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 LEVER, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,159.48 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, KRISTIN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,159.43 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, A S M I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,158.66 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, CHRISTINE T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,158.14 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, JUDES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,158.03 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, ALEC R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,157.40 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MANU D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,157.40 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, EFRAIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,157.40 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIDILE, DAVID Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,157.14 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,156.98 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASE, ERIC C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,156.43 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, EMILE V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,155.95 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LOUIS A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $99,154.96 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $99,154.89 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $99,154.75 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSIK, CAROL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,154.20 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TYRELLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,152.98 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCIMENTO, ROBERTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,152.65 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $99,152.18 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIAO, ZHUANG Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,152.03 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOF, ROBERT S Employer name Orange County Amount $99,151.94 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PAMELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $99,150.98 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GABRIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $99,150.96 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-CLARKE, PATINA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,150.46 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, LEONARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,148.07 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISTERA, BETH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,147.99 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, LESZEK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,147.98 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSING, FREDERICK L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $99,146.97 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, BRIAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $99,146.84 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JESUS O Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,146.70 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKER, NIKHILESH K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $99,146.29 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNTEANU-RAMNIC, IOANA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,146.20 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JAMES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,146.20 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBERT, DOUGLAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,146.20 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALBRUN, GAROLE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,146.20 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALTARIK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,145.12 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICIU, THOMAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,144.92 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, MICHAEL F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,144.53 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $99,142.95 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LISA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,142.80 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNI, JENNIFER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,142.22 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDUSKY, PHILLIP C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,142.22 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, DAVID H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,142.19 Date 09/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, ZHENG YU Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $99,141.32 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $99,141.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, VICTOR M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,140.94 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLERAS, LUIS Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $99,139.35 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DIANE K Employer name Orange County Amount $99,139.21 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERRY, JILL Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $99,138.96 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, SCOTT C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,138.79 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETEY, KENNETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $99,138.39 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DONNA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,137.95 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, JOSE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,136.82 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JULIO Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $99,136.63 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $99,136.00 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALASPINA, EMILY G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,135.80 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWREY, C DOUGLAS Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $99,135.29 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,134.69 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,134.61 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOSTENUTO, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,134.29 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, TODD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,134.14 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, NOVLETTE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,134.06 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, THOMAS J Employer name Orange County Amount $99,133.35 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH V Employer name City of Utica Amount $99,132.29 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICIO, JOSEPH N Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,130.87 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, ROBERT R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,130.78 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISELER, RAYMOND R Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,130.56 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CAREN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,129.73 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, COURTNEY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,129.08 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, AHMAD E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $99,128.56 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAVER, DAVID P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $99,127.42 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, DOMINICK I, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $99,126.92 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, DENNIS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $99,126.92 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $99,126.92 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONWICKI, THOMAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $99,126.92 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESAC, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $99,126.92 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLING, RONALD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $99,126.92 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, RANDEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $99,126.92 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, WARREN D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $99,126.92 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, NEIL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $99,126.92 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIBA, TALAL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $99,126.92 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $99,126.92 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRALJ, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,126.43 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ROBERT M Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $99,125.98 Date 11/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPINO, FRANCIS S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,125.65 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, SALLY Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,125.53 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHAMDHERE, RAVINDRA N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,124.95 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, CALIB T Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $99,124.82 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GHOSH, PALLAVI Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,124.14 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWOOD, ZIA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $99,123.63 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MATHEW J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $99,122.86 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,122.15 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLES, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,121.11 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, CRAIG W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,120.71 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,120.22 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRICO, FRANCOISE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,119.17 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,119.03 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CLINT C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $99,118.91 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAT, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,118.21 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANLEY, THEODORE P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,118.07 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System