BRIAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,196.13 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, FREDERICK T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $100,195.62 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSKEL, JEFF G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $100,195.48 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANIGLULA, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Utica Amount $100,195.21 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, MATTHEW H Employer name Rockland County Amount $100,195.06 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $100,193.52 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System