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 ARSENAULT, JOHN S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $104,620.23 Date 04/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARALIS, DIONYSSIOS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, PAMELA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, JAMES P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, LAWRENCE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, BRIAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $104,619.24 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, VIVIAN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $104,619.24 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNE D Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, XUE-YING Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHNA, IZABELA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YONG Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, EUNKYUE Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMNICKA, DOROTA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $104,619.24 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK-TALARICO, KATHRYN Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $104,619.24 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGLAND, GARY Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $104,619.24 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDO, RAYMUNDO T Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $104,619.24 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, STUART V Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $104,619.24 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, TOMASINA F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, LAURA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSON, MICHELE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGER, ELIZABETH H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, DAVID Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 03/04/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANTS-DAUGHTREY, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, SUSANNE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,619.24 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFFITT, KARI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $104,619.24 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,617.57 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, BRENDA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,617.50 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LYNNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $104,616.50 Date 11/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVAN, ANTONIA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,615.56 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, BRIAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $104,615.36 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELL, BRIAN EDWARD Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $104,614.38 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, PIPPA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,614.29 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, TODD N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $104,613.33 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONIDES, KENNETH S Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $104,612.55 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWYGERT, MICHELLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $104,612.39 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, IRENE C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,609.43 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, EDWIN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $104,609.28 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSKY, DEBRA B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $104,607.90 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, ISABEL C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,607.62 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, JOLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,607.33 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAN, COLETTE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,607.27 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TIMOTHY W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $104,606.86 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, JOSEPH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $104,604.60 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKLES, PERRY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,604.53 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT-FORGUE, NANCY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,604.51 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SUSAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,603.43 Date 04/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $104,602.51 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZIER, CORNELL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,601.87 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, JASON D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $104,600.60 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ANTHONY P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,600.54 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $104,599.09 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,597.86 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DAVID P Employer name Columbia County Amount $104,597.75 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, NICOLE L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $104,597.50 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AIMEE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,597.26 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, SCOTT A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $104,596.16 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,594.88 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNAZZO, VINCENT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,594.17 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATSOUKAS, ULYSSES V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,593.91 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIRADO-RAMOS, YOLANDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $104,592.74 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, PAUL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAVALI, NILESH K Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREK, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, ZHIMIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, HAROLD R Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, LAWRENCE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUI, HAIXIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,592.54 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Law Amount $104,592.54 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of State Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGE, DAVID V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, MARTHA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNICK, DIANE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, WILLIAM C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, TERRENCE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, JOHN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL CHASE, KATHLEEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBLUM, PAUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPA, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITT, THERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NANCY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,592.54 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, PETER Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 03/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYFOR, ZENON G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHIRI, PRATIP K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHART, JOHN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMORODION, TAS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWATHIL, KURUVILLA Z Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICARD, MARY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, EDWARD R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 06/19/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZER, MICHAEL F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,592.54 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, CHRISTINE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,592.54 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,592.54 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TRACY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,592.54 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System