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 DE COSTE, SHARON S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $93,528.31 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN-COHEN, MEGHANN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,527.20 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $93,526.86 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFORATOS, OLYMPIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,525.22 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEFFO, STEVEN Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,525.17 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSS, JOHN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,522.72 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $93,521.93 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEGNA, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,521.70 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSNOVEC, TRAVIS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,521.42 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, SCOTT H Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $93,520.77 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, PHILIP C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $93,520.58 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSDICK, JEFFREY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $93,520.30 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, NEETRA S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,520.06 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, BRYAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,520.00 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LOUISE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,519.87 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZON, JULIA Y Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,518.97 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGORDO, GERARD M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,518.56 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLINA, EDWARD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,517.59 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, MELISSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,517.31 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RANDY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,517.20 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYER, HOWARD S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $93,516.53 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEN, CINDY S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,516.53 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINBERG, CHARLES H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,516.53 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIORRE, DANIELLE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,516.53 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,514.86 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEYE, EL HADJI I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,513.71 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FRANK Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $93,512.48 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, MARCO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,512.27 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KELLEY Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $93,512.26 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,512.12 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, JODI L Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $93,511.56 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATEL, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,511.22 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROKES, ANASTASIA H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,511.06 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, SHANEQUA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $93,510.86 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHURI, MADHUMITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,510.05 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JIYON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,510.05 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPVEU, KATE H Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,509.99 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, DEIDRA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,509.99 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAN, JORGE I Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,509.58 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CARLOS A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $93,509.54 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUHL, LINDA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,509.51 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, VALERIE M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $93,509.13 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, KEVIN M, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,508.86 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IBBOTSON, R DARYL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,508.31 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, LOWELL S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $93,508.16 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINOY, JOSE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,506.24 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODFIELD, KAREN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,505.72 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI IORIO, COSIMO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,505.43 Date 06/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLIG, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,504.37 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, MARY T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,503.23 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIZO, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,502.98 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARONE, DONNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,502.76 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCH, LEIGH E Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $93,501.29 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGOTTI, SCOTT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,501.01 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,500.52 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KENNETH B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,500.43 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $93,500.00 Date 04/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, JOSEPH S Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $93,500.00 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MICHELE Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $93,499.96 Date 11/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, BARBARA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,499.95 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCHER, NICOLETTE R Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $93,499.90 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ROGER J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,496.26 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALILI, MERHAMA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,496.00 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, CARLO U Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $93,495.85 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, MONG I Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,495.47 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAIME P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $93,495.30 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHER, ERIK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $93,494.54 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, FREDERICK C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,493.64 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEEN, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,492.82 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUERS, LEONARD A Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $93,492.80 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALJEVIC, TINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,491.69 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMICK, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,491.62 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ELAINE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $93,486.45 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,486.39 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, RYAN S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,486.39 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPRETE, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,485.34 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORADY, KAREN QUINN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,484.88 Date 03/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERTZ, CARL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,484.82 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MEGAN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,483.78 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREIS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,483.78 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERTO, LORETTA V Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,483.78 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTEIN, MADELYN SNYDER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,483.57 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPETTI, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,483.38 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, EDWARD F Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,483.10 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSANO, JOHN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,481.97 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,481.27 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SOMMA, CORINNE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,480.16 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, CAROL Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,480.16 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, ROBERT W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,480.05 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, PAUL R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,479.90 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MICHAEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,479.75 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERSTYNE, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,479.46 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EARP, TROY W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,479.12 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, JOHN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,479.11 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIGL, KARL R Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $93,477.54 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, DANIEL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,477.24 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVOTI, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,476.86 Date 01/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, SANDRA K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,476.78 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANE, MEGHAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,476.61 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLER, AUBREY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,475.91 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System