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 VELOZ, ARIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,198.29 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, DAVID M Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $110,198.03 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELLEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,196.33 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIALE, VINCENT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,195.80 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, TERENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,195.80 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMED, MOHAMED S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,193.61 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $110,193.00 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, BRYAN C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $110,192.77 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,192.32 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSHUA P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,189.62 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILMI, CHARLES K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,188.00 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTI, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,187.03 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DEREK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,186.70 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, TODD B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $110,185.64 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANTLEBURY, PETERSON C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,185.32 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,184.35 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDELMAN, MATTHEW F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,183.74 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINES, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,183.41 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIS, GLENN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,176.07 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,175.67 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DORIANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,174.74 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STACEY ANN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,174.26 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, REGINALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKO, SUE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITMAN, LENN M Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $110,171.72 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSAL, SURESH K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $110,171.72 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDLER, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $110,171.72 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHAYA P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,171.72 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISELES, HOWARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, MARGARET Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,171.72 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVER, LAURANCE I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,171.72 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, LEONARD R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,171.72 Date 03/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOEFFHAAS, JEROME M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $110,171.72 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIDA, HOWARD S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, PHARES U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, CONSTANCIA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 03/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/16/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURZNER, LEONARD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/09/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKER, EDWARD J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, EARL F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/21/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, YEONGFEN JAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, BHISOM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBOVE, FRED L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,171.72 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOVSKY, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,171.72 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPEL, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGESLAND, MARIANNE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $110,171.72 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHNESTOCK, MARK D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDZIERSKI, ZELINDA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 08/20/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYRITSIS, NESTOR Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTZEN, STEPHEN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DENISE A C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, ALFRED Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLNER, BARRY S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RANDALL W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,171.72 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, WALTER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,171.72 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMATTEO, GERALD P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,171.72 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTELLA, PHILIP L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RAJENDRABHAI R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,171.72 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, JOHN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,171.72 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATRIANO, JAMES J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $110,171.72 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, FILIP Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $110,171.72 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANES, DIVINA GRACIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $110,170.20 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,169.97 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMM, KARL A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,169.83 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $110,169.74 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, GREGG C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $110,169.54 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,169.33 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYOOYE, OLUKEMI Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $110,168.58 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUOLO, RAYMOND V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,165.50 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, LORRENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,163.86 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LINDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,163.33 Date 08/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, ALEXANDER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,162.00 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLUSCIO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $110,161.04 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLL, FREDERICK D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $110,160.25 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, GARY W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $110,160.18 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $110,158.98 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARESE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $110,156.82 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROW, SCOTT A Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $110,156.20 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $110,155.50 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, STEVEN F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,155.14 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ADAM H Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,153.97 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPCINSKI, CORY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,153.83 Date 01/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, SHERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,152.91 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCO, PATRICK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,152.15 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDAY, MICHAEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $110,151.40 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,150.59 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, BARBARA P Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $110,148.89 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, BRIAN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $110,148.74 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, ANDREW P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,148.35 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, PAUL E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $110,148.24 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RONALD Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,148.12 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDEN, LINDA F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $110,147.36 Date 10/31/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $110,146.50 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, SAMANTHA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,144.70 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, ROY R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $110,141.59 Date 10/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEY, CYNTHIA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,139.42 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, JOSEPH V Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,139.30 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URICK, CHARLES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,137.06 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO, JEANNINE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $110,135.82 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System