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 MELILLO, GREGORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,257.37 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SCOTT W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,253.96 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKWIS, JASON R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $98,253.75 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANO, LEONARD R Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $98,251.78 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, IRENE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,251.39 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, SEAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,251.29 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, TERRON L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,250.98 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MARIO S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,250.46 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBINSKI, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $98,250.25 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTMAN, GARY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,250.05 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER WENDE, RICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,248.50 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $98,248.19 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-ROSNER, SHEREE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,245.50 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVAGIM, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,245.44 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCEK, CYNTHIA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,244.45 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, MAUREEN L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $98,244.21 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TIMOTHY W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $98,242.29 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, TERRY W Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $98,242.08 Date 06/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $98,241.48 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, KATHERINE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $98,241.43 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,240.80 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITOSIS, KRISTINE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,239.00 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JEFFERY W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $98,238.20 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELGEMACHER, KURT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,237.64 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOHN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $98,237.20 Date 10/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS-FRANCO, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,235.23 Date 09/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, KATE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,234.10 Date 04/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, EMORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,234.06 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,232.00 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,232.00 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,232.00 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYZES, NICOLE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,231.56 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AQUINO, MARIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $98,231.11 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, ADRIAN R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,230.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,229.19 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOROVIC, MARIO A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,228.77 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JEFFREY K Employer name Erie County Amount $98,228.57 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNAL, POORNIMA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,228.47 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, PATRICK B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $98,227.86 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSAUD, RANIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,227.60 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUVER, BRIAN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,223.65 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANELLI, NANCY Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $98,223.04 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, ALEXANDER F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $98,222.63 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACK, KYLE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,221.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINICOZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $98,220.04 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, CURT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,219.92 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LILLIE P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,219.66 Date 02/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MICHAEL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,219.34 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, SUSAN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,218.71 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,218.69 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRISOLINI, RICARDO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,218.37 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIATTI, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,217.77 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, MARY E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,217.19 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZBY, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,216.43 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, DAVON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,216.41 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADA, JEFFREY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,215.88 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, PEPITZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,215.60 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, DANIEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,214.62 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, THEODY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,214.44 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEREMY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,214.31 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ELIZABETH K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $98,212.56 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCROSSEN, MICHAEL G Employer name Wayne County Amount $98,212.54 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $98,207.32 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ARCHIE, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,207.11 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $98,206.46 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, RYAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,206.17 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUIS, SHANE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,205.61 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, KEVIN R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $98,205.13 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DAVID Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,205.12 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, RUSSELL A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $98,203.59 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $98,202.79 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,202.36 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREY, FRANCIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,202.06 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, LAURIE L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $98,201.62 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DEAN A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $98,200.37 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLES, WISLENE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,200.34 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, ANDREW F Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $98,199.68 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JEAN M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $98,198.50 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,198.00 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMIE, D'ANDRE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,195.70 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PAUL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,194.34 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, ANDREW D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,194.07 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDINO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,193.84 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYLAND, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,193.51 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, RODNEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $98,193.43 Date 06/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, DENNIS C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,193.31 Date 03/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, DENISE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $98,192.99 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JOHN E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,192.96 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,192.76 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, EDITH J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,192.63 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, TROYCIE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $98,192.47 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISELY, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,191.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $98,190.91 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHLE, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,190.02 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHIMWENMA, EGUAGIE A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $98,189.55 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBIN, JILL Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $98,189.20 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,188.90 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,188.74 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUPPERLEE, LAWRENCE Z Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $98,187.89 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORREGO, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,187.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System