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 SIGNORE, STEPHEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $115,666.42 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,666.11 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODGE, RUTH E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $115,664.24 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEDA, JUAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,662.97 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADET, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,656.32 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACK, JEFFREY P Employer name Erie County Amount $115,654.51 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,654.48 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $115,653.42 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MAUREEN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $115,650.64 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWED, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,650.55 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $115,650.09 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $115,647.36 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, NATHANAEL M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $115,645.46 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, CHARLENE D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $115,644.21 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEHRER, EDWARD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $115,643.80 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGER, ROBERT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $115,643.54 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NANCY Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $115,642.10 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARINA, RYAN D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $115,641.91 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $115,641.12 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, FRANK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $115,641.06 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENBACH, DAWN M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $115,640.81 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,639.36 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUDA, CARL G Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $115,636.36 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLAND, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $115,636.06 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGHER, CAMILLE K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,636.00 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, MICHAEL F Employer name Albany County Amount $115,634.63 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, PETER C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $115,633.61 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,633.24 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $115,631.09 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,630.33 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPPORT-SOMMER, CAROL S Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $115,627.98 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,626.81 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTOFF, CAREN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $115,626.71 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, TERENCE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,626.61 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANITA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,623.82 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,622.00 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, GRANT E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $115,620.62 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, JERRICE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,620.42 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, SUSAN LEONE Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $115,619.99 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOSO, YISELLE R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $115,619.95 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, RAYMOND S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,619.10 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDUARDO E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $115,618.83 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADU, DWIGHT B Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,618.05 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,618.05 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARTINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $115,617.64 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, RICHARD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $115,617.09 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHETT, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,616.36 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIULIO, LOUIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,615.43 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTELL, MICHAEL Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $115,614.23 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CULLOCH, HEATHER Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $115,613.79 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CHRISTINA, MS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,613.64 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,613.30 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $115,609.07 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEVIN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $115,608.98 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, YVONNE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,607.62 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFRONTE, JEFFREY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $115,606.56 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINEAU, JOEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,606.41 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTEGIACOMO, DOMINIC N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $115,602.24 Date 09/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHATZ, HELEN S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $115,600.79 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, JUDAH Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $115,600.61 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARA, JACK E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $115,597.48 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, ALVARO D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,597.03 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JACQUELINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,596.00 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARIANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $115,595.53 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACZYK, STEVEN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $115,592.81 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MAUREEN B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $115,592.74 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, GREGORY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $115,592.62 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $115,592.08 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $115,591.99 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $115,591.78 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALIL, TARA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $115,591.09 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWLER, KEVIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,590.96 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOCK, NATHANAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,590.81 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIYANNI, MARY H Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $115,589.81 Date 09/05/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $115,587.29 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, EVAN H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $115,585.93 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MELISSA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $115,585.86 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JEAN E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $115,585.50 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $115,582.73 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, REMIGIO Z, JR Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $115,581.96 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,581.75 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROFUT, PETER J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $115,581.68 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $115,579.40 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JASON T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $115,579.34 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHAD M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $115,577.60 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $115,577.22 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $115,575.06 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MARTIN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $115,575.06 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JU, WEI Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,574.58 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRILLO, MATTHEW Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $115,574.56 Date 12/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JACQUELINE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,574.39 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $115,572.76 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LEO, HECTOR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $115,572.49 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $115,571.91 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, INGRID L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,571.14 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, JOHN L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $115,570.08 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNY, EDWARD F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $115,570.08 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULCENA, MARIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $115,569.17 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,567.64 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, MALCOLM R, JR Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $115,565.92 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System