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 KOTHARI, BRAJESH KUMAR Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,170.01 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, ROGER G Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $91,169.29 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NIKIA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,168.36 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, ALLAN R Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $91,167.45 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, ANGELO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,167.00 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSINSKI, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,166.87 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, KENNETH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,166.16 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, LISA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,165.45 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNOFSKY, KEITH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,164.71 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPLES, TERRENCE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,164.57 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRER, GILBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,164.56 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWYER, TRAVIS S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,163.72 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, LORIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,162.92 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,162.28 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IABONI, RICHARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,161.18 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, EDMUND W Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,160.03 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMPEER, ALNISA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,159.92 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFLIESH, ADAM J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,159.83 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, GREGORY W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $91,159.64 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, BRIAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,159.15 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CORA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $91,159.08 Date 01/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERAGOLA, JAMES V Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $91,158.71 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, JON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,158.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABDOU, RICHARD L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,158.34 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIELLI, VICTORIA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $91,157.80 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, SEAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,157.44 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, TARIKA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $91,157.40 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, EDWARD T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,157.38 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,157.31 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEANETTA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,156.65 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DENISE C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $91,156.30 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ALICE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,155.58 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLI, SANDRA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $91,155.30 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,154.85 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MINDES, SCOTT E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,154.61 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERCROMBIE, BARRY Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $91,154.26 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRANE, PATRICIA E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $91,154.14 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZON, ISMAEL, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,152.90 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ANGELA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,152.53 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, MELISSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,151.60 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, PAUL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $91,151.36 Date 07/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MARIA DEL C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,150.93 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,150.01 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMY, MARIE F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $91,149.37 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANIAN, AMSHU Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,146.90 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, PATRICK Q Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,146.44 Date 12/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SARAH L Employer name Education Department Amount $91,146.21 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOUSE, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $91,145.68 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHEARN, ERIN K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $91,145.33 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, BRANDAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,144.94 Date 07/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KRISTIN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,144.54 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENS, KURT R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $91,144.50 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $91,143.27 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, NATHAN L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,142.23 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RICHARD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,141.56 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,140.24 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANDREW O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,139.02 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNTING, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $91,137.20 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOYVER, EUGENE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $91,137.07 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHESON, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,136.76 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $91,136.62 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, ERIN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,136.21 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTEAD, LEROI W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $91,135.30 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,135.30 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZEWSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,135.22 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUCKIN, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $91,134.65 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, SUSAN A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $91,133.80 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPIE, ELYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,133.43 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, MIGDALIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,132.56 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGERUM, EUGENE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,131.70 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLUETER, SHARON D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,131.42 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JACLYN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,131.19 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, ANTHONY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,130.70 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGNANI, GARY J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $91,130.65 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WAYNE D Employer name Delaware County Amount $91,130.45 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, GEORGE J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,130.41 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILYKO, ANDREW Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $91,128.52 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SEAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,128.50 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, TONYA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,128.49 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $91,127.82 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, LAURA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $91,125.63 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, HOWARD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,125.49 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGAUD, PATRICK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,124.14 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURELLO, JOHN M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $91,123.88 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PAUL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,122.39 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLMAN, WILLIAM B Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $91,122.03 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, KELLY J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,122.01 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADATHIL, SALY T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,121.22 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ISMAELA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $91,120.65 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, SHAWNTELE L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,120.20 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEKRAUSHAAR, GERALDINE Employer name Education Department Amount $91,119.34 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAWA, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,118.70 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERAT, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,118.58 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANMYER, THOMAS E Employer name Ulster County Amount $91,118.57 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $91,117.45 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOS, TAMMY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $91,117.19 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, KENNETH Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $91,116.71 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JULIO C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,116.28 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDES, PATRICIA M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $91,116.18 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,115.89 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System