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 VALENTINE, SHARON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,895.73 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOEL C Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $107,890.87 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, THOMAS C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,889.59 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,887.02 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,885.36 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, BRADLEY G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $107,883.23 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,882.80 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESROSIERS, MARIE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,882.08 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, MAUREEN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $107,881.95 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLING, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,880.20 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISZCZATOWSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,879.63 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATHERER, KEVIN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $107,879.47 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CARLTON A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $107,878.95 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, MICHAEL N, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $107,878.49 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMPELLIZZERI, STEVEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,876.19 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JASON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,874.50 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WALTER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,874.42 Date 05/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, JOSEPH W Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,874.31 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGEDER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $107,874.21 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILSON, VINCENT R, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,872.92 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELINI, PETER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,872.80 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, RITA JEAN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,871.14 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,869.34 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, RICHARD G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $107,865.75 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTH, SEAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,864.73 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANDIC, DAMIR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,864.12 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, PETER D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $107,862.94 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARCISSE, BERTHNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,861.78 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MICHAEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $107,861.50 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,860.12 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRONG, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,859.82 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORO, STEVEN Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $107,859.42 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, DAVID N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,858.82 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIEL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,857.83 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, JOHN L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,855.58 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,854.65 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICHINO, JASON M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,853.68 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, KENNY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $107,853.64 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,852.74 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, SUSAN J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $107,852.56 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,851.59 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $107,851.13 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHERON D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,850.41 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, PAUL Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $107,849.56 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFAGNO, ROBERT M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,848.59 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GUZMAN, NORIEL M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $107,848.26 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVIA, BRENDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,845.33 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOUBERT, ARTHUR V Employer name Town of Greece Amount $107,845.12 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCZEK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $107,842.60 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRINO, ALLYN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,842.00 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SETTEDUCATI, ELISE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,841.93 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, MICHELLE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,840.58 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $107,838.92 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ANTHONY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,838.43 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTO, ELENA Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,837.81 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS THOTTATHIL, MARIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,837.60 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICOLE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $107,837.60 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, PAUL A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $107,837.18 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLA, LISA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $107,836.13 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, JAMES R Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $107,835.64 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AAMODT, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $107,834.97 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, MICHAEL T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $107,834.82 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRZ, ALLEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,833.81 Date 09/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGELKEN, TRACY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $107,833.77 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,832.62 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOHERTY, DENNIS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,832.02 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, ROSARIO M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $107,831.94 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN-GRAY, SALIAN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,831.26 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $107,827.79 Date 01/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, LYNDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $107,826.36 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEY, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,824.62 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,823.50 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,822.87 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, NORMA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,822.18 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAAC, LE BARON C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $107,821.88 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, DANIEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,821.19 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINTULA, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,820.21 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT-THIGPEN, RASHIDA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BRICE, PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 04/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DANIELLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, STEFANIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY, CHEVOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,819.64 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDILECTIS, RAINA V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,818.27 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,818.23 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, LAURIE J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,818.21 Date 08/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, TRAVIS V Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $107,817.69 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESOLA, DEBORAH A Employer name Orange County Amount $107,817.18 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, GLEN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $107,815.26 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, WILLIAM F Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,815.16 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,814.47 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER-MONTE, HEIDI-LYNN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $107,812.78 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIETTA, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $107,811.75 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,811.38 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $107,808.75 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,808.10 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAOU, DONNA JEAN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $107,806.73 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, BRYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,805.54 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GETMAN, MARK E, SR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $107,800.93 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDLEY, BRUCE A Employer name Albany County Amount $107,799.88 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System