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 TSUNEKAGE, TAMOTSU Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,084.62 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBURZI, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,080.90 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWE, DANIEL J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $117,080.63 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,080.42 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUSINOWSKI, BRENDA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $117,079.28 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACKLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,077.46 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ANDREW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,074.88 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVACA, JEANNETTE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZANO, FRANK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,074.84 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, DENNIS P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $117,073.17 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONLUND, LEAH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $117,072.06 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAGHIANI-TABRIZI, AFSHIN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $117,070.28 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, TYRONE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,068.69 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KITTELL, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,068.11 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, THADDEUS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,066.63 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUSZAK, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $117,060.66 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADOPOULOS, NICK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $117,058.94 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COEFIELD, VICTORIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $117,057.75 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, PATRICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $117,056.72 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMIS, RYAN T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $117,056.20 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,054.50 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUNKAL, JANCY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,054.48 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,054.48 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDWID, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,054.48 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAZZETTA, LORRAINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,054.48 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUASON, ERIC B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,052.60 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USEFOF, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $117,052.12 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLON, DENISE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,052.00 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWDAR, KISHORECHANDRA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,052.00 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFFIN, MARCIA J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $117,049.69 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECLEMENTI, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,049.62 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMER, JOHN A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $117,047.78 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, SEAMUS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,046.70 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRIPHONLAI, UDOMLUG Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,045.88 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLER, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,044.74 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELLI, LAURA LEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,043.59 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, TINA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $117,040.50 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELIKSON, BRIAN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,037.62 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHORK, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,036.94 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIANI, CAIT-E S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,035.08 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WEYMAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $117,034.73 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, BRIAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,033.25 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANTHONY V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,032.42 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EMILY Y Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $117,030.93 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, PETER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,028.29 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDLUN, DARCY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,028.29 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, WAYNE P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $117,026.87 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, MARTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,024.74 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLD, STEVEN R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $117,024.26 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERTON, ROBERT P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $117,024.12 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTON, NICHOLE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,023.89 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGOR, MARK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,023.53 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AUBIN, KAREN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,023.53 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCHEWSKE, JOSHUA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,022.90 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYRE, KENNETH M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $117,022.73 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGGIANO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,022.04 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, OMAR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,021.31 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,021.27 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRASELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,019.30 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, CHRIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,019.02 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIZ, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,017.63 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $117,015.86 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATHOTTAM, MARY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,015.63 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $117,015.16 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, LAURA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,013.79 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELAFUENTE, RYAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,012.80 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKES, DORA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,012.79 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, FREDERICK A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $117,011.21 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPANA, SIDNEY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,006.33 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,005.42 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEE, DEXTER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $117,004.36 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEHAM, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $117,004.29 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, PETER K Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $117,000.00 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $117,000.00 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, PAUL C Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $116,993.86 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL-STALKER, DEBORAH E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,992.48 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,992.42 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Orange County Amount $116,991.70 Date 04/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,991.66 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEVENTER, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,991.00 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGUILO, LISA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $116,990.96 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MARISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $116,988.11 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIPE, HAROLD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $116,984.64 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVO, KIM M Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,984.39 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTI, PAUL R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $116,984.06 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFI, DEBORAH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,983.23 Date 07/30/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, RICHARD Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,976.72 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANELLI, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,976.33 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONICA, JACQUES E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $116,975.61 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUID, JOHN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,973.72 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREAULT, RAY Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $116,973.34 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $116,971.04 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMANN, STEVEN P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $116,970.37 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD-CAMPBELL, PATRICIA G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $116,967.87 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, EILEEN T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $116,962.48 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JONATHAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,961.07 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System