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 SMITH, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $95,199.45 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANNUM, PATRICK S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,198.46 Date 02/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARWAR, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,198.28 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,197.75 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, PETER B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $95,197.30 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCESNY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,196.28 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAPA, JANE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,195.45 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,194.83 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUEY, JOHN R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $95,194.77 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-DAVID, JOYLYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,194.46 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ALBERT W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,193.21 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITCHLEY, BENJAMIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,193.20 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, DARREN O Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $95,193.14 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $95,192.92 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYGIEL, MARIA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,191.96 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISHIMOTO, MARY K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,191.42 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MARK, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,190.18 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,189.06 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSSERS, EDUARDA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,189.02 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, HOWARD Employer name Broome County Amount $95,188.52 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLINSON, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,188.36 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHARDT, CARA A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $95,186.67 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,186.34 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTA, CINTHIA E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,186.10 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANNE LIBERTO Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $95,185.72 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,183.39 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAYNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $95,183.28 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSHAM, TRINODD R Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,182.81 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRAIBMAN, HENRY S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,182.62 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELEE, KEVIN E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $95,182.30 Date 04/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSINGER, PETER E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,182.06 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOOGEL, THOMAS J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,181.93 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, YVONNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,181.37 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRUNT, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,181.32 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, JACK D Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $95,180.22 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOKKATTU, ACHAMMA J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,179.75 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPAL, ROBERT F W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,179.74 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,179.33 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLINA, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,178.71 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, MARK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,177.47 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGGIO, SALVATORE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,176.30 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDGE, MC KINLEY, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,175.97 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUDOLPH P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,175.54 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICHELLA, JOHN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $95,175.06 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUBER, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,174.62 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGEN, EDWARD B Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $95,174.44 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLONTZ, ROBERT IVAN Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $95,174.29 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,174.17 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, JAMES J Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,173.23 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JASON C Employer name City of Hudson Amount $95,173.21 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANSLEY, KATHRYN E Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $95,171.15 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYLOWICZ, DAVID E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $95,171.12 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $95,170.91 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMILE, ATTANASIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,170.88 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,168.72 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSIE, DEOLINDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $95,168.63 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGNEAN, JENNIFER Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,168.46 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, ROBERT Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,168.41 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERNS, WILLIAM E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $95,168.30 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,167.38 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOCCHERA, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $95,167.17 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGITTROYD, JANET Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,167.06 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLION, MERRITTE S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $95,165.68 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORIELLO, DAVID P Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $95,164.77 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,164.44 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYMBRAK, ANDREW J M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,163.89 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,163.85 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,163.76 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNER, GREGORY G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,163.20 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOATS, LAURENCE E, JR Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $95,162.42 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROGER S Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $95,161.77 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,161.64 Date 03/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, PHILIP J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $95,161.37 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, SANJAY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,160.04 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KENNETH J Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $95,159.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISICARO, MICHAEL Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $95,158.99 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,157.21 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DANIEL M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,157.13 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKRADYUK, VLADLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,156.24 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEFFEY, ATUL K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,154.72 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DONALD J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $95,154.28 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARC A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,153.85 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, THEODORE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,153.21 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JUDITH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,152.59 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,152.13 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDULDIG-O'NEAL, KAREN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,152.13 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, THERESA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $95,151.76 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS-WALKER, MARIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,151.14 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGUANNO, STEVEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $95,150.10 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE METROPOLIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $95,149.80 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHNNY D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $95,148.88 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, CARL J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $95,148.26 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEON, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,147.99 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, DANIEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,147.96 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANZ, DAVID M Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $95,147.70 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADONNA, DANIELLE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,147.23 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYAVE, PRISCILLA G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,147.09 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, HOWARD Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $95,146.49 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DELISLE B Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,146.41 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, DENISE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,143.54 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System