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 FORTUNIEWICZ, REGINA S M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,913.19 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ARTHUR L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $109,913.12 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYKE, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,912.51 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,912.39 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, TEIGH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,909.08 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERS, JAMES P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,907.67 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $109,907.51 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, SUSAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,904.66 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MICHAEL T Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,901.72 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCI, VINCENT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,900.97 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $109,899.16 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOWSON, MARK Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $109,899.15 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FATIMA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,899.07 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, SCOTT K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,897.57 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GIACOMO A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $109,897.52 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, RYAN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,897.15 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGENSEN, TODD L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,896.41 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, FRED A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,891.60 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MILES S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,891.44 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALRYMPLE, SCOTT A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $109,887.99 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVAR, WILSON R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,886.96 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, THERESA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,882.92 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNANTONIO, JAMES Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,881.37 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHERYL V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $109,881.28 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARIA, SHARINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,878.75 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBS-WATKINS, VATASHA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,876.77 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JOSEPHINE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $109,876.12 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, KORY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,876.05 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JACK D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $109,876.04 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCAFFREY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,875.22 Date 12/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, STEVEN R Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $109,874.18 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOSEPH A Employer name Orange County Amount $109,873.46 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTROS, ANGELO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,870.80 Date 06/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COULTER, SETH G Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $109,867.95 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, MICHAEL P Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $109,867.95 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTOCK, BRIAN D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $109,867.95 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIZMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $109,867.95 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, ROBERT H Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $109,867.95 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, BARBARA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $109,862.48 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARIO R Employer name Orange County Amount $109,861.69 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, JEAN M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $109,861.37 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LEO A, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $109,856.79 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,855.07 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERECZ, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $109,852.57 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABY, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $109,852.28 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELMAN, ELIOT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,852.22 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, SHEILA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,850.45 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LISA M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $109,849.59 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GERALD L, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $109,849.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,846.41 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MARTIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,845.84 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIRO, ELLEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,845.52 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSTOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $109,841.48 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENVILLE, PATRICK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,841.40 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAREWELL, JAMES M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,841.18 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORREGROSA, CYNTHIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,840.85 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODOLAK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $109,839.85 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSILLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,839.74 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, ANDREW W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,839.44 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,838.65 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERTOLI, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,838.05 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAMES, CHAD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,836.79 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLINSKY, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,836.65 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, DOUGLAS A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $109,835.92 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,835.34 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, PASQUALE T Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $109,833.25 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADHYA, TANIMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,832.60 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, WENDY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,832.16 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENISATTO, KIM M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $109,831.73 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, RANDY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,831.53 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $109,831.32 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISCOLO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,831.22 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHLEY, HARRIS T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,830.00 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DENNIS J Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $109,828.71 Date 01/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLOS, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,827.50 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BETH B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,827.08 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, AARON Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $109,825.48 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,823.90 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JEREMY C Employer name Erie County Amount $109,823.86 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSERSON, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,823.77 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTLEPP, JANE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,823.75 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFENTNER, KAREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,823.26 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHRA, NELSON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,822.74 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, GEORGE W Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $109,821.20 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, GINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,821.15 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMENICK, RICHARD E Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $109,821.09 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRON, GARY G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $109,820.06 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESCH, CLAYTON L, III Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $109,819.90 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, JOHN P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,819.42 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKO, G SCOTT Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $109,819.10 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, DERRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,818.98 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAT, CYNTHIA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,816.15 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $109,814.38 Date 09/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUERVO, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,813.62 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORZENON, KAREN C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $109,812.63 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, BENJAMIN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,811.95 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, CHARLES A Employer name Erie County Amount $109,810.49 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEJA, VEENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,807.03 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, JOSEPH F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $109,806.44 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCEK, DANIEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,806.27 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System