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 BILAL, DEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,633.02 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $109,631.90 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, PRISCILLA I Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,631.14 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEDLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,631.09 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,628.67 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOON, JAMES Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,626.72 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, THERESE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,625.99 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGWANDEEN, ERVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $109,625.99 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVO, KAREN S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $109,623.63 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, KRISTIN D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $109,621.83 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, DANIEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,620.09 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSTROM, DARLENE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,619.74 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, BEVERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,619.39 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKO, ROBERT S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,617.19 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,616.82 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POVEROMO, DEAN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,616.80 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, RUTH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,616.09 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GAIL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,616.00 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,614.44 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRETT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $109,612.76 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,612.52 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,610.73 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACMASTER, HEATHER M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,608.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,607.64 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, LYNNETTE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,606.80 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, EUGENE D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $109,605.32 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRETT, ANTHONY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $109,605.02 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RONALD E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $109,604.41 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PHILIP N Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,601.93 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHRYN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,601.45 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSIE, SHAWN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,601.40 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAELIN, ADAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,599.78 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAKYE-AGYEMANG, EMMANUEL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $109,599.46 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTNIK, ETHAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,598.56 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKOWSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $109,597.19 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERI, MARGARET Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,597.10 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISENCHEK, CATHRYN A Employer name Education Department Amount $109,596.76 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEVIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,595.80 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONDA, IRIS Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $109,595.80 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENORO, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $109,595.80 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVELY, JOHN V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,593.77 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,591.36 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVIA, FREDERICK W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $109,591.20 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, DAVID A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,589.72 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKER, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,589.15 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLAN, SEAN F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $109,587.02 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,586.13 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUBA, VASYL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $109,585.73 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERE, PETER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,582.90 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $109,582.48 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSTOVALOVA, IRINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,579.77 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES H Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $109,578.97 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DONALD R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,578.60 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK-GLEN, MARGAREE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,578.45 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANICH, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,578.30 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, THEODORE N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,576.73 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERLING, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,576.38 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOBELLO, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,574.81 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JASON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,574.39 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, KAMMY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $109,574.27 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROZZO, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,573.91 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSO, ANNA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $109,571.36 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLUISO-LIMA, DANIELA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $109,569.45 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESUS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $109,568.08 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHERIE D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,567.12 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULKA, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,566.01 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARIA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $109,563.14 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-SINGER, RUTH Employer name Education Department Amount $109,562.96 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JERRY R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $109,561.82 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,560.89 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $109,558.52 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUN, SING W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,558.00 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, BRYCE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,557.03 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RELATION, KENNETH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $109,556.40 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, INDIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,554.81 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $109,553.23 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFANOUDAKIS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,552.48 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGLIANONE, FAITH E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $109,550.39 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERENKE, MARYELLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,550.28 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, BAYE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,549.80 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,546.24 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, STACEY A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $109,544.84 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENO, CHERYL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,543.87 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREN, FRANK P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $109,541.50 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TROY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,540.38 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, TERRY L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $109,540.25 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEGNA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $109,538.68 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL BENE, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,536.26 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, RICHARD K Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,534.15 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RAYMOND OTHO, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $109,533.36 Date 02/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNLYN, ST CLAIR A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $109,531.87 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,531.48 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES F Employer name Orange County Amount $109,531.19 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,530.02 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARBOWSKI, IZYDOR E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,525.91 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIENTI, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,525.78 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, ROBERT G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $109,524.75 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKOX, MARY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $109,523.50 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNER, MARGARET K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,522.18 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, SCOTT R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,519.05 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System