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 MORGESE, ANDREW Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $106,338.26 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTRELLI, PAULA Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,338.07 Date 06/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONNELLA, VITO, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $106,336.56 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMOGES, JENNIFER F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,334.80 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERSTEIN, LORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,332.10 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, DEBORAH L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,330.05 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PUT-LAMERAND, LORINE A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $106,326.79 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $106,323.72 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKHANDWALA, BANU S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,321.60 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAY, LINDA F Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $106,321.25 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHITTS, NELSON Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,320.28 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, STEVE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,319.19 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENIG, SCOTT M Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $106,318.60 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONOWICZ, WITOLD Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $106,317.45 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ANNE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,316.67 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDA, MICHAEL E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $106,315.86 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMNIEWICZ, VALENTINE T, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $106,315.52 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, SANDRA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,314.82 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYANO, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,314.00 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $106,311.70 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, JUMAR Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,310.25 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, LYMAN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $106,310.07 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,309.45 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODAK, AMY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $106,305.78 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, ROCCO A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $106,305.37 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $106,304.82 Date 03/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, DANIEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $106,303.68 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, RANDY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,302.76 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, CAROL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,302.09 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, TOMMY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,301.81 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILMORE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $106,299.17 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, SONDRA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,298.77 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $106,298.35 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $106,297.71 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MONIQUE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,297.42 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARNEY, JEANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $106,297.27 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, WEN-LI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $106,296.50 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYDERMAN, YURY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $106,294.71 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZ, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $106,292.60 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,291.65 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMUEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,291.12 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELAROWSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $106,291.04 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, RICHARD T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $106,289.80 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYTA, MARGARET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,289.17 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,288.16 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Chester Amount $106,283.57 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROL T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $106,282.89 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOHN J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $106,282.77 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $106,282.47 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTERE, DAVID G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,281.57 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DARLENE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $106,280.98 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLADYS L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $106,280.33 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $106,280.28 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VADAS, PAUL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $106,279.90 Date 06/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, EILEEN M Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $106,279.52 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHINELLI, DOMENICO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,279.22 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, SUSAN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $106,277.43 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NORMAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $106,276.90 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, JASON G Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $106,274.07 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATCHETT, RONALD R, II Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $106,273.29 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILE, CONNIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,269.46 Date 08/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOUB, SOMMER H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ROMEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, GERARD L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, OLGA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, DEREK A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,269.37 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLANSKY, LINDA A Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $106,269.27 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILTSER, VIATCHESLAV Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $106,268.76 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VICKIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $106,265.38 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIISKA, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,263.78 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YURACK, TODD J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $106,263.66 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,263.62 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, JOSEPH L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,262.13 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, DANIEL T Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $106,260.97 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPF, AUDREY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $106,260.15 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAREY, JOHN I Employer name Orange County Amount $106,258.64 Date 01/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MONIQUE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,258.44 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DARRYL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,254.63 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMARCIK, STEPHEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,254.60 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,254.60 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOECKER, CHERYL A Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $106,252.65 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,251.15 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $106,250.16 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FESSHA, MESSAYE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,250.00 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AINSLEY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,248.13 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MIGUEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,244.95 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DURIEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,244.71 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $106,244.69 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGONE, JOAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,242.84 Date 10/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, MARCIA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,242.01 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RAYMOND W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,242.01 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS X Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,242.01 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KAREN C Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $106,239.42 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANK, JENNIFER K Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $106,238.52 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NICOLA, ROBERT R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $106,236.53 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,236.00 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,235.90 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JEFFERY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $106,235.90 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLSTORF, RONALD P Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $106,234.43 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System