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 SCHARA, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $104,407.18 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUFFHAMMER, THOMAS S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, ALICE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EMERY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBKA, JOHN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CELLE, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYON, PAUL E, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,407.16 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DIANE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,407.16 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ROBYN M Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $104,407.03 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,406.83 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INZANA, DAVID E Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,406.77 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMER, GREGORY P Employer name Erie County Amount $104,406.74 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LELLA, PAUL J JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,406.74 Date 09/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $104,406.48 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWEIS, JOANNE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,406.18 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART-MILLER, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,406.18 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLILLO, THOMAS Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $104,405.86 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,404.04 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TONY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,403.02 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, ANTHONY N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,402.72 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WNEK, JESSICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,402.26 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,401.44 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGAS, ANTONIO B Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,399.78 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,399.76 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SCOTT Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $104,399.59 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JING Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $104,398.87 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,398.58 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RITA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,397.60 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, KATHLEEN MARY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $104,397.02 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFEL, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,396.76 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEGAS, FRANKLIN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $104,395.18 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,394.99 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESENBERGER, RODD A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $104,394.37 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBEAULT, MAURA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,390.26 Date 12/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAVARO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $104,390.18 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, ALLISON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,390.00 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MARGARET A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $104,388.61 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, TERESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,388.44 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, ALVIN, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,386.92 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLE, MARC P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $104,386.85 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINT, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,386.69 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAICHEL, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $104,385.84 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAMER-VAN PATTEN, SUSAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,385.58 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, WILLIAM S Employer name City of Fulton Amount $104,384.49 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMANDIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,384.35 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JEFFREY H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $104,384.28 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, ROBERT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,384.28 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECER, GREGG M Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,383.76 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RITA K Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $104,382.31 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, DANA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,382.26 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,381.16 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DONNA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $104,381.08 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINO, LEO W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $104,380.90 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSON, MAUREEN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $104,380.15 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANIL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,379.86 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $104,379.86 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHEL, JEANINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,379.86 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEHAFER, PETER B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,379.86 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, KENT P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,379.86 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, SCOTT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,379.86 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, T STEWART, III Employer name Education Department Amount $104,379.86 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SING-WAI, STORME M Employer name Education Department Amount $104,379.86 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, SANDRA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,379.86 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,378.82 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBUR, STEPHEN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $104,378.82 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERKIRCHER, ADAM R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $104,378.02 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODNIESINSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,377.52 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISHER-SPIERS, JESSIE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $104,376.93 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CECILIA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,375.25 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, LEE P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $104,375.16 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, NATACHA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,374.19 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, EDWIN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $104,372.98 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, IVAN A, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,372.22 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAIKIN, EDEN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,372.01 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCH, JOHN T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $104,370.96 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLTE, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,370.06 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, CHARLOTTE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,368.22 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, FLORA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $104,366.82 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $104,366.27 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ANNE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $104,364.88 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $104,364.13 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUB, COREY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $104,364.00 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAELEEN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $104,364.00 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANN B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $104,364.00 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORICK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,364.00 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINEO, SCOTT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,364.00 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBEK, AMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,364.00 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCOIN, ROGER F Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $104,364.00 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKEE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,362.96 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSBENDER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $104,361.66 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRABITO, JOHN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,361.00 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADE, MAUREEN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,360.99 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $104,358.78 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANTHONY, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $104,358.61 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $104,357.50 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SEAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,356.94 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETTI, BONNIE C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $104,356.05 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZZI, PETER J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $104,354.65 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System