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 SCHMITT, ANDREW G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,479.37 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, CECIL G, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,478.77 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES C Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,478.60 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,478.54 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARI, DOROTHY C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $99,475.80 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, PRISCILLA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,475.29 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO-COWDEN, BETSY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $99,474.58 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, MARC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,473.99 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEN, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,473.56 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,473.40 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULKOSKI, WALTER P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,473.40 Date 02/08/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SANDRA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $99,473.40 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, JOHN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,473.40 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDLE, DANIEL K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $99,473.40 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SADIQA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,473.14 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JAMES C, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,472.69 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THACHET, LUCY M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $99,471.85 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHMER, NORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,471.12 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, STEPHEN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,470.80 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZUE, EMILY I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $99,470.32 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, ANN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $99,470.00 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORY, CARLOS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,468.78 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDI, MICHAEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,468.03 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BEVERLY C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $99,466.73 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPINS, MARYANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,466.45 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, NANCY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,466.38 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECK, CLIFFORD R, JR Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $99,466.08 Date 02/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELGLASS, HOWARD B Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $99,465.64 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,464.40 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,463.64 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLESINGER, FRANCINE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,463.00 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, GREGG M Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,462.41 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADOO, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,461.81 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,460.68 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENK, DIANNE W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,460.57 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILKIW, MICHAEL E Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $99,458.76 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, ROCCO Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $99,458.26 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, CECILIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $99,457.71 Date 08/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, NANCY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,457.47 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, MEAGAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,457.11 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALBERT R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $99,456.60 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, MARY JEAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,456.08 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CHANTIA N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $99,455.34 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDER, RACHEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $99,454.60 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL T, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $99,454.02 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,452.60 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DIANA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $99,451.56 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $99,451.14 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AEON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,450.78 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARURI, LEONARDO I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,450.00 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, KATELYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,450.00 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LU ANN I Employer name Department of State Amount $99,446.12 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MICHAEL B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,445.59 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, CANDICE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,444.80 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, STEVEN W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,444.54 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, STEPHEN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $99,444.08 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,443.39 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTANSKI, BERNARD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,441.94 Date 03/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOLONGO, MARIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,441.94 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, YUET-YEE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,441.94 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABER, LAURA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $99,441.29 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDTVIT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $99,440.40 Date 09/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMAYER, SCOTT D Employer name City of Albany Amount $99,440.18 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPLAN, JUSTINE CLARKE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,440.12 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, SHUMON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,438.30 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANMARI R Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $99,437.95 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THEODORE J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $99,437.13 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, GARY F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $99,436.43 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BENJAMIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,434.69 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLAROMAN, LALAINE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,434.64 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, EMIL M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,434.43 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUS, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $99,434.19 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LINDA K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $99,433.13 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKWESA, CHINWE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,433.00 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,432.77 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, WIDLER Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $99,432.46 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINARCIN, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,432.24 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, FREELING J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,431.65 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNETT, JACQUELINE J Employer name Education Department Amount $99,430.01 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, WESLEY J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,429.24 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANA, CARLOS N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $99,429.22 Date 01/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $99,428.51 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KULA, BARBARA J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $99,428.18 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $99,428.02 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMORINI, FEDERICO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,427.98 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN R Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $99,427.40 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYTI, STEPHEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,427.09 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JEREMY R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $99,425.93 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKINS, MELVERNE L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $99,425.89 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SAM Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,424.00 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, CHARLES L Employer name Seneca County Amount $99,423.93 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELTMANN, JOHN F Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $99,423.54 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, VERNITTA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $99,422.69 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MARY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,420.80 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, KEVIN P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,420.80 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, DONALD MARIO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,419.94 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUISSEY, EDWARD G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,419.09 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,419.06 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,419.00 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISI, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,417.89 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System