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 FRAHER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,548.70 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAYO, CONNY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $98,546.06 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ADAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,544.27 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, JOHN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,544.02 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, ROBERT I Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $98,542.22 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $98,541.33 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SEAN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $98,541.08 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, AGUSTIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,539.84 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENOIT, PETER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,539.76 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHANNON-SACCI, JOANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,539.67 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNZI, JOHN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $98,539.59 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, DANIEL H Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $98,539.06 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANO, STACY A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $98,538.59 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRENAV, TATSIANA N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,538.44 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $98,538.18 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTICELLO, VINCENT P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $98,537.80 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, STEWART D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,536.47 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, AGUSTIN, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,536.28 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFERIS, GARY Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $98,533.62 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIG, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $98,532.49 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, ROGER M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,532.47 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, CHRISTINA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,532.30 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAKS, SAMUEL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,532.10 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, MARIAN L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $98,531.74 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPPINS, MARILYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $98,530.28 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMHAFER, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,530.11 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $98,528.16 Date 02/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJKA, SHARON M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,528.13 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DIANE L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $98,527.40 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INEZ, SOCORRO C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $98,526.43 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAGURA, ANTHONY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,525.66 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,525.34 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROBERT L Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $98,525.04 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, MARY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,524.50 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $98,524.50 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,523.64 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTNER, RICHARD W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,523.06 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANE, MONTE D Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $98,522.95 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, RICHARD E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $98,522.17 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,517.83 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGIS, WASSEF F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,515.36 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNS, SABRINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,514.78 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITH, JANE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELHONE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 05/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,512.90 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, LISA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,512.63 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, LAURA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $98,512.22 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLO, JUSTINE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,510.49 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, RICHARD P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,509.66 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRITZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $98,509.43 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JONATHAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,508.87 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,508.62 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHT, ALAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,507.97 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTAUZZI, MARK T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $98,507.28 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKOS, ALICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,506.90 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, DENNIS J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $98,506.31 Date 11/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTHUIS, ERICA B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $98,503.96 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BENJAMIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,503.84 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANARA, FRANK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,503.14 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MARGARET M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,501.60 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BEVERLEY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $98,497.68 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, SUSAN Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $98,497.41 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSBERRY, BRANDON J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $98,495.62 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALOVERA, SUSANA G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,495.28 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SALVATORE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $98,493.36 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIGA, GINA M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $98,493.30 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKEL, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $98,491.69 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THWEATT, JOHN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $98,491.47 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, PETER F Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,490.54 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLEY, MARGARET E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,490.27 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, LISA S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,490.05 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHAVI, SEYED Employer name Oneida County Amount $98,487.61 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $98,487.56 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOSEPH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,486.61 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DONNA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,486.09 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHEE, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $98,485.94 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CARMEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,484.30 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, JACOB P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $98,483.11 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,482.72 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, JAMES J, JR Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $98,481.14 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ROCCO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,479.37 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DOMINICK A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $98,479.21 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, RICK J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,478.68 Date 05/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATI, JEREMY L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $98,478.52 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWACK, LAWRENCE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $98,478.16 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR-FUNIGIELLO, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,478.12 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRITZ-SEIFTS, NANCY E Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $98,474.45 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, PETER Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $98,470.79 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRIAN C Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $98,469.98 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,469.10 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEZZA, FRANK Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $98,466.92 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,466.73 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, JOYCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,466.23 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CARLOS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,465.02 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,464.72 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $98,464.24 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, DEISY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,462.00 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System