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 VACCARO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,168.00 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $103,167.61 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DAVID S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $103,167.17 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, LORI E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,166.68 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERYIC, TODD P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $103,166.68 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DONNA ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $103,163.25 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRIGORIE, BRUCE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $103,163.09 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, BUSHRA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $103,162.15 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,161.43 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, THOMAS C R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,161.18 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNER, PAUL A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $103,160.90 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZEWSKI, JACK Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $103,156.85 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARCO A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $103,155.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $103,154.60 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MORRIS A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $103,153.95 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, ANTONIO E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $103,153.36 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGQUIST, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,153.07 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $103,152.89 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DAVID W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $103,151.63 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINK, NANCY B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $103,150.84 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, THOMAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $103,149.95 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIN, NELLIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $103,149.80 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $103,149.10 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERTGENS, STEVEN T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $103,147.85 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALONGI, LISA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $103,147.30 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORING-WINSTON, NOVELLA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $103,146.59 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKIS, THOMAS A Employer name Monroe County Amount $103,145.96 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, MARC A Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,145.12 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASA, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $103,143.54 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, CARLITA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $103,142.98 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEVON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,142.76 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $103,138.48 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, CRAIG E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $103,137.72 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHAEL A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $103,137.22 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES A, II Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $103,136.84 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREK, RICHARD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $103,134.48 Date 03/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALYEA, CHERYL K Employer name Allegany County Amount $103,132.85 Date 06/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JACQUELINE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $103,128.85 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CATHERINE P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $103,128.43 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPO, ERICA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $103,126.02 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Ontario County Amount $103,124.42 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $103,124.26 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSELL, HERMINE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $103,123.54 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MOLLY W Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $103,123.11 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, RANDAL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,122.74 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HOWLETT O, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $103,122.36 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, JAMES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,120.75 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASSETT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,120.57 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAGWANDEEN, PRADEEP Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,119.17 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOZIER, CHERYL L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $103,118.11 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, KERRY R Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $103,117.77 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCHNIAK, STEVEN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,116.00 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Oswego Amount $103,115.32 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALESTRA, MARY F Employer name Department of Law Amount $103,114.14 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDENER, KIRK K Employer name Westchester County Amount $103,114.06 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,113.07 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIST, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,112.59 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, BRIAN M, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $103,112.59 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNA, PHILIP J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $103,110.99 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $103,109.63 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, ROSANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $103,109.58 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $103,108.86 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPREEN, FREDERICK M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $103,107.79 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, HAROLD D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $103,104.05 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZIANI, MICHAEL A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $103,104.01 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERLY, JEFFREY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $103,101.59 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,100.82 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMES, LYNDA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $103,100.81 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, EDWARD F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $103,099.88 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIEDA, JOHN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $103,099.63 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULIN, ANIDE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $103,098.19 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, STEVEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $103,096.90 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, RUTH A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $103,096.86 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, RICHARD L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $103,096.27 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, GREGORY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,096.08 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $103,094.79 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTE, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,094.14 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Putnam County Amount $103,093.09 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSENZ, STEPHEN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $103,091.50 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, KRISTINE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $103,090.67 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, WENDY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $103,090.49 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $103,090.03 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, TRACY E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $103,088.90 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $103,088.87 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYUGA, VILDA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $103,088.70 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, SUSAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $103,088.50 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, IRENE G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $103,086.57 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COLE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,086.50 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPARICIO, LAUREN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $103,086.41 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURENCIO, SHEENA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $103,085.70 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFU, PIETRO Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $103,085.29 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $103,085.10 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEL, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Amount $103,081.01 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOSEPH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $103,080.89 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ZACHARY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,080.88 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, CHARLES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $103,080.36 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LUCINDA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $103,076.89 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEDIS, AYLAN WA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $103,076.86 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $103,076.71 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATONE, JOHN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $103,075.49 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System