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 GRZYWACZEWSKI, JOHN C Employer name Village of Chester Amount $96,938.77 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,938.18 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMERSO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,938.18 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONG, SO-PING Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,937.78 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LISA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,936.92 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CAROL C Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $96,936.00 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,935.93 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, ARTHUR F, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,935.70 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,935.68 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,935.49 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELCHAK, NICHOLAS Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,935.30 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $96,934.47 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, PEGGY-SUE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,933.27 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATHODATHIL, NISHA T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,932.35 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, YUN Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,932.09 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, LAURIE G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,930.74 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, KEILA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,929.90 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATT, MARY H Employer name Cornell University Amount $96,928.44 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JUNE A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $96,928.23 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHARKOVSKY, TATYANA O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $96,928.16 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $96,927.53 Date 11/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVLER, JOAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,926.42 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUERS, MATTHEW Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,926.18 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOUGH, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,925.09 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHAWN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,924.21 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEISING, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,923.16 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, PATRICK A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,923.01 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MORALES D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,922.89 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,921.88 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CLEMONT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,921.73 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERNE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,921.72 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, MATTHEW A Employer name Erie County Amount $96,921.53 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRENDAN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $96,920.91 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBA, ROBERT P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $96,920.73 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, GARY D Employer name Erie County Amount $96,919.71 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, EDWARD W, II Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $96,919.42 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, AMYLYN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,919.18 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPLE, MICHELLE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,918.86 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LA IVY T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,918.52 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSAS, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,918.33 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, KIPPY G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,916.82 Date 01/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANACH, JEREMY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,916.81 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHNER, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $96,916.29 Date 09/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEKIYANTS, ZARA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,916.04 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, JEFFERY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,915.93 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,915.46 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JASON J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $96,915.29 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPELBAUM, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,915.11 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTRZEMSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,914.85 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CHARLES M Employer name City of Utica Amount $96,914.68 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANQUI, NORBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,913.15 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDO, LAWRENCE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,911.23 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARGREY, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $96,911.18 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHEARN, ERIN K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,910.48 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIN, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,910.45 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LINDA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,910.31 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KERRY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,909.79 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, JAMES T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,909.57 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, PAMELA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,908.79 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $96,908.70 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, JOHN Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $96,908.36 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER-BROWN, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,908.27 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFNAGEL, NORA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,907.42 Date 03/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNIANI, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,907.03 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, CEDRIC A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,903.10 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHARAR, DENNIS M Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,902.81 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, THOMAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,901.92 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLADOC, ANGELICA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,901.77 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD W Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $96,901.71 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABITO, JOSEPH J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $96,901.67 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDFIELD, JOSHUA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $96,900.46 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINOT, KEZIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,899.84 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, RICHARD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,898.76 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTT, ALVIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,898.02 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATTINGER, MARK Employer name City of Auburn Amount $96,897.87 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHHART, JILL A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $96,897.68 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICK J, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $96,897.33 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, JILLIAN M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $96,897.27 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN H Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $96,897.06 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, MINJIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,897.00 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHKOW, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $96,896.87 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, MATTHEW E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $96,896.84 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSINGER, TODD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,894.93 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURRELL, NICCOLE H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,894.09 Date 07/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,893.93 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYGART, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $96,892.36 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALJEVIC, TINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,892.23 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIJO, ERIC R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $96,892.08 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISCOE, DENIS A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,891.90 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPLHAM, PAMELA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,891.43 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, TERRY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $96,889.59 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, OSMAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,889.58 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,888.92 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADYSZ, MAX A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $96,888.58 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, LEE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $96,888.30 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $96,886.93 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, JOSEPH, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,886.66 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECHOWSKI, MINDY M Employer name Erie County Amount $96,886.54 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLRICH, GILLES C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,886.36 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROICKE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,885.43 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System