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 JOHNSTON, RYAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,888.42 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMSEY, MARTHA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $113,887.07 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILBRUNN, PETER G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $113,886.77 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, TIMOTHY Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $113,886.07 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,885.26 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZNURKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,884.08 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, GERARD J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,881.01 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES, JAMIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,880.76 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRISI, KATHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,879.48 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARY ERIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $113,878.68 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JON W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $113,878.68 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTANDO, STEVEN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $113,876.35 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,876.00 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $113,874.15 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ERIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,873.17 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTS, MILDRED Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $113,871.23 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $113,868.17 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGOBUCCO, MARY JO A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,866.03 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $113,864.75 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,863.34 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISERT, RYAN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,863.34 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,862.24 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, WENDY M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $113,862.22 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARI, FRANCIS R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,862.01 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, ANGELA L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,861.80 Date 04/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE-NELSON, ANN-MAY Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,860.86 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHRISTINE F Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $113,860.00 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,854.61 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELABU, MURAINA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $113,853.59 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $113,852.11 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,852.00 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, WILLIAM E Employer name Putnam County Amount $113,851.55 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NICOLE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,849.40 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, MICHAEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,848.74 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELITSCH, RAYMOND L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $113,845.04 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ARTHUR B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,844.33 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TAYLOR RAE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,843.23 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, COREY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,842.78 Date 05/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGATE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $113,842.69 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, KENNETH E, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,840.32 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEDWIN, JULIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,839.48 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASCIOLI, DIANE G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,838.65 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTIEN, ALEXANDRA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $113,838.52 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $113,836.34 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,835.23 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,831.25 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JANICE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $113,829.60 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASSIOU, BASIL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,829.31 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMELEE, BARRY Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,826.80 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR-WINGFIELD, AMANI J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $113,822.89 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, NICOLE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,822.62 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, ROCCO A Employer name Capital Dist Reg Planning Comm Amount $113,821.92 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOON, ROBYN M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $113,818.63 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,818.47 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,817.04 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGMANN, WILLIAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $113,816.33 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MARIA L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $113,815.10 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWES, NICHOLAS H, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $113,814.09 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JASON R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $113,812.90 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROBIN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,812.89 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONCHEK, MARK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,812.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, GARY L, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $113,812.69 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,812.55 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEVIN, PATRICIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,811.08 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, COLIN D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $113,810.93 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREBERT, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $113,810.82 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, KEITH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,810.31 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEITZEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $113,809.99 Date 07/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGNER, KENNETH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $113,809.66 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RICKY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,808.80 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, GARY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,807.03 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRASK, JAMES G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $113,806.88 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, MARIS S Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $113,805.42 Date 07/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MARIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,805.41 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, MICHAEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $113,804.53 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARK Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $113,804.05 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRISTY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,803.46 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YARK, GLENN C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $113,802.82 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,801.15 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JACKIE C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,800.27 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, VINCENT JR. Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $113,799.73 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $113,799.57 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILFOIL, DANIEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,797.22 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, NEIL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,796.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRBY, NEIL G Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $113,795.58 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,793.12 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZMAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,793.12 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZARAKIS, DIANE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $113,792.40 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GREGGORY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,792.26 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $113,791.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, RICHARD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $113,791.00 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JON F Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $113,790.80 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMAHAMID, ILHAM Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,789.25 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,788.30 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, WARD R Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $113,787.84 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PAUL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,786.99 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROHAN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,786.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGAN, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,785.07 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, TODD T Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $113,784.36 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSHUA, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,783.28 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System