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 PANCHISHAK, MYCOLA Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,825.74 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, ROY D, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,825.69 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERNIZAN, MARIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,825.63 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, PATRICIA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $101,825.59 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, MARK E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $101,825.35 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, CECIL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,823.22 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DONYA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $101,822.92 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, STEPHEN Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $101,817.64 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLIFFORD L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,817.60 Date 07/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,817.15 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAO, PHANESSIA HUI YI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,817.13 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACOSTA, CURTIS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,816.76 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, JEFFREY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $101,816.59 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLERDIN, GAIL I Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $101,816.52 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHANG, RANDALL O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,816.18 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,816.00 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHKOUSH, FATHI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,816.00 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSEN, ERIKA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,816.00 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARGETT, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,816.00 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, HURLY S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,814.61 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHROYD, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $101,814.44 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LUCIEN H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,811.97 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, NANCY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,811.33 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, MARTIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,810.54 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY-FLORA, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,810.54 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, HEATHER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $101,810.18 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SARAMMA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,809.86 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $101,809.29 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $101,808.62 Date 08/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, CLEAVELAND C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $101,808.30 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, RONALD H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $101,806.90 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUKAS, TODD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,803.52 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,803.52 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRRINCIONE, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $101,803.09 Date 09/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $101,802.58 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, EMANUEL J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $101,802.18 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLOCK-PAYNE, SHARON Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $101,801.65 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARIFF, ABDUL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $101,801.48 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEY, MARK J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,801.18 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, DAVID T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,798.25 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-GREGORY, JEWEL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,798.06 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS-TUTHILL, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,797.74 Date 02/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DAVID D Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, STEPHEN T, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 09/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, RONALD C Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNABUGWU, CHIKE Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, EDWIN V Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MARITZA Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, MING Employer name Education Department Amount $101,797.64 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ETHEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,795.67 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, DANIEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,795.61 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIENBECK, JUDY A Employer name Canton CSD Amount $101,795.59 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, CHAD A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $101,793.85 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LESLIE G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $101,793.69 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ZACHARY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,792.77 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUME, SEAN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $101,792.57 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, JAMES V, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $101,791.70 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $101,791.16 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, PHILIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,789.98 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,789.64 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOTTO, RHONDA J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $101,787.73 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, RICHARD T, II Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,787.57 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, MARTIN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,786.53 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $101,785.98 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, LINDA H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,783.24 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, RICHARD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,783.24 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,782.76 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZIE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,782.70 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,782.67 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNY, PATRICIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,782.00 Date 06/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, GLADWIN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $101,781.05 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ALFRED Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,780.05 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYELE, DARE I Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $101,779.42 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUILAN, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,777.12 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,776.54 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,774.76 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAPPINI, PAUL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $101,774.14 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIPPERT, YVONNE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,773.88 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOLODENKO, ILYA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,773.62 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, JAMES P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $101,773.07 Date 04/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, STEVEN D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $101,772.11 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHERYL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,771.92 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, MARC S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,771.28 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-YOSEPH, ARNON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,770.14 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOYLE S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $101,769.59 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, CATHERINE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $101,769.57 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARCOT, SUSAN SWIFT Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,769.12 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHNER, MATTHEW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,769.12 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DERIK H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $101,768.37 Date 09/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, RUBEN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $101,768.34 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,767.88 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEOBARRAN, MAHENDRA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,767.78 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN E Employer name Orange County Amount $101,767.60 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, SCOTT R J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,767.51 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Kent Amount $101,765.56 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,765.07 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,765.07 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBERG, HARRY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,764.89 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDIE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,764.82 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,764.00 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System