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 O'MEARA, KIERAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,321.54 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, KRISTIN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,321.30 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, BARBARA E Employer name Education Department Amount $97,321.25 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NANCY D Employer name Education Department Amount $97,321.25 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIGLIANO, FRANK J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $97,319.99 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIOGLIONICO, DANIEL J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $97,318.53 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKCHIEF, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,318.44 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELEWICZ, LEONARD A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,318.33 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISKA, MICHAEL C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,317.86 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YA, AUNG Z Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,317.83 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, MARK R Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,317.01 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINER, BRENDA J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $97,316.53 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, STEVEN F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $97,316.16 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOILETT, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,316.06 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DEREK V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,315.70 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH I Employer name Erie County Amount $97,315.58 Date 07/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,315.18 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODERICK ANDERSON, RAQUEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,314.25 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEAU, ROSE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,314.22 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOOM, MATTHEW J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,312.06 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEG, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,311.45 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,309.76 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CINDY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,308.85 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,308.28 Date 03/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVE, CANDICE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $97,307.92 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $97,306.85 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, MICHELLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,306.84 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZZIE, ANN MARIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,304.23 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, CEDRIC T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,303.99 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $97,303.57 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,303.37 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, FREDERICK W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,303.30 Date 01/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, AMBER A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,301.32 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZWAN, AFREEN S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $97,301.30 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JUDEEN L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $97,301.24 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAMES R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $97,299.85 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, BENJAMIN R, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,298.53 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GONIGLE, BRIDGET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,298.35 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SHAWN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,297.54 Date 10/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZY, VINCENT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,296.07 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, SUSAN S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,296.03 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BRYAN W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,295.43 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZOPRETE, ERIC Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,295.07 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, RYAN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,294.67 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $97,294.50 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, ANTONIETA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,293.23 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDIINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,293.20 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, YOLANDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,293.20 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,293.20 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEMPRUCH, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,293.20 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAKEFIELD, BRIAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $97,293.18 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODRISCOLL, JOHN K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $97,292.71 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, FANG FANG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,292.00 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, GUY K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $97,291.07 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ERIC W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,290.53 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOHN H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,290.01 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,290.01 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSO, SONIA J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $97,289.84 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,289.63 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,289.38 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $97,287.98 Date 04/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROCHER, NELSON F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,287.38 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Utica Amount $97,286.40 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARLON Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,286.35 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOLOWO, YINUSA O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,286.14 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JAMES A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,286.14 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LISBON M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,285.33 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, JASON I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,285.18 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBAKEL, MARTIJN Employer name Town of Gates Amount $97,284.87 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, BONNIE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $97,284.79 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY-HARRIS, LISA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,282.66 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSBERGER, DANIEL P Employer name Putnam County Amount $97,282.39 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LISA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,282.36 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTUONO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,282.12 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, WILSON W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $97,280.74 Date 03/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KERRY D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,280.47 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JEFFREY P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $97,280.47 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,278.87 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNETTLER, JEFFREY E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $97,278.55 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGLOSKY, PHILLIP J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $97,278.41 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CATERINA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,277.69 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SAMUEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,277.22 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $97,276.97 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $97,276.96 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, WENDY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,276.81 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $97,276.57 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUCI, THOMAS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $97,275.07 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPISTRANO, CECILIA I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,275.07 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPENBACHER-MEYER, SONIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,274.50 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JOHN S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,274.50 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY-COLEMAN, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,273.86 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUNG, RICHARD J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,272.94 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, JO ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,272.38 Date 03/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $97,269.85 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICHNER, JASON J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,269.80 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,269.76 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, MICHAEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,269.33 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ARIANNA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,268.54 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORTHY, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,268.45 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RANDY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,268.26 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System