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 BOLLINGER, SCOTT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,237.94 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAST, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,237.30 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STREBEL, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,236.53 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, JEREMY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $98,236.51 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC NAMARA, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $98,236.46 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALAVAGE, MARK W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,235.90 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAST, ROBERT H Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $98,235.07 Date 04/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCANGEL, RICHARD M, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,233.49 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, RICHARD L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $98,233.20 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEUR, THERESA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,232.12 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEZZA, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,231.80 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,231.36 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, PAUL, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,230.94 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORTNICK, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $98,230.08 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGETT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $98,230.08 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $98,230.08 Date 06/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, GERARDO Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $98,230.04 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGJOHN, ILANYE Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,229.58 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, ANNE Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $98,228.06 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, CHARLES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,228.00 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLETTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,228.00 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKLEECK, GLENN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $98,227.82 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,227.35 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,227.22 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, TODD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $98,226.26 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREIRA, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,225.97 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANIGAN, PAMELA Y Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $98,225.62 Date 12/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,225.59 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANFROCCO, LOUIS A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,225.29 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY D Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $98,224.50 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHATZEL, MATTHEW S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,224.42 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FELICIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,223.16 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,222.93 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CATHERINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,221.63 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, NAY N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,220.74 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, CATHERINE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,220.72 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON-SMALLS, RENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,220.60 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $98,218.53 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAPPEN, MARTIN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $98,218.18 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, AIMEE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $98,217.73 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,217.00 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, ROGER L, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $98,216.52 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, KEVIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,216.38 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENZO, LARRY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,216.38 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPOLO, DENISE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,216.38 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JANIS C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DOREEN Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $98,216.38 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, WILLIAM T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONDA, JOSEPH F Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $98,216.38 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, GRACE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WANDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,216.38 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHERYL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,216.38 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLA, CARL W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,216.38 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERY, MARY R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $98,216.38 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, DAISY D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $98,216.38 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBORE, MATTHEW M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, HAROLD Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, HELEN M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLES, SANDRA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 04/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, SAVERIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, THOMAS P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIARIO, LUIGI Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONATY, LAURA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, AVRIL Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,216.38 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIHMAN-FELS, MARLENE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANAY, CHARLES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RENEE C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, MAUREEN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,216.38 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,215.53 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, FAEZ Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $98,214.85 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUTRI, JOSEPH Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $98,214.53 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,213.75 Date 12/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIDIS, STEVEN M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $98,213.44 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANA Employer name Orange County Amount $98,213.39 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, TIMOTHY G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,213.22 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAROL ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,213.01 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDEMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,211.67 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODRIFF, TIMOTHY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $98,211.48 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, STEPHEN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,210.77 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEILE, MARY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,210.77 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SOLOMON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,210.21 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVELEZER, MARK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,210.15 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENZWEIG, DORAH I Employer name Office of General Services Amount $98,208.48 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAK, BRIAN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,208.04 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $98,206.78 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANITHA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $98,206.59 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSAJKO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,205.84 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFIERRO, LETIZIA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,204.92 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, PATTI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,204.50 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLO, THERESA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,204.50 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, IRMA N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,204.29 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,202.76 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICE, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $98,202.76 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $98,202.76 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $98,202.55 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-ROBINSON, WANDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,199.40 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System