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 KAYE, BRIAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,089.98 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $108,089.57 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,088.79 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELA, JOAN S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $108,088.56 Date 03/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREPELIS, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,088.24 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TODD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,087.74 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASNAIN, SYED S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $108,086.87 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSON, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $108,086.50 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLPACK, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,086.45 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $108,084.60 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $108,084.57 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASIN, DEBORAH S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $108,084.48 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADIRAJU, SRIDEVI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,082.22 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUHASZ, KRISZTINA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,082.22 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANOS, NIKOLAOS Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $108,082.22 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, DANNY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,082.16 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDRAT, SUSAN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $108,081.64 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSING, ROBERT B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,080.42 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, CYNTHIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,080.06 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMION, VINCENT T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $108,079.43 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $108,079.31 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, CRAIG A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $108,078.28 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEANI, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,077.60 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMONY, BEATRICE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $108,077.58 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DIANA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,077.52 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,077.49 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, JOHN J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $108,075.40 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,074.96 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STACY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,074.49 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,073.51 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,072.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, KEVIN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $108,070.54 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHETT, ANDREW C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $108,070.54 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, BRADLEY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $108,070.54 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $108,068.13 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASCILLA, VITO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,066.85 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, ALI A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $108,066.29 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,065.77 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUMMULE, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,065.62 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFERS, ERIK R Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,065.58 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,065.51 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, KEITH Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $108,064.98 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $108,064.92 Date 05/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRELLI, DAVID M Employer name City of Albany Amount $108,064.47 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIHANEK, JONATHON A Employer name Putnam County Amount $108,062.92 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIZ, MELISSA, MS Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,061.37 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTON, STEPHEN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,058.85 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, JASON W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $108,055.24 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,054.64 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PEARSE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,053.75 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNUOLA, DANIEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $108,053.64 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,053.19 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICUCCI, KATHLEEN B Employer name Bryant Library Amount $108,052.77 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEKIEL, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,052.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KAREN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,052.00 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, DALE M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $108,051.04 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEITINGER, JOHN W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $108,051.03 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, JACQUES P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $108,050.69 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, ROBERTA L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $108,050.10 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, DANIEL L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,049.60 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUSER, KIMBERLY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,045.45 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DON E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,045.02 Date 11/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCASEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $108,044.78 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHANKA, CHARLES J, III Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $108,044.33 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $108,044.03 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPPERT, LINDA R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $108,043.92 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, JULIE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $108,042.06 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,040.61 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, DANIEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,039.83 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LYNN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $108,036.75 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBERT, BRIAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $108,036.68 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY-ROBOTHAM, MONA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $108,034.14 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DENISE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $108,033.12 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, JACQUE C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $108,033.08 Date 08/30/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, JEANETTE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $108,032.60 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,032.37 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN I, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $108,031.83 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JULIET O Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $108,030.91 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JOHNNY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $108,029.37 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAIR, ALEXANDER W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $108,029.15 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARA, BRIAN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,028.99 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGWA, PERPUTA C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $108,028.64 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,025.20 Date 04/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CARLOS V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,024.04 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $108,023.63 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $108,020.83 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, MATTHEW M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $108,019.52 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $108,017.70 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFUNDI, PATRICIA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $108,016.13 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, AARON A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $108,014.34 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $108,014.15 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRECK, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,012.72 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERGOSITS, EMERY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,011.76 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, TOBY G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $108,011.19 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, PATRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,010.38 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUPKOV, EDWARD D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,009.17 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, DONNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,007.49 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, STEVEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $108,005.67 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOBROUCEK, DEBORAH Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,005.53 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, TIFFANY Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $108,005.00 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System