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 BUTLER, BRYAN W Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $109,736.21 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERTINGER, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,736.20 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANION, DOUGLAS A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $109,735.32 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MATTHEW T Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,733.23 Date 06/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, EMERSON R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,732.86 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAZER, MARY KATE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $109,730.79 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHONTELL M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $109,730.79 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, GERMAIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,728.75 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLO, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,722.72 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, LISA G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,722.19 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,721.78 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $109,721.03 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,719.18 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, BRUCE D, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $109,718.12 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRASTRO, NICOLE M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,717.32 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARIAS-MIER, XIOMARA O Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $109,716.76 Date 05/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCATO, LOUIS A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $109,716.57 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $109,715.68 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, WALTER G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,714.90 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, IRINA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $109,714.83 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTING, ROBERT P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,713.77 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MALINKA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,713.24 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY-HEG, MARTIN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,713.24 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $109,713.15 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, MISHELLENE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,711.74 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEITLIN, DEBRA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $109,710.01 Date 03/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAKACS, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,709.24 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LEGGE, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $109,708.24 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUC, PETER Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $109,706.52 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBA, JOHN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,705.96 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, PATRICK J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $109,703.17 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOW, JOHN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $109,703.00 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,702.77 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIO, LYNN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,700.17 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEN, SEAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,700.01 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGEL, KEVIN J Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $109,698.16 Date 05/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,696.46 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGE, EILEEN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,695.80 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, VILMA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $109,695.80 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CAROLINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $109,695.80 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHEED, KALEEM A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $109,695.25 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHUDAH, YEDIDAH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,695.18 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $109,694.94 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN FILIPPO, DEBORA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,694.41 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUKHERJEE, SOMNATH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,694.00 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWALD, DAVID C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $109,692.30 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHNLEIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,691.25 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINNITTI, JOHN G, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $109,688.48 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, ERIK C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $109,688.36 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROIG, JENNIFER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,686.20 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZYDLO, DAVID S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,686.13 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHL, JAMES G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,685.47 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISTACH, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,683.18 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNALLD, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $109,682.23 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SHARON N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,681.26 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, CHARLES L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,676.32 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEFANIE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,676.32 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $109,676.32 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI-SCIARRINO, ANNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,675.78 Date 04/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $109,675.53 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, RICHARD A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $109,675.50 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $109,675.03 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PABON, WILFREDO, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,673.78 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SISY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $109,673.66 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABB, ANDREW R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,671.18 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,670.34 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, GERALD N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,668.00 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LEI Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $109,667.16 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKERT, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $109,667.08 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GARY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,666.18 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,664.68 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMO, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $109,664.54 Date 12/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANK L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,664.39 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, JON A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $109,663.06 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, PATRICK J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $109,662.99 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELYN, QUACY S Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $109,662.53 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, ALLYSON D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $109,659.82 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPKIN, CLAUDIA J Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $109,657.80 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KAREN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $109,655.73 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMGATIE, NANCY J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $109,655.02 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSON, DALE S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,653.18 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN P Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $109,652.67 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARNEY, MIKLE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $109,652.40 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTERA, JANNETTE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $109,651.99 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHL, LAUREL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,651.88 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREMO, PATRICK J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,651.88 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $109,650.58 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,650.42 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, ADAM N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $109,650.02 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $109,649.30 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LAWRENCE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,648.36 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, SHANDON S Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,645.93 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETKE, ANTHONY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,644.28 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDE, VITO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,644.22 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $109,641.35 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITANI, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $109,641.27 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, NEIL S Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,639.46 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, LAWRENCE D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,638.37 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSBY-GILLINS, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,635.34 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, PETER J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $109,633.26 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System