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 HOCHENBERGER, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,005.58 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, SUZANNE F Employer name Orange County Amount $99,005.25 Date 08/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, SHAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,004.44 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SHENTELLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,004.16 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DOUGLAS B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,003.65 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARSEKIAN, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,003.40 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, CHARLES T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,002.79 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRABBELER, KURT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,002.68 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIQUORI, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,002.68 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,002.68 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, PATRICIO, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,001.90 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMILLER, CARL R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $99,001.56 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,001.26 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARTIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,000.88 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, FRED D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,000.28 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZIONE, JOSHUA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,000.04 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIKIND, DOV Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $99,000.00 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEENAUTH, NACOOL H Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $98,999.94 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TEDI D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $98,999.80 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMIRE, ALLAN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $98,999.36 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,999.00 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBIRIDIS, ANA MARIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $98,998.01 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, MICHELE A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $98,997.22 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFIGIU, EUGENIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,996.78 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,996.45 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEGA, DIANA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,995.97 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLFING, LINDA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $98,990.57 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, PAUL A Employer name Broome County Amount $98,990.54 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKELLO, NICHOLINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,990.02 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUGE, PAUL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,989.76 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWES, SALLY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,989.44 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, PAUL H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $98,988.93 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, DAVID M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,988.91 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, LINDA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,988.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, KENNETH G Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $98,988.11 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DEREK M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $98,986.94 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURRELL, TIMOTHY D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $98,984.86 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEIDRE L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $98,983.89 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAGHER, PETER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,983.85 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNICO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,983.78 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TODD J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,983.42 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, TRACY L Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $98,982.21 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SHELLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,981.16 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLACCI, ROBERT Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $98,980.83 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEY, ERIK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,980.20 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, RUSSELL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,980.20 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ILO N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,980.07 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIELNIK, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $98,978.83 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAALMAN, HELLEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $98,978.71 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, ERIK F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,977.94 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SAJAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,977.34 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, CAMIELLE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $98,977.32 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, TERRY E, II Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $98,977.25 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMPF, SUSANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,977.16 Date 12/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, KURT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,976.81 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARLEY, BEVERLY D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $98,975.16 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JEFFERY W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $98,974.04 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, PAULINE R Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $98,973.43 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, TODD F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,972.15 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFASI, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,971.80 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESMORE, WILLIAM R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,970.84 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, CANDACE G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,969.64 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, MADALENA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,969.46 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,969.32 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, CHARLES D Employer name City of Rye Amount $98,969.26 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, GREGORY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,968.43 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, SUSAN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $98,968.40 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $98,967.45 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $98,966.28 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEUS, FABIO A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,965.79 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ADDIE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,965.41 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, GREGORY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $98,964.97 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, CRAIG L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $98,964.76 Date 06/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMICK, JOSEPH M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $98,964.70 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROGER J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $98,963.71 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,962.98 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONKO, JAMES K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,962.29 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLER, VIRGINIA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $98,962.09 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $98,961.26 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRELLI, GERARDO, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,960.19 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $98,959.94 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, DENISE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,958.51 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASANNAKUMAR, RAJASREE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $98,958.26 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DANIEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,957.19 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, JONATHAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,957.14 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, COLLEEN A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $98,956.98 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JUDITH M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $98,956.70 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, KESHA E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,956.39 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOBBIE, JEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,956.00 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALKIEWICZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,956.00 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, HENRY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,955.98 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, BRENDAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,955.51 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADETUTU, OLUWATOSIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,953.48 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BONNIE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,952.75 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, STEVEN L Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $98,952.20 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROSKI, MITCHELL J Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $98,952.20 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASI, MARY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUINOT, M MARK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,952.20 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBEN, KATHERINE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,952.20 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORETTI, GUY Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,952.20 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System