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 LEWIS, MARK M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,904.01 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,903.90 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, FRANCOISE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,903.64 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $101,902.15 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, JEAN T Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $101,900.50 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, LOUIS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $101,900.32 Date 05/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERSTENIUK, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,900.31 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, PETER J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $101,899.31 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDWE, EMELDAH K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,895.50 Date 02/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $101,894.60 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, KATHLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,894.50 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ANGEL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,893.69 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, PETER E Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $101,893.49 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JACQUELINE E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $101,893.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, JEFFREY E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $101,892.83 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YANIRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,892.34 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JOHN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,892.33 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JOSEPH C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,891.33 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEHER, MARK L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,891.25 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, GARY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $101,890.61 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, REBECCA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,890.49 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSENGO, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $101,889.82 Date 09/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIERMEIER, SUSAN S Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $101,889.18 Date 12/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, ERIK K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $101,888.80 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS-HARRIS, HORTENCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,887.91 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,886.77 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIS, DENNIS F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,885.84 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GARRET Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $101,885.52 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, ROBIN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $101,884.43 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROY K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $101,883.82 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, ROSEMARIE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,883.80 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $101,878.83 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $101,878.23 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROBERT K, JR Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $101,877.46 Date 06/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETIZIA, FRANK Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,876.57 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, JO ANNE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $101,875.08 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERINO, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,874.83 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SIMMIE, III Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $101,874.64 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEBRIDA, MARIA EUGENIA LUZ V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $101,874.48 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, SAMUEL T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,874.19 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,873.12 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, BRIAN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,869.11 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRISTINA E Employer name Education Department Amount $101,868.94 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,868.22 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, WALLACE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,868.00 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEINWALD, CHERYL S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $101,867.95 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THEODORE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,866.39 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE-GRIFFITHS, ESEMEUDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,866.30 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, CHARLES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $101,866.24 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, JAMES M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $101,865.64 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,865.30 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, NICHOLAS Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,863.93 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESENBERG, ERIC V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,863.76 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAJANOVIC, SAFNEZA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $101,861.98 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DARIN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $101,861.20 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPLET, JEREMY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,860.22 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, MARILYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,859.80 Date 04/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,859.42 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTOGRASSO, KEVIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,857.23 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,856.82 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCUK, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,856.74 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSTEIN, BO KEI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $101,856.74 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOREALE, LOUIS A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $101,856.74 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMERINO, VINCENT A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,856.74 Date 05/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, RAY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $101,856.74 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,854.84 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,854.65 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARK L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $101,854.26 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIBBI, ANDRE C, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $101,853.51 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MEGLIO, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $101,853.34 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,853.18 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $101,853.06 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACALA, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,852.82 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, PETER M Employer name Erie County Amount $101,852.19 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRMACICH, G MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $101,852.17 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTRAW, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,851.36 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, WILLIAM G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,850.73 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODELLA, LOUIS K Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,850.66 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ERIC B Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $101,850.49 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BERTHA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,850.06 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNENBERG, KELLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $101,849.68 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,846.08 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERUS, GERALD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,845.70 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZIOSO, MICHAEL Employer name Saratoga County Amount $101,845.54 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELL, SCOTT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,840.18 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMETSON, EDDIE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,839.66 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GER, SVETLANA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,839.66 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNJUKUNJU, PAPPY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,839.66 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ROBERT J Employer name Lewis County Amount $101,839.05 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RICARDO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,837.50 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLE, LEILA M Employer name City of Rye Amount $101,836.76 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANKTELOW, MELANIE L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $101,836.01 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAMELA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,835.50 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, CAROLYN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,835.30 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,834.42 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, JOHN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,831.39 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESHARD-PLAYER, ANGELA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,829.78 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $101,829.77 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, JOHN W Employer name Columbia County Amount $101,826.88 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIN, BRUNO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,826.54 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System