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 ZIELINSKI, ROBBY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, LAURA A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $98,952.20 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYZDEK, STEPHEN A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $98,952.20 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $98,952.20 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, LISA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $98,952.20 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, ERNEST E, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CIANNI, WILLIAM R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, EDWARD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKEAD, ROBERT C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASH, RUDOLPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPER, SALO J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,952.20 Date 05/02/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, ANTHONY A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $98,952.20 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, TERRI L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFENDORF, JUDITH R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JAMES C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, THOMAS P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMIN, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEDYK, BERNARD K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BUE, RICHARD H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, MICHELLE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSIS, STEPHANIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SHEILA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, KATHARINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,952.20 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, MARIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, LUCY KRUGGEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, DENIS F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART SWIDLER, KIM D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,952.20 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, RANDALL J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $98,952.07 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,951.75 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATEL, JOHN K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,951.53 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCILLO, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,950.94 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GLENN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,949.61 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, JACQUELINE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $98,948.72 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $98,946.28 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAISTED, JEANETTE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $98,945.71 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPERMAN, JENNIFER B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,945.34 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIER, JOAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $98,944.54 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, MARGARET C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $98,944.40 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTAK, RICHARD L Employer name Orange County Amount $98,943.94 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ERIC J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $98,942.52 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ARBEAU, CHIQUITA D Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $98,941.02 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIONG, DONALD G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $98,940.46 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, VINCENTE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,940.19 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, SUSAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,939.44 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ANDREW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,936.73 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MAUREEN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,936.70 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,935.37 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, MARK S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $98,935.34 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, FRANK Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $98,935.32 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $98,934.75 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JASON S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $98,934.49 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, SANDRA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,934.35 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, JO ANNE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $98,934.21 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKIS, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $98,934.03 Date 09/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, HOWARD J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $98,933.04 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUILAN, CARLOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,932.89 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $98,931.58 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, EDWARD R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,930.50 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, THZAIRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,930.00 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRILLING, JEFF H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,930.00 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, BARBARA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $98,929.57 Date 02/01/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTES, ANGELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,928.70 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, DEBORAH W Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $98,926.60 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, KURT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,926.54 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, DANNY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,925.48 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, PETER M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,925.24 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, AIMEE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $98,923.94 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNTSEN, JAMES K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,920.75 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGONIK, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,920.13 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARRIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,919.99 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $98,919.07 Date 02/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, LINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,918.11 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCINSKI, SUSAN G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $98,917.70 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, MARK A Employer name Village of Newark Amount $98,917.22 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOLIER, RONALD D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $98,916.64 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURY, STEPHEN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $98,915.88 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAERTEL-POLICASTRO, MARY ANN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $98,915.66 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, KING PUI Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,915.54 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KIM S Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,915.33 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, RICHARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,915.05 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, NEIL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,914.99 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOGUARDI, NICHOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,913.75 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, CHRISTINE R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $98,913.41 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLIN, RANDI S Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $98,912.60 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, BETH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,911.89 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAL, MOSTAFA I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,910.21 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,909.65 Date 10/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTANZA, MICHAEL R, III Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,909.37 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, GILBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,907.17 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, AIRI L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,907.06 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DIOZY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,906.40 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHE, HENRY W, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,905.66 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWORD, VIVIAN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $98,905.55 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDUCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,903.83 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JOHN T Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $98,900.80 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JOHN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,899.49 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANRIQUEZ, TERRY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,897.38 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System