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 RICHARDSON, CHARLES J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $101,447.16 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, BRIAN P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $101,446.36 Date 06/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JAMES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,446.12 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASON, DENNY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,444.79 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBINS, KENNETH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $101,444.73 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $101,444.10 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, KENNETH C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,442.77 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, ELIZABETH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,442.59 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, EROL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,441.62 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LISA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $101,441.26 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,440.76 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, JASON A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $101,440.48 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLETTI, NANCY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,440.40 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZTURK, DOGA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,437.90 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KATHRYN G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,437.44 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, CHERYL A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $101,436.39 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $101,435.84 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BARBARA C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,435.21 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEITZ, JAMES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,433.83 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, KATHERINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $101,433.80 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ALAN E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,432.81 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHOU, MEI Employer name Education Department Amount $101,432.76 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CARIELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,432.26 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNES, WILLIAM J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $101,432.07 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JONATHAN H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $101,430.94 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, PASCAL S, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,430.48 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPER, PATRICIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,430.16 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, TIMOTHY P, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $101,429.15 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIESLIK, DAVID B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $101,428.34 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $101,428.00 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREIS, PAUL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $101,427.91 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CLARENCE W, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $101,427.57 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, MATTHEW P Employer name Cornell University Amount $101,426.30 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, RONALD T Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $101,426.04 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DENIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,425.22 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, CLAIRE E Employer name Putnam County Amount $101,424.67 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, JOHN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $101,423.52 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGMAN, SARAH M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $101,421.58 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUCHTMAN, DEBRA Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $101,421.58 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, JOHN J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, VICTORIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $101,421.58 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, PAUL R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 06/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDEN STEINEN, CARL J Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $101,421.58 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSCHALK, BERNICE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTER, JANET S Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $101,421.58 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, GALE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULICK, DALE I Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, DENISE J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $101,421.58 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOND, TRENT R Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $101,420.54 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAEI, SAMAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,420.53 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, QI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,419.50 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YOUNG SOOK Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,419.35 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, CATHERINE M Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $101,417.85 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBER, RALPH F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,416.12 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOMENI, KEITH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,414.22 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Watertown Amount $101,412.64 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,411.08 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EXNER, JOHN F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,410.80 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JAMES, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,410.17 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTAYIL, JEENO J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,410.01 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DEWAYNE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,409.09 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOE, SANDRA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,407.86 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $101,406.95 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, LYNN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,406.01 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, RANDAL L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $101,404.94 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHERYL T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,403.73 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTAL, ANGELA M Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $101,403.16 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILUGGO, JAMES A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $101,402.54 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, RHONDA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $101,401.82 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $101,401.76 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, PETER W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $101,400.85 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, HABBY N, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $101,399.56 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, KELLY R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,399.12 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBEK, ROSA MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,399.06 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHELBY F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,397.92 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFTI, MUHAMMAD ALI Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,397.66 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREDAN, KAREN J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $101,397.60 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUL, FLORA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $101,397.10 Date 12/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOLA, JOHN J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $101,396.45 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTENBAUGH, CARL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,395.51 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LINDA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $101,395.06 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, CYNTHIA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,394.82 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROBATTISTA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,394.35 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, LYNN A Employer name Erie County Amount $101,393.93 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,392.19 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNGART, GREGORY H Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,392.03 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, ELIZABETH K Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $101,391.42 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, COLLEEN C Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $101,387.52 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DONALD J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $101,386.35 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, SHANE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,385.62 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, THOMAS R Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $101,385.28 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARGALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,385.07 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, VONLYN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $101,384.94 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIORGIO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,384.29 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZMAN, SARAH C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,383.96 Date 04/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, CATHARINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,383.96 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PATRICIA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $101,383.10 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANGELO A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,382.61 Date 07/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALTON, SIMONE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $101,381.32 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JUDITH M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $101,379.98 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System