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 NORMAN, ELWOOD Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,969.15 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JASON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,968.71 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMNITZER, BRUCE D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,967.72 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, STEVEN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,967.09 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLY, WENDY K Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $97,966.80 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, KARIME Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,966.63 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEILS, THEODORE P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,965.99 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRA, TRISTA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,965.41 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIETTINI, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,964.98 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDS, LAURA A Employer name Education Department Amount $97,964.62 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANNAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,963.65 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CAROL D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,962.43 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARA, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $97,961.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTIBULLI, LINDA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,960.08 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIKOWSKI, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,960.08 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREMIL, DUKERNS Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,959.44 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $97,959.24 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINONE, STEPHEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,956.76 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, CHRISTINA T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,955.22 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVAN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $97,954.89 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, NATHANIEL H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,954.14 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARTHA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,953.30 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $97,952.45 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, RONALD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,952.08 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,951.61 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, EDWARD F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,949.86 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, GARY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,949.29 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMAN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,948.70 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, CRAIG D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $97,948.11 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, STEVEN G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,947.98 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KALA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,946.64 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,946.37 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RAY F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,946.00 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMPOLE, JUDSON B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,945.69 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-AMARILES, MARIE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,943.55 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ANTOINETTE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,943.49 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,942.82 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDI, ANNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,942.30 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KENNETH B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,942.14 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, EILEEN S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,942.07 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRULNICK, LORI K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,938.59 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKLIN, RITA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,938.24 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JOHN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,938.06 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EWANYK, JAY W Employer name Herkimer County Amount $97,936.44 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BRIAN Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $97,934.52 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JEFFREY W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,934.07 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN J, III Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $97,932.92 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALCER, GRACE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $97,932.38 Date 09/22/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPHRAIM, JANE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,931.76 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACY, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,931.34 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, CHRISTINE Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $97,931.16 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, RICHARD A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $97,929.46 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRONSON, GLEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,928.53 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DARREN J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $97,928.09 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNEN, JAMES J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $97,927.11 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,926.79 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,925.90 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAK, SARAH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,925.01 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBACZ, ANTOINETTE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,923.82 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHANZADIAN, LAUREEN J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $97,922.62 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOHA, MAUREEN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,922.48 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, JOHN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,921.28 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, MARSHAL V.F. Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,919.84 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, KURT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,919.33 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNUCCI, JOSEPHINE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,919.20 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, JONATHAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $97,918.56 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GRAYCE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,916.09 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGNORACCI, JODY L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $97,915.74 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,915.10 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIYAN, SHEEJA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,914.82 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRIAN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,914.42 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELTON, ERIC J Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,914.33 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENENATI, MICHAEL T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $97,913.88 Date 02/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSCHEN, PAUL R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,913.46 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMRICH, STEPHAN F Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $97,913.13 Date 08/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, SALVATRICE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,912.95 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DIANE M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,912.94 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, CARL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,912.91 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANNETTE M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $97,912.54 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCREEN, SANDRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,912.52 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTOFER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,912.17 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHELLE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,911.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, COREY P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,911.23 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMS, KENNETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,910.43 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RENEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,908.70 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JAMIN J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $97,908.23 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $97,908.20 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROCHELLE Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,907.07 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAWOLE, MODUPE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,906.54 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAN, CHANGBIN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,906.02 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYON, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $97,905.60 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, JULIA B Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,905.52 Date 03/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFITTI, ELIZABETH K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,905.52 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, LOUISE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,905.16 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZ, WALTER Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $97,904.81 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, AMON P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,904.03 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRAZDINA, GEZA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,903.78 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTTARD, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,902.18 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIG, BRIAN C Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $97,901.60 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, NICHOLAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,901.53 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System