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 BASHAW, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $106,687.47 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $106,685.88 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GEORGE B Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $106,684.06 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELOSKY, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,683.62 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUILKIN, RICHARD D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,681.36 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTERTON, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,680.43 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,678.00 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $106,676.98 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERL, NERINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,675.60 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,675.48 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $106,673.25 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DONALD J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $106,671.88 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,669.02 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, SHAUN D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $106,666.04 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $106,665.46 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, PHILIP E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $106,665.33 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICARILLO, SUSAN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $106,661.40 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,661.31 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $106,658.76 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JESSICA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,658.38 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,657.97 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, LISA B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,657.89 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOSEPH T Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,657.75 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THADAL, MARIE E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $106,657.32 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISULA, MICHAEL E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $106,656.15 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABATOY, ALFRED M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $106,655.83 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLGER, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,655.56 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAHAN, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,655.13 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $106,654.55 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEICHTY, TODD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $106,653.77 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATUEMUTIMA, GERSON T Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $106,652.93 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYESH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,652.00 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICCO, DEBBIE T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,650.62 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,650.03 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBA, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $106,649.52 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, PHILIPPE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,649.12 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBSKI, THOMAS Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $106,647.40 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIHLBORG, GERARD E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,645.08 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, THERESA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,643.34 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, NINA G, MRS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,643.34 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, EILEEN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,643.34 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $106,643.34 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, LYNN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,643.24 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVADIA-KALLENBERG, SHARI O Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $106,641.76 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERKIN, CRAIG A Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $106,641.60 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVINIO, ALEXANDER T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $106,640.81 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $106,640.05 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, ANDREW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,639.90 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, KEVIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,639.60 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICOLA, VINCENT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,639.60 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, FREDRICK A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $106,639.38 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DANIEL L Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $106,639.27 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,639.08 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARK A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $106,639.04 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASBERGER, GARY J Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $106,638.26 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, MOHAN G S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $106,638.22 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, LOUIS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,637.38 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $106,636.95 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, BARRY JAY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,635.74 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUNA, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,635.37 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, VERONICA A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $106,634.61 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, CLAIRE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $106,632.76 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $106,632.38 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, STEVEN M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $106,631.29 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CONRAD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,630.72 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIOL, THOMAS R.R. Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,625.23 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDAL I Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $106,624.61 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, STEPHEN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $106,623.12 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLO, ANTHONY W Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,622.87 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZERO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,622.23 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, BRENDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $106,618.04 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, SCOTT C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,613.02 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFEY, ANDREW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $106,612.36 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADE, THOMAS A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $106,612.15 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $106,610.76 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, TODD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,609.91 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $106,609.75 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DWAYNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $106,608.46 Date 04/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAUL M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $106,608.16 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDGETTE, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,607.59 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, KEITH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $106,607.58 Date 10/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, JOHN L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $106,605.82 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMINSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $106,605.04 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, PATRICK M Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $106,604.75 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUNKEY, KENJU L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,603.60 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,603.57 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, LORETTA B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,603.50 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $106,601.05 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMIO, GERALD V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,600.40 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KEITH M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $106,598.67 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOHANNA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $106,598.51 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAO, PETER C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $106,598.49 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASELEKOS, GEORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,598.21 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY-CAUTHEN, MONA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,597.84 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHANSON, MARC D Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $106,597.72 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $106,597.10 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISNER, CAMERON G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,596.99 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, RICKY Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $106,591.96 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ROBERT R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $106,591.69 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OISHEI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $106,591.20 Date 05/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System