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 NEZNEK, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,032.80 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS-SHUFORD, MAXINE Employer name Education Department Amount $118,025.87 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNITI, DAVID P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $118,023.79 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, JOEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,021.37 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINCES, LISA FRAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,019.43 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,018.23 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILEY, CRISTINA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,014.00 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $118,013.83 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ELAINE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,013.51 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY-NEWLAND, DANA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,012.09 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, KAREN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,012.04 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANIEWSKI, KAREN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $118,011.31 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKS, NIGEL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $118,009.56 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, CHARLES F Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $118,005.05 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, JEREMY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,004.63 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIPILLO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,001.65 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $117,996.26 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, CHARLES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,995.33 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARASCHIELLO, MARK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,993.67 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CARL W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,991.83 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICHINO, NICHOLAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,990.24 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBATE, DERKA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $117,989.15 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLLER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,988.74 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOELLKOPF, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,988.23 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWOOD, JASON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,983.88 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERBECK, DONALD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $117,983.68 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, MICHAEL E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $117,983.36 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, BRIANNE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,983.24 Date 06/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOO, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,982.80 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOHN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,982.04 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $117,979.06 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LUIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,978.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINOR, GARRETT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,975.06 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, YANKO V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,973.19 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, RICHARD L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $117,972.66 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EDWARD J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,971.80 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,971.13 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITHLEY, EDWARD F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $117,969.22 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,968.70 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,966.86 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHAEL G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $117,966.68 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, DANA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $117,966.68 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDALL, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,964.98 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLCE, RITA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $117,964.92 Date 01/26/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILANOWSKI, KRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,963.46 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, FE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,962.00 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWELL, ROBERT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,962.00 Date 07/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, TARIQ Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $117,957.84 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIKEN, RONALD S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $117,956.87 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,956.16 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, SULEIMAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,955.04 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,954.42 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAS, CARL J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,953.49 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RANDEL S Employer name Putnam County Amount $117,952.67 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHENKO, UZOCHUKWU E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,952.36 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RONALD B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,950.98 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CHRIS Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,949.39 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, ROCCO J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $117,948.39 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDER, MARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,946.62 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, LIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $117,946.29 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, SHAWN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,942.87 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TAMMY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $117,941.92 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFOPOULOS, GEORGIOS K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,939.63 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANOW, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $117,938.79 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, TREVOR C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,938.79 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, MICHAEL A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $117,937.81 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KENNETH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,931.79 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINI, MICHELLE J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $117,931.54 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBELBANK, STEPHANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,931.14 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOK, ANN B Employer name Chemung County Amount $117,930.32 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, DEBORA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,930.03 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUDOUNAS, ALEXIS Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $117,929.26 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREN, HENRY E, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $117,927.73 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARN, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $117,923.75 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KABIR, SHARIF A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $117,923.02 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,922.90 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $117,920.37 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIEB, TODD A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,919.57 Date 02/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, GERALD A, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $117,914.52 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPRZAL, RONALD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,914.48 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INTERVALLO, PETER R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,912.69 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICINICH, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,912.30 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTNER, ERIC G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,911.10 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERY, PHYLLIS R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,910.94 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUTNEFF, JON F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,910.00 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, VANDANA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $117,909.76 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, GEORGE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $117,909.76 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,907.54 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAKSBERG, JUDITH D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $117,905.23 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONEY, CLIFFORD R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $117,903.97 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATIELLO, KEVIN J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $117,903.92 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACHELSKI, TARA B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $117,903.73 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,900.64 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYLER, JOHN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $117,900.21 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, LAURIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $117,899.80 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, LOUIS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,898.93 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLANE, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,895.16 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASP, PETER I Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,892.38 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OLUSEGUN O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $117,892.22 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCALCATERA, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Rye Amount $117,892.14 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System