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 HELD, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $115,050.78 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, ITHAMAR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $115,047.39 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGRAZIA, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,047.26 Date 05/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUK, JEFFREY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,046.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ROSALIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,046.40 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNOCK, ROBERT P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $115,045.62 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $115,045.13 Date 01/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEKLEV, ANGELA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,043.69 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELLGER, PETER Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $115,042.33 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGUIRK, KELLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $115,041.42 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSARE, LORI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,041.40 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSON, MADELYN Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $115,040.65 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMAGLIA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,040.45 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, DANIEL J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $115,037.28 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAFFIN, JANET A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,037.10 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, KELLY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $115,035.92 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKER, DARCY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $115,035.16 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, VIVIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $115,032.58 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEES, TERRY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,030.68 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIFFE, JASON J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $115,030.58 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELETTA-ROMANO, JAIME E Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,030.31 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAGE, ANDRE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,030.29 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $115,029.74 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILES, AMANDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,029.64 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSEI-MENSAH, AKOSUA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,029.37 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARGIA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $115,029.20 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $115,026.08 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHE, ELVIRE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $115,025.52 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALADY, WALTER J Employer name Erie County Amount $115,025.09 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZHOOKUDI, MANOJ K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,024.04 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DENISE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $115,022.56 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PAUL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,021.44 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DARROW Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $115,020.68 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAULO, JASON M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $115,020.63 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,019.51 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $115,019.06 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGOTE, JORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $115,019.06 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $115,018.31 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,016.35 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,015.94 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, FRANK M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $115,015.10 Date 02/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, MARK R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $115,014.81 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $115,014.80 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GERALDINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,014.40 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXLER, ANDREW M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $115,010.94 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, DOMINICK Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $115,009.70 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,008.39 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, PETER T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $115,007.59 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMED, AZEEZ A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $115,007.11 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, JEFFREY I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,006.00 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETTA, JANET L Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,005.02 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, LAILA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $115,004.24 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNAMBE, LYNNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $115,003.51 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BARRY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $115,001.55 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $115,000.97 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERLY, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,000.47 Date 12/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, WEI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,999.93 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, STEPHANIE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $114,999.82 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROBERTO A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,996.54 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, ROBERT M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $114,995.04 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ELENA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $114,993.42 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTAMANA, RENU S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $114,993.36 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JAMES T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,993.04 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $114,991.81 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEROLA, ANTHONY V Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,990.59 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KEVIN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $114,987.61 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, DONALD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $114,985.60 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARME, YOLANDA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $114,985.52 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,984.04 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANICHAR, INDRANIE Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $114,982.33 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAR, RENEE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,982.27 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $114,982.14 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, CHARLES D Employer name Department of Law Amount $114,982.14 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $114,982.13 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVULON, REPHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,981.80 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUTO, PHILIP S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,980.75 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELY, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,978.28 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESKI, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,978.10 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZDA, WALTER W Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $114,976.49 Date 10/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGGINS, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,974.83 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, RICHARD A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,974.83 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTIG, RUSSELL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,972.78 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,972.78 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADIS, PETER Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $114,969.66 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, THOMAS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,968.38 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, JAY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $114,966.48 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, ISAAC N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,966.13 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, JOHN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $114,965.92 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FANTE, DAVID D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,963.89 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CUNZO, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $114,962.80 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SVIDRO, ALLAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,961.60 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NANCY G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $114,961.55 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SEAN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,961.25 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,959.98 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIPSON, DARRELL Employer name City of Albany Amount $114,959.93 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROPPER, GRACE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,952.75 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, BRIAN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,951.70 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, PATRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,948.83 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DANIEL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,946.24 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTER, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,945.21 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System