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 LA FIANDRA, JOSEPH F Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,048.74 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUSSA, NINOS H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $111,047.63 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTS, PAULETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,046.00 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, NADINE R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $111,045.10 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORETTO, TONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,043.46 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, YVETTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,043.16 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,042.41 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIKUSKI, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $111,041.07 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNAN, CHARLES C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,041.01 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MARY ANN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $111,040.84 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNA, CAROLYN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $111,040.80 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENISE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $111,037.97 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EDWARD G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $111,037.34 Date 05/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $111,037.34 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRECHEL, GARY M Employer name Department of State Amount $111,037.34 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, DAVID C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $111,037.34 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, TODD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $111,037.34 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $111,037.34 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDES, YVIE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $111,037.34 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIUDICE, JOYCE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $111,037.34 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $111,037.34 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANDIA, LOUISE M Employer name Education Department Amount $111,037.34 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL-WYLEY, DORIS J Employer name Education Department Amount $111,037.34 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARE, MAUREEN G Employer name Education Department Amount $111,037.34 Date 11/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, SUSAN Employer name Education Department Amount $111,037.34 Date 01/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, ELLEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $111,037.34 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, PETRA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $111,037.34 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER, ANDREW Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKONSKI, THADEUS J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JONATHAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPELL, RUSSELL S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, LAURA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,037.34 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBICKI, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,036.82 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,036.65 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, CHARLES Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $111,035.81 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, TROY L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $111,035.80 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMEL, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,033.00 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBANES, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOL, CARL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, SHARI E Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICO, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGRIN, TARYN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EILEEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,032.20 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, JANET Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $111,032.00 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUERTO, AMY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,030.57 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RICHARD C Employer name Oswego County Amount $111,029.52 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ISRAEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $111,027.87 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, FRANCESCA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $111,027.41 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, BRIAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $111,026.19 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJHA, ANIL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $111,022.86 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL'OSTIA, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,019.47 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, DENNIS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,018.37 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANIEL L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $111,017.97 Date 11/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HABLE, DANIEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $111,016.42 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,013.57 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON PAUL, LUCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $111,012.63 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, SIMON T Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $111,011.64 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,010.77 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $111,010.07 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $111,009.34 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,008.23 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, HERBERT L Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $111,008.04 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIDE, MARIE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $111,007.45 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, HUGO V Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $111,003.80 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, TARSONGIA J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $111,003.18 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, RONALD R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,002.45 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINA, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $111,002.22 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $111,002.16 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSKI, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $111,000.69 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLESTY, LORRAINE B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $110,998.37 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELLO, ROBERT A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,993.68 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLI, VIC Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $110,992.58 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOWIN, YAKOV Y Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $110,992.32 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRONUOVO, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,991.66 Date 08/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPENA, MARILOU L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $110,989.72 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $110,989.72 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SHEEBA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $110,989.72 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ANN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,989.62 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,989.60 Date 01/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JULIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,989.60 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, MARY WARK Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,989.60 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,989.58 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $110,989.46 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLERS, ERIC W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $110,989.14 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,987.96 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTANO, JANET M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $110,987.84 Date 08/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TOMASO, PATRICK Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $110,987.38 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, VIET Q Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $110,985.52 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROY, DANIELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,985.26 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,985.00 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARJEE, NAYANA Employer name Education Department Amount $110,983.86 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,982.87 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, CHARLES P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $110,977.70 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLO, RANDALL G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $110,976.80 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSEY, JEAN M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $110,975.13 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINEME, CHRISTIANA I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $110,973.52 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,971.16 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBAN, KIMBERLY C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $110,970.68 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System