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 CARROLL, JAMES W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,521.47 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, ROBERT H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $106,520.26 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIERY, DOUGLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,518.91 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ADAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $106,517.89 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EFRAIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,517.01 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKALA, FRANK M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $106,516.87 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUAIRS, NANCY M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $106,516.65 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,515.37 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, RICHARD K Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $106,514.98 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPETIELLO, AMODIO T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $106,514.08 Date 03/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,513.70 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ANDREW K Employer name Town of Greece Amount $106,513.22 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC FARLANE, ROBERT T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $106,512.52 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARGIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $106,512.10 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA, BRENDA R Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $106,510.93 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRIMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $106,510.55 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOHN T Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $106,509.28 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOBAKHARE, LUCKY O Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $106,508.48 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GRAZYNA Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $106,508.24 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JUANA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $106,506.72 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOEL F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $106,506.59 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, JANET D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $106,506.19 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRILOZZI, ALEXANDER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $106,506.02 Date 08/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $106,504.20 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERWIN, ADRIENNE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $106,503.08 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $106,502.99 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERIN, JEFFREY M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $106,502.94 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLI, BRIAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,501.29 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, TODD C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,501.07 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAISHAWNNA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $106,499.96 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, NEAL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $106,499.77 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, DENNIS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,499.25 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARIA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $106,498.72 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ANTHONY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $106,498.06 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, MICHAEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $106,497.50 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, BRIAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,496.68 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,496.41 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JANINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $106,496.40 Date 09/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, CHRISTIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,496.13 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, AGNES A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $106,494.42 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,485.98 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUMAN, ROBERT T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $106,483.05 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $106,483.05 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, FANNY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,482.35 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TYRELLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,479.96 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,479.00 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, YVONNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,478.20 Date 09/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JAMIE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,477.24 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $106,476.17 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENETTOZZI, DONALD E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $106,475.23 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $106,472.62 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPONI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $106,472.59 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,472.14 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LAURA S Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $106,471.48 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CRAIG T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,471.00 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINEBERG, ALISON B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $106,469.14 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, ERIC R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,465.59 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,464.96 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIANI, THOMAS L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $106,463.20 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, JOSEPH H Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $106,462.40 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MARK T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $106,461.66 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPEL, JEREMY M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $106,460.89 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL, STEPHANIE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $106,460.81 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHI, DAVID R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $106,459.80 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDTIS, JOHN J Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $106,459.79 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGUIRE, MATTHEW J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $106,459.16 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JASON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,459.12 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARDINSKI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,459.10 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, BERNARD A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,456.50 Date 06/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, STACEY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $106,456.19 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ELLEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,454.60 Date 10/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, SUZANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,454.60 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SIDNEY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $106,453.01 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JERMAINE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,452.29 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ROBERT C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $106,451.42 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTHONE, KATHLEEN R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $106,449.62 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIGRASS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $106,449.48 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,446.40 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEA, CHAD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,445.28 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUDON, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,444.00 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $106,443.37 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARAM, ALFRED A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $106,443.35 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYEAR, JAMES L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $106,442.57 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MICHELE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $106,441.40 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $106,441.19 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ANNE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,441.13 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $106,440.47 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,435.82 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GILLIAN N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,434.75 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, XIAO Y Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $106,433.59 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JUDD D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $106,432.73 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ERICKA LYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,430.96 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ROGER C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $106,430.45 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIO, DENNY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $106,425.84 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $106,425.15 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARK A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,425.11 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, GEOFFREY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,422.16 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,422.00 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, GARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,421.70 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,418.74 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System