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 WATSON, TONY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,872.72 Date 04/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, KATHLEEN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $102,872.23 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,872.15 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BETH A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,872.14 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANAGAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $102,871.67 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HAROLD J, IV Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $102,871.47 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDALI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $102,871.38 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, JOHN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $102,870.37 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL F Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $102,870.01 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANTELLIZZI, LISA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,869.23 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCILLI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,863.52 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLA, MARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $102,862.38 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $102,861.13 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DIANE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $102,860.89 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ELIZABETH K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $102,860.63 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DWIGHT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,860.17 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASENBALG, NORMAND Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $102,860.16 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKIEWICZ, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,858.95 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACEK, CAROL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $102,858.33 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JASON B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,857.20 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSGOLD, JACQUELINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,856.00 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTEH, BABATUNDE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $102,855.78 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, PETER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $102,855.06 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARCANGELO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $102,854.95 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, BRUCE T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $102,853.34 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, MEG L Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $102,851.72 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, SAINTEMENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $102,851.13 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,850.64 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, VIRGINIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,850.25 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,849.62 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCILLI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,849.59 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, EVE E Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $102,847.95 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,847.70 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,847.70 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKMYRE, DAVID C, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $102,845.23 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMENALE, LOUIS A Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $102,845.03 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,844.55 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ANDREW Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $102,842.68 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, BRYAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,839.77 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, XIAOHONG Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $102,839.54 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOPINSKI, STEPHEN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,838.07 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, LAWRENCE Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $102,837.58 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAINES, VANESSA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,836.21 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,833.74 Date 12/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELUFF, SHAUN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,832.18 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, EVELYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $102,831.66 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, ILENE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $102,831.47 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJIEH, KAMAL F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,830.00 Date 08/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT-DOLAN, MARY ANNE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,830.00 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DONALD A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,827.66 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPESS, SETH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,827.10 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, THEODORE P, II Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $102,826.68 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MATTHEW D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $102,826.30 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, ERIKA L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $102,824.46 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMAN, DEIRDRE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $102,824.09 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBIN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $102,823.92 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, DARRICK E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $102,823.55 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSA, PAULINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $102,822.82 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, PHYLLIS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,822.40 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, JEFFERY E Employer name Warren County Amount $102,821.67 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, JAMES W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,820.82 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, MARC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,820.70 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSCARLECE, STEPHEN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,820.59 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, SUSAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $102,818.90 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LYLE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,818.44 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, KAREN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,817.42 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPKY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $102,815.78 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUEBEL, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $102,815.47 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, DEBORAH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,814.40 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOWSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $102,813.07 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ADAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,812.12 Date 02/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGENER, GARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,811.41 Date 04/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESITI, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,810.65 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,809.65 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZULLI, NICHOLAS T Employer name Nassau County Ida Amount $102,807.90 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSL, DAVID A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $102,806.31 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINI, WALTER A Employer name Oneida County Amount $102,806.14 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JAMES P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, LORAINE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGHARDT, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIOTO, RICHARD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, DEIDRE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINDT, MADELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 07/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SUSAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDLOWSKI, VICTORIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 08/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, PETER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,805.00 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCARESE, STEPHEN J Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $102,804.79 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRONE, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $102,803.49 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, ANDREW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $102,801.30 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $102,798.77 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECKHAM, JOHN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,797.45 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EUNIDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $102,796.73 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTEK, JEROME P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $102,796.64 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAST, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,794.60 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,794.47 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System