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 FERGUSON, ANTONIA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $118,416.74 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, SHARON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,416.02 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KIRK H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,415.88 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBE, KEITH B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,412.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, BEATRICE W Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,412.23 Date 10/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, JEANNETTE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,412.09 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARK, STEPHEN R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $118,411.71 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $118,404.73 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JABLANSKI, DANIEL A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $118,403.03 Date 11/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, TONYA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,400.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELC, STANLEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,400.80 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIGEMA, JERRY C, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $118,400.33 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, THERESA-ANN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $118,399.93 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUFER, ERIC J Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,399.30 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDNANSKY, GLEN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $118,395.74 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,393.83 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGLIORE, VIOLET C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,392.80 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $118,392.79 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYLE, PAUL S Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $118,392.00 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL A, SR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $118,390.50 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHREE, JEFFERSON V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $118,390.41 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHERT, RICHARD E Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $118,389.31 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWALL, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $118,387.11 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $118,384.78 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRD, GEORGE W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $118,379.91 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCINCUK, JAMES H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $118,376.73 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, DEBORAH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,376.64 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANNI, JOHN L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $118,373.37 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOSEPH L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $118,371.13 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AFEE, BRIAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,365.46 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, SCARLET M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,361.38 Date 03/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORFONTA, JAMES C Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $118,361.37 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DEBORAH J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $118,360.43 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $118,359.20 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $118,358.13 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, KEITH H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,356.50 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, STEPHEN G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $118,354.36 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,353.43 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, JEFFREY R Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $118,352.46 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, GARY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,352.00 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,350.80 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLCH, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $118,347.98 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEHAFFY, BRENDAN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,347.47 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CAROLYN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $118,346.07 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCHNER, SUZANNE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $118,345.12 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, MICHELE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $118,345.12 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDE, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $118,343.12 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEVAN, VENKATRAMAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $118,342.08 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LARRY P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $118,339.11 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, HENRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,338.61 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,337.83 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,336.22 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, REBECCA A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $118,333.28 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JO ANN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $118,332.43 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,332.20 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, KENNETH A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,327.00 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMUS, MICHAEL A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $118,326.16 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NEAL A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $118,325.00 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITO, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,324.90 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ALBERT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $118,323.43 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANGEL L, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,322.86 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIENZA, JAMES V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,320.27 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEALE, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,317.40 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLESCHER, JOANNE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $118,316.15 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,315.84 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $118,313.86 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTT, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,313.73 Date 12/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEBAT, COLE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,313.08 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELKER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,312.53 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, GREGORY V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,311.93 Date 03/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPGRAS, JOHN P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $118,311.33 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DANIEL D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $118,308.55 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, DOUGLAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,305.88 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, CRAIG P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,304.90 Date 06/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOSARRAN, NARESH Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $118,304.83 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRA, ANDRE Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,302.94 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, CARLOS P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,302.13 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNELL, KENNETH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $118,301.04 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRISTI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,298.33 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KRISTINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $118,297.04 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITI, JOHN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,296.62 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUTH, MARCEL R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,296.62 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,296.62 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUDEBE, THERESA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,296.62 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, SIU P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,296.62 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWILINSKI, PAUL H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,296.62 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIORE, MICHAEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $118,294.80 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,294.09 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROGLIO, VICTOR J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $118,293.97 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, ANDREW Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,292.85 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,292.23 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIEDERMANN, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,290.83 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANALSTYNE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $118,290.63 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANSON, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $118,290.62 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDINO, LEONARD R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,290.30 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY-JORDAN, BOBBIE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,290.05 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, VIOLET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $118,289.20 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMES A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $118,287.02 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,286.59 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEDURE, STEPHEN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,281.57 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System