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 MILLER, BRYAN M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $99,417.89 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CAVETTE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,417.29 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, BERNADETTE J Employer name Orange County Amount $99,417.26 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, DAVID B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,416.86 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIANO, FRANK Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $99,416.31 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MAURA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,415.44 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, ROBERT T, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,413.83 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASAMOAH, WISDOM K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,413.21 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,413.18 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, GREGORY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,412.56 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENEANE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $99,411.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BARBARA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,411.16 Date 10/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUSICH, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $99,409.68 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, EUGENE W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,408.56 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, NICHOLAS E Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $99,408.25 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ELYSE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,408.00 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, RICHARD E, II Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,407.76 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, WENDY K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,406.59 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL-SAPP, DETREL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,406.32 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, JILL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,404.30 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,404.05 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADUROJA, AYODELE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,403.98 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, HENRY W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,402.46 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKAFELLOW, JOHN D, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,401.53 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINI, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,399.92 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENER, PHILIP W Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $99,398.16 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,398.00 Date 02/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGOCKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $99,397.54 Date 01/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALICIA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,397.36 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRD, JASON C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,396.29 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROPHY, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $99,395.80 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, ILENE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,391.50 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GEORGE W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,390.70 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGGUES, ALFRED W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,389.52 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,389.34 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, IAN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $99,387.38 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIECHLE, KYLE D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $99,386.72 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFORIDIS, LOUIS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,386.56 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, LANDY DONGLAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,386.56 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DANIEL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,386.56 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGIONE, ERNEST R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,386.56 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIONGSON, RUSSELL T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,386.56 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIERNAN, EDWARD F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,386.36 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESONABERTIN, IVELISSE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,386.04 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,384.84 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORELL, JOSE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,384.51 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADS, LORRAINE Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $99,384.41 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JON D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,384.13 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $99,383.96 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, VALERIE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, VERNA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, CASSIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGARI, SUSAN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELIZABETH T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNKST, DANA B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,383.96 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOS, DANIEL H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,383.96 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROCKI, TIM Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,383.96 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROBERT L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $99,383.96 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCOTTO, ANTHONY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $99,383.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MICHAEL G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $99,383.96 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, DEBRA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NICOLE KOS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,383.96 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JASON A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $99,383.87 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,382.77 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAVER, SEAN D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,382.61 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,382.40 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,382.40 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJDYLA, EDWARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,381.64 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLIO, MICHAEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,380.32 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, JOHN H Employer name Broome County Amount $99,379.66 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, EDWARD F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,379.60 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATON, SARA JO M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,379.03 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEITH Employer name Orange County Amount $99,379.02 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTUROS, GEORGE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,373.61 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEPRIN, ERIC M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,373.53 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTE, DAVID F Employer name Town of Greece Amount $99,372.20 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, MORTON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,372.00 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JOHN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $99,372.00 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, KATHERINE T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,372.00 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, KRISTEN M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $99,371.93 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, GIOVANNI Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,370.17 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, PETER V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $99,370.02 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHER, EILEEN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $99,369.41 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,369.14 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, ANIL S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $99,368.88 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHUPENDRA V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,367.40 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $99,367.25 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANOTTO, MARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,366.91 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZ, ALBINA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,366.80 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,366.54 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, WAYNE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,365.75 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, EDWARD Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,365.72 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BRENDA I Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $99,363.95 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, JOHN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $99,363.16 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFINCH, JACQUELINE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,362.47 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, EILEEN M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $99,360.89 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, JAIFA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $99,360.84 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMACCIA, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,360.75 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System