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 STONE, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,177.79 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, EDWARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,171.47 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, GERALD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,170.83 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCATOLA, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $142,160.24 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGUREK, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $142,158.69 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, ELIJAH S Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,156.70 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,156.46 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, CHAD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,152.99 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AREFIEG, RONNIE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $142,152.13 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZEMKO, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,151.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMED, ATEF A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,151.20 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DANIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,143.47 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $142,141.47 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDOCK, GREGORY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,140.11 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EARL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,138.95 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, JOHN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $142,137.13 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CATHLEEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,136.40 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RONALD J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $142,135.79 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISARU, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $142,132.88 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMENTI, JOHN E, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,127.25 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SUSANNAH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,123.53 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, JOHN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,123.20 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGNON, BRIAN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $142,122.78 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FERNANDO L Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $142,116.46 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,115.96 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISTOCCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $142,114.28 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,110.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, MICHAEL J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $142,103.95 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, EUGENE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,102.67 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, MARK D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,097.44 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,094.17 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, BRIAN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,093.46 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUSA, FREDERICK J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,092.28 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELEON, URIEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $142,090.32 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,089.33 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENRICH, ROBERT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,088.94 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESSELLS, HOWARD D, JR Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $142,088.91 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,088.20 Date 01/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, PETER C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $142,088.09 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,084.22 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURR, SUZANNE G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $142,083.09 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $142,080.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNELTY, KENNETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,080.18 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JUSTIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,077.70 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALBO, BRUCE J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $142,072.74 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, PAUL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $142,072.74 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JEFFREY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $142,072.74 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,072.59 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $142,071.33 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEON, SCOTT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,067.10 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKES, AMY B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $142,066.43 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, FELIPE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,064.37 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $142,062.98 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, LUIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $142,060.66 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERTZ, ELIZABETH J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $142,060.04 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,058.96 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,052.78 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITUK, PAUL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,052.71 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $142,052.50 Date 05/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADEWALE, GLADYS O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $142,050.87 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE, JOANNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,049.20 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARKOWSKI, ASHLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,048.75 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NOAH L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $142,046.23 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, MICHAEL S Employer name Rockland County Amount $142,045.07 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFERA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,044.99 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDERSEN, JAMIE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,043.84 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,042.11 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, FRANCIS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,040.47 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,037.20 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYSH, THOMAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,035.97 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, MEGAN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,035.51 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DENISE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,031.72 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, RONALD X Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $142,027.70 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDESHI, RAJEN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $142,025.92 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBERT, TROY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,023.17 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICARDO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $142,022.21 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,022.06 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, STEPHEN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $142,020.08 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILER, ZVI S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $142,019.86 Date 12/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,019.26 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, R VERLE, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,018.89 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICKBUSH, SUSAN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $142,018.32 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, KERRIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,011.87 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GEORGE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,010.12 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, EDWARD J Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,006.07 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICK, RALPH Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,005.89 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, LISA W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,002.40 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBENT, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $142,000.05 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARICELLIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $142,000.05 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHARLES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,991.43 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBARELLO-KOCH, JAMIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,990.97 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JUDITH E Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,989.81 Date 11/25/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GENE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,987.07 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINSKI, FRANK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $141,986.98 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEOFFINO, THOMAS J Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $141,984.40 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, D MONICA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $141,984.08 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZEY, TERRANCE L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $141,983.10 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, RONALD H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $141,978.85 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNWICK, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,977.36 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWER, REBECCA P Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $141,974.86 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System