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 STABILE, ANTHONY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,547.21 Date 12/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTICE, BARBARA I Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $140,546.45 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMAN, ERIC Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $140,546.43 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, LAWRENCE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,540.15 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIN, HASAN I A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,537.04 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOVONI, MEREDITH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,536.89 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GJONAJ, LEKA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $140,533.75 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHWALD, RONALD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,532.36 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, JERRY E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $140,530.64 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAWAY, CHARLES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,529.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARD, MICHELLE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $140,520.25 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAYETTE, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,519.28 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, RONALD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,519.24 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $140,514.23 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, FRANK M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $140,506.34 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $140,506.29 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES G Employer name Department of Law Amount $140,503.46 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, JOHN C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $140,503.27 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,498.61 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, PETER G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $140,498.56 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIECHTER, RENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,488.85 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ERWIN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,486.38 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECARLO, DOMINICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $140,482.20 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGWER, TODD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,482.00 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,480.55 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRADY, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $140,478.01 Date 12/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORGEA, DARREN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,473.39 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENSAH, EDMOND Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,470.58 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $140,470.46 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,468.50 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURNIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,465.72 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCARO, JOSEPH L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $140,461.84 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, BRUCE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $140,457.61 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMM, JANINE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,456.58 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MATTHEW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,456.12 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $140,454.26 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENTLAND, BRIAN W Employer name City of Lockport Amount $140,448.45 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTIMORE, GARY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,448.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, WESLEY E, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,448.06 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETORO, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $140,444.64 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,441.32 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $140,440.78 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSAY-JORGENSEN, CHARLENE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $140,437.02 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPTOULIS, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,435.90 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLAR, PAUL C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $140,434.94 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARTOLA, AHMED M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $140,433.47 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURA, LOIDA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,430.86 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $140,427.05 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERUSSE, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,426.46 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELENYAK, JOSEPH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $140,424.53 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, JOSEPH Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $140,423.20 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, JOANES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $140,422.16 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LYLE D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $140,422.00 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DARLENE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $140,418.42 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, DEREK G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,416.71 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUILTER, THOMAS J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,411.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLICK, HARRY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $140,411.08 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ERICA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $140,409.22 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,405.67 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, EDWARD G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $140,405.30 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOWER, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,402.33 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLARD, DARYL R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $140,397.24 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZZA, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,391.60 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOESSNER, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,390.43 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,389.09 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STYCZYNSKI, DANIEL K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $140,383.92 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNOU, KYRIAKOS Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,383.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $140,383.42 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIHEEN, PATRICK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,382.68 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, VERA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,379.74 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWATCH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,379.37 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRO, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,373.23 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, KEVIN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $140,373.06 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTIMO, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $140,372.95 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, SANDRO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,363.55 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLL, RUSSELL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $140,360.07 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $140,358.35 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAY F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $140,352.68 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEIREDO, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,351.83 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLING, STEVEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,350.65 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,349.66 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,348.28 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORLETTA, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $140,345.17 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CAROL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $140,343.66 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TREVOR F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $140,341.04 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOEPFLIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $140,337.40 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,336.76 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $140,332.39 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDEN, RYAN A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $140,330.18 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUYER, DANIEL P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $140,325.22 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $140,323.73 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, SHAWN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,319.99 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RACHELLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,319.91 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVEROS, HENRY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,314.70 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, EUNICE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $140,313.22 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, SIMON D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $140,313.22 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $140,308.97 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,305.20 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JAMES M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $140,299.17 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,291.62 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System