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 SHULMAN, RUTH L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $103,450.27 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,449.55 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,449.41 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, LU Employer name Education Department Amount $103,449.32 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, MICHELE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEMAN, ROBIN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMANN, MARY ELISABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMBLY, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,448.34 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LINDA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,447.65 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAN, JAIME L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,445.89 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, STEPHEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,445.70 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $103,445.47 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCE, FRANCIS J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $103,443.26 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOHN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $103,439.61 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTTA, ANN MARIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,438.00 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $103,437.02 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFORTUNATO, MARIO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $103,436.55 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,434.79 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANG, MING-TAO Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $103,433.15 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNONE, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $103,431.07 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, JOHN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,430.19 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARCIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $103,429.35 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONCARZ, MARK C Employer name Erie County Amount $103,428.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVEAU, LICET Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $103,426.88 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULAS, JANINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $103,426.49 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $103,426.00 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPOOR-MARTINEZ, TINA Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $103,425.80 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTHY, KEITH T Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $103,425.52 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEIRO, KATHLEEN R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,424.07 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, AARON M Employer name Education Department Amount $103,420.73 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MATTHEW H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,420.65 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBIN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,419.97 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOFSKY, YAEL T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $103,419.93 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHARI R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $103,418.79 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,416.42 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, MARCELLO Employer name Orange County Amount $103,416.17 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DAVID P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $103,416.09 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RONALD W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $103,414.50 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, THOMAS A Employer name Allegany County Amount $103,413.68 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,413.51 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, MICHAEL A Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $103,412.14 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,410.57 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $103,409.80 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMEL, STEVEN B Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $103,409.65 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETINA, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $103,408.60 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, DAVID P, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $103,408.48 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEMIER, MATTHEW D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $103,405.29 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, JOHN JOSEPH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $103,404.75 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMA, NDUKWE A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $103,404.32 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $103,404.13 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, STEELE K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $103,403.24 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOVINO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $103,402.72 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBITT, TRACEY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,402.68 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGLAKE, BASIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,402.68 Date 12/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNOOSE, JAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,402.68 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZYCKI, LAURA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,402.68 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, AMEETA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,402.68 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENA, DIANE Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $103,400.53 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, MARIE A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $103,399.92 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERVIS, OLIVIA E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $103,399.92 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $103,398.29 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETSCHLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Ontario County Amount $103,394.98 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LORRAINE Y Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $103,394.68 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, NANCY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,392.86 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLOSA, JUSTIN U Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,391.95 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $103,390.24 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISEMBO, CHARLES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,389.98 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIDONNA, RICHARD A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,388.94 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLISEN, BRIAN S Employer name Department of State Amount $103,387.70 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZOTTE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,387.43 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, GERALD Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $103,387.10 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, DEBORAH S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,386.15 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,386.07 Date 07/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RICHARD E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,383.63 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GERALD P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $103,383.28 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERICO, MATTHEW A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $103,382.85 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKSO, MADONNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $103,382.15 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DAVID Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,382.12 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANGLE, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOVICH, LISA B Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES B, JR Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, G KEVIN Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 02/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WALTER W, JR Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,379.12 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, LU T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $103,378.73 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SANDRA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,378.05 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ANDREW N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $103,377.80 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,377.58 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, ANDREA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $103,376.93 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKHANDE, RAJESH Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,372.78 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TYESHIA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $103,372.59 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWTH, AMY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,372.28 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,372.27 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCZEN, LANCE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,371.69 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, MARY ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $103,371.69 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LUCY Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,369.67 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, YVONNE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $103,369.50 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENENBAUM, LYNN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $103,369.24 Date 09/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System