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 HESSE, ERIC J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $101,076.04 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHENBACH, BONNIE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $101,075.65 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DAVID R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $101,074.31 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-MC GILL, HEATHER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,074.03 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSER, FAITH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $101,073.96 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRAS, BRENT A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $101,073.77 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASE, ERIC C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $101,072.82 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEGAR, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $101,072.00 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGA, KRISTIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,070.16 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES-BROOKS, BRENDA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,069.84 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,069.80 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $101,069.12 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEYMAN, OLGA N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,069.02 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUDDETH J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $101,068.36 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, CHARLES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,068.27 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSER, DAVID M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $101,067.87 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SEAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,067.42 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIEBLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,066.68 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELK, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,066.68 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBECK, LEE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,066.68 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, ROBERT W Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,064.50 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN R Employer name City of Utica Amount $101,064.17 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIELICH, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,063.65 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,063.44 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITANA, ANTHONY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,063.43 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, MARTIN G, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $101,063.43 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, DIANE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,063.42 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,063.29 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYTLIK, DAVID P, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $101,062.31 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, EDWARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,062.00 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,061.92 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, HUBERT W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,060.52 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $101,058.95 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WANDALYN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,058.06 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUA, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,057.58 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALGUIRE, BRENT J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $101,057.57 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,055.98 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, JOSEPH L Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $101,055.39 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,055.24 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEI, CHRIS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $101,054.83 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANAGAN, MAUREEN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $101,054.66 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, EDWARD L Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $101,054.53 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLIC, EVITA P Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $101,054.24 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENTESY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $101,053.59 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, THOMAS F Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $101,053.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMEL N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $101,052.24 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULHERN, THOMAS Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $101,051.34 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, GRACE ANN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $101,051.21 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, KAREN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,051.14 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,050.75 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $101,050.65 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPERSMITH, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $101,050.31 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $101,049.95 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MT.PLEASANT, DAVID M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,047.96 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, HOLLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,047.93 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICOZZI, GLEN R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $101,047.75 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GLORIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $101,046.97 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, KEVIN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,045.19 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, BRIAN S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $101,044.92 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CALLOP, TINA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,044.76 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,044.08 Date 01/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTTER, STEPHEN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $101,043.83 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $101,043.80 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, DEAN K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,042.60 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, STEPHEN D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $101,042.37 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $101,041.62 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,041.18 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENMANN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $101,040.00 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, QUINCY T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,039.72 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLONSKY, JULIE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $101,039.13 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,038.24 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, ELLEN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,037.64 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGOWSKI, ROBERT A Employer name Erie County Amount $101,036.57 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARAL, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,036.12 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $101,033.57 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHINTESTA, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $101,033.48 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSCH, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,030.43 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELO, TOMESHA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,029.67 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCH, RA'QUEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,028.43 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICIA R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,028.30 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,027.81 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,027.15 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,025.64 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MONIQUE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,024.57 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICOLA, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,024.18 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CRAIG H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,021.85 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, ACHAMMA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,019.47 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $101,018.51 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,018.06 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, DANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $101,017.67 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, WILLIAM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,017.54 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MATHEW D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $101,016.43 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, PHILLIP Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,015.23 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARD, MATTHEW H Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $101,013.29 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAZZI, MAUREEN T Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $101,013.24 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, ATEF Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,012.98 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SABINA Employer name Orange County Amount $101,011.36 Date 09/25/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TAD E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,011.05 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULAMANDIS, ANTONIOS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,010.72 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAURI J Employer name Putnam County Amount $101,010.52 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System