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 DALEY, GERARD F Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $99,310.05 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHAMP, SANDRA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,310.01 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWHAJ, PARMASHWAR S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,309.76 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $99,308.54 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GARY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $99,308.00 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MONICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,307.82 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $99,307.68 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFRATELLO, THOMAS A Employer name Genesee County Amount $99,305.87 Date 02/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Corning Amount $99,305.86 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANBORN, VICTORIA B M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,304.92 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBHAM, WAYNE E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $99,304.78 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,304.45 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, BRANDON S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,302.87 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, DAVID A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $99,302.85 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, STARRIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,302.83 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, MARIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,302.78 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $99,302.38 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $99,301.39 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHKO, MEGHAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,299.10 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LESLIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,298.98 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNHAUPT, THOMAS W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,298.81 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, LORRAINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,297.87 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVISH, LEON W Employer name Education Department Amount $99,297.64 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, DAVID F Employer name Education Department Amount $99,297.64 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $99,297.64 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, MARGARET M Employer name Education Department Amount $99,297.64 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL W Employer name Education Department Amount $99,297.64 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRKUS, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,297.32 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, ASIF J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,297.23 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUSEPH, DOLLY BABY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,296.87 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $99,295.98 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $99,295.82 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, NOREEN A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $99,295.69 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA RATTA, CAROL B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,295.62 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,295.04 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, HILDA Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $99,293.99 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KEVIN P Employer name Wayne County Amount $99,293.26 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, JACQUELYN RAE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,292.10 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,292.07 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DANIEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,291.20 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $99,290.89 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDAY, DAVID C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $99,289.91 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAIGE, DANIEL H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $99,288.51 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,288.49 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KAM C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,287.76 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, JOHN S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,287.76 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JESSICA G C, MS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $99,287.55 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHONDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $99,287.00 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADEROGAO, ELSIE F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,285.97 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELORO, MARIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,285.57 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, MARIA C Employer name Education Department Amount $99,285.16 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,283.18 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICTOR, DANIAL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,283.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZEL, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,282.25 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAFFE, JANE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,278.66 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $99,278.66 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTNER, JON H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,278.66 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODNY, STEVEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $99,278.66 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, TYZZ YUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,278.66 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSKOFF, AARON M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $99,278.66 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, SUSAN H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,278.66 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN-WALLEN, ELDIN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,278.66 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THERESA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,278.66 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTES-HEINO, JODI L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,277.74 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZON, FERDINAND ANDRES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $99,277.40 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELUS, MARC Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,275.89 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDET, JEAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $99,275.28 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN-MULVERHILL, KATHRYN Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $99,274.57 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MELANIE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,273.73 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARACCIO, VALLIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $99,270.69 Date 04/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, RICHARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,269.31 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, ANTHONY P Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $99,269.30 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, DONALD J Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $99,269.10 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, CAROLYN P Employer name Education Department Amount $99,268.78 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNI, ROBERT S, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,268.02 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HARRISON M Employer name Education Department Amount $99,268.00 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACONU, FLORENTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,268.00 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROMULO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,268.00 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ALEYAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,267.90 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGBINADOLOR, JOYCE O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $99,267.49 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGERMEIN, STEFAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,267.40 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDARS, NORA E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $99,267.12 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRZYK, MARIUSZ Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,267.10 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERY, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,266.43 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEURY, SHANTELLE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,265.93 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,265.53 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITELE, RUBY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,264.80 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKA, EDWARD Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $99,264.79 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, EDWARD Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $99,264.48 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDER, DIANE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,264.36 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ADOLPHUS G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $99,263.85 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARNELL Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,263.10 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,262.80 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, CINDY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,261.24 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRERING, MARK D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $99,260.97 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,260.92 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, KRISTOPHER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,258.52 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEN, WENDY A Employer name Education Department Amount $99,257.52 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATRAW, TRAVIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,257.20 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, CARMINE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,257.13 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System