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 ORLANDO, ANTHONY S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,591.40 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JAMES D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $145,590.31 Date 10/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILA, MARK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,588.94 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANTHONY V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,585.38 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $145,584.57 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAST, DAVID W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,576.73 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULTON, ROBERT W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $145,572.46 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD B Employer name Putnam County Amount $145,569.19 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, LOUIS J Employer name Education Department Amount $145,566.34 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, LINDA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,561.47 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAVERICK, WILLIAM A E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,560.98 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTARI, GAETANO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,556.73 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, GAIL M Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $145,556.51 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID O Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $145,554.37 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCEL, JOHN P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $145,553.32 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, MARTHA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $145,549.74 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLADYKA, RICHARD C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $145,548.75 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, TAMIKA R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $145,544.47 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LETICIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,542.27 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERBY, RUSSELL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $145,541.76 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, RHYREEF M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $145,540.59 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENIG, RICHARD J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $145,537.88 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTRA, ANTONIO, JR Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, ANNE CARBERRY Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $145,537.88 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DONALD J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $145,537.88 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, SANDRA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGAS, STEPHEN W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, BRENDA V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSMAN, TRACEY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNER-PILATO, LINDA T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 02/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCI, SUSAN HAMLIN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, DAVID L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,537.88 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA-RIES, REGINA C. Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KATHERINE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBER, JUDITH E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, RONALD J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, AMY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,537.88 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLITES, PHILIP R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,533.07 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, PARMANAND Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $145,532.93 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEPLIC, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,532.91 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGERNECKER, FREDERICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,531.60 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, EVERETT H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $145,531.00 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,529.79 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $145,528.41 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,517.30 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUS, KATHY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,515.23 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFANTE, ANJANA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,515.22 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KATHLEEN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,515.18 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,512.55 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTHEIS, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $145,508.86 Date 02/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOZZI, TOBY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,505.57 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWYCKYJ, JOHN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $145,501.22 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALO, THERESA E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $145,501.22 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHUT, JAYME B Employer name Schenectady Metroplex Dev Auth Amount $145,500.06 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NANCY S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,497.54 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BRENDAN P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $145,496.31 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAVIA, SCOTT J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $145,495.86 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, SCOTT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,494.04 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, KEITH O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,490.49 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JOHN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $145,484.71 Date 05/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, GERALD G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $145,476.66 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $145,476.52 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACON, SCOTT E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $145,473.60 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,468.44 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,466.81 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENY, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $145,465.08 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FON, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $145,457.02 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MOISE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,453.98 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATON, JANE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,451.57 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,451.43 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LUIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,449.25 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRABOLD, GORDON F Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,449.06 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGER, MARSHALL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,449.06 Date 09/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINER, REBECCA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,449.06 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMBELLO, STEVEN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,448.42 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, JOEL Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $145,439.34 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $145,435.47 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $145,431.16 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, STEVEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,418.36 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRER, DEBORAH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $145,403.47 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIZU, BENEDICTO, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,401.34 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEITZ, JAMES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,398.49 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES W Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $145,397.29 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, XAYMARA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,397.11 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGNER, LAURIE B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,396.70 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, BARBARA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $145,395.98 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, STANLEY Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,395.23 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $145,395.05 Date 09/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIEBKE, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,393.39 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAKOCE, RICHARD C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $145,390.70 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERI, DANIEL J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $145,388.65 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKS, SALLY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $145,384.26 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELMAN, DAVID M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $145,372.63 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFLYNN, PATRICK M Employer name Monroe County Amount $145,370.41 Date 01/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,367.48 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,365.84 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, FRANCIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,362.23 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System