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 FIGARELLA, RONALD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,515.33 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, BERNADETTE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,514.18 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, MELISSA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,513.40 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AARON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,512.45 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REESE, MICHAEL S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $120,511.44 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TAYLOR R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,510.54 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINZEL, EMMETT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,507.14 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINEY, JOHN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,506.40 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, NATHAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,506.18 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, JAMES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $120,502.36 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTEI, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,499.98 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRABRANT, STEVEN R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $120,498.53 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTAKES, BLAISE W Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,497.86 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAREN L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $120,497.68 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVOLINA, DARYL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,493.86 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $120,492.00 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGMORE, SCOTT T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,491.10 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,489.61 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MATTHEW I Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,487.27 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $120,486.13 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ERICA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCANSON, ROBERT A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGAROSA, EDWARD C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESER, GARRETT Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARSHA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARGARET N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, SHANNON J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANE, JOHN MICHAEL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNODGRASS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAUS, KAREN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JEFFERY G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,485.82 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKAN, MARY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,485.82 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUHOLSKI, JILL M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KRISTEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,485.82 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK, MARNE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURSLER, MARK N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, GILDA P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,485.82 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, NATHAN F Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $120,481.65 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ISMAEL Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $120,478.89 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERY, PHILIP A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,472.83 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, BOBBY, II Employer name New York Public Library Amount $120,471.51 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, JEREMY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,471.43 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIMUS, LINDA H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,471.13 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, RYAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $120,469.48 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JANICE E Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $120,469.37 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $120,468.04 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $120,467.85 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, MARIE-FRANCE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,467.33 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,466.31 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEREK, JOHN F, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $120,464.33 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDIN, ERIC B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $120,463.30 Date 04/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,462.76 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $120,461.52 Date 01/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GLENN A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $120,461.52 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,461.47 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, ROYAL B Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $120,460.28 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SELLY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,459.42 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $120,456.57 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRRELL, RORY L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $120,448.43 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAVNER, GARY L Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $120,448.03 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNASH, RICHARD N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $120,446.55 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LAURETTA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,444.70 Date 06/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, DAVID J Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,444.56 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, DANNY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,444.23 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSCHIRKY, PETER J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $120,444.10 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGEL, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,441.26 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILAL, ZOHED Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,441.26 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASRAM, PAVINDRADATT Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,441.26 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, RAMESH Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,441.26 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOULAREAS, GEORGE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,441.26 Date 03/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVULUNOV, LANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,440.19 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIEMMA, NICOLA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,439.10 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, JOSEPH M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $120,438.04 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, BRANDON P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,435.17 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINCHIERA, LILLIAN Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $120,434.60 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,434.44 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LYNN, BRIAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,432.88 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,431.64 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIOUF, SYLVIANE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $120,430.01 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENSTEIN, MARK Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $120,429.14 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHAJ, KRISTINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,429.12 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHHEISER, LANA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,429.12 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HEIDE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,429.12 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, YVONNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,429.12 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-BRUNDAGE, LIVIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,429.12 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODDI, MARK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,424.57 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMACHANDER, DEVI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,424.38 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MYRA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $120,424.10 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, IAN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,423.09 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,422.53 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GILLEN, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,417.62 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUM, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $120,415.70 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, JODI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,415.45 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMODNA, ROBERT S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,413.55 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LISE, JOHN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,413.02 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIN, WAN-CHUAN ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,413.00 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,412.64 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMBINO, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,412.46 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System