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 WEINSTEIN, MARK A Employer name Education Department Amount $105,356.08 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, JOGGESHWAR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $105,355.33 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHM, KENNETH H Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,355.29 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, RANDY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,354.65 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAN, SCOTTIE J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,354.43 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, NICOLE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,353.77 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAETANO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,352.81 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHZADPOUR, NASER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,352.00 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYER, HEMA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,352.00 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARK F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $105,351.00 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SNEHAL D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $105,350.24 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,350.10 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $105,349.60 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHABER, HOPE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,349.56 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSADIAYE, AUSTINE O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,349.06 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, RICHARD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,347.52 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PAMELA S Employer name Portville CSD Amount $105,347.31 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, IVAN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $105,343.03 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDECKER, MARYELLEN M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $105,343.00 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RAFAEL D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $105,341.17 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, MICHAEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $105,339.43 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMARA, KADIJATU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,338.31 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUAB, CORAZON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,338.24 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, JAMES M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $105,337.28 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHINELLA, BETH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $105,336.59 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DERRICK Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $105,336.34 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DONAHUE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,335.66 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, PAUL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $105,335.00 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSZTYN, HARRIET Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $105,334.34 Date 08/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, GERRY Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $105,333.01 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, PETER C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $105,332.67 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JAMES P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $105,328.27 Date 03/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, TODD J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,326.85 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, ELLEN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,326.00 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, ALFRED M, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $105,324.89 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVALKENBURG, PAUL Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $105,324.70 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $105,324.42 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DENNIS C Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $105,323.31 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBEN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $105,321.12 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, KATRICE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,321.06 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHEN, DAVID O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $105,320.49 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLYN D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $105,319.91 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ASHLEY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,319.27 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES C, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $105,318.97 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,317.50 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTENSON, CATHY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,316.08 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, MICKEY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $105,315.15 Date 02/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,315.00 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, JONATHAN P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $105,314.65 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGERMAN, LINDSEY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,314.20 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, ROSEMARY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $105,313.80 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, THOMAS M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $105,313.01 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $105,312.79 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCE, BRANDON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,309.73 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURA, JASON W Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,308.88 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZA, HORACE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,307.69 Date 01/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDELL, BRIAN T Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $105,305.89 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVAN, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $105,305.65 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $105,305.25 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, KRISTINE K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,304.81 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, DARRELL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $105,304.67 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANPIERRE, SELINA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,303.70 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $105,303.47 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,303.36 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,303.36 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAK, KEVIN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $105,303.27 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALL, DAVID E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $105,303.12 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $105,301.74 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUSTIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,300.11 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINDER, ALAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,300.00 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $105,300.00 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, ALYSON M, MS Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $105,297.80 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $105,297.65 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMPERIS, MARIA Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $105,295.75 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JENNIFER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $105,295.18 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, EDWARD W, II Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $105,291.42 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRENDA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $105,288.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIANO, JAMES M Employer name Ulster County Amount $105,286.62 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,286.04 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Chemung County Amount $105,285.30 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, RHONDA Z Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $105,284.66 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KRISTY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,284.37 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $105,283.98 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $105,283.52 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, ANDRE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $105,281.40 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREVELE, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,280.00 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYLE, MARIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,280.00 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLYER, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,280.00 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $105,279.92 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMMINGS, JAMES J, III Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $105,279.60 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, PHILIP D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $105,277.58 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN H Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $105,275.55 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYSTRAK, CATHY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $105,275.51 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MONICA L Employer name Education Department Amount $105,270.88 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANGELO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,269.89 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZAFERRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,268.79 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, GERALD S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $105,266.56 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANO, KATALIN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $105,266.46 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEGER, MARC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,264.63 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,261.39 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System