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 MARSHALL, SCOTT W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $99,857.59 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALAY, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,856.32 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAILLER, MEGAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,855.74 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADENS, ADAM C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,855.19 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,854.61 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, TAMARA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,854.56 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,854.50 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $99,853.71 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPFIELD, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,852.97 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETHERS, ELMER S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $99,852.68 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMER, RICHARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,850.81 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, HEATHER E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,850.79 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULKLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,850.64 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRYCKY, NINA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,850.31 Date 05/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, PAUL A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $99,850.09 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,849.88 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, ROSSANA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,849.50 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLER, AUBREY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,849.50 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, JOHN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,849.49 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PETER A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,848.76 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, MARC W Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,848.23 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MELVIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,847.89 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DANIEL F, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,847.10 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, LINDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,847.03 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSBERG, LYNNE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,845.61 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $99,844.89 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALODUKAS, SOTIRIS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,844.69 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAZ, LEONARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,844.41 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWNIA, ELAINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $99,843.68 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CATHERINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,843.30 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASI, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,843.30 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $99,842.71 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LANG, MICHELE P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $99,842.20 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CATHY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $99,841.67 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, RICHARD J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $99,837.45 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, NORBERT J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $99,835.95 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIG, SARA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,834.82 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GREGG Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $99,834.08 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, GALIT N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $99,831.34 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, NINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,830.70 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, RICHARD P Employer name City of Kingston Amount $99,830.69 Date 07/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERESI, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,830.64 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZWIL, CORRINE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $99,830.48 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JUDY E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $99,830.35 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, VALERIE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,830.15 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, PATRICE S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $99,829.97 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TANYA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,828.20 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, BARBARA J Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $99,827.75 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANDUSKI, BRANDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,827.71 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILIP L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $99,826.35 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BENJAMIN F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,825.84 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICH, STEVEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $99,824.42 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCIA, JOSEPH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $99,823.40 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLEY, MARYANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $99,822.75 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRATORI, DEBORAH M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $99,822.11 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, DOUGLAS O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,821.84 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,821.67 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, BRANDY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,820.37 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,820.33 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,820.23 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, MARLENA C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,818.82 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-HAJ AHMAD, NAIMEH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,817.30 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, CHARLES Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,816.95 Date 07/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JANET E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,816.82 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SUSAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,816.11 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENETTE, MICHELE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,816.06 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, SCOTT L Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $99,815.54 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMEZI, PETER Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $99,815.53 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $99,814.74 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $99,814.46 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, ROBERT G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $99,813.51 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINER-PETERSON, KAREN R Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $99,813.22 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINI, JOHN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,812.81 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, FATIMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,812.43 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSER, BRIAN A. Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $99,811.52 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-BYRNE, FRANCINE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $99,810.48 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, THOMAS M Employer name Education Department Amount $99,810.03 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, SEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,809.84 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGER, FRANK L Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,809.24 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKES, HEATHER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,808.88 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, OTTO R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $99,808.77 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JASON M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,808.71 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIKEN, ADAM P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,807.15 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, ANTHONY P Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $99,806.33 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Yates County Amount $99,805.93 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ZULEEMA F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,804.92 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNALLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $99,803.85 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,803.60 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGNATO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $99,803.26 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WODZINSKI, MARK J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $99,802.55 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BELINDA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,802.27 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPIS, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $99,800.74 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, PATRICIA W Employer name Warren County Amount $99,798.95 Date 12/20/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KATHRYN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,798.04 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, CRAIG R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,798.01 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, ANDREW P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,797.21 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, CARMEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,795.96 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNACHERIL, SUNIL K Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,795.96 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLVE, PAUL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,795.96 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JASON R Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $99,795.62 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System