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 NAPIERALA, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $99,359.73 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, KATHY RIESDORPH Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $99,359.30 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOHN T, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,358.65 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKEY, KERRI D Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,358.40 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, BRUCE D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $99,357.65 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, JOI T Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,356.68 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELESNIKAR, MARJORIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $99,356.39 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DOUGLAS F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,355.19 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPS, GAIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,354.38 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MYRIAM Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,353.73 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,352.14 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORN, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,351.93 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIECORO, ANDREA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $99,351.46 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, CATHERINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,350.89 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SHELFORD T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,350.42 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, DANIEL J Employer name Leg Adv Task Force Reapp Co C Amount $99,349.06 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEAZELLE, TERRY M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $99,348.54 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREBS, RICHARD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,347.90 Date 07/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBERT, JOHN T Employer name Chemung County Amount $99,347.72 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,346.44 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICHIO, JUDY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,346.15 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBERIO, MATTHEW R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,346.00 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, THOMAS Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $99,345.92 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,345.40 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETROLITO, BRENDA E Employer name Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Amount $99,345.01 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KIRK R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,344.02 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,343.91 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COROMATO, BRYAN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $99,343.75 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,343.73 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, GIDEON K Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,342.88 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, CARLO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,342.88 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,341.95 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DEVON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $99,341.70 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOIDT, LENORA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,340.74 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, JASON M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,340.22 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, RABIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,339.96 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, BRETT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,338.56 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPES, JASON T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $99,338.48 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,338.37 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBACH, SUSAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,338.13 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNYON, SCOTT J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $99,336.86 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NEIL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,336.11 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, CLARE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,335.93 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JAMES J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,335.34 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACONO, PAUL Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $99,334.47 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAY, LAURIE L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $99,334.15 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZERA, ERIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,333.84 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES E Employer name Orange County Amount $99,333.71 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTICELLO, PETER Employer name Education Department Amount $99,333.52 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSGITH, ALIM Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,333.26 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, ERONA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,332.74 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, ASTER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,332.74 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSIOKAS, KONSTANTIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,332.74 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,332.74 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, PETER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,332.74 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZECHI, ANTONIA U Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,332.74 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, PAMELA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,332.74 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWUKU, RAMSEYER H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $99,332.74 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,332.56 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, DEBORAH R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $99,332.28 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,331.89 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERNEST Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,330.99 Date 03/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, JASON E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $99,330.93 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KRISTIN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $99,330.73 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,329.57 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, JAY L Employer name Broome County Amount $99,328.29 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZER, BERNARD N Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,327.80 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MICHAEL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,327.43 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMANDAL, FELMA NOVA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,327.37 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Utica Amount $99,327.25 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, FREDRIC W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,326.45 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,326.24 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYTALO, KAREN N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,325.98 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, STEPHEN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,325.98 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, DAWN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,325.98 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSON, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,325.94 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINK, JAMES A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $99,325.36 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, LEWIS A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $99,325.35 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, JERRY E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $99,323.82 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZILLO, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,323.64 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PHYLLIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $99,323.64 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORENZO, PAUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,323.64 Date 10/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, BISILY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,322.30 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, EDWARD R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,320.44 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASKOVSKY, IZYASLAV Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,320.00 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLINGER, CATHERINE J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $99,319.59 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, WENDY R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,318.18 Date 05/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHMSTEIN, PERRY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,318.18 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMARAS, NICHOLAS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,318.18 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIFIELD, TONI ANN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $99,318.18 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG-ORTIZ, CYNTHIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,318.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMAN, ADLAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,317.66 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGPHET, KIENG Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,317.66 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, VINCENT L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,316.81 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMICINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,314.94 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, LEE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $99,313.60 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZEGWU, CHINELO N Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $99,312.37 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ARLENE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $99,310.84 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LAWRENCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,310.72 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, BRIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,310.62 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System