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 NATOLI, DAVID J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $147,121.45 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUHAN, ABHA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $147,118.26 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,108.53 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,107.36 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAIMAN, MELVYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $147,104.53 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ROBERT J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $147,101.53 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARY Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $147,101.35 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMING, KATHERINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $147,101.19 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LISA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $147,099.75 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $147,098.12 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,097.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $147,094.59 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCAMP, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,094.52 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, VINCENT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $147,091.72 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELD, WILLIAM K, V Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,090.25 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANOTTO, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $147,084.78 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, LOUIS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,084.20 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIZANO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,079.84 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINATERI, KEVIN C Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $147,074.36 Date 07/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMATTEO, FRANK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,066.07 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $147,059.84 Date 03/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNE, MELISSA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $147,057.02 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKER, JAY Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $147,053.25 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, BRETT M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $147,044.05 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKATOS, PETER A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $147,043.81 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMM, DAVID R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,040.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, CHARLENE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,039.35 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, GERALD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,032.94 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, ALICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $147,027.95 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $147,027.51 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPICA, DAVID J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $147,027.04 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCELLIERI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $147,026.72 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, BRENDA B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $147,026.72 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LAURA A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, RODOLFO A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, ROBERT J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JOANNE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOFF, ROBERT A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, JAY L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,026.72 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, DONALD F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $147,026.72 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, JOHN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $147,026.72 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZAQ, ALIA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,026.72 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MICHAEL F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $147,026.72 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RALPH H, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,026.49 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN J Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $147,025.08 Date 05/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, NATHAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,024.80 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIESTER, PAUL H Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $147,024.20 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, COREY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,016.59 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, MARK A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $147,016.56 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOB, BRANDON R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,009.48 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, MARLON S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $147,007.09 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENECH, LOUIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,001.70 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $146,999.21 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, OLIVIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,998.80 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, JOHN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $146,998.74 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, BRIAN F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $146,995.76 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $146,986.81 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $146,986.64 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JACOB A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $146,983.58 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,978.67 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOTRA BEDNAR, NANCY Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,977.98 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, PAUL J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $146,977.21 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KARL D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $146,974.75 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, YOLANDA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $146,973.47 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAKHOVSKY, VITALY Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,973.41 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKIS, KAREN KYM Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,972.59 Date 05/22/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPLEY, KIM M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,967.58 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $146,948.01 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTAVALLE, THOMAS A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $146,948.00 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERT, WAHID L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $146,945.88 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMINGS, GEORGE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,944.42 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHARME, CHRISTA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,943.07 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEBELAAR, KRISTIN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,941.53 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,938.44 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMASNEY, SIOBHAN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,917.25 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, BRYAN ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,913.56 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALVO, JACK, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $146,905.13 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEGUIRE, PATRICK Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $146,905.13 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $146,905.13 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEASLIP, CLIFFORD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,898.16 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIENS, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,894.74 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ALAN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $146,892.96 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, MARK E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,887.11 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, BERNARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,886.75 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROKER, PHILLIP Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $146,879.18 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,878.56 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERKIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $146,877.49 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KAY-ANN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $146,874.29 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, SARAH DEAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $146,874.29 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, EDWARD G Employer name Court of Claims Amount $146,874.29 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEERICK, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MERRILL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 09/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKANSKY, VITALY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, STEPHEN P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UENO, TAKEMI Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENZA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLONE, ANTONIA P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JACQUELINE F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIXLER-FUCHS, FREDDA S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,874.29 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System