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 MIKORENDA, GERARD V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,333.64 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABITABILE, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,333.60 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBHANI, MOJGAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,333.55 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, PASCAL E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $98,333.39 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KEVIN T Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $98,333.14 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, FRANK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,332.05 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIPOLI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,331.20 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAGAN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,329.97 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRLE, DAVID A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $98,329.79 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSENI, OLUFUNKE F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $98,329.78 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CATHELLA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,329.23 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JACOB B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,329.11 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, JODY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $98,328.24 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JUSTIN G Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $98,328.15 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $98,326.54 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHALSKI, PETER R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $98,326.08 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, BILLIE B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $98,325.90 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JUSTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,323.15 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,322.99 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $98,321.59 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALO, VICKY R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $98,320.41 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI BLACK, CAROL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,320.39 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $98,320.08 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JASON Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $98,319.85 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSKI, JOHN E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $98,319.76 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, NICOLE F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $98,319.62 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, GERARD P Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $98,318.48 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JULIE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,317.98 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, ARTHUR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,317.67 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, ROBERT G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,317.48 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBRUSO, LEONARD A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,316.38 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, TINA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDAHL, JOHN S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,316.38 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,316.38 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZARELO, LAWRENCE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $98,316.38 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, ELIZABETH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GARY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,316.38 Date 12/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, RAY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,316.38 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICK J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDNER, DEBRA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG-LITTLE, ANNETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, MARTIN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYLENSKI, JAMES Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 03/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JANE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, ALAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTO, ROBERT S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, VLOYD L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOMMONS, AILEEN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,316.38 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLANT, MITCHELL Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPER, ARNEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 02/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVVAS, PANAGIOTA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERA, LYNN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIRA, FRANCISCO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BEVERLEY A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $98,316.38 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, TREVOR N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $98,316.36 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSLICH, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,316.24 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREG G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,313.71 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,313.12 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DEANE R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,312.93 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, WILLIAM J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,312.93 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDARO, ROBERT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,312.93 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SALVATORE D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,312.93 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDELLA, THERESA M Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $98,312.34 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, LISA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,312.10 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ARLENA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,310.85 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, LOUISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,310.42 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, LYNN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $98,310.40 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY R Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $98,308.86 Date 12/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMEL, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,308.84 Date 07/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, JOHN J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,308.76 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $98,308.67 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,308.40 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPASQUA, LAURA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,306.00 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTWER, FREDERICK S, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $98,304.96 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,304.60 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERNEST C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,304.33 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GEORGE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,303.94 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAMBURGER, JOYCE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $98,302.68 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $98,301.57 Date 12/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JOSEPH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,300.43 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARLEY, DIANA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,300.35 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONI, RICHARD S Employer name Rockland County Amount $98,298.92 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, MICHAEL Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $98,298.05 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JOSEPH D Employer name Erie County Amount $98,297.64 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELBER, DARREN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $98,297.45 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, LAWRENCE W Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $98,297.16 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, PATRICK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,296.45 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,296.30 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYSTRYK, THOMAS A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,296.15 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $98,295.80 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, RYAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,294.81 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRADLEY M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $98,294.64 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELISSA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,294.10 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLANO, EDWARD L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $98,292.47 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNELL, DANIELLE S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,289.52 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, HAL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,289.45 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System