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 STEGER, MARCELA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,645.30 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELARDO, VICTORIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $114,645.03 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUBING, ELIZABETH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $114,644.53 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTZ, REBECCA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,643.42 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANNARD, THERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,641.22 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AJIBADE, NATHANIEL S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $114,639.07 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUREKHANLEN, VERONICA I Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $114,639.02 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, ANNA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $114,638.99 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CONNIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $114,636.71 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREEN, SHANE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,635.43 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZENKEWICH, JOHN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $114,634.89 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, JOHN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $114,634.48 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRIZIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $114,634.40 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNICK, JOSEPH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $114,634.00 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,634.00 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTERMAN, JOHN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,633.74 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LINDA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $114,633.01 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVORSKY, LESLIE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $114,631.77 Date 10/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, MANJU B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,631.38 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,631.31 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWIND, TERESA K Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $114,629.00 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPIETRO, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,627.02 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, THOMAS D Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $114,624.64 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, PHILLIP E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $114,624.51 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULEIMAN, EMAN Y Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $114,623.82 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, PATRICK Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $114,623.62 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, TONY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $114,622.61 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, ANTHONY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,622.31 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, KAREEM A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,619.91 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,619.10 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, JAMES M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,617.99 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELHANO, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $114,615.62 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, ANDREW H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,615.04 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMBERLANDER, MILFORD L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,613.97 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, GARY W Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $114,613.92 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARTORI, JOSEPH E Employer name Chemung County Amount $114,611.03 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,609.72 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GREGORY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,609.72 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ROBERT T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,607.58 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, DOMENICK Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $114,606.59 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ORINTHIA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $114,605.77 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, FRANSCIENE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $114,605.11 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CHARITY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,604.84 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERAGOSTINI, ADAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,603.14 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURLEY, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,602.24 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAK, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $114,598.48 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GREGORY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $114,598.23 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, DAMON J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $114,596.64 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,596.23 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DEREK J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $114,593.79 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIEFL, RAYMOND L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $114,592.19 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRERI, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $114,592.05 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPEN-LADD, MAUREEN A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $114,591.64 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADU, UCHENNA E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $114,590.17 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NIGEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,588.87 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRYAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,588.25 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSICHELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $114,587.45 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, KENNETH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $114,585.61 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMHOLTZ, RICHARD M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $114,585.28 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,583.84 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMES, STACY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $114,583.56 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,583.31 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSONE, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $114,582.68 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, SOPHIA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $114,581.85 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABENAVOLI, PHILIP J Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,581.24 Date 05/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, ANN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,581.24 Date 04/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINI, ELIZABETH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,581.24 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,581.24 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, RICHARD L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,581.08 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINN, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $114,580.82 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINATELLO, JASON Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $114,580.37 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEGAL, BETSY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $114,578.38 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOHN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $114,578.25 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUD, DAVID B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,576.53 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIDGET J Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,575.24 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PETER J, JR Employer name Village of Chester Amount $114,571.96 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, SCOTT A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $114,571.93 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILSTEIN, STANLEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $114,571.19 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAICH, ELIZABETH Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $114,569.42 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELONI, KARA D Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $114,567.56 Date 01/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, FRANKIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $114,566.64 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $114,566.53 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TRACY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,565.40 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIER, BRIAN Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $114,564.86 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, VICTORIA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $114,563.24 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISANO, RALPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $114,561.82 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WICKLEN, RICHARD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,560.75 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, NATASHA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $114,560.52 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWOSKI, CAROLYN P Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $114,559.38 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, CHARLES E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $114,559.38 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINK, WAYNE H, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $114,559.38 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLULU, MARIETTA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $114,559.36 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRISO, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,559.08 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANDREW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $114,557.66 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHOOD, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $114,556.01 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $114,554.43 Date 10/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, TOBY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,554.19 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, JOHNATHAN Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $114,549.89 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, ARMINDO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,547.36 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEK, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $114,545.45 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System