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 LEGGETT, WILLIS Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $107,798.72 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MICHAEL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $107,798.42 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, RICHARD S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $107,794.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,794.04 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBURN, JUDY N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $107,792.79 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, JESSICA E Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $107,792.41 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,792.00 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GERALD N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $107,791.05 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,787.83 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $107,786.06 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CHARLES M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $107,782.28 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIASI, CARL-JOHN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,782.22 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, CHRISTA Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $107,780.90 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $107,779.62 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,779.40 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, RONALD C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,777.94 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POON, JAMES CHI-HUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,776.00 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, RITA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,775.52 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPANSKI, JEFFREY C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $107,772.13 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACICCA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $107,770.39 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, KENNETH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,769.88 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEKOFSKY, LOUIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,769.70 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, LAUREEN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,769.61 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANG, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,767.38 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $107,767.22 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCON, J THOMAS Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,765.95 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFANCHECK, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $107,764.26 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMIE W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,764.25 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, EUGENE P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,764.07 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KERRY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,760.51 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORENSTEIN, DEBRA B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $107,759.89 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULE, WILLY R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $107,759.80 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMURRA, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $107,758.98 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,757.92 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, BRYAN S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $107,757.08 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, TOBY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,753.52 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, THOMAS D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $107,753.28 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, THOMAS R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $107,753.08 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROGER A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $107,752.03 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $107,750.59 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $107,749.96 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FLAHERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,749.72 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, DANNY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,748.20 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESCADRES, ARLENE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,747.47 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $107,746.96 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULIG, STEVEN B Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $107,743.66 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, TRAVIS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,740.97 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNINO, ANDREW P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $107,739.54 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, JEROME S, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,739.45 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,738.99 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETA, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,738.19 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZY, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $107,736.06 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,734.37 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, AMY C Employer name City of Rye Amount $107,733.96 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DROGAN, THOMAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,731.64 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $107,730.39 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MERYL L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $107,730.39 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, LOUIS H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,730.18 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESLAURIERS, JACOB P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,729.93 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETERLE, ROBERT L Employer name Chemung County Amount $107,729.79 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, RADHICA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $107,729.47 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERTSEN, DAVID W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,726.75 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, TARUN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $107,725.23 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $107,723.76 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGU, CHIJIOKE EMEREOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,722.15 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, EDDIE S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $107,720.96 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEVIN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,720.49 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAND, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,719.49 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EIFLER, KRISTOPHER S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,712.29 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, JOHN C Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $107,711.83 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTHENOW, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $107,711.81 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNESE, WILLIAM J Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $107,711.65 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITANO, FRANCESCA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,710.46 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING-KRAJCER, MOLLYANN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,710.01 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, RICHARD P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,709.47 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $107,706.54 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, VERONICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $107,705.76 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDI, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,705.20 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PAMELA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,703.40 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Albany Amount $107,702.59 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN EMMERIK, KEITH Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $107,701.27 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSILLIO, DANIEL Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $107,700.44 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, STEPHEN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $107,700.35 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, THOMAS W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,699.69 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, EDWARD Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $107,698.33 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, TERRILL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,698.09 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, SARA Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,697.58 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, JESSICA B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $107,696.95 Date 01/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, ERIC J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $107,694.97 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKEN, GERALD D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,692.64 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, RONALD J Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $107,692.32 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDREAU, JAMES M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,692.01 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, ANNIE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,692.00 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERQUIST, TOR G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,692.00 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $107,687.85 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICHELLA, TERESA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,684.64 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, CURT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,684.02 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, LOU ANN Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $107,681.58 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $107,681.26 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANZINO, CARMINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,678.89 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System