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 HUYTER, TERANCE P Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $102,493.08 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, PAULA T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $102,492.84 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ELIZABETH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $102,492.84 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDO, WADE A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $102,492.49 Date 02/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALPIAZ, CAROL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,492.08 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIN, BRIT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,492.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, CHARLES H Employer name Orleans County Amount $102,491.85 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, CHARLES R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $102,491.16 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, GUARIONEX E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,491.03 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COURTNEY C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $102,489.96 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADOLINI, MARK A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $102,488.77 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, JOHN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,487.65 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACZKOWSKI, GREGORY Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $102,487.01 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LASHON Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $102,486.68 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $102,485.19 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, JOSHUA Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $102,484.72 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, ROBYN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,482.92 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, TRAVIS J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $102,482.32 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JACINTA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,482.24 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, CAROL J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $102,479.53 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNK, FRED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,478.54 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EIVION S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,477.85 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $102,475.02 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, GREGG A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $102,475.00 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTEE, CRAIG J Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,474.88 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, CHI KIT Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $102,474.25 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLE, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,474.04 Date 09/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $102,473.93 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, FRANKIE L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $102,471.67 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, LESLIEANGIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,471.62 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, MARK A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $102,470.73 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, STEPHEN V Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $102,470.51 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, FRANCIS J, III Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $102,470.31 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEA, ERNESTO M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,470.07 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLEY, WILLIAM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,467.85 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, DWIGHT Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $102,467.84 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHNEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $102,467.06 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENNIS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,466.68 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, TONY Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $102,466.25 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ZIOMARA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,466.00 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, KYLE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,465.41 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNTER, SUSAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,463.97 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESERNIO, CATHLEEN MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,463.38 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, RUTH Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $102,463.30 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, GARRETT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $102,462.36 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONESS, RONALD T, JR Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $102,461.49 Date 04/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,461.09 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,461.04 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CHRIS Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $102,460.68 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIER, FRANK J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $102,460.65 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $102,459.23 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, AMY M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $102,459.11 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENG, BEIYI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,458.50 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBAGE, DANIEL K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,457.83 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, LAURA Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $102,457.62 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAJNOS, MARK E Employer name Erie County Amount $102,456.02 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, BRIAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,455.99 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALIPO, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, LAUREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BETTA, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODOSKY, SUSAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDER, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, TRACY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEILSON, ROSANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,455.00 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRAND, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $102,454.19 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LLOYD, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $102,449.75 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,448.37 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHOSKI, DAVID Employer name Town of Southold Amount $102,447.17 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRO, TOMMASO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $102,446.85 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEUS, JEAN-RONY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $102,445.11 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGRZYN, JEFFREY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,444.04 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, GRZEGORZ Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $102,443.65 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALI, DEBRA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $102,440.80 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, THERESA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $102,439.55 Date 11/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNOFF, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $102,438.43 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, MATTHEW S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $102,438.02 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVANA, TIMOTHY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,437.63 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MARGARET Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,437.54 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAS, WALTER P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $102,436.90 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,436.65 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARIMI-PASHAKI, MOHAMMAD Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,436.35 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,436.10 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOLI, JAMES P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,435.62 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,435.23 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,435.15 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,434.84 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TRUDYANNE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $102,434.46 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARBERO, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $102,433.74 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONO, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Chester Amount $102,432.40 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, TERRENCE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $102,432.25 Date 05/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MORA, STEVEN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,432.20 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATRIGALI, DEBRA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $102,431.69 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, OWEN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,431.56 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $102,430.94 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOHN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $102,428.80 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFANO, MARISA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,428.80 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,426.06 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,425.58 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,425.56 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System