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 LESTER-KENTON, ROBIN E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $141,590.72 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIM, CAROLINE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $141,576.58 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLCZEWSKI, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $141,564.29 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODISCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,561.68 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, THOMAS D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $141,560.87 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANELLI, ARTHUR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,556.74 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, JOHN J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $141,546.56 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,543.72 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACCOLI, BRET J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $141,539.92 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, JEFFREY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,538.52 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, THOMAS P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,536.77 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNASHEKAR, PRIGE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,529.41 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ALEXANDER M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,525.70 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVENER, PAULA-JEAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,522.98 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, DAVID A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,522.98 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINDA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,522.98 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMANN, ROBERT F, III Employer name Jefferson County Amount $141,522.97 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUCK, JACOB Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $141,522.94 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALICE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,516.17 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, WILLIAM H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $141,513.29 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, VICTORIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,513.13 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,510.72 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIS, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,510.72 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,510.72 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, VINCENT J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $141,506.32 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $141,504.10 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFNER, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $141,502.59 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JAMES B, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $141,501.69 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVASEVIC, LJUBISA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $141,500.06 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $141,499.87 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, JAMES R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $141,491.55 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $141,490.26 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTA, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,489.76 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MANUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,489.34 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $141,482.42 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEDALERI, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,481.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRIARTE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,477.79 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTA, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,474.74 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RAOUL H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,472.55 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPARA, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,466.05 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TRINA R Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $141,463.19 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFFMAN, DARLENE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,459.77 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $141,458.65 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, RAYMOND A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $141,458.11 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $141,448.77 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN K Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $141,448.17 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOW, TODD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,445.20 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMWELL, ROBIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,445.10 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, JAMES F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $141,439.01 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIDEI, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,438.85 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELL, ANDREW S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $141,437.19 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, AUDRA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,435.11 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHUNIK, DAVID V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $141,429.74 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EARAMICHIA N Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $141,426.51 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, VALERIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,423.75 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, LEONARD Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,422.67 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, DAVID H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $141,420.55 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCAMMICIA, ALFONZO Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,412.94 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NATESHA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,410.11 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MARK E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $141,403.71 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIN, BRONCO R, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $141,400.44 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, FRANK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $141,394.68 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKES, DORA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,390.73 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,384.71 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELESCO, JOSEPH L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $141,384.16 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUBAK, DENNIS A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $141,378.60 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $141,377.54 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICK, CHARLES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,374.91 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, BETTY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,373.31 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $141,372.51 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,371.97 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INSOGNA, MARTIN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $141,370.38 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, ROBERT E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,369.62 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESSEYMAN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $141,368.68 Date 05/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, FRITZ Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,366.08 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, EDGARDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,365.76 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,363.70 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISTWAN, JOHN J Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $141,361.67 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,360.87 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JEFFREY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,357.57 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENTILE, MARK Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $141,351.52 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABLO, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,349.74 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MARK K Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $141,348.73 Date 02/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, RICHARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $141,347.03 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, GUY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,345.80 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, EDITH M Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $141,344.31 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, STEVEN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $141,334.47 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DANA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,333.60 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIATO, GREGORY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,318.28 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LYNDE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $141,317.77 Date 10/27/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULVER, ANN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $141,317.44 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, BENNETT C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $141,313.17 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, JULIO C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $141,312.26 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, JOSHUA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,312.21 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODINDO, KIM R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,311.72 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONIN, DENISE O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,309.32 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPP, PETER R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $141,308.32 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, ELAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $141,307.67 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SARAH M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $141,306.52 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, ROBERT F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $141,299.30 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System