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 DESAI, RUPAL K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,161.84 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANE-HOWARD, BETH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,159.88 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LIMA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,159.14 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,158.95 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATIRYA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,157.67 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORNA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $107,157.25 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MYRNA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,155.80 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, GERALD R Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $107,155.06 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, SCOTT A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $107,153.95 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIECNIKOWSKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,153.42 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUDT, STEPHEN W Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $107,149.96 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOURDINE, DENISE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,147.95 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, PAULINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,147.93 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $107,147.19 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARLAND-SCOTT, ROSEMARY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $107,146.62 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATELY, MOIRA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $107,145.12 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CAMMIE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $107,141.73 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, SIRI A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $107,141.34 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK-MURPHY, MARY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $107,139.41 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, BENJAMIN F Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $107,139.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANGELA P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $107,138.03 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZER, ANDREW J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $107,137.28 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, TODD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $107,136.13 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTOZZI, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $107,135.59 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, ALEXIS Employer name Putnam County Amount $107,134.80 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, BARBARA Employer name Putnam County Amount $107,134.80 Date 07/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, DEAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $107,130.56 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,129.75 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAULISI, DOUGLAS J, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $107,129.42 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPKA, TERRY L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $107,129.12 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SONTE M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $107,127.44 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENCHAK, KEVIN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,126.46 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ANDREA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,125.99 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFKIN, SHERI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,124.85 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VODA, DENISE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,123.85 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRAM, LATIFA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,122.62 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY-O'KEEFFE, MARY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,120.84 Date 08/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLA, BRANDON L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $107,118.62 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLECKER, VICTORIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,116.45 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROH, ADRIENNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,116.27 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHSTEIN, ROBERT B Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $107,115.97 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, STEVEN T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $107,115.25 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALICATA, KAREN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $107,114.57 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERY, TERRY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $107,113.96 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,112.03 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, FARON L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,111.64 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVINO, AUGUSTO Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $107,111.08 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,111.03 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,106.42 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDSCHUH, MARIE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,106.01 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $107,105.53 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHI, RALPH C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $107,104.91 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE-HARRIS, SAMANTHA P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $107,104.18 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $107,102.78 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $107,099.04 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITANO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $107,098.24 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ALLEN S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $107,095.71 Date 12/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JAMES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $107,094.38 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVEUR, CAMEL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $107,093.36 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, SANDRA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,093.09 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANNE MARGUERITE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBERIAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JANE ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DANIEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHARINE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ-DUARTE, CARMEN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASEUS, TOMAS G Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYLAHN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZEJEWSKI, GERALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAG, DILIP K Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOTSKY, WENDY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMULA, DEREK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKING, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 02/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, CAROL Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LLOYD R Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,092.54 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,092.54 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERMEL, GUNAR P Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,092.54 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKE, MARK D Employer name Department of State Amount $107,092.54 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,092.54 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, CARMEN, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, LAUREN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELESKO, CAROL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $107,092.54 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHILI NASAB, MANSOUR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOHN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DAVID W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOSEPH F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 05/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DONALD F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, FARHAN F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWAN, PETER C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, RICHARD T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEON, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDEL, CHARLES E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, MATHEW C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,092.54 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System