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 VARGAS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,090.77 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, ROBERT F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,090.69 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATLIN, DAYLE E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $113,089.19 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ADAM G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,088.75 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, RONALD G Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $113,088.27 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEIRDRE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,086.47 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, MITCHELL R, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,086.44 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALIS, MARGARET E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,085.27 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $113,085.24 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, HEIDI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,085.13 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, DOMINICK E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $113,082.79 Date 09/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,082.76 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DAVID Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $113,082.32 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIETO, JOHN R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,081.42 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VETERE, ROBERT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,077.61 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANDREA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $113,073.78 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNAID, MOHAMMED A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $113,073.78 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDA, ELZBIETA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $113,073.78 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RIT A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $113,073.78 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAO, HELEN M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $113,073.78 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLELLAND, JAMES D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $113,073.78 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVHEIM, NADINE Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $113,073.78 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITO, MARIKO Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $113,073.78 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFE, ELLEN R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $113,073.78 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESLER, PAMELA C Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $113,073.78 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEILP, JOHN G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $113,073.78 Date 11/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHIEN HENG Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $113,073.78 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RANDALL M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $113,071.33 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $113,071.32 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $113,069.36 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WENDY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,067.91 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BOBBY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,065.01 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, GISELE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,064.83 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, WILLIAM A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $113,064.49 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MARGARET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,062.30 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECIO, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,061.24 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSKI, ANDREW M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,061.03 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, LAVONDA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,060.85 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,059.45 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TERRY, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,059.43 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUIS, VALERIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,058.88 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAMES, SANDEE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,058.88 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZEK, JOHN J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $113,058.61 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, SUE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $113,058.21 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,058.10 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, GARY D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,058.02 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, RAYMOND C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $113,055.42 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, AHMAD A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $113,053.50 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MIGUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,053.49 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPELYA, PETER P, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,053.20 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAFT, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,051.60 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $113,048.24 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Broome County Amount $113,047.46 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, BETHSABET Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $113,047.12 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARDEL CHAN, ELIZABETH E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,046.79 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MELISSA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DANIEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNES, JAMES W Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $113,045.70 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $113,045.70 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, THOMAS R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIENO, JOHN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $113,045.70 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MARGARET A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTENBLATT, TERRY L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, GORDON W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $113,045.70 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, KAREN S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $113,045.70 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, ARTHUR A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $113,045.70 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, TODD H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $113,045.01 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, CATHERINE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,044.26 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORAUS, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,043.79 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, MARIE C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $113,043.42 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BRETT G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,041.73 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDO, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $113,039.27 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRYL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,038.40 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURPURA, PAUL J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $113,038.00 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESKI, THOMAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,034.50 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, LAMONT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,033.75 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUADRA, RICARDO Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $113,033.60 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, RALPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,033.32 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLUM, KENNETH E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $113,033.00 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDINO, JAMES M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $113,032.86 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, EDUARDO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $113,032.41 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $113,032.40 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARJI, RAJENDRA R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $113,032.38 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JANET L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,032.05 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYAS, JOHN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $113,028.41 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, CAROLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,028.14 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, LINH H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,027.85 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, GINA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,026.91 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, DILIPBHAI R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,022.00 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMAN, ANDREW R Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $113,019.75 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, DAVID A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,019.70 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTORO, FRANK A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $113,017.44 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTASSEL, JONKHEER R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $113,017.43 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SABATINO, LAURA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,017.38 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, CHARLES F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $113,017.01 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEDER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $113,014.88 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUADRI, SHAHID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $113,014.83 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLI, CARL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,012.90 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUMA, ALINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $113,012.58 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System