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 ADAMS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $108,298.51 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENOSA, GUSTAVO D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,297.65 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, LAURA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,296.37 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, PEDRO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,296.30 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABISH, STEPHEN D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $108,296.23 Date 06/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MIRANDA Y Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $108,295.95 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZBERG, RUTH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $108,295.87 Date 10/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGIA, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $108,295.33 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, PETER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $108,292.54 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PION, CARLOS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,291.96 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANSTON, DAMON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,291.96 Date 04/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, DONNA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,291.77 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASHANI, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,290.00 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, KHALIL K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,288.34 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELLEN L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $108,288.19 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINI, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $108,287.22 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, GEORGE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,285.84 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSTAND, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,285.74 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORETTI, KRISTEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $108,285.70 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $108,285.39 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHNIK, MATTHEW J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,285.36 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSETTI, GABRIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,285.02 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEND, STEVEN C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $108,284.33 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVER, JEFFREY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $108,284.00 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DOLLEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $108,280.23 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLISON, BRANDEN S Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $108,279.46 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LISSIMOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,278.46 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, ROSEMARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $108,277.50 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENOSO, MARIO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,275.63 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSENTINO, VINCENT C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $108,274.00 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAACK, MARTIN Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $108,271.41 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $108,270.03 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESKUNAS, TED F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $108,269.48 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCINNA, KATI Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $108,269.20 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, LIISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,267.95 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATA, JANICE D, DR Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,267.62 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LAURA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,267.49 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNPHY, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,267.29 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOUGH, MILLICENT D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $108,267.25 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,267.11 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,265.62 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, KALI Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,264.64 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, PATRICK M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $108,262.30 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURN, KAREN J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $108,261.75 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,260.98 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACLERIO, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,260.62 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, RONALD Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $108,260.10 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, THOMAS G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $108,259.46 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JOHN T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,258.90 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, AIDAN S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $108,258.15 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, KARL S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $108,258.07 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, ALBERT P Employer name City of Rye Amount $108,257.38 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONIGLIONE, RICHARD J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,256.39 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SHELLEY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $108,252.68 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, GLEN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $108,252.41 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, NORMAN J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $108,252.08 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPINOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $108,251.78 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTOY, JOANNE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,251.57 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERN, HUNG-HAW Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,250.79 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHANIE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $108,250.02 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKWITALSKI, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,249.74 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, THOMAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $108,248.90 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,247.76 Date 03/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMOTUNDE, MOJISOLA G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $108,246.39 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSHAW, HAROLD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,246.08 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SCOTT A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $108,245.30 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANA, LAUREN E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $108,244.61 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, JAMES T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,244.25 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARERI, GEORGE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $108,238.68 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, JASON K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $108,237.34 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFARLAND, ELIZABETH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,235.42 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,235.14 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNGEN, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,233.61 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERCHTOLD, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,232.60 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LLEWELLYN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,232.60 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLAUCH, ROBERT D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $108,230.93 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVES, LAURA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $108,230.08 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, JOHN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $108,229.86 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRETT R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,228.49 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JUANITA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $108,228.02 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,227.30 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZYLAK, IVAN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $108,225.47 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLDI, SCOTT T Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $108,225.05 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $108,222.82 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOIS, KEVIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,222.14 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, JAMES T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,216.80 Date 04/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVISHUK, VALERA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,215.35 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGGO, YVONNE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,211.39 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PETER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,205.23 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $108,204.34 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BARRY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,202.91 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MITCHELL J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $108,202.44 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHIOLD, CYNTHIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $108,202.17 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $108,201.09 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS-MYERS, LISA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $108,198.78 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZYNSKI, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $108,198.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIERRO, KENNETH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,198.26 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $108,198.00 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIS, KEVIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $108,198.00 Date 08/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, JASON E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $108,196.85 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System