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 ELLIS, DAVID W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,678.23 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRA, DARYL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,676.40 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, SUSAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,675.07 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, DAVID M Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,674.31 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $107,673.85 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAHM, PAUL D Employer name Orange County Amount $107,673.39 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,673.36 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABOY, REMINGTON J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,673.10 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, GLENNA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $107,672.98 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOINA, TAMARA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $107,672.43 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSHAM, MARTHA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,672.12 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MUNNESH R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,671.72 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $107,671.72 Date 05/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MILFORD O Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $107,671.72 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK-HENRY, LOREZ M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, VINCE WONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEBER, JO ANN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, KENNETH I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, NIRANJAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BARRINGTON G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,671.72 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHIR, TARIQ M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $107,671.72 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANYAL, TAPAS Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $107,671.72 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATHI, SHEREF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,671.72 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVDO, VADIM Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,671.72 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWELL, SELVIN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,671.72 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, JOHN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,671.72 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $107,671.72 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, RONALD G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $107,671.72 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANASSA, CHARLES F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,671.72 Date 07/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, THELMA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,671.72 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVCHUCK, RICHARD S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,671.72 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOETAN, OLUSEYE O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,671.72 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,671.68 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $107,670.81 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE C Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $107,670.49 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, RAFAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $107,670.23 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JOEL R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $107,670.15 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, MARY M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,669.56 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,668.17 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $107,667.42 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DONALD D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $107,666.04 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSKIN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,664.49 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EDWARD P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $107,664.26 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, LEONARD M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $107,663.28 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMANN, WANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,660.26 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWANGER, DONNA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,660.17 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DAVID Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,659.34 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROZZI, MARIO J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $107,659.24 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRE, PETER M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $107,658.82 Date 12/08/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, JEROME Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,658.82 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHERINE T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,658.81 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, KARL G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $107,658.81 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, PHILLIP B Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $107,658.81 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, RUEY-JIA Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $107,658.81 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHE, MARC F Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $107,658.81 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,658.38 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASKEY, JOSEPH F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $107,656.85 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, WILLIAM C Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $107,656.29 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHUK, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,656.04 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, CATHERINE J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $107,655.54 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MARGARITA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $107,655.28 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RICHARD S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $107,654.78 Date 06/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY-HARKIN, JO ANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,654.55 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AUNDRAY, III Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $107,653.81 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONE, CARL E, JR Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $107,653.67 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, DAVID Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $107,653.00 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, DAVID F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $107,652.48 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREISHPOON-WEISS, LISA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $107,652.14 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHARSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $107,650.93 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, MATHIS O A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $107,649.39 Date 12/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESIDENT, JUNIOR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,649.37 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTON, GARY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,648.35 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, STEVEN C Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $107,648.07 Date 05/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, TROY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $107,647.68 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOSEPH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,646.76 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLKOWISKI, ARYE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,646.76 Date 12/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $107,646.24 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,645.90 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMAKKALA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,645.46 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRSAKOV, ALEXANDER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,645.46 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UFKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,645.46 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, LEWIS, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,644.90 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARIELLO, JULIUS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,644.68 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTIE, WILLIAM K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $107,644.68 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, ANGELITA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,644.38 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINAULT, DE WAYNE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,643.42 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $107,642.34 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBHOLZ, JOHN T Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $107,641.88 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANTY, CARL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,641.76 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, SHANE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,641.75 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORKA, JOHN J Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $107,641.56 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $107,641.43 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEULLETEAU, DARREN L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $107,641.05 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, HOLLY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,640.78 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, JAN K.M. Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,638.96 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHRYN H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,638.18 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DAVID B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $107,637.05 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB, MATHEW Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $107,636.94 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCIONE, SAMUEL F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $107,636.92 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System