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 SALVATO, STEVEN J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $103,937.30 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABETSO, NICK Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $103,936.87 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $103,935.78 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUKALA, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $103,935.46 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-ROC, MARIE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $103,934.13 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, MARIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,933.10 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JOHN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,932.33 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $103,929.37 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JUSTIN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,928.82 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, MARK D Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $103,928.75 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WALTER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,928.17 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTERMAN, CHERYL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,927.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, DAVID E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,925.00 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLABEK, DONALD E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $103,924.76 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $103,924.40 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, STEVEN J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $103,923.72 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDARARAJAN, KUENWEI L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $103,923.71 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $103,922.74 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $103,921.30 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIAROT, JULIE S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $103,920.00 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DENNIS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $103,918.98 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOR, ALBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,918.61 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ASHLEY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,918.40 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, THOMAS V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,917.68 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANTA, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $103,917.62 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, LINDA M Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $103,912.75 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, JOSEPH V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,912.14 Date 11/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARESKI, LISA A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $103,910.10 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARLA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,908.79 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, PAUL P, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,907.50 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, LISA H Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,907.30 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, THOMAS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $103,907.11 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LUCIA, PAUL F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $103,906.97 Date 11/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINHOLD-YOUNGS, MARILYN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $103,906.13 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCZAK, JOSEPH C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $103,903.73 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, WILLIAM W Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,902.98 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $103,901.16 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $103,900.00 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLARAS, THOMAS J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $103,899.91 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, TODD R Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,899.57 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHATT, PETER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,898.40 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, THOMAS F Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $103,896.54 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $103,896.45 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,896.00 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,895.35 Date 02/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,895.33 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THABIT, SAMIA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,894.96 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,894.92 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRO, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $103,891.32 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,890.80 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $103,890.70 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RUSSELL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,888.35 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,888.34 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERGO, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,886.82 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOTTI, MARIA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $103,886.56 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FERN R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $103,886.17 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $103,885.20 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, NANCY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,885.20 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELJACKSON, JANET Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,885.20 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, FRED Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $103,884.21 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIETER, STEVEN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $103,883.89 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SEAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,882.65 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, PATRICIA B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,881.60 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEZZI, MARY R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $103,880.67 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERNEST Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,878.28 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, HENRY, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $103,876.61 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEN, ROBERT F Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $103,875.67 Date 02/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,875.34 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $103,875.07 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILION, DAVID R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,874.48 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ERIC N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $103,874.48 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENKO, JANE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $103,872.09 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $103,871.65 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAGINE, DINO M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,871.42 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, RONALD C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,871.16 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSUF, ADEEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,870.40 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,869.92 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANO, SAM P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,868.94 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, EDWYN W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $103,868.79 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, MELVIN Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $103,868.57 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YUN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $103,867.04 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, THOMAS J Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $103,866.79 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,866.50 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,864.51 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAPESE, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $103,862.16 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUS, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,860.87 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENZEL, ANDREW P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,860.80 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, ERIC A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $103,859.70 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTACCIO, JOSEPH S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,858.24 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, PETER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $103,856.44 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPEL, JOANNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,855.83 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUY, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,855.83 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOSEPH V Employer name Education Department Amount $103,855.83 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAMPBELL, KAY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $103,855.83 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAO, WENJUN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $103,855.83 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, STACEY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,855.67 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, DONN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,855.26 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,854.37 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATES, DENISE D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $103,853.88 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORCHAK, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $103,853.88 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System