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 BUHLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,817.86 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCTIL, NATHAN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,817.31 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, KAREN O Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $99,817.18 Date 11/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIKARAN, CHANDRASHAKER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,813.94 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DOREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,813.57 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKEL, RICHARD A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $99,812.76 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FLAHERTY, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,811.34 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Wilton Water & Sewer Auth Amount $99,811.26 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMON, UDO A Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,811.14 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESE, STEPHEN J Employer name Education Department Amount $99,811.14 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, GREGGORY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,811.08 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PATRICK M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,810.67 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDICINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $99,809.37 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCZAK, JESSE R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $99,809.29 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,809.03 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPAL, JAMIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,808.30 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLOFATTO, LINDA A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $99,807.91 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, QUEEN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,807.77 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MADLYN S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $99,807.67 Date 09/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROANO, JORGE A Employer name Orange County Amount $99,807.62 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECERA, EDWARD S Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $99,807.03 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENNIS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,806.74 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LISA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,805.95 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-OVIEDO, KRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,805.70 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, RONALD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,804.86 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURR, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $99,803.94 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALIGURI, FRANK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,803.81 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRASTI, DENISE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $99,803.76 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,803.06 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGUS, DEBRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $99,800.09 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, JAMES F, III Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $99,797.70 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODPORSKA, MARTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,796.20 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMM, DOREEN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $99,794.94 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $99,794.45 Date 09/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,792.58 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMARCZYK, JOSEPH D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $99,792.42 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAISTED, SHAWN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,792.26 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARES, RAYMOND R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,791.28 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JEFFREY K Employer name Erie County Amount $99,790.63 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUSCIO, ADRIENNE K Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $99,788.94 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $99,788.78 Date 05/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMALEWSKI, STANLEY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,788.00 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANTONIO, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,788.00 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, MARC A, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,787.88 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,787.48 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, GILBERT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,787.19 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, PAUL M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $99,786.39 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KEVIN J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $99,784.67 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, WILLIAM C Employer name Erie County Amount $99,784.55 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALABOUS, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $99,783.65 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, KAREN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,782.88 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOHN Employer name Village of Walden Amount $99,782.64 Date 01/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DEIRDRE A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $99,782.02 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,781.62 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMONTH, ANDRENE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,781.18 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEF, ANNE MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,779.86 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, TERRY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,778.36 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $99,778.28 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUDITH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,777.78 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBILCA, JOSEPH W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,777.20 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, PATRICIA A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $99,777.17 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RAYMOND E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,775.09 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,773.36 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZELIUS, JOHN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $99,771.45 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,771.37 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KARA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $99,770.75 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEL, JONATHAN Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $99,770.28 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLENS, DONNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,768.01 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSFLOG, PAMELA C Employer name Orange County Amount $99,763.77 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,763.16 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $99,763.16 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOUNSEY, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,762.29 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM C Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $99,762.18 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASS, JAY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,762.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANTHONY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,761.77 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTYSIAK, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,760.36 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MIYOUNG Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $99,760.09 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, VIRGINIA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,758.15 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TERESA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,758.10 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $99,758.03 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, LEE-ANN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $99,757.97 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, THOMAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,753.42 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, PETER D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $99,752.34 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, CARTER M JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $99,752.26 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, THOMAS F Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $99,750.00 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSOW, JOSEPH T Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $99,749.15 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, DAVID C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,748.72 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADALUCCO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,748.22 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELINICH, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,743.63 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, DAISAMMA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,743.43 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, MARINA Y Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,742.21 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,742.14 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CALVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,742.03 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $99,741.79 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,740.91 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUANG, HUEY-MIN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $99,740.46 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JAMES M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,740.20 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALLARELLA, RALPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,739.82 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGLETON, DENISE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $99,739.74 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, SAMUEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,738.77 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System