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 RYAN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $112,884.19 Date 12/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,881.52 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, NANCY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZIONE, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TREVOR L Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, GERARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONGO, JO-ANN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 11/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCIGNO, MARK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,881.24 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESPI, ELSIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,880.32 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEFUMO, LAURA JEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,878.76 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,878.48 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANDRE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,875.09 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARK R Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $112,872.60 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ESTEBAN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $112,872.50 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZI, GLENN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,872.50 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, EDWARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $112,871.24 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINES, ROBERT F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $112,870.33 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JARED M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,869.14 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBRAHIM, MOHAMMAD T Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $112,868.87 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGETTE, JAMES A Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $112,868.06 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, GEOFFREY R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,867.70 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODDY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $112,867.39 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITT, NEIL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,866.52 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, ETHAN G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,866.52 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGUT, CRAIG L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,866.52 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, LISA L Employer name Education Department Amount $112,866.52 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASONA, PETER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,866.52 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, DISANT RUDOLPH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,866.52 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIDON, SCOTT Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $112,866.52 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, DONALD Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $112,866.52 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, ALFONSO Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $112,866.15 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,865.13 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORFLAR, DONNA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,863.11 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, PHILIP E Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,861.58 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLASSINO, MARIO P Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,861.54 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, ALAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $112,858.68 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, THOMAS G Employer name Rockland County Amount $112,858.56 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,858.53 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATO, ROSEANNE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,856.80 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES-TEAGUE, HOLLY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,855.80 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,854.71 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WENDY J Employer name Orange County Amount $112,853.62 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEGAY, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,852.70 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, KRISTIN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,852.25 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTMACOTT, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,851.80 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMCHAN, MOTTILAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,851.50 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,851.47 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, SAMUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,850.85 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGIN, ADAM T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $112,850.66 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINAS, JAVIER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,850.00 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,849.62 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATTEN, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $112,843.38 Date 02/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $112,843.27 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEY, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $112,843.13 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, SABU P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $112,842.88 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $112,842.33 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, AUDREY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,842.21 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACADIE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,840.00 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, KRISTEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,839.28 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMOYER, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $112,838.06 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCHICO, DENISE M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $112,838.06 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, ROGER R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,836.10 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, CALVIN Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $112,835.73 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRASOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,835.40 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $112,834.72 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISHURA, ARIET S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $112,833.36 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, JOHN E, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $112,832.63 Date 05/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, VICTORIA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $112,832.29 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASH, CHRISTA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $112,831.94 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $112,829.62 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKIN, GEORGE F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $112,828.74 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, WILLIAM V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,824.97 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,824.93 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBILTERRA, DEAN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $112,822.88 Date 06/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, WILLIAM E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $112,820.56 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNICELLI, GENE J Employer name Putnam County Amount $112,819.72 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMROSH, SHANNON D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $112,818.91 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARA, CATHERINE B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $112,815.72 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINAGE, FAITH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $112,815.39 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RONALD L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $112,814.09 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DANIELLE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,813.74 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOCHA, GRACE N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $112,812.60 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, NAN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $112,812.42 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, PATRICIA Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $112,811.29 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $112,808.05 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVELOFF-CHESTER, JAMIE Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $112,808.01 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNASH, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,806.61 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMMA, RICHARD M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $112,804.08 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, PASCALE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,803.08 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,801.56 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORCELLO, STEVEN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,801.02 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,800.41 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SCOTT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,800.27 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHU, ELAINE W F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,799.44 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, BARTHOLOMEW H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $112,798.62 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAMES M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $112,796.78 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAICEK, PAUL G Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $112,795.57 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, FRANCIS A, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $112,794.28 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ANNE MARIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $112,792.16 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHE, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,791.18 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System