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 VARGAS, FRANK J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,179.50 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, VALDA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $102,179.28 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBIANI, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,179.24 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,179.17 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHI, WENHUA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,177.30 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINO, ELIAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,176.48 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, ROBERT A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,176.29 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBITSKI, MARK A Employer name Greene CSD Amount $102,175.56 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANTHONY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $102,175.28 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, ZHENG YU Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $102,174.50 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTER, NICOLE S Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $102,173.76 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GARTH W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,173.66 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGIBONEY, CHERYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $102,173.11 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAK, JAMES E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $102,172.99 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLO, DONALD Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,172.89 Date 05/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICHINO, MARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,172.89 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIS, GEORGE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,172.76 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, THOMAS M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,171.94 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, BENJAMIN P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,171.63 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINI, STELLA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,171.02 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CAREN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,168.84 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINOJ, NISHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $102,168.43 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $102,167.26 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $102,166.89 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARDONE, FRANK J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $102,166.35 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE-COONS, KATHERINE G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $102,165.48 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALAK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $102,164.66 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,164.23 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUESSIG, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,163.97 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOW, MARTIN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $102,162.93 Date 12/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,161.20 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CATHERINE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,160.50 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCO, LYNN M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $102,159.21 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DESH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,158.93 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, AMALA R Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $102,158.71 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANNE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $102,158.49 Date 10/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, LUCY T Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,158.46 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETER, KALIMAH R Employer name Education Department Amount $102,158.16 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULOWSKI, SYLVIA S Employer name Education Department Amount $102,158.16 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, MARILYN Employer name Education Department Amount $102,158.16 Date 09/06/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANDREW S Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,157.62 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SUZANNE I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,156.68 Date 08/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $102,155.45 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATO, MICHAEL Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $102,154.86 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DENISE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,154.00 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,153.65 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $102,152.76 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, RICHARD H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,150.62 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROKA, BOGDAN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $102,150.19 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, DONNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $102,149.76 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, HEBERT Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $102,149.06 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, MICHAEL S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $102,146.15 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, RICHARD J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $102,146.13 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENITUCCI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $102,143.28 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, NEIL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,140.81 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, MOHAMMED A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,140.77 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUS, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,139.19 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNICKSON, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,139.00 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,138.54 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, ROGER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,138.03 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JOHN K Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $102,137.72 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDYLA, LISA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,137.11 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,137.09 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, BRIDGET N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,136.58 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECOCK, SCOTT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,136.22 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $102,134.34 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTING, RAMONA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $102,133.80 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIANI, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,133.17 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAY, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $102,132.45 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JACOB S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,132.36 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGARD, DAVID A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $102,132.12 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JAMES N Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $102,130.42 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, BETH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,129.73 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGOREK, ELKY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,128.41 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MADALINE O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,128.00 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, DENISE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,128.00 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,127.57 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAN, NANCY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $102,126.88 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWSKA, MARZENA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,126.20 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODNEY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,126.17 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $102,126.01 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, JOHN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $102,125.52 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, EVERETTE L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $102,124.40 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ANN-MARIE Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $102,123.80 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, THOMAS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $102,123.20 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $102,122.80 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANELLONE, STEVEN Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $102,120.72 Date 10/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIKAS, CHRIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,120.60 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $102,120.25 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVKIN, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $102,120.08 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, LISA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,118.90 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, VICTOR M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,118.69 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTZ, JOHNNY L Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $102,117.85 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFONTAINE, APRIL J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $102,116.74 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITRIOL, MOSES Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $102,115.70 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,115.60 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $102,112.78 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALEY, VALERIE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,110.06 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANTE, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $102,109.80 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNANO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $102,109.64 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System