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 DANNO, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,204.94 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,204.91 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTERLING, MINERVA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,204.36 Date 07/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIR, NARINDRA P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,203.43 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOLOWO, YINUSA O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,203.39 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LISBON M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,203.23 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWDEN, MOSES M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $95,203.23 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JAMES A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,203.01 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCZEWSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,202.94 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BONNIE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,202.89 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RONALD D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,202.89 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHANNEL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $95,202.60 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, KEVIN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,202.19 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,201.91 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,201.78 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVID, WILSON W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $95,201.13 Date 03/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KERRY D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,200.96 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, LORNE Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,200.72 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, GARY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,200.45 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEWALD, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,200.31 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,199.13 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCI, THOMAS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $95,198.34 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JOHN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,198.18 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENSEE, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,198.11 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRAIN, LOUIS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,197.98 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEEBNER, AMY E Employer name Education Department Amount $95,197.45 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELSBACH, MELISSA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,196.72 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DERRICK Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,196.18 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, MARIA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,195.25 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,194.34 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSER, GARY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,194.18 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JUDY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $95,192.91 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $95,192.90 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEORGE, SHARON L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $95,192.90 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERULATVOLLMER, DENISE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,192.81 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, FRANK B Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,192.58 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, LESLIE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,192.33 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, ERIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,192.29 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CASEY K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,192.21 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNNY, ARJUN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,192.08 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, TAHITIA Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,191.33 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNA, JONATHAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,190.01 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, GERARD Employer name Ulster County Amount $95,189.13 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLE, JASON W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,188.57 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, TAMRA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,188.29 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RICHARD Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $95,188.16 Date 11/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,187.53 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DAVID E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $95,186.79 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFILS, RONALD L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $95,185.92 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE-LEHMAN, MARILYN L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $95,184.27 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, KATHRYN M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $95,184.06 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRE, DOUGLAS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,183.30 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLENBACK, MARIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $95,182.56 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBI, WINIFRED A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,182.47 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD J Employer name City of Utica Amount $95,182.05 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALONSO, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARTIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-MARTINEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIST, BARBARA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATZEL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CLAIRE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLIE, JACQUELINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALDING, LORNA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLE, KENNETH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBELLI, THOMAS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,180.18 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPSAS, PAMELA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,179.89 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, RYAN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,179.89 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINOFF, REBECCA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $95,177.97 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PHILIP J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,177.91 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESARONI, MARK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,177.46 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUELVA, VICTOR A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,177.10 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, RITA M Employer name Broome County Amount $95,176.23 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, ANTHONY J Employer name Broome County Amount $95,176.23 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY-GREENE, ANNETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,175.80 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALILI, MERHAMA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,175.40 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,175.20 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIN, TERRELL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,175.19 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHELLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,173.92 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, RONALD J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,173.66 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, LUZ D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,173.61 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, MARK J Employer name Broome County Amount $95,173.47 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIRIS, VANESSA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $95,172.15 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAROHA, MUKESH P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,171.95 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, DAVID J Employer name Orange County Amount $95,171.91 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, JOHN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $95,171.37 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLAT, AMY S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,169.59 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDURAHMAN, KHELIFA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,169.33 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, EDMUND V Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $95,168.61 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKEWICH, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,167.13 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHOLLEN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,167.07 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBO, FRANK S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $95,166.75 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLESAK, GERALD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,166.39 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, SONIA P Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $95,165.41 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, IAN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,165.33 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID S Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $95,165.17 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,165.17 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CERCE, JESSICA A Employer name Department of State Amount $95,165.17 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNISH, KIMBERLY BOUCHER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,165.17 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System