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 RUBI, JEPTHE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $103,581.16 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONNAPALLI, CLARENCE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,580.35 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,579.66 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $103,579.52 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANTHONY M Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $103,579.18 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,579.12 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, LORI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,579.10 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, YOLANDA N Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $103,578.33 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RAYMOND L Employer name Education Department Amount $103,578.23 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, MERCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,577.64 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, RONALD V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $103,577.48 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JANINE R WOOD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $103,575.33 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIGAN, JEFFREY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $103,574.88 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, JAMES Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $103,573.90 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, KEITH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,573.64 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEL, JASON P Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,572.17 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YING Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $103,571.57 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLTOWSKY, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,570.82 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCKOWIAK, DAVID T Employer name Erie County Amount $103,570.05 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIES TAGGART, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $103,569.74 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GEORGE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,567.96 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DEIRDRE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,567.28 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SUZANNE M Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $103,567.23 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, THERESA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $103,565.37 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURCHER, MARY BETH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $103,565.23 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, STEPHANIE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,564.09 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTERE, CAROLE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $103,563.33 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $103,563.04 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDWIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,562.61 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LA KENYA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,562.34 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $103,562.09 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHOLZNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $103,561.93 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SHANNON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,561.18 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRANDON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,560.33 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $103,560.06 Date 10/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, SANDY N Employer name Education Department Amount $103,559.73 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEFELD, MELISSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,559.73 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYTON, JUANITA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,558.07 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANELLA, JAMES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $103,557.45 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, JAY A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $103,555.99 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, SHAWN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,555.70 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, VICKY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $103,555.57 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, LEONARD W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $103,554.25 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDO, LESLIE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $103,553.83 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $103,553.75 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENKIN, DANIEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $103,553.49 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, VICKI LYNN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $103,552.71 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLEY, JOHN V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,552.17 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROSLAWSKI, JAMES K Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $103,552.09 Date 04/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUATRO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,551.86 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARGARITA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,551.44 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $103,550.99 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ROBERT S, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,548.11 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODA, PETER M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $103,546.42 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES W Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $103,545.94 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, PATRICK P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $103,544.82 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $103,544.70 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, YAJAIRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $103,544.52 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DAVID E Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,542.89 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPA, MICHAEL J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $103,542.63 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINIERI, ANTHONY V Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $103,542.43 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBMAN, DMITRY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $103,539.44 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JAYA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $103,539.02 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENWICK, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,539.02 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMHALL, CARIANNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,539.02 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLAUDIA JEAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,539.02 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHAJ, AMY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $103,538.89 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, JAMES A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $103,538.49 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALERYCH-JANUS, BEATA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $103,537.38 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, SCOTT M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $103,537.28 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,534.86 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINOLA, PAUL J Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $103,534.40 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DANIEL C Employer name Wayne County Amount $103,534.23 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,533.82 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKAWIK, DENNIS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,533.77 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $103,533.22 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,532.68 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, PAUL F Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $103,532.22 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMAIS-TENEMILLE, PATRICIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $103,532.07 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DAVID J Employer name Orange County Amount $103,530.63 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, LORRI B Employer name Orange County Amount $103,530.61 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLINGER, BUD C, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $103,530.23 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,530.02 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTORI-WELLS, LEANNE R Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $103,529.31 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $103,529.07 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JOHN F Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $103,529.03 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PATRICK Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $103,528.15 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERL, KEITH S Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $103,528.01 Date 08/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,525.82 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENAN, GERALD J, III Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,525.16 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,524.81 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PATRICK M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $103,523.07 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ORRELYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,522.28 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEVIN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $103,522.23 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOS REYES, JOVITA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,521.71 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, ROBERT C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $103,521.61 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, DEAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,520.95 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DAVID Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $103,520.66 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALLON O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,519.78 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELLEN F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $103,519.54 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System