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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name NOWOTARSKI, MARY H Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $87,203.79 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGER, LARRY G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,203.77 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUE, YUEN-SEK ERNIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,203.74 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,203.14 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTI, CAJETAN V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,203.12 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMAN, ROBERT O, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,202.27 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAMURO, TARA L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,202.13 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHESBRO, MARY E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $87,201.62 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, ERIK I Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,201.59 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARISTHILDE, PHILOME Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,201.55 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CRAIG E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $87,201.13 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,201.10 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDRA, JASON D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $87,200.95 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, JULIE K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $87,200.57 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTHER, JESSE L Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $87,200.46 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, LILLIAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,200.00 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, TOM Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,199.78 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, JOHN A, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,199.58 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, JIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,199.06 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $87,198.53 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, TODD M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,197.76 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, TATE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $87,197.39 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, WILLIAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,197.17 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,196.56 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMIAH, THERESA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,196.48 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTAROLA, DANIEL R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,196.46 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, AARON J G Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $87,196.43 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, HEENA Y Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,195.97 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,195.84 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEKIN, RICHARD S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,195.07 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEYNIK, TARAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,194.67 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $87,194.55 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROVOY, SHAHLA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,194.33 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, LOURDES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,194.30 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLACRAINE, DAVID C Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $87,194.16 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, JOBRIATH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,194.08 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORNEY, GREG M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,193.66 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, THOMAS M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,193.22 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, JACINTA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $87,193.08 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,192.69 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LJILJANICH, DAVID B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $87,192.59 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,192.06 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $87,190.91 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, OSCAR J Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $87,190.63 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,190.47 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEUS, NANCY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,189.86 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASS, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,189.56 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, AARON D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,189.04 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,188.92 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RYAN D Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $87,188.82 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORGROVE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Education Department Amount $87,188.40 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, PERRY J Employer name Islip Terrace Fire District Amount $87,187.59 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,187.58 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CAROLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,187.02 Date 08/17/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICAL, KEITH R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,186.72 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIANO, GINA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,186.64 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MAUREEN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $87,186.35 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, GEORGE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,185.68 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, CHARLES P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,185.54 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILS, EILEEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,185.28 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, PAUL D, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,184.86 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIAS, DEAN Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $87,184.77 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFFENRIED, TAMMY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,184.10 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WENDY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $87,183.72 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, OPAL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,183.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, OSCAR A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $87,183.49 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,183.05 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASKIN, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,182.54 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, GLENN W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,182.54 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGTON, MAX D Employer name City of Rye Amount $87,182.44 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $87,181.80 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPREY, JOHN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,181.41 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROZELL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,181.29 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMITZ, RENEE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,180.70 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, ROGER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,180.34 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JULIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,180.00 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETI, CONNIE L Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,179.88 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAVATI, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,179.88 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSOM, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,179.28 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYBOER, MARVIN, III Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $87,179.17 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MCRAE, VANESSA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,179.01 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JOSEPH D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,178.98 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SHAWN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,177.43 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,177.24 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWOERT, SALLY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $87,177.15 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, DAVID, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $87,177.12 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORINI, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $87,176.88 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JAMES A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,175.89 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERBA, THOMAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,175.40 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANESSENDELFT, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,174.71 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEARY, AMY B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,174.60 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, TRACY L Employer name City of Norwich Amount $87,173.07 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDT, WAYNE G, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $87,172.62 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,171.76 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, PAULA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,171.76 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, MIGUEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,171.51 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDIE, GROVER T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,170.61 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COTT, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,170.52 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, CLINTON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,169.62 Date 08/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTENSKY, M CHERYL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,169.60 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System