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 KNISKERN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,267.82 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, MARIA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,267.78 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, TRACEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,266.99 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,266.73 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRINAL, JOSE BERNARDO JULIO Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,266.39 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,266.26 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMANOWICZ, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,266.00 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-CHARLES, GHISLAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,264.21 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERULATVOLLMER, DENISE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,262.65 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFALO, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $97,262.13 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JO AN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,262.10 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, JULIE L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $97,262.06 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMAR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,262.04 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, VINCENT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,260.83 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKER, JEFFREY E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,260.27 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTHOKKAN, XAVI Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,258.72 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRMAN, KAREN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,257.84 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,257.68 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONSKI, ALEXANDER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,257.54 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVARA, FREDERICK G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $97,257.27 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, LUKE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,257.13 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-PRINCE, FRANCINE A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $97,256.45 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, BARBARA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $97,256.40 Date 09/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, FIONA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,255.96 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGOL, ROMANO RONNIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,255.78 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRYCKY, NINA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,255.30 Date 05/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,254.42 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEERWARTH, KATHLEEN BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,253.92 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, VIVIAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,253.77 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,253.00 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MILTON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,252.68 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, TAMRA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,252.39 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DONNA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $97,251.74 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, ROGELIO Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,251.44 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, YOLANDA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,250.36 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, STEVEN, SR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,250.17 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, SUSIE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,250.00 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $97,249.95 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, PAUL C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,249.93 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATTAB, YAHYA O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,249.62 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARLENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,249.62 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TODD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,249.54 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAAS, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,248.89 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONG, SIMON H Y Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $97,248.64 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRONA, ANGELINE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $97,248.64 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, LINDSEY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,247.55 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, CARLOS J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,247.39 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, DAVID J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $97,247.00 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLY, RAFIOON N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $97,245.17 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ANNA B Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $97,244.91 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CASEY K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,244.75 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, CHARLES W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,244.65 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WHITNEY, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,244.42 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELIZABETH I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,244.42 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, STEPHEN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,244.42 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROBIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,244.25 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIENZA, DANIEL Employer name Holtsville Fire District Amount $97,243.34 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWILT, HEIDI T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,242.67 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, TARA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,242.60 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DONALD J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,240.70 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GERALD B Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $97,240.05 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TODD R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $97,239.48 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKAJAGBOR, EGERTON O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,238.61 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSMIRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $97,238.30 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACKLEY, GREGORY V Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,238.13 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORY, JOANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,238.08 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENKATACHALAM, SHANTHI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,237.62 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, GARY R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $97,237.46 Date 12/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLAMBY, ANNABELLE S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $97,235.34 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPSAS, PAMELA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,233.49 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, IRIS N Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,233.37 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJCZYK, PAUL J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,233.16 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,232.09 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMANELLI, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,231.91 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHURST, DAVID P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,231.16 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, RUSSELL P Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $97,230.50 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CASSANDRA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $97,230.16 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,229.87 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULOK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $97,226.14 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINSKY, JAMES P Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,226.05 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDENSTEIN, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,225.49 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, OKWUONU C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,224.67 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,224.59 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, STEVEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,224.55 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY-GREENE, ANNETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,224.31 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUREE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Warren County Amount $97,220.10 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZUTPHEN, ALISSA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,218.76 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALMA D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,218.64 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLOW, DAVID M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $97,218.20 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, SOMONA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,218.20 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, TONJA Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,218.05 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, MARCO E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,217.28 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCHETTE, JOANNE Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $97,216.22 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILVOCK, GREGORY A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $97,215.77 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN-BURNS, PERIN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,215.36 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, ASHANTI K Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $97,214.12 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PENTU, MARY K Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $97,213.23 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, ERIN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,213.10 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,212.59 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, DUNCAN S, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $97,212.39 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System