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 DAVIS, ERNEST DONALD, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,135.78 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,134.81 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $110,134.66 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, NICHOLAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $110,134.44 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEITH R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $110,132.91 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUKINS, DAVID P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $110,132.88 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONNELL, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,132.62 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIK-ANDREWS, LESLEY Employer name Orange County Amount $110,131.45 Date 09/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, BELINDA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $110,131.23 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, STEPHEN J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $110,131.07 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, KERRY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,130.98 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAR, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,129.27 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $110,129.15 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESZKOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,126.60 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $110,125.34 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHEY, MONICA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,124.82 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, VICTORIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,123.26 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LA'TASHA S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $110,119.56 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOSKY, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,119.00 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEITH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,118.72 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIPPER, JEFFERY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,118.30 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JEFF M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $110,118.18 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPLOCK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $110,115.21 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, ALICE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,114.13 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPACE, ANTHONY M Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $110,113.89 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DEREK S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $110,113.87 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERSESIAN, RICHARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,110.00 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JESSICA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,109.78 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREGO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,106.30 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUKOVETS, ROBERT BORIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,106.30 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, MICHELLE T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,105.42 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, DANIEL B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $110,104.76 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, FRANCES H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $110,103.69 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, LISSELOTE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $110,103.66 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROK, MICHAEL S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,102.86 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, JOSEPH P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $110,102.79 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,102.56 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRKANOVIC, ANESA Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,101.95 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, KIM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,101.81 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,094.85 Date 02/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GENICE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,093.93 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GLEN T Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,093.75 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYKOONTZ, CHARLES A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $110,092.88 Date 02/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDEN, TYRONE D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,091.68 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITAS, STANLEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,091.34 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENZWEIG, HENRY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $110,091.27 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVY, RHEA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,088.27 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAYEWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,087.33 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, PIERRE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,087.15 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERCHIO, CHARLES T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,086.83 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, MANUEL J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $110,086.08 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAK, VINCENT K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $110,086.08 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, BRIAN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $110,086.08 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBYN L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $110,086.08 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $110,086.08 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JEZEBEL E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $110,086.08 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $110,086.08 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICEK, JAY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,084.70 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGL, DAVID J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $110,084.62 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYAZ, TURAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,084.00 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, INGEBORG L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,083.87 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST HILARIE, JAY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,083.69 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,081.21 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, JESSICA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $110,080.75 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, ELIZABETH J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $110,078.32 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALATO, ROSE MARIE REDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,077.51 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROW, BRENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,077.22 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIEDREICH, JOSEF F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,074.75 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE-GORDON, JEMMA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,074.34 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, KATE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $110,071.24 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,068.80 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNEY, MATTHEW C Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,068.16 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAFTER, EOIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,067.36 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, SHELLEY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $110,065.50 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,064.92 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORNHOLZ, LAWRENCE D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,063.39 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $110,061.98 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAMELA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,060.48 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASS, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,060.28 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $110,059.81 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, KATE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,059.26 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEHLEIN, THOMAS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,058.97 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONOVICH, PAUL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $110,058.69 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $110,057.69 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, ROBERT M J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $110,056.96 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH A M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,056.62 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELAINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,056.62 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,056.62 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAUGH, BARBARA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $110,054.76 Date 11/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DENISE MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,054.71 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, PETER A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $110,054.03 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, JOHN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $110,052.19 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUCHBRUECKNER, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,052.01 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASTIN, DEIRDRE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,050.51 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $110,047.67 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $110,046.85 Date 06/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, WILLIAM T Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $110,045.00 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTECCHIO, SCOTT A Employer name City of Rye Amount $110,044.16 Date 09/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,043.41 Date 04/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DANIEL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,042.32 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System