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 SCHAEFER, PETER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $107,340.00 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN Employer name City of Rye Amount $107,339.77 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,337.05 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, RANDY C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,336.39 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY N Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $107,335.16 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGBUZIEM, AFULENU I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,334.88 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODOR, TRACY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,334.47 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LILIANA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,333.23 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, MARIA AGNES F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,331.79 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JOANNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $107,331.17 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATHEW P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,330.93 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JANICE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,330.22 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREGEDOR, JOHN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $107,329.77 Date 02/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKES, KEVIN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,328.00 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,327.43 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, PAMELA M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $107,327.01 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Putnam County Amount $107,326.14 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SHAWN E Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $107,325.71 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONIFACIO, STEVEN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,323.96 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRTON, MADELINE D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $107,323.44 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,322.66 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,322.65 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, EDWARD W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $107,322.64 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGO, REGINA E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $107,322.38 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, SIGIMOL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $107,321.30 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMADA, CIRILINA B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,321.23 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,320.95 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,320.85 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANN, PRESCOTT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $107,319.97 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHERSBERGER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,319.49 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $107,319.39 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBERTO, LOUIS S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,318.92 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSTEIN, MARK F Employer name Education Department Amount $107,318.39 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHNER, JESSICA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,312.69 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,312.33 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, ANNA ROSA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,312.33 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $107,311.89 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORETTI, DANIEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,311.67 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, JUAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,310.67 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, JANET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,309.55 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAST, DENNIS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,307.06 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLICO, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,306.15 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHINY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,305.87 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $107,305.59 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUREK, CHESTER J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,303.84 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKHSHTUT, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $107,303.46 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEO, RICHARD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,302.94 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JEREMY W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,302.94 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, THOMAS P, III Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $107,301.95 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENERCHIA, ANTHONY Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $107,301.84 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, PATRICK J Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $107,299.94 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ROBERT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $107,299.51 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, ROBERT, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,297.97 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, GERARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,296.66 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFRIED, RUSSELL J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $107,293.90 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOVONE, TRAVIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,293.71 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, ANGELA A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $107,293.02 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUZID, OMAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,292.83 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTER, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,292.68 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANNY P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $107,292.61 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $107,290.96 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGLER, GARY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $107,290.33 Date 06/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, GREGORY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $107,290.08 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $107,288.66 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, WAYNE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,287.52 Date 07/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,287.47 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOEL L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $107,285.52 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, DAVID J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $107,285.38 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,285.35 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAIRIS, VANESSA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $107,283.90 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, CRAIG T Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,283.55 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $107,282.34 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $107,280.59 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERMANN, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $107,279.86 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PENNY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,279.86 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LEROY Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,279.25 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,277.92 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,276.45 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTIERRA, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,276.00 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $107,275.94 Date 10/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $107,272.50 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMARZO, MARGARET ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,272.00 Date 08/23/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,272.00 Date 06/13/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, CARL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $107,272.00 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, BRENDON F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,271.78 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUVATSOS, BILLY F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,269.68 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LISA R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $107,269.42 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, RANDY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,269.37 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $107,268.71 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTWICK, DIANA O Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,268.09 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKMANN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $107,266.27 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FOY, OLUWOLE A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $107,264.76 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, CURTIS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,263.86 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, ELAINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,263.78 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,263.59 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,262.46 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKATOS, JOSEPH A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $107,261.41 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, JOHN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $107,260.92 Date 02/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, JULIA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,260.72 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DEVIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,258.92 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System