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 DUFFY, JARED W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,164.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, LOVELY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $146,157.04 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELIMIAN, HENRIK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,154.93 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, GARNELL W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $146,152.77 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNAISKY, ALVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $146,147.19 Date 11/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHARLES L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $146,146.07 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,144.98 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESSETT, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,142.04 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORHAN, EDWARD C Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $146,140.79 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, SHAWN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $146,133.49 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RENELL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $146,129.45 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSA, SCOTT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,127.91 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARK Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $146,127.13 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, HELEN P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $146,126.51 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,124.69 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRD-STREETER, VANESSA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,119.70 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,118.29 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOUTIER, BRYAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,118.24 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JACK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,117.30 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAKKANATT, LINTA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,116.06 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $146,114.42 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERNICK, RICHARD E, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $146,112.85 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,110.65 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,108.65 Date 09/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARSHANY, ALAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,108.37 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JUANN C Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $146,102.91 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROODE, RICHARD W Employer name City of Rye Amount $146,100.03 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUEN, LILY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,087.75 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASPESI, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,080.98 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, DAVID A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $146,079.50 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, YOLANDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,071.81 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, STEVEN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $146,069.90 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEK, BRIAN F Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $146,069.70 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KRIS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,068.13 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JIMMY T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $146,067.47 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, LEROY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,065.70 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULIK SAXE, PHYLLIS Employer name NYC Judges Amount $146,058.81 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, NORMAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,057.91 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JOSHUA B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $146,052.73 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,051.18 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, STEPHEN N Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $146,049.35 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODOROV, THEODORE G Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $146,038.99 Date 02/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, MAC CLELLAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,037.00 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,035.10 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONEL, WILFREDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $146,028.36 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, BENJAMIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,021.18 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUY, CRAIG W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,011.22 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Rockland County Amount $146,009.53 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, JASON M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $146,008.72 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GANN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $146,005.28 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAINBERG, MILTON L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $146,003.47 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDER, KATY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,003.16 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILKOVICH, WINIFRED A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $145,999.95 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUVIOSE, PAULE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $145,998.15 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,996.72 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, IVORY K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $145,994.53 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARILYN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,991.70 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERSA, KENNETH N Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $145,991.68 Date 05/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENDELL, GEORGE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,991.28 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONEY, MAUREEN F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,986.03 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DARREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,985.07 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APONTE, JUAN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,984.15 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,984.08 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUTTREJA, SHASHI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $145,979.63 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEKMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $145,976.07 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $145,975.93 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, THOMAS E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $145,973.63 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ANGELO L Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $145,970.79 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $145,961.03 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $145,956.78 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $145,952.67 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $145,947.39 Date 06/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBERTO, MARY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,941.87 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SIR ERRIC Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $145,940.08 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXEY, DANIEL L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $145,936.17 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDETTO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,933.76 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MARC E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,933.04 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JOHN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $145,931.41 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,931.29 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rye Amount $145,929.58 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENTNER, NIKOLAUS D Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $145,918.81 Date 11/08/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLETO, AMIE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,914.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIGHTCAP, VINCENT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,914.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JAMES J Employer name City of Albany Amount $145,913.05 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISIDORE, IAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,912.28 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGELMANN, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,912.14 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $145,904.29 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHOSKI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $145,903.35 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,902.94 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZO, BRUCE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,900.50 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHANSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,895.83 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLA, ANTHONY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,893.30 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOETHALS, PATRICIA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $145,892.59 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, LINDA P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $145,892.59 Date 12/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $145,892.46 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $145,889.78 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITTY, CLAYBRONE L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $145,888.86 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, W GRANT, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,887.65 Date 03/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORMEY, BRYAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,887.33 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDWAY, RAYMOND R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $145,886.30 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System