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 SCHAAP, PAUL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,424.04 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUR, SATVIR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,423.96 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,423.86 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHAM, RAYMOND S, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,423.71 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, DORIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,421.76 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINTON, TRACEY W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,421.70 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DEBORAH Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $102,418.98 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DENNIS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,418.67 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, BRANISLAVA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $102,418.21 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DOUGLAS T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $102,416.86 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOX, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,415.95 Date 03/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, GARRETT B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,414.70 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, DEREK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,414.00 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA STELLA, TRACY Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $102,413.96 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWAAG, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,413.70 Date 04/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $102,413.43 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JEFFREY N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,412.55 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARZOOMANIAN, LESLIE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,411.99 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, JEANETTE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $102,411.98 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, DUVENS Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,410.14 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDROYD, JEREMY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,409.09 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, ADAM B Employer name City of Albany Amount $102,408.86 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, AMANDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,407.54 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARR, DANIEL E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $102,407.16 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $102,406.48 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, KARA L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $102,404.63 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSADAS, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $102,404.48 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JULIANA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,403.64 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SHU-YIN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,403.45 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELB, SOLOMON Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $102,403.24 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENI, THERESA N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,402.99 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARY-JO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $102,402.71 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPELOWICZ, MAURICE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,401.40 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROZZO-PAYNE, MARIA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,398.74 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESMONDI, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,398.38 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, MICHAEL G Employer name Albany County Amount $102,398.29 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $102,397.87 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, NICHOLAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,397.46 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDELL, THERESE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $102,396.66 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,396.31 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, GEORGE, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,396.05 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAR, JORDAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $102,396.04 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSRATH, DANIEL E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,395.31 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DENEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,395.09 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESSER, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,394.83 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MARY ELLEN B Employer name Orange County Amount $102,394.19 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILZA, MICHAEL E Employer name Orange County Amount $102,394.16 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOYKHET, MARINA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,393.88 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBORAH L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,393.76 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MICHAEL F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,392.82 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, KEITH C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $102,391.58 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINATERI, ANGELO T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,391.41 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROA, ROSARIO A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,391.32 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHERINE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $102,389.28 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,388.95 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONALD C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,388.55 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHERYL A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $102,388.38 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, KEVIN J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $102,387.84 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALLON, JEFFREY S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,387.76 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, SCOTT C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,387.60 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $102,387.40 Date 01/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOSE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,387.26 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,386.85 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,386.13 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRANI, RICHARD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,386.02 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COREN, CHARLES V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,385.82 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZALARI, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,385.18 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DAISY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $102,384.96 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACROIX, ALGUILELE Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $102,384.43 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRENG, ROBERT N Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,384.12 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, ROBERT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,382.44 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GRACE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $102,381.74 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, ZHICHAO Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $102,381.44 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAULA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,381.24 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SEAN Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $102,380.91 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JANYCE E. Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,380.21 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LINDA E Employer name Education Department Amount $102,376.56 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, DONALD T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $102,376.56 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $102,373.08 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAFELD, ANDREW K Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $102,373.02 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHAVALE, ULHAS B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $102,372.83 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, JEFFREY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $102,372.72 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JUNE A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $102,368.21 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,367.18 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, WILLIAM C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $102,367.01 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNACKI, JASON Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $102,366.29 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERY, JAMES F Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $102,365.35 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Amount $102,365.04 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $102,364.29 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BETTMANN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $102,363.60 Date 11/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ODENE, KRISTINA G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $102,363.05 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, GAETANO A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,362.90 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,361.45 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EDMUND T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $102,361.37 Date 06/30/1960 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KEVIN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,361.35 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, JOHN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,361.31 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,361.15 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $102,359.73 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CARL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,357.32 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROSIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $102,355.68 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System