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 PETERS, NANCY A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $111,826.96 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITLER, CHRISTINE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $111,826.22 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,826.02 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEISEL, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $111,825.85 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLING, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,825.76 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRINSKY-MC HALE, SHARON J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $111,823.78 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, JIYEON H Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $111,823.78 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,823.50 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $111,823.21 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $111,822.77 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, XUAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,821.88 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,819.78 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JANET E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $111,818.32 Date 04/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTNER, JACK Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $111,818.32 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, JOSEPH Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $111,817.87 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, MARIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $111,817.70 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JAMES C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $111,817.22 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $111,816.76 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,815.90 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, KELLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,814.00 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTERSCHEIN, EILEEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,813.82 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,812.26 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RODNEY G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $111,809.52 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KENNETH H Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $111,809.18 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,808.47 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, IVY Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $111,807.85 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEBRAKER, BETTE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $111,806.50 Date 03/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, HERBERT C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,806.08 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREZ, DIDIER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,803.17 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIMMER, DONALD T Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $111,803.12 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOUGALL, SARAH N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $111,801.75 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, QUANNA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,801.35 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREEDE, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,801.01 Date 01/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHADBOLT, STEPHEN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $111,801.01 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $111,800.69 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, ANTHONY V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $111,799.88 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLO, ANGELO J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $111,795.70 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,795.66 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEM, THOMAS G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $111,795.58 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIELLO, GARY E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $111,795.58 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,794.53 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, AMY J Employer name Erie County Amount $111,793.31 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CANDACE K Employer name Erie County Amount $111,793.27 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,792.36 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, JOSEPH J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $111,790.86 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $111,790.32 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $111,790.29 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGARD, NORRIS L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $111,790.08 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERFIELD, ROBERTA Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,789.76 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RANDY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $111,787.95 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JULIUS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,787.36 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $111,786.97 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,786.53 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $111,786.50 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, ANDREW K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $111,784.70 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROVICH, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,783.47 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRABE, JAN Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $111,781.39 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHISHUN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $111,780.58 Date 11/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,779.29 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, STEPHEN F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $111,778.68 Date 12/23/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, PAUL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $111,778.68 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,776.63 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,776.12 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAWN M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $111,775.66 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEEN, PAULINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $111,775.35 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, GREGORY P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $111,772.65 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,772.23 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, DAVID G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,771.92 Date 05/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WILLIAM W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,771.92 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ROBERT D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $111,771.92 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, LESLIE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $111,771.92 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETMAN-MIKA, STEHLE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,771.92 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVATO, MICHAEL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,771.92 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCO, BRENT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,771.51 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABEJAR, ESTER T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,771.25 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $111,771.03 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,770.92 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER MC NEILL, LAURIE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,770.10 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFORO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,770.02 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEDERICH, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,768.82 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALZILLO, TIFFANY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $111,768.17 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRULLE, SHAWN F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $111,766.16 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $111,765.06 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, CONSTANCE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $111,764.49 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Ulster County Amount $111,763.73 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, TERRY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,763.66 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON-OATES, JACQUELINE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $111,760.80 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROBERT P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $111,760.74 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORTCH, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,760.69 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-TARVER, PATRICIA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $111,758.81 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUGLIA, KRISTIAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $111,757.35 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,756.05 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,755.17 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSCH, RICHARD G, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,753.73 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $111,752.96 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR-MC QUEEN, PHEO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $111,750.43 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, TED J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,749.03 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUI, PEILENG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,748.00 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUY, BENOIT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $111,744.47 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENGROFSKY, DONNA L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $111,743.40 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System