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 CHINSKUL, SARUN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $100,123.69 Date 06/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, VELMA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,122.47 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, NOELIA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $100,121.74 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, MARGARET G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,121.65 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JULIE ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,119.57 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $100,119.10 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,118.59 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JONATHAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,118.34 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRING, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,117.89 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINESON, JAMES M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,117.07 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, ELLEN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $100,115.70 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WENDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $100,115.62 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,115.55 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACUM, RANDOLPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,115.47 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRBEK, FRANK, JR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $100,115.29 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLETTI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $100,115.25 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEGNA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $100,115.25 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHERRI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,114.87 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,114.51 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBERT, JOHN T Employer name Chemung County Amount $100,113.81 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, STEPHEN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $100,113.08 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENO, BRIAN A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $100,111.37 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOJSKI, KARI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,111.06 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DAWN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,109.97 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREFICE, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,109.83 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAGEL, CHARLENE G Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $100,109.42 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPISTY, ERIC M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $100,107.64 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANNE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,107.56 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPETA, LYUDMILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,106.60 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, EDMUND B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,105.46 Date 03/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGER, EDWARD B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $100,104.98 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINING, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $100,104.87 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, TODD K Employer name Cortland County Amount $100,101.79 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, DAVID Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $100,101.04 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, THOMAS S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $100,100.72 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JAMES T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,099.49 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARISTANY, REINALDO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,098.30 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, WILLIAM, III Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $100,098.23 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DAVID A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,095.17 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, IRIS Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $100,095.11 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNI, ROBERTA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $100,095.11 Date 07/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEY, CATHERINE KING Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $100,095.11 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, NICHOLAS P Employer name Orange County Amount $100,094.75 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTICH, SANDRA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,094.59 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, SUSAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,093.42 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $100,092.89 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONETTE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $100,092.21 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER-DUESING, SUSAN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $100,091.93 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MELISSA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,091.48 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, DANIELLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,091.03 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JASON S Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $100,090.88 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, VINCENT C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $100,090.03 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBACH, MARCELLA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $100,089.55 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARDI, FRANK S, JR Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $100,089.12 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENTHAL, WILLIAM T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,088.10 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBILT-DOMBLEWSKI, MARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,087.97 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAZ, JESSICA S Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $100,085.81 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUOT, MARY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,085.81 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, JOHN L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $100,084.51 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $100,082.77 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, JOANNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,080.55 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SYED Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,078.49 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCH, KENNETH Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $100,076.78 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, DUANE T Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $100,076.77 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, JOSH L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $100,076.51 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $100,074.43 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,074.20 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,072.76 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,072.68 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, MARK A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,072.09 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,070.76 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, SCOTT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,070.07 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMAR R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $100,069.65 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTTI, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,069.13 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVETT, PETER D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $100,068.93 Date 04/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, JESSICA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $100,068.67 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNARO, ANNE MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,066.86 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRAVEN, JEFFREY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,066.61 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, NATASHA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,065.52 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, SUSAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,064.80 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JASON C Employer name City of Hudson Amount $100,063.68 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KAREN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $100,063.41 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, GARY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $100,062.07 Date 12/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,061.60 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,060.45 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, THOMAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $100,059.49 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VINCENT P, III Employer name Orange County Amount $100,059.06 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, PAMELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,058.85 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRITY, WILLIAM T Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $100,058.52 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAY, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $100,058.20 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, TARA MICHELE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,057.56 Date 04/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFBAUER, CHRISTINE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,056.78 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFER, CRAIG M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,055.98 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, JOSE D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $100,055.08 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VINCENT Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $100,054.59 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGDANIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $100,053.86 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVELLI, SANTO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $100,052.67 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREGA, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,051.89 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSACE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $100,050.52 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, GREGORY G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,049.82 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System