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 GEORGE, MINI V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,635.06 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,635.06 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATWERY, MOHAMMAD MANZUR M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,635.06 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIQ, MELIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,635.06 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALED, KHANDAKER M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,635.06 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, CARL E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,635.06 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,635.06 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, JIGNESH K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,635.06 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, JIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,635.06 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, YIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,635.06 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIN, ARNOLD Employer name Education Department Amount $94,635.06 Date 03/23/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAULO, FERN C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,635.06 Date 10/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHL, JARED E Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $94,635.01 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUVALL, DONALD T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $94,634.85 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, SCOTT A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $94,634.71 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEON L, III Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $94,633.17 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTI, BENJAMIN J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $94,633.02 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, KEVIN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,632.39 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KENNETH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,632.33 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAWRENCE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,631.34 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, PAUL S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,631.15 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, FRED H Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $94,630.67 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEIER, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,629.72 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, CONCETTA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,629.67 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURCZAK, DAVID J, JR Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $94,628.54 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGRO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,628.43 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIT, DANIEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $94,628.37 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISER-RUDDICK, DENISE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,626.65 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $94,626.20 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,626.02 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, RAFAEL H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,625.56 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-MOORE, CONNIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,625.46 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIFO, JOSEPH B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,625.44 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, KEVIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $94,624.58 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $94,624.57 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIN Employer name Orange County Amount $94,624.43 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,624.12 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,623.88 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, PAUL M Employer name Albany County Amount $94,623.49 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, JAMES R Employer name Orange County Amount $94,622.65 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, LINDA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,622.31 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILBERGER, ADAM M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $94,621.59 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOEHL, HEIDI A Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $94,621.38 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,618.60 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, NOVA Y Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,618.50 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINEK, DENNIS M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,617.81 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,616.94 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $94,616.84 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBASZEK, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $94,616.33 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,616.24 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, ANN MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $94,616.06 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCADA-WOHLERS, MARLENE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $94,615.75 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $94,615.22 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGE, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,614.29 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, ABIDA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,614.00 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, RICHARD M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,613.81 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TODD A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $94,613.78 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORO, JILLA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,613.58 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTIS, PETER A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $94,613.06 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAUSKAS, WALTER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,612.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHAWN A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $94,610.49 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WALTER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,609.71 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, SHIRLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,609.67 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $94,608.67 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRYKO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,608.54 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, PATRICK J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,607.88 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, BRIAN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $94,607.64 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, SCOTT R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,607.50 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BRETT M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $94,606.04 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACH, CARL, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,605.94 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON E Employer name Orange County Amount $94,604.53 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYTLAK, DOROTHY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $94,603.61 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $94,603.56 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CASSAUNDRA H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $94,602.99 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,601.78 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARTY C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,601.70 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCCHO, KELLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,601.66 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTER, CRAIG S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,601.00 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RAPHALITA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,600.62 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANINI, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,600.33 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, SALLY W Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $94,600.31 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFICH, ANTHONY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,600.16 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ADAM G Employer name City of Fulton Amount $94,600.06 Date 02/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, THOMAS F Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,599.67 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOTALING, RICHARD J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,599.22 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,598.61 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLAWSKI, MARK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,598.03 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.75 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBERG, DANIEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.75 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN PIETRO, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.75 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, LINDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, ROGER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE-WATSON, JOYSLIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DALE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, KIM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, MENG Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHANE, JULIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPANE, SUZETTE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARGIACOMO, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,597.74 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System