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 JOHNSON, ANTHONY E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,861.33 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA ANNE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $108,859.86 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, RONALD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,857.54 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, WAYNE K Employer name City of Albany Amount $108,856.42 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIKULA, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $108,854.97 Date 01/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGRAFT, LAURIE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $108,852.55 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $108,851.08 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JANET B Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $108,848.05 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEAU, PAUL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $108,847.59 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, GERALD P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $108,843.52 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NANCY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,840.81 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, DARRYL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,840.67 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATH, THOMAS H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $108,840.41 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, GILBERT A Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $108,840.32 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $108,839.93 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GLENDALIZ Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $108,839.71 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JERRAD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,839.67 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, CARLISE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $108,838.32 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, DARREN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,836.86 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,836.00 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOD, RAMRAKSH PAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,836.00 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RYAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $108,835.93 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DAWN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $108,835.89 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,835.27 Date 04/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,835.25 Date 07/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIR, THOMAS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,834.18 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,833.65 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLLAND, LISA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $108,829.63 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, ANNETTE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $108,829.50 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, BRADFORD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,825.27 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONCELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,822.26 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RONALD R Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $108,822.05 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, CARMEN R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $108,821.56 Date 03/29/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVEL, KEITH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,820.73 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANGL, MICHAEL N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,820.07 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KABEL, DAVID H Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $108,818.60 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCHUCK, JAMES Employer name Town of Southold Amount $108,818.58 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPINO, ELEANOR L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $108,817.69 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,816.86 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZELL, KEVIN G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,815.12 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZIK, MICHAEL T Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $108,812.08 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, PAUL V Employer name City of Albany Amount $108,811.20 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,811.07 Date 05/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $108,810.67 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, JINFAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,810.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, PAUL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,809.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CRYSTAL L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $108,808.89 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, PETER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,808.26 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NORA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $108,808.10 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIO, ANTHONY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,807.42 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LARRY E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $108,806.90 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCI, JESSICA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,805.34 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIS, THOMAS W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $108,805.19 Date 07/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRELLO, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $108,802.97 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DIANE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $108,802.12 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUST, JAMIE C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $108,800.67 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BEVERLY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $108,800.16 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, LOUIS C, III Employer name Columbia County Amount $108,799.52 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, LAURENCE O Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,799.35 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ALAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $108,798.27 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSO, JERARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,798.17 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, SHANELLE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,798.12 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,797.25 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUJAMOL P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $108,797.13 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, LOUIE R, III Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $108,797.12 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, TIMOTHY K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $108,796.66 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARSLEY, CAMILLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $108,794.25 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $108,793.79 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANEYTT, JUAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,793.77 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $108,791.90 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,791.62 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEPER, KANE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,790.44 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBKIN, SUSANN R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $108,789.49 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, VICTORIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,785.18 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABIK, WILLIAM Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,783.90 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, SANDY LICUL Employer name Department of Law Amount $108,783.70 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RICHARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $108,783.35 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETSKY, ROBBI T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $108,781.74 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITULA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $108,781.64 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKWOOD, CECIL R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,781.49 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARSHALL B Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $108,780.80 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OELKERS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,780.79 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDISE, JERRY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,780.69 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOOSE, WILLIAM C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $108,779.52 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,777.96 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, VINCENT Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $108,776.73 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,776.48 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBOLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $108,775.82 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, STEPHEN B Employer name North Country Library System Amount $108,775.16 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDINO, JEANETTE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $108,775.11 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, COLLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,773.52 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILIP L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $108,772.78 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPLER, ZACHARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,771.79 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVILLE, EVANGELLA Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $108,770.41 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, PAUL S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $108,769.31 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,768.33 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, IREN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $108,766.30 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSE, GARNET Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,765.00 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHTA, JOHN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,764.79 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $108,764.55 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System