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 PATEL, UMANG R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,762.80 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARINO, JOHN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $101,762.54 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $101,761.06 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RONALD B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $101,761.04 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, ESEQUIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,761.00 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JOHN B, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,760.02 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $101,758.58 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PADRAIC K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,757.67 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASO, FRANK, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,757.05 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, PAUL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,756.56 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRANDT, GARY P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $101,755.63 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, JOSEPH L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $101,755.63 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMANZO, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,755.46 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, JOSE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,752.19 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPREITZER, CARIN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,751.78 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, DOMINIC A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,750.57 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARALLO-SOUZA, JEANNINE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $101,750.16 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, VICKI Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,748.66 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTZ, ROBERT J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $101,748.46 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHELE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $101,747.80 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLO, BENJAMIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,747.78 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, WILLIAM J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,747.17 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, HERBERT F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $101,746.83 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JESSIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,746.22 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERR, STEVEN B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,746.10 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKBERG, GLORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,746.06 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, THOMAS P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,745.86 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, RUSSELL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $101,745.48 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, MINERVA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,743.68 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JOSHUA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,742.73 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENENO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $101,742.48 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $101,742.35 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,740.05 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARICH, PETER J Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $101,740.00 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, LUIS A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,739.08 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TENIKA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,737.87 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUVANE, BREDA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $101,737.70 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, ROB J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,736.67 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, NICOLE A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $101,734.01 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUMAN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $101,731.78 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,731.45 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KATHLEEN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $101,731.41 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUEL, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $101,727.62 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILAAD, HEATHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,727.20 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDY, ROBERT F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $101,726.33 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCH, MOLLY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,726.26 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, WENDY A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $101,725.38 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDER, ANDREW Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,724.74 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JAMES E Employer name Village of Newark Amount $101,723.94 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GUSTAVO Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,723.25 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, VINCENT A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $101,722.85 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRALEY, JEFFERY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $101,722.71 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $101,722.53 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOESSLE, JEFFRY D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $101,722.37 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $101,719.29 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADSON, KELVIN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,718.73 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, GINA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,716.71 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, GERARD F Employer name Cornell University Amount $101,715.66 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, ALLEN W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,715.60 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, MARK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,713.94 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERUBE, JOHN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,713.57 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $101,712.48 Date 03/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,712.33 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JERRY R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $101,712.12 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKULUK, BARBARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,712.00 Date 07/12/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ALMEIDA, HERNANE N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $101,711.52 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOT, KAREN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $101,711.18 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARSIA, PASQUALE F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,710.93 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, ONS M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,710.65 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, SANDRA A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,708.06 Date 03/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,707.68 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ANN MARIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,706.80 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLAHAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $101,706.52 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MARY J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $101,704.59 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINGER, MARINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,704.37 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADL, WAYNE R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $101,701.95 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, IVAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,701.69 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRATO, LUCIO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $101,700.80 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JEFFREY S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $101,698.77 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $101,697.29 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORE GARD, KAREN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,697.11 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPELLITI, ANTHONY G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $101,696.67 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, RONALD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $101,696.37 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINGER, RICHARD A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,695.93 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTSPREE, HOLLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,694.75 Date 08/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOKENSKI, FRANK H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $101,694.74 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $101,694.19 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, TISHA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,694.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPISSO, LAWRENCE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,694.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEREMY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,693.90 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, JOHN W Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $101,692.64 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDELL, JOANNE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,691.20 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, FRANCIS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,691.20 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, JOHN Employer name Oneida County Amount $101,689.80 Date 03/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, AUSTIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,688.30 Date 08/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISUNKA, MWISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,687.32 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, MARK D, MR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,684.43 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, RACHEL L Employer name Erie County Amount $101,683.99 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $101,683.40 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSBURY, PETER R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,682.46 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System