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 TIMMERMAN, MARK A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $100,610.35 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZAWURSKY, STEVEN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $100,610.13 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, RUBEN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $100,609.75 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SUSAN L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,609.46 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, SUSAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,609.46 Date 07/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, JOHN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,609.08 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JASON R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $100,608.77 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANIS, KENT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $100,608.21 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDENHOLM, LAWRENCE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $100,605.03 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, TERRY W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $100,604.09 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZANO, CATHERINE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,604.00 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, JAMES P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,602.23 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JUDY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,601.19 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,601.18 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, PATRICIA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,600.41 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, BONNIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $100,599.90 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $100,599.39 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHAN, CATHY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,599.33 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, PATRICK L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $100,599.15 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLES, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,598.87 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENN, BRANDON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,598.47 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DEREK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,597.75 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, CARMELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,595.85 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,595.49 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $100,594.43 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAK, DEBORAH A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $100,593.91 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $100,593.10 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, TERESA A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $100,592.08 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASPER, JOEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,591.66 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAREMA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,591.33 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASIL, VALMEKIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $100,589.75 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEVIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,589.43 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGELLA, CATHERINE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $100,589.23 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, JOSEPH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,589.23 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ALISON D.A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,587.70 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHHADI, ANAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $100,587.67 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENQUEST, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $100,585.33 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $100,584.76 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DAVID M, III Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,584.32 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, FRANCIS G Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $100,583.82 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, CAROL G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,583.51 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, KIRK Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $100,582.98 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOON, ROCHELLE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $100,581.17 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIANO, JODI L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $100,580.13 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,579.54 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,579.09 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,578.00 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Erie County Amount $100,577.01 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, CAROLYN G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,576.75 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, ROSE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,576.67 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARTIN V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,573.43 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, ROSA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,571.60 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOSA, THOMAS F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $100,570.15 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PATRICIA H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,569.75 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLETUS, RICHARD D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,569.75 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHANG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $100,569.69 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKY, SLAWOMIR G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,568.35 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, YINGJUN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,568.00 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, PETER S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,567.65 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, MICHAEL T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $100,567.17 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFORD, SHERWIN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,566.46 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, YULIYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,566.18 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $100,566.09 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORCZYK, SEAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,566.06 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, STEVEN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,565.97 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, SHAWN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $100,563.45 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEANE, TYLER L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,563.18 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBINSKA, AGNIESZKA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,560.90 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,560.12 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,559.06 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUILES, DINA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $100,559.03 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,556.44 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, KARL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,555.95 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,555.78 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARGARET W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,554.13 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $100,554.03 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, KEVIN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $100,552.51 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, MICHAEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $100,551.80 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAFO, MARTHA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,551.01 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOPPO, DENISE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,550.84 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVON, STEVEN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,550.69 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHTONEN, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $100,550.38 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHELT, JOHN F Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $100,550.20 Date 09/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, VINCENT A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $100,549.97 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, TRACEY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $100,549.97 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAS, PETER M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $100,549.64 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, RUSSELL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,548.52 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,547.86 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMAN, PRUDENCE K Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, JAMES D, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERIE, LOUISE Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, SHARON A Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 02/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDLON, RUSTY L Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, BERNADETTE M Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, BARBARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $100,547.64 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CHESTER R, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $100,546.60 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCKER, DONALD C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,546.55 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System