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 DAY, JEAN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $99,589.67 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, ERIN Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $99,589.50 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, VINCENT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,588.89 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIN, LIMING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,588.00 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUESNAY, LISA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,586.98 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SCOTT W Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $99,586.69 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANCELLOR, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,585.80 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CATHERINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,585.80 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASI, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,585.80 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,585.70 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOHAN SCALLY, BRIDGET E Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,584.38 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS PRICE, NANCY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,584.21 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNIKOFF, KRISTEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,584.03 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUZANN D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $99,583.73 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JACK B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $99,581.61 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POOLE, JESSICA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,581.00 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRETS, STEVEN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $99,580.06 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRYANT D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,580.01 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MARSHA T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $99,579.24 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIALE, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,577.47 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SIDNEY C Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $99,576.66 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASON, NICOLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,576.10 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, DAVID J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,574.68 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCABE, JUDITH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,574.42 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DOUGLAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,573.41 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PETER D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $99,573.38 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ANGELA NOEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,572.85 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANARA, CORNELIUS, JR Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $99,568.72 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNS, SCOTT P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,568.55 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIUFFREDA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,568.43 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEO, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,567.55 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, FREDERICK M, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $99,567.55 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROCHA, JOHN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $99,566.76 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DANIEL W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $99,565.22 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BRIAN C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $99,563.68 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORA, IQBALAHMED U Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,563.62 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,563.62 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANA F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $99,563.62 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $99,563.62 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,563.62 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $99,563.62 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $99,563.10 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTAGIRONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,561.99 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, HERBERT H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,561.04 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMARO, LOUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KARINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MONICA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, STEVEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,560.89 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,559.00 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDOVATO, GREGORY L Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $99,558.59 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONRAD, KEITH A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $99,558.40 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,558.08 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,556.20 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACONSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,554.66 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, JAMES L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,554.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASEN, CARL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,554.00 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, DOLORES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,554.00 Date 06/23/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEK, LUCY Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $99,553.92 Date 09/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, MANNY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,552.68 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMAN, FRANCIS E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $99,552.55 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, RICHARD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $99,552.32 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHJA, JOHN H Employer name Orange County Amount $99,551.98 Date 05/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELMAN, RICHARD F Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $99,551.67 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICK C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,550.27 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $99,549.55 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMANDA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,549.37 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ALFREDO J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,548.99 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, GREGORY G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,548.92 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, AMY KOREN Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,547.76 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGER, KEITH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,547.76 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDRUM, ERICA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,547.76 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSCOMB, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $99,547.76 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAWA, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,547.76 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, JAMES J, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,547.76 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,547.76 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $99,547.76 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, SUSAN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,547.07 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, GAIL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $99,546.97 Date 07/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRELLO, RYAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,545.98 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZCZESNIAK, CHESTER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,545.75 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,545.24 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, NANCY G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,543.83 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, CARLA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,541.75 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADORNO, EILEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $99,541.26 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLIE, CHERYL L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $99,541.26 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIZZ, MARYANN T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,540.34 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JOHN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,539.50 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JEANNINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,539.18 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $99,538.37 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAILY, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,535.66 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, EDWIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,535.31 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, MICHAEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,534.93 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JEREMY W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,534.43 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANTELLO, JOHN F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $99,534.20 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,534.18 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,534.16 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMIER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,532.94 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System