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 POLLARD, GLADSTONE H , JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,324.54 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, NICHOLAS L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,323.96 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIARD, SANDRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,321.15 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, ANTONINO Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $109,320.61 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SCOTT D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $109,317.23 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ANTHONY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,317.21 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGMAN, GLENN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,316.89 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,316.31 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, ROCCO A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,314.13 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, SUSAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,313.71 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,311.43 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,311.24 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DU PONT, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $109,310.42 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLI, CARMELO J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,309.79 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, JUAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,309.45 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALBORN, DAWN F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $109,306.04 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILD, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,305.50 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, KAREN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,304.60 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRIAN K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $109,303.65 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGENTI, LOUIS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,303.40 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, EUGENIA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,300.36 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANANTWERP, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $109,299.97 Date 03/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, STEPHEN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,299.85 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTER, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $109,298.97 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEN, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,297.82 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KOY, GAIL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,297.04 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNEAU, JAMES D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,296.97 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORN, WARREN K Employer name Erie County Amount $109,295.49 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,293.44 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOHN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,293.16 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $109,293.00 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $109,292.16 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERAS, JOHN U Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $109,291.56 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIXLER, RAYMOND S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $109,291.47 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIS, SUSAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,291.16 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADDOCK, ALLAN P Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $109,290.59 Date 11/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, JEREMY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,289.94 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, EUGENE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $109,288.26 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, MELISSA G Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,287.74 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, KRIS N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,287.63 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLY, EUGENIA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,287.02 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,286.40 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, ANTIGONE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $109,284.77 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICHARD H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,284.06 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RUTH M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $109,283.88 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $109,282.87 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGONESE, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,282.83 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, BRIAN P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $109,281.93 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLONINO, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,278.70 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DUANE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATINO, DEAN M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, STEVEN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVONA, JOHN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZMUL, EDWARD A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRENN, PETER D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,278.30 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARO, CHARLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $109,277.43 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSIANA, JOSEPH P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $109,276.07 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKY, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,275.72 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUMRUBIN, HELEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,275.14 Date 05/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, GARY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,274.63 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,274.11 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $109,272.58 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUSTER, HARLAN R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $109,271.08 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, MARIAN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,269.16 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, IRENE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,269.16 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,268.20 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, THEODORE G Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $109,261.73 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, MICHELLE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,261.01 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORODETSKY, EVGENY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,260.15 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEWS, STEVEN, SR Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $109,257.67 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, JENNIFER M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $109,256.17 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATROVICH, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,255.73 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, BARRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,254.05 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, RICHARD F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,253.52 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBY, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,253.23 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,252.78 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKAL, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $109,248.55 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,248.38 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATI, GENE O Employer name Erie County Amount $109,247.85 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSCHENCHUK, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,247.08 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,246.39 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $109,244.94 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, STEVEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,244.63 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, PATRICIA Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $109,242.85 Date 01/25/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFINO, ANTHONY Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $109,241.27 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENN, RICHARD A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $109,239.71 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $109,238.34 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLESBEE, MONET T Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,236.81 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI PARI, JOHN A, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,235.76 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTY, EMMANUEL O Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,233.87 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, ERICA T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $109,229.29 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTOFERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $109,227.65 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEVEN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $109,225.42 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROGER J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,225.10 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, THOMAS Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $109,224.50 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, FRANKLIN C, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $109,223.97 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNERWITH, DEBRA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,223.82 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,223.71 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, GREGORY K Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $109,220.84 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,220.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System