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 KESSLER, RICHARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,193.47 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWANKWO, CHIOMA O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $100,193.33 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDWARD Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $100,192.96 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENIOR, MARIAN L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $100,192.61 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, BRIAN V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,191.67 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GEORGE W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $100,189.02 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTAZAR, MANUEL-ANTONIO G Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $100,189.02 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KENNETH A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $100,189.02 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, CANDICE Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $100,187.30 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCHI, EDMUND J, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $100,186.09 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, PAUL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $100,185.00 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABATOY, ALFRED M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,184.36 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, VERNA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $100,184.14 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $100,183.48 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, DANIEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $100,183.48 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMLEY, JEFF C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $100,183.43 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, ROSANNE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $100,180.70 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, TIMOTHY C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,180.06 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSKUROV, BELLA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $100,179.50 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, JOHN A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $100,179.30 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEUS, JEAN R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $100,178.87 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES-SHARP, GILLIAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $100,178.31 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERARD, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,176.79 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARIBETH Employer name Albany County Amount $100,175.32 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, PATRICIA Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $100,173.19 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAR, MARK G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $100,171.88 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIN-LEWIS, JESSICA E Employer name Albany County Amount $100,171.45 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, DONNA P Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $100,171.34 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $100,170.72 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTICELLI, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $100,170.47 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRIAN C Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $100,170.29 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIONE, CATHERINE A Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $100,169.98 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTE, GENNARO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,169.85 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, RAYMOND S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,169.68 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENZULLO, ERNEST A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $100,165.86 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,165.09 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFIGER, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,165.02 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEFFEY, ATUL K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,164.24 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-SHEPPARD, DENICE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,164.00 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUTS, JAMES D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,163.00 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, CONNIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,162.54 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKELLO, NICHOLINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,162.44 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, JUAN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $100,161.21 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, BRIAN P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $100,160.52 Date 06/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $100,159.63 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,159.36 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAYALIL, SHEELA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,157.36 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $100,157.31 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, CINDY Z Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,156.60 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKA, KENNETH D, JR Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $100,156.26 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZINO, STEPHEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,155.61 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJEWODA, JOHN H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $100,155.55 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSARO, DENISE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,154.60 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, PEYTON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,154.39 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, TYLER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,153.92 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCOLI, JOEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, TERRENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, MARK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, GERHARD L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,153.07 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, SHAIKH T Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $100,152.70 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULSKY, JULIE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,151.07 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $100,150.96 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN-GRANT, EVA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $100,150.07 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, ROBERT A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $100,148.68 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAISIP, NATHAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,148.60 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JAMES D Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $100,148.40 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEWCZYK, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $100,148.31 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, GANESH R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $100,148.03 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $100,146.50 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADNER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,145.54 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLTON, WAYNE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $100,143.57 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TONYA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,142.81 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARNOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,142.00 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRELLI, DAVID M Employer name City of Albany Amount $100,141.55 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRD, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,141.27 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,140.96 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALPHONSE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,140.62 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DANIEL Employer name Village of Brewster Amount $100,137.40 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JOHN C, III Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $100,137.16 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, DANA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,137.02 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, HAROLD D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $100,135.55 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $100,134.11 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUZZI, RYAN P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $100,133.98 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT G Employer name City of Albany Amount $100,133.43 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALES-VERDON, JOHN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $100,130.65 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, BHARATKUMAR V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $100,129.77 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, KARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,129.38 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, ALEXANDER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,128.13 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, AIMEE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $100,127.93 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, TRILOK M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,127.58 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $100,127.51 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, KEVIN J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,127.44 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, TODD D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $100,126.29 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAGHELA, KISHOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,125.96 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDEMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,124.92 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARCIA G Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $100,124.10 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSMAN, ROMAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $100,123.69 Date 06/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System