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 PETROSKI, JUDITH A Employer name Education Department Amount $102,273.60 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, STUART A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,272.54 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRYAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,271.35 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BROOK, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,271.10 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RICKY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,270.67 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURELLI, FERDINAND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,270.17 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DOUGLAS B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $102,269.47 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,269.01 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JUSTIN E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $102,267.89 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TREY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,266.85 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERBEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $102,265.05 Date 01/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, LYDIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,265.03 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,264.98 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURDT, NICOLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,264.43 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PAUL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,262.76 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFANO, ASPASIA S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,262.75 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORIM, MARIA A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $102,261.59 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBIJISKI, REGIS M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $102,260.51 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHTEN, STACEY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,256.16 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPIN, PAULETTE D Employer name Education Department Amount $102,255.40 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, EDITH J Employer name Education Department Amount $102,255.40 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGOLI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,254.42 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, BRANDI M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,253.56 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARYANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $102,250.25 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIOLO, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,248.91 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,248.05 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESSWELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,246.86 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, YOLETTE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,246.07 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHENA, JORGE L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $102,245.50 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, HERMAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,244.30 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, JOCELYN Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $102,241.32 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $102,240.33 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADOWSKI, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,239.46 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARRELL Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,239.22 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJUNU, KAKA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $102,237.87 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUSO, LEONARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,237.86 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTAN, ROBERT S Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $102,237.49 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DEBORAH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,234.56 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFIERO, PATRICIA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,233.94 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $102,233.18 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-JACOBS, CAROL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,233.07 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, NICHOLAS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $102,232.20 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMAKA, STANLEY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,232.00 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWAY, LARRY Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,231.25 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, SHAKEA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,230.91 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,230.73 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCO, MARTIN N, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,229.48 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARY BETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,228.90 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALICZEWSKI, JANET M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $102,228.01 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEUDY, HURLINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,227.44 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNAO, ANA C Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $102,227.06 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, STEVEN W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $102,224.78 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLLET, JAMES A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,224.29 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,224.14 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANOPOULOS, JAMES Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $102,223.83 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIL, RANA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,223.39 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PETER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,221.08 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JAMES P Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $102,220.49 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $102,219.68 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, JACK L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,218.67 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,218.22 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GEORGE F Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $102,215.34 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANS, MURRAY Employer name Education Department Amount $102,214.32 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORETTE, LEON J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $102,213.14 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $102,212.62 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,211.47 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, ANDRENE V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,211.45 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANO, PHILIP A Employer name City of Utica Amount $102,209.71 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALARCO, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,209.67 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, ANDREA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,207.92 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARETT, JODY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $102,207.87 Date 10/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXEY, DANIEL L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,207.46 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUER, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $102,205.05 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,204.50 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, NORMAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,204.00 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, MOLLY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,199.95 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL Employer name Education Department Amount $102,199.24 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIGLER, MINNIE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $102,199.04 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GALBO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,198.00 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDERS, ERIK J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $102,196.62 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,195.11 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARRIA, DIANA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,192.98 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, PAUL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,192.26 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, BARRY Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $102,191.65 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $102,191.28 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOETH, THEA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $102,190.40 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, JOHN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,190.40 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAN, FREDDY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,188.51 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MARIE SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,187.58 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-FRANKLIN, JEANNETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,187.09 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZEY, TERRANCE L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $102,185.79 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUARNER, GERARD D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,185.40 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOLINA, ALEXANDER V, III Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $102,183.85 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, DONALD E, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,183.72 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIZ, KIMBERLEY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $102,183.03 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADGER, STANLEY M, II Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $102,181.62 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKODEN, JOHN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,181.44 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWACH, BRIAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,181.24 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELENDER, WALTER Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $102,180.53 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, JAMES H Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $102,179.59 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System