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 WHITE, HARRY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $101,224.18 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARK, LINDA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $101,221.90 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANE, JOHN A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,220.93 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,220.37 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,220.17 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,217.84 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $101,216.20 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNIANI, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,215.32 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUCCIO, ERIC D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,215.15 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DALE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,214.98 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, JASON R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $101,213.19 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,211.53 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $101,211.44 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, DANIEL L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $101,210.42 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, GEORGE H, II Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $101,209.08 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, ALICE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,208.41 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYROUGH, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $101,208.07 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, NICOLE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $101,205.03 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFMUELLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $101,204.07 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KEISHA A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $101,203.58 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHAUSER, ARTHUR H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $101,203.06 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, CARYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,202.70 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWER, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $101,202.65 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLING, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $101,202.35 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKO, GEORGE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,200.14 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,200.14 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,200.07 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, JOHN L Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $101,199.74 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, ANTHONY R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $101,199.66 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNELL, RICHARD T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,198.64 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, CATHY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,198.50 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $101,197.33 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATI, LAURA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,196.78 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANDREW, JR Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $101,196.28 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,195.10 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, GLENDA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,195.07 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, DANIELLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,194.64 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MARICELA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,193.57 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGENKOLB, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,192.91 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSTON, KEITH C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $101,192.79 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARRICHIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $101,192.35 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,192.00 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURYLO, PHYLLIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,191.20 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLADYKA, BRUCE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,191.20 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, EDGAR E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,191.01 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $101,190.37 Date 04/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JAMIE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,190.15 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,189.46 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, KENNETH Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,188.72 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, DAVID S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,188.46 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PETER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $101,183.55 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIRA, JOSEPH P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $101,183.39 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCOL, ONASIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,183.01 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANDELL, EMILY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,181.36 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIK, MARK D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,181.32 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, KATHY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,180.58 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURELIO, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $101,180.28 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,179.31 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGINS, YOLANDA DEVELA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,178.90 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARY LYNN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $101,178.83 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JEANNETTE S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $101,178.17 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, WARREN V Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $101,176.72 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, BARRY K Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $101,176.55 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWECHIN, THERESA Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,176.06 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,175.79 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKDEM, ENGIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,174.50 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ANTHONY W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,174.14 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, CANDACE L Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $101,174.10 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $101,172.47 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, DALE N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,171.28 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSER, VICTORIA E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $101,170.86 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ELLEN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,170.07 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $101,169.20 Date 03/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPIELSKI, BOGDAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,168.92 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, YVETTE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,168.91 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUN, HERMAN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $101,168.30 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, RYAN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $101,167.84 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, JAMES E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $101,165.83 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,165.50 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, BARBARA A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $101,164.29 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,164.00 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, EILEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $101,163.09 Date 06/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, FRANCESCA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,161.65 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THOMAS S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,161.15 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFANTE, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,160.84 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTOWSKI, EDWARD R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $101,160.60 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISUN, ALISON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,159.82 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARYANN M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $101,155.89 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ERIN E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $101,155.88 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFORD, LISA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $101,155.45 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIUK, ALAN E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $101,154.61 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KAYMA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,154.43 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, SUSAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,154.05 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATIA, JENNIFER I Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $101,153.40 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVA, JANINE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $101,152.74 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $101,152.67 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, JASEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,151.03 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, ELAINE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,148.86 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGIO, RALPH, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,148.47 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEVEDO, MARTIN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $101,147.94 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System