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 RYAN, JASON R Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $97,898.63 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,897.78 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, STANLEY C Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $97,897.45 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, KAREN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,897.30 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, VINCENT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,897.30 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $97,897.15 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIARO, JEREMY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,896.76 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, VICTORIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,896.50 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBRAK, ADAM D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,896.28 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATING, RICHARD M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $97,892.86 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CODY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,892.74 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,892.61 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILEWSKI, VINCENT W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,892.50 Date 01/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBER, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,892.13 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIFFMAN, PETER D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,891.26 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, SCOTT A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $97,890.42 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,890.36 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGARD, MICHELLE L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $97,890.09 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNG, RAYMOND S Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,889.82 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,889.81 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBE, DEBORAH A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,889.36 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, MICHAEL V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $97,889.21 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,888.14 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, HOWARD W, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,887.49 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHAN, JORDAN M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $97,887.34 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DHAMMI, RAJNI Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $97,886.66 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, LOREY SCHULTZ Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,886.48 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,884.82 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, SAMUEL R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,883.60 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS-BERRY, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,883.36 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVE, ARTHUR O., JR Employer name Erie County Amount $97,882.91 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, JEAN T Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $97,882.90 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,882.68 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DURETTE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,881.60 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,880.20 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNA, RICHARD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,880.20 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, RODERICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,879.70 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $97,879.62 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDELOO, JOHN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,879.08 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, JAMES P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,879.06 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, GARY, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,877.99 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ISAAC, JACLYN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,877.75 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNER, KIM A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $97,876.48 Date 10/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,875.44 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERO, JOHN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $97,873.27 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHARLES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,872.69 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER WILSON, PATRICIA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,872.64 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULHOUJAT, ABDELAAZIZ Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,872.39 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JANET Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,871.54 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,871.49 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MARIE T Employer name Orange County Amount $97,871.19 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MICHAEL M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $97,870.57 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, ROSANNE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $97,870.55 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $97,870.16 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,869.98 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, ROSEMARY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $97,869.57 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHOM, PAUL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,868.56 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CONNELL, TODD E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $97,867.74 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, JANET L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,866.57 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKY, ALAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,864.82 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCA, KENNETH R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,864.52 Date 08/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE, ALINA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,864.52 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECHTER, DANIELLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,862.90 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DOROTHY CORRAL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,862.90 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MARIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,862.90 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGONIS, ROBERT P Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $97,862.58 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUISTA-ABERASTURI, ANTONIETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,861.89 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MIROSLAWA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,859.81 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, RONALD R, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,859.57 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANDREW F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,859.18 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MARIA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,858.96 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIA, ANTHONY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,858.65 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $97,857.99 Date 11/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPULLA, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $97,855.58 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SUZANNE Y Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,850.38 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANVILLE, JOHN K, III Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $97,850.22 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, NORINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,850.06 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, FELICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,850.00 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHIGIAN, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,849.50 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JAMES A Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,847.92 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,846.90 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAZIAN, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,846.86 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,846.82 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, TESSA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,846.68 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,846.46 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VICTORIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,846.46 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTHER, DEIRDRE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,846.34 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $97,846.06 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JASON S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,843.61 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, MARIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,843.57 Date 02/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANN, MARGARET J Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $97,843.10 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $97,841.81 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAZANJIAN, GEORGE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,841.30 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,841.13 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, OSMAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,840.59 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESTRE, OSWALDO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,840.58 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, FELIX D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $97,840.45 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, MARK T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,839.67 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLENKER, BYRON Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $97,838.81 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,838.46 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System