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 CONWAY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,461.74 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPENHOEFER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,461.51 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENK, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,461.50 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATIGAKOS, DESPINA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $94,461.43 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,461.27 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOL, JAMES J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $94,461.25 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MUHAMMAD S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $94,461.12 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAFRIO, KRISTY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,461.12 Date 11/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, MATTHEW R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,460.89 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,460.78 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, CHARLES J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,460.39 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, BRYAN G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,460.14 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,459.76 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER-MITCHELL, ERNEST S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,459.27 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, AARON S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,458.00 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JORDY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,457.96 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, CHAD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,457.69 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIELNIAK, RODNEY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,457.40 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSIKOVSKY, MARINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,457.22 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDER, ROBERT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,457.16 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHESON, GLEN S Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,456.84 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LISA T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,456.54 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEGAN, VIRGINIA L Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $94,456.28 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ROBERTA E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,456.19 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,455.19 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAZEN, SHELLEY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,455.14 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIANDS, RICHARD T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,454.84 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALATAN, TROY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,453.63 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOBEIDAT, MUHAMMAD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,452.94 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,452.89 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLER, FAITH E.A. Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,452.85 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $94,452.09 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOSEPH A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $94,448.84 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,448.38 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARTHA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $94,447.45 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELBAUM, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,447.06 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECIPUO, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,446.82 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, BRADLEY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,446.63 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, JOAN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,446.18 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,445.39 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHISHAK, ZING ZING A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $94,445.32 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,443.26 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAMI, RENEE V Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $94,442.91 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, BART Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $94,442.55 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, RICHARD R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $94,441.64 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MICHAEL D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,441.55 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHELLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,441.40 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, GEORGE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,441.09 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ANTONIO, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $94,440.91 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALBERT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,440.67 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, REBECCA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $94,440.52 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,438.50 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLO, GAETANA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,438.28 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAWN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,438.22 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,437.54 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, RANDY J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $94,437.15 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLAN, IRINA V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,436.67 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $94,436.39 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, ENRICO P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $94,436.14 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, AMY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,435.42 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, JASON P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,434.59 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLA, RICK C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,434.53 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCHOUX, KEVIN C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $94,434.41 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, LARRY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $94,434.19 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSKO, THOMAS W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $94,433.92 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHENHAIN, ROBERT L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $94,433.14 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRICO, FRANCOISE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,432.10 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,432.00 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVGULAM, RAJ Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,430.92 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MATHEWS C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,430.92 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GERALD Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,430.38 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, GAIL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,428.24 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-HAJ AHMAD, NAIMEH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $94,427.58 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOUHI, MOJGAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,427.39 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITACCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,426.88 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DALE E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,426.43 Date 08/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JEFFREY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $94,426.02 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, TATYANA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $94,425.11 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DAMON Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,425.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATU, PAUL N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,424.99 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSKOW, RICHARD T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,424.26 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUCHEREAU, MARIE-GLADYS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,423.63 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, BRADLEY J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $94,422.97 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROYCE, DEENA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,422.61 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ANU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,422.15 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITT, THOMAS J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $94,421.27 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMANN, PATRICIA J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $94,420.87 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEHR, ERIC J Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,420.58 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONEL, CORTNEY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,419.05 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALETTE, HELEN Z Employer name NYC Judges Amount $94,418.91 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBROS, BARBARA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,418.42 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCYAN, JOHN L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,418.00 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTON, JASON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $94,417.87 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSBROOK, LARRY D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $94,415.78 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, LOUIS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,414.06 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOK, SHUI C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,413.80 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, KATHERINE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,413.80 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MONICA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,413.80 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, RAUL H Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $94,413.38 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYPEK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $94,412.94 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System