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 FERRARA, ERIKA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $108,196.28 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, THOMAS A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $108,195.84 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARITZA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,195.63 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, PETER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,191.89 Date 03/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, STEPHEN R, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $108,191.05 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCORI, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $108,189.90 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFER, MARK D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $108,189.73 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SEAN T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $108,187.65 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPER, JASON J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $108,187.18 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, CHRISTIE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $108,185.65 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, CLARENCE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,185.34 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, PAUL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,184.33 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, NARDY V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,180.92 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTING, HARRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,179.21 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, JOANN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $108,177.63 Date 11/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, ONOLDER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,177.20 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLIER, WADE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $108,176.93 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RACHEL A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $108,173.77 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, RICHARD K, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,173.73 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,173.72 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,170.79 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, DONNA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,170.75 Date 02/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GINA N Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $108,167.97 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAJER, ANTHONY Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $108,167.54 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,166.21 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,165.21 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, ANDREW V Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $108,165.09 Date 01/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISKER, GARY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,163.94 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, THOMAS R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $108,162.80 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KATRINA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,161.65 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QEBLAWI, DANA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $108,160.97 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSON, JAY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,160.00 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, LOUIS J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $108,158.54 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $108,158.40 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, PHILIP B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,155.00 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,153.28 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLSKE, PATRICK L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $108,152.51 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSBY, COLBY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,152.15 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUAGHA, NKECHI O Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,151.88 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $108,149.52 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRONENBERG, LAURA N Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $108,148.41 Date 02/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIG, ADREAN J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $108,148.33 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHARON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,147.83 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLESIMO, PETER F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $108,146.55 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $108,146.37 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEI, EMILIO C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $108,144.63 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOLM, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,144.00 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIN, NAN S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $108,142.60 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHERRY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $108,142.04 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSAK, BLAISE X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,142.00 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KELLY, SINEAD P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,139.44 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, HARRY C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $108,139.37 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, REGINA S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $108,137.64 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDRIEAU, PETER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $108,136.94 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, KAM T Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $108,135.82 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MARILYN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $108,135.82 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YAO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,135.82 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, AMY M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,135.82 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, MAURY D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,135.82 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHMAN, SOPHIA B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $108,135.82 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBORAH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,134.05 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $108,130.56 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, MARK K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,130.48 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASAN, ZAHRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,129.62 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, NORMAN A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $108,129.24 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, BIAGGIO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,128.84 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESY, SCOTT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,128.66 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATTE, WAYNE D, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $108,125.80 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, LIZETTE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $108,124.79 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGGIA, JOSEPH N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $108,124.25 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVESKI, THOMAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,121.32 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFIELD, DANIELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,119.64 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASLE, LAURIE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,118.92 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SARAH A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,118.92 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, JAROSLAW Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,118.92 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, MICHELE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,118.44 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $108,116.68 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, JOHN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $108,115.75 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,115.47 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MAXINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,115.44 Date 08/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GEORGE R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $108,114.32 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKERBERG, ERICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,113.70 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, THERESA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,113.70 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, FRANK T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $108,112.94 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAMES F Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $108,110.50 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZCZERBA, LAWRENCE W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $108,110.35 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,108.50 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, RICHARD E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $108,107.78 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLISON, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,107.77 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $108,106.87 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $108,105.10 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,100.76 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN D Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $108,100.22 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONY, JOBY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,099.98 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $108,099.42 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DAVID M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $108,097.62 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, JOSEPH Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $108,097.02 Date 02/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,094.33 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, KEVIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $108,093.79 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,093.06 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System