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 GABOUREL, ERROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,497.94 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONI, GIRISH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,497.94 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, KEVIN L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $90,497.71 Date 02/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DONALD D, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,497.70 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, TERRENCE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $90,497.50 Date 02/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, JEANNIE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,497.13 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUZZI, MARGUERITE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,496.60 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENLINGER, ELIZABETH C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,496.52 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOSEPH F Employer name Orange County Amount $90,496.49 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, JOAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,495.75 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, ANDREW J, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,495.69 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBRINO, FRANK Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $90,495.13 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, MARC E Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,495.06 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CLAUDETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,494.99 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPE, STEVEN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,494.98 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, BENJAMIN C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,494.96 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAY M, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,494.51 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGELEIN, DAVID Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,494.34 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEN, AVERY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,494.22 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, FELIX Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,494.15 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJUMDAR DAS, SMITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,494.15 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORENTTO, DANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,493.87 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOSEIRO, FRANCISCO Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $90,493.35 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMITI, DOMINICK Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $90,492.28 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,492.27 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAREEM, BABU Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $90,492.26 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, STEPHEN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,492.22 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN V Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $90,490.79 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANTON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,490.62 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEN, JOHN W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $90,490.51 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PRINCELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,490.43 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MINI T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,490.26 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRE, ROBERT S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $90,490.25 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGVIN, DANIEL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,490.14 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATI, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,489.24 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGASS, ANNA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,488.54 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, RICHARD Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,488.37 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAKOVITS, ISTVAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,488.24 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $90,486.94 Date 11/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, BRIAN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,486.90 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,486.62 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, JAMES R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,486.57 Date 01/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, PHYLLIS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,486.39 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMEIER, RICHARD E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,485.57 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $90,484.94 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ZELMA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $90,484.90 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LAURA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $90,484.62 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNBURGH, PAULA Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,484.48 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISST, ERIC W Employer name Madison County Amount $90,484.37 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOELI, GUY T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,484.31 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, ARTHUR J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,484.25 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANKHAN, ROBERT J, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,483.78 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFANTI, LOUIS A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,483.67 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPP, DENNIS M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $90,483.25 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMER, RICHARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,483.04 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTERS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,482.84 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUE, TARA D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $90,482.70 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,482.23 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,481.39 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE AMELIA, VICTOR P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $90,480.40 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNANT, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,480.00 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $90,479.96 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMBERG, DAVID N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, CAROLYN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, JOHN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKNEZ, MARLENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, SHEILA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKLES, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRICE, SHEILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,479.80 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PATRICK R Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $90,479.38 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIARUSO, JUDITH Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $90,479.02 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, WILLIAM H Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $90,478.32 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMADGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $90,478.12 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TAKIYAH D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,477.52 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, ORRIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,477.37 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, PETER A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $90,477.00 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $90,477.00 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GANN-MAC AVOY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,476.57 Date 09/04/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, SUSAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,475.48 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, MARGARET Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $90,474.59 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, PAOLO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,474.46 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKA, KENNETH D, JR Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $90,474.19 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, PHYLLIS L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $90,473.80 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARNS, MARY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,473.50 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALENCIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,473.44 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,473.00 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAMONTE, LILIA C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $90,472.61 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOUZA, BEVERLY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,469.27 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLURE, RANDY Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,468.67 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEITEL, RHONDA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,468.49 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARZ, FRANK Z Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,467.60 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, NOAH S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $90,467.01 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOO, BRIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,465.03 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG YIT, FAYE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,464.92 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILON, SUSAN D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,464.00 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIAH, LI-HUA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,462.34 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $90,462.31 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JAMES A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $90,462.21 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALFONSO D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $90,461.81 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System