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 DYNARSKI, PATRICIA Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $123,185.68 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNN, GLENNA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,184.18 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKER, SHARON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,180.31 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWECHIN, KEVIN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,180.00 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, RONALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,179.30 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, RICHARD J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,177.79 Date 10/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,173.58 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,171.88 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNKLE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $123,171.24 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JICHA, JEAN MARIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,170.56 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,167.86 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURHILL, MICHAEL N Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,167.80 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, LANCE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,167.42 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMODY-LATHAM, PAUL O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,167.41 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENRATH, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,167.08 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORABONA, MIGUEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,163.27 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNA, LINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,162.47 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLI, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,162.00 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHBAUGH, PAMELA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $123,159.28 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JOHN F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,158.76 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,158.76 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, LINDA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $123,158.72 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, GESILLE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $123,158.58 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRON, IRENE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,158.50 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTILLIER, THOMAS F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,156.71 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BETSY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,156.71 Date 10/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABER, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $123,156.53 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALVO, VICKY L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $123,156.02 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $123,156.02 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, LES Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $123,156.02 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, LESLIE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $123,154.86 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPETON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,151.02 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARJORIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,150.70 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, TIMOTHY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,150.62 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNISCHFEGER, OTTO J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,150.03 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURI, JOHN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $123,149.42 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DAVID Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $123,148.88 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, PAUL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,148.18 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISIGNANO, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,147.82 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,147.06 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRBICKAS, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,146.15 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULSIEWICZ, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $123,144.62 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $123,144.57 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JEFFREY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,142.90 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUQUER, JOHN N Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $123,142.76 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNETTI, RUDY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $123,141.19 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNESS, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,141.08 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,141.02 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILCHER, LAURA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,140.60 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, GARY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $123,140.03 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-ROGERS, MARCIA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $123,139.67 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RONALD J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $123,138.66 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, DEAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $123,137.98 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $123,137.41 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARGARET L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $123,136.81 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, JAMES R Employer name Education Department Amount $123,136.40 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,136.14 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, RICKY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,136.14 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, KOON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,136.14 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GREGG A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,136.14 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERFALL, ROBERT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,136.14 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, MARY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,136.14 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKELL, JEFFREY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $123,136.14 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DOROTHY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $123,136.14 Date 10/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFRANO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,136.00 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,135.66 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,133.18 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONICKI, JAMES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $123,131.46 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,131.35 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, ARNOLD W, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $123,130.02 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEALE, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $123,129.86 Date 08/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMS, BARBARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $123,127.50 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, DONNA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESHIN, HOWARD Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOTO, STEPHEN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 04/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, MAXINE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPALLOMENI, ROSE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 06/07/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZINSKI, CAROL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 05/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONASTERO, MARGUERITE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODOW, ANDREA V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, KAREN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 07/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBER, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ROSE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,125.84 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERT, CAROLYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 02/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, TERESA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, FRANCES J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, ELLEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLYEA, ERIC S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELMANPOLLAK, ESTHER Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,125.84 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 09/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, RANDY S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIN, ALAN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNA, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, VICKI K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, DELORES Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSS, NINA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 12/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTSCH, WILLIAM L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANT, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,125.84 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System