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 PEGUES, JENISE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $97,212.36 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLONAS, DANIEL A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $97,211.58 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEO, JERRY G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,211.39 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,210.41 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DELLIA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,210.17 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, SHERRY A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,207.76 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, KAREN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,207.76 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKER, CHARLES B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $97,207.01 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEY, LEROY MAIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,206.35 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $97,206.34 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITTO, PHILIP Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,204.52 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $97,203.82 Date 07/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,202.93 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLAT, AMY S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,202.29 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $97,201.12 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARC G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $97,200.25 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ROGER Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,199.19 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINVILLE, STEVE R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,198.61 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPIZUR, ALEX Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,197.19 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVILLE, REGIS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,194.39 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,193.79 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MICHAEL W, III Employer name Education Department Amount $97,192.68 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARTIN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,192.28 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, THOMAS W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,191.29 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $97,190.90 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARSHIE, STEVE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $97,190.72 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLE, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,190.24 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, JONATHAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,189.58 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMLEY, CRAIG S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $97,189.43 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATAR, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,184.84 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKETT, JEFFREY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,184.73 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,184.66 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MISHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,184.33 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, MOLLY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,184.23 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOYCE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $97,184.03 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RICKY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,183.78 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTAS, GLORY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,182.99 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, RITA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,180.61 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, SEBASTIAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,178.87 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, DOMINIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,178.42 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICHIO, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,178.40 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $97,177.75 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, JUSTIN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,177.58 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, DANIEL X Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $97,176.74 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHIGH, RYAN K Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $97,175.00 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,174.23 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, HUNG YUN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,173.24 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, GREGORY M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $97,173.22 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, JOEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $97,172.97 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,172.81 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, IAN T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,172.69 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, JEFFREY P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,170.43 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, HEATHER A Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,170.23 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEOH, HOOI CHIN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,166.57 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,165.73 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKEUCHI, MICHAEL Y Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $97,165.41 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KEVIN L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $97,165.40 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, LINDA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,164.30 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALBORA, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,163.73 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,162.22 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, THOMAS Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,161.24 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHNER, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $97,160.91 Date 09/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KIM S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $97,160.64 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, TONI-ANNE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,160.28 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZAFERRO, CHRIS M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $97,159.61 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARAISY, NICOLE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,159.58 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEITH R Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $97,159.48 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLICARRI, ANTHONY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,158.76 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKLOFSKY, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,158.45 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTLE, JOHN G, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,158.20 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, ELLEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,158.17 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUTCHEON, HOWARD D Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $97,156.70 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, KEITH A J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $97,156.02 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERINO, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,155.77 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, MICHAEL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $97,155.42 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, BETH ANN Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $97,154.70 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPINTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $97,154.50 Date 08/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $97,154.08 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANZA, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,153.90 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, HERMIONE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,152.33 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIA, SANTO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,152.25 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, DARREN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,152.07 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, JAMES L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,151.13 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, CHRIS C Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,151.11 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGGEL, JOHN E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,150.19 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O HARA, BRIAN Employer name Erie County Amount $97,150.00 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,149.46 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULE, GREGORY F Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $97,149.31 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, MARY JANE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $97,148.06 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANDREW P Employer name Orange County Amount $97,147.74 Date 07/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUA, ZHONGXUE Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,146.24 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKULA, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $97,144.38 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOI, MICHAEL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,143.39 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDAS-CARR, UNALDA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,142.71 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, FRANK R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,141.78 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $97,141.51 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINING, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $97,141.48 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, LARRY L, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,141.20 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGIL, PAUL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,141.20 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, FRANCES S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,141.08 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System