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 DE ROCHA, DOMINIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,819.01 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, ANDREW S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $140,818.15 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANNE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $140,816.46 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,808.27 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, STEPHEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,805.70 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, EVAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,802.31 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ARTHUR P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $140,800.24 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOHN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $140,798.67 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, FRANK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $140,798.54 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBLATT, DANNY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $140,792.60 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, THOMAS A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $140,792.60 Date 10/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $140,791.34 Date 08/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ILWAINE, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,782.85 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSARION, GILBERTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $140,775.00 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE-BHOORASINGH, ALANNA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $140,773.75 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRENE, BERTHILDE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $140,768.91 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPODO, MARC Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $140,768.65 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,767.07 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,763.43 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAM, KEITH C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,762.68 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOHN A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $140,762.47 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $140,754.39 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, SEAN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,752.53 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LESLIE A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $140,748.42 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SEAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,747.45 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNANE, BRIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,744.41 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARP, STEVEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,741.80 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAQUE, ANJUM A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $140,741.55 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, JOHN P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $140,740.83 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKOWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,737.25 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JASON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,736.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, PATRICK, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $140,725.35 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAPHOLZ, BARBARA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $140,719.48 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, JON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,719.18 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, JULIUS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,715.81 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, LAURA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $140,712.23 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, THEODORE R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $140,711.45 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JULIUS, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,701.65 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTAVALLE, ROBERT A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $140,701.47 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUNIUS, ABBY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,700.82 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUBAT, STEPHEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,700.45 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWLER, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,699.78 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $140,696.79 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNINGTON, CHARLES Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $140,696.12 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CRAIG A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,693.10 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TLOCKOWSKI, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,692.63 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRICH, DONNA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $140,691.37 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERC, ROBERT J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $140,690.17 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, GARY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $140,684.81 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKIGO, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,683.38 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,682.48 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $140,672.57 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, SUSAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $140,672.57 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEVER, SALLY I Employer name Office For Technology Amount $140,672.57 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, THOMAS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $140,672.57 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPACE, MARIO F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $140,672.57 Date 02/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWSLEE, MARK W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $140,672.57 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $140,669.18 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEARON, JOHN M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $140,664.65 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, WILLIAM T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $140,661.30 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBEN, JEREMY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,655.55 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, BRENT W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $140,653.96 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KYLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,650.66 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, WILLIAM P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $140,649.59 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,647.75 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DEBRA A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $140,647.35 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,645.34 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULE, THOMAS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,639.59 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BINIMOL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,637.58 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGLIOSTRO, JULIE R Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $140,637.39 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $140,632.06 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, JENNIFER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $140,631.52 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZIER, ANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $140,631.52 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,627.75 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, ERIN Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,620.86 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARON, MARK W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,618.14 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,618.10 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDELL, MICHELLE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,615.26 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, GEORGE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $140,613.30 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RONALD V, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,612.63 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POUGH, WAYNE P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $140,609.87 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NICOLE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,608.04 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENENFELDER, BRIDGET K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,605.87 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, SCOTT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,603.59 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALINAS, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,595.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,593.64 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $140,589.51 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,589.44 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, JAMES L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $140,582.38 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $140,581.02 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, KATHRYN L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $140,575.60 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ANDRE D Employer name Department of Law Amount $140,574.74 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PAUL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,574.10 Date 06/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIDL, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,570.10 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONBOY, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,563.22 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Department of Law Amount $140,558.42 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINVAL, LUIS L Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,555.43 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, MICHAEL D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $140,553.69 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, FITZ F Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $140,553.21 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,552.96 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System