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 LAUBACHER, ALLISON B Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $107,499.28 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKINREFON, AKINWALE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,499.08 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLGREN, TOBIAS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,497.67 Date 11/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPLINA, NICHOLAS O Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,497.31 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PHILIP M Employer name Albany County Amount $107,496.12 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATRICIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,495.44 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONIAN, JOHN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,495.18 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,492.98 Date 04/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUS, LAUREN JANE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,491.72 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,491.26 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURST, STEPHEN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,490.63 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, NANCY J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $107,490.63 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, JAMES Employer name Education Department Amount $107,490.50 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, GEORGE I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,486.39 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFANO, VINCENT Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,486.38 Date 02/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, RONALD K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, FRANK C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, CHACKO P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, ANTHONY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULOSE, SAJU K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAQUEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,486.34 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, THAD L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $107,485.67 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODUNSI, AYOTUNDE O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,484.39 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROHAN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,484.36 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGTON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $107,484.36 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSINE, STEPHEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,484.00 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,483.95 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLON, JUNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $107,483.15 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDS, WARREN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,482.82 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONTANARO, LAURA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,480.07 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLA, KELLI-ANN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,479.46 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, DENISE G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $107,477.91 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DANIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,477.46 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APRILE, DOMINICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,476.60 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, MAHEALANI Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $107,476.52 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM-MOORE, DARRELL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $107,476.12 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $107,475.08 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TAWYA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,474.13 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PORE, ROCCO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,473.24 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, PAUL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,472.39 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGILANTE, JOHN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $107,470.62 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARETTI, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Chester Amount $107,470.36 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALONSO-ALBERT, JENNIFER D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,469.43 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOUSIS, THOMAS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $107,467.60 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, CHRIS J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $107,467.36 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, ANTHONY P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $107,465.65 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, JAMI E Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,465.38 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,465.23 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CAILIN C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $107,462.42 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNETT, SARAH T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,462.42 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, SEAN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $107,462.40 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $107,460.62 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, GARY S Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $107,459.79 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUGEBAUER, RICHARD Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $107,459.79 Date 04/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, SHEILA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,458.42 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, PAMM L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $107,458.38 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KEITH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $107,453.79 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KRISTIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,453.50 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRIAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,451.46 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABONE, ANGELO J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,451.12 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, OREN S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,449.70 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOULETTE, DAVID J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $107,449.56 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, RICHARD J Employer name Orange County Amount $107,447.48 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRIS A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $107,447.40 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGUS, LEE S Employer name Orange County Amount $107,447.24 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELL-NUNN, SCHELLEY E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $107,447.04 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIUK, FRED W, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,446.57 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,446.30 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, RICHARD F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $107,446.30 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PREUX, RICHARD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,444.91 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSUI, CHUNYIP Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,442.92 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, RAYMOND L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,442.02 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCIMENTO, TIMOTHY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,440.29 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAITH, SCOT C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $107,439.81 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,439.33 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEICHER, ROBERT H Employer name City of Troy Amount $107,437.09 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DWAYNE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,436.65 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, JASON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,436.26 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASKY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,434.62 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DOROTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,433.81 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MARIA DEL C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,432.75 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, WILLIAM A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,432.40 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVIEDO, YVONNE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,432.01 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLINSKI, MARIUSZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,432.00 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, ROLLIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,431.81 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KIM E Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,431.76 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,431.74 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIOTI, JOHN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,431.74 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,431.74 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCHALIS, GEORGE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $107,431.73 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TRACEY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $107,431.70 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,427.91 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDLER, SIMON G Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,427.63 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, MICHELE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,426.60 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, DENNIS R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,426.47 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, ROCHELLE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,425.96 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBALA, MICHELLE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,424.53 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $107,423.38 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, ANDRE T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,423.09 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $107,422.11 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System