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 CHIAVARO, PETER A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $115,905.21 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SANDRA L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $115,905.21 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-SOTO, EDWIN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $115,904.01 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANOVEC, FREDRICK J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $115,903.38 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $115,903.08 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,900.29 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,900.14 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID V Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $115,899.74 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, CHIH-CHEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $115,898.33 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGA, GOBINDER S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $115,898.12 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBEGOTT, JOAN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,896.97 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARK E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $115,896.45 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $115,894.53 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKO, ANDRZEJ Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $115,894.53 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROVSKI, MARY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $115,894.53 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, DOMINICK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,894.44 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $115,893.06 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, LUIGI Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $115,892.96 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JANICE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,892.40 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $115,892.20 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVOIA, LUCIANO L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $115,890.89 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, THOMAS A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $115,890.78 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGREY, KENNETH W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $115,890.71 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, GEORGE J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $115,890.50 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEECH, ALBERT S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $115,890.37 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTAS, SCOTT E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $115,889.36 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,888.79 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MICHAEL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $115,888.40 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, GERALD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,883.95 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $115,883.26 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMARA, SOLOMON Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $115,882.91 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN STARACE, JEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,881.85 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DESMOND L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,880.90 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIS, PHILIP A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $115,879.83 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOHN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $115,878.21 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, TIMOTHY Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $115,878.21 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, RICHARD J Employer name City of Troy Amount $115,874.77 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $115,874.01 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETLEFS, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $115,872.89 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWE, MARIA G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,870.89 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKINSON, LEWIS A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $115,870.76 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,868.66 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAYANARA P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,867.54 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MARIE B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $115,867.41 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFRANSKI, BOGDAN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $115,865.68 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, SHAWN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $115,864.72 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDO, RICHARD E, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $115,864.55 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOFFE, PATRICK J, III Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $115,863.41 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELIX, DANIEL N Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $115,862.55 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,862.23 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN-DOOLIN, LAUREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,862.13 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMERSMA, ERICA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,859.85 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,859.10 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUMSER, DANIEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,857.96 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $115,857.84 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, MARIANNE Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $115,857.40 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENIER, JOHN S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $115,857.05 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NELSON W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $115,855.38 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGUI, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,853.99 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMERMUTH, STEPHEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,851.85 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NATASHA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,851.41 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,851.24 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,849.68 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, JAMES E Employer name Putnam County Amount $115,847.27 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, LUIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,845.89 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLETT, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,842.65 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELARDO, JOHNNY Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $115,840.13 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KEVIN M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $115,839.10 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, VINCENT Employer name Rockland County Amount $115,838.66 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, ADAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,838.52 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANTE, DENISE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $115,838.18 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-FUSTER, LOURDES M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $115,837.29 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, ANDREW T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $115,837.27 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMARRA, CARLOS E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ERNEST S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, CARLTON Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIFER, STEVEN K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOHN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JAMES L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIAN, ERIC L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARY, DAVID L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.26 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ARTHUR R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,837.21 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTO, DARLA P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $115,836.76 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, SARA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $115,835.98 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARACZEWSKY, OKSANA U Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,835.89 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GARY R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $115,832.62 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, SHEILA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $115,832.08 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $115,830.12 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, TERESA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $115,829.61 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZNIAK, NICHOLAS R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $115,826.42 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIONE, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,826.15 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,825.74 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAMAURICE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $115,820.60 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIC, NICHOLAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,820.58 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,820.33 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DENNIS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,820.17 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CUE, CASEY M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $115,819.56 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJTYKA-HARTMAN, WENDY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,813.58 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACLIJA, MARC R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,810.81 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System