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 KRASINSKI, THOMAS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,737.59 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANEYFIELD, FRANCISCA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,736.92 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMER, BARBARA S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,736.86 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWSKI, MACIEJ W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,736.07 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILAR, DAVID J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $99,734.89 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORT, PETER D Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,733.49 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, DIONIGI Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $99,731.10 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, VINCENT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,729.02 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILLIE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,728.85 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, PAUL Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $99,728.79 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSON, JAMES J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $99,728.47 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANO, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,726.80 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, VIRGINIA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,726.75 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONEGRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,726.75 Date 07/29/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, YVONNE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,726.75 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,726.75 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIELLE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,726.02 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, NEVILLE G, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,725.62 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RANDALL A, II Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,725.23 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $99,724.00 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, JOSHUA G Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $99,720.96 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,720.47 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $99,720.22 Date 10/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, TRICIA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $99,719.49 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $99,718.81 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHEN, JAY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,718.55 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUARO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,717.96 Date 05/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, FRANCES A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,717.89 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERGE, MARIE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,717.85 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, THEODORE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,717.78 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMINALE, DIANE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $99,716.92 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, JEROME M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $99,716.57 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROBERT M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $99,716.04 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, JORGE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,715.84 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHAWN A Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $99,715.20 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARPINE, MARY B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,714.90 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, TAD K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $99,714.09 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINI, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,713.14 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, ALLEN Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $99,712.44 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TODD, DEMOND L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,712.37 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, CARMEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,710.77 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNACHERIL, SUNIL K Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,710.77 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLVE, PAUL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,710.77 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMASCO, SHERYL A Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $99,710.57 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLRAD, SAMANTHA I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,709.25 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,709.12 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, KATHRYN BRYK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,708.93 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KIERA E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $99,708.85 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PAMELA K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $99,708.64 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, COLBY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,706.04 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, DANIEL Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $99,705.37 Date 06/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATH, THOMAS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,703.32 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYA, LYNN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,703.32 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIOR, ROBERT A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,703.32 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGDANSKY, TAMARA P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,703.15 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEROS, OMAR E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,701.58 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PAUL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,700.94 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,698.74 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARS, MARCUS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,697.81 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAISER, KEVIN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,696.63 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JEREMIAH A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $99,696.49 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURELLA, LORRAINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $99,696.22 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,695.00 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDICAN, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,694.46 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESN, KEN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $99,694.42 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, PAMELA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,694.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, EUN KYUNG ERIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,694.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMITO SOLOMON, KAREN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,693.78 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, GEORGE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,692.52 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEREZO, DIANNA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $99,691.81 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, PAUL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,690.91 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLA, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $99,690.53 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, TERRY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $99,689.62 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, BRETT T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $99,689.07 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, JASON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,687.23 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, JAMES C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $99,687.09 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, DARRIN M T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,686.81 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDENBURG, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $99,685.16 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLS, DONGELA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $99,684.24 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBARSKY, SCOTT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,684.00 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, KRISTI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,684.00 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, STEPHEN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $99,682.52 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DANIEL E Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $99,680.81 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ROSE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,680.79 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VICTOR A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,679.33 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, JOSEPH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,678.31 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, ANTHONY L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,677.77 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, JOSEPH T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,675.68 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSAN, HAROLD W, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,675.68 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEGES, DOUGLAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,675.68 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIALKA, MAREK T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,674.53 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHBAR, MARK S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,674.16 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENRIED, KELLY G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $99,673.65 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAESTRO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,673.40 Date 04/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, PAUL N, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,673.17 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBO, JERAMY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,672.63 Date 08/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, THOMAS H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,671.87 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $99,671.28 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLIERI, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,671.21 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,670.11 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System