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 RIPP, GUSTAV A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,197.84 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, DINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,197.61 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $98,197.53 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARIAN, CARYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,197.12 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $98,196.96 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESANSKY, THOMAS Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $98,195.68 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $98,194.29 Date 08/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,194.20 Date 11/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES A Employer name Orange County Amount $98,194.08 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, JASON M Employer name Warren County Amount $98,192.76 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-SHEPPARD, DENICE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,189.80 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDINI, MARYANNE Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $98,189.78 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ALLISON A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $98,188.48 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,185.68 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $98,185.63 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANECKI-KEMPTER, DIANE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $98,184.96 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGHAVI, BHAVNA D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $98,184.59 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, EMMANUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,182.14 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $98,181.77 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DONNA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,181.16 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHBASCHER, DORIS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,180.25 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $98,180.08 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, AMY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $98,180.08 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $98,179.29 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCO, ARIAN Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $98,178.68 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENNNER, PATRICK M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,177.67 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JAMES P Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $98,175.61 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,175.31 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIC Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $98,174.41 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERRY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $98,173.43 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,173.33 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STEPHANIE T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $98,173.27 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, ROCHELLE A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $98,172.67 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, SANDRA F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,169.83 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOPPI, FRANK L Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,169.40 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JORGE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,169.33 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIE, DAVID L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $98,168.17 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JOHN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM J Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ROBERT K Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, BARRY D Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, MICHAEL G Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTS, JAMES B Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARROTT, LORRAINE K Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEFFREY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSNESS, KRISTEN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WENDY R Employer name Ontario County Amount $98,166.90 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,166.53 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,166.53 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,166.14 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $98,165.63 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DAVID G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,165.24 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ROBERTA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,165.09 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $98,165.07 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, ANTONIO C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $98,165.07 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, TARA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $98,165.07 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, CAROL B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,165.07 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MARIANNE V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,164.09 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTCH, ANDREW D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $98,164.04 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISANTI, THOMAS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,163.80 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, GERARD G Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $98,162.75 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, WILLIAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,162.48 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $98,160.08 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAR, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,159.72 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKLET, DELORES A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $98,158.92 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLECHT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,158.80 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARLIN, KEITH J Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,158.80 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAP, GREGORY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $98,158.27 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MAVIS C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $98,157.52 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $98,157.05 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, RANDALL L Employer name Lewis County Amount $98,156.92 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JORDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,154.38 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARIF-LEAKE, AESHAH B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $98,154.08 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BRAD W Employer name City of Corning Amount $98,153.61 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECORA, GRACE A Employer name Education Department Amount $98,152.60 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,151.93 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,151.28 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, CELESTE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,151.09 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREFFILETTI, CHRISTINA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $98,149.21 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $98,147.78 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASEN R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $98,147.44 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ALEXANDER B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,146.04 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,145.09 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEANO, JOSE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,145.04 Date 06/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, THOMAS L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $98,144.71 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, TERENCE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,144.30 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, BHARATKUMAR V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $98,142.71 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLESTON, JEREMY L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $98,141.71 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, BARRY E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,141.58 Date 01/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, ALMA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,140.59 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOSEPH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $98,140.49 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, SALVATORE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,137.00 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANOVIC, DZENAN Employer name City of Utica Amount $98,136.62 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBITT, SHANNON K Employer name Albany County Amount $98,136.29 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIVAN, CHECHE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,135.97 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERAN, VALERY F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,135.59 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONIGMAN, PHILLIP D Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,135.35 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GREGORY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,135.19 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, PHILIP J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $98,134.83 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DEBRA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,132.63 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System