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 HOWARD, PHILIP C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $140,290.52 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, ROBERT A Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,289.57 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,288.36 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUREK, JOHN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $140,287.46 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLESCHER, MARK F Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $140,281.77 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, SEAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,280.88 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JOEL Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $140,280.48 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKEBA, IAN S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $140,276.63 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUOSSO, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,271.36 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORNER, HOWARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,271.10 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARICEVAC, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,268.66 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,263.93 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, SHEREE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,263.60 Date 11/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rye Amount $140,262.82 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWAN, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,257.17 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,256.10 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, BRADLEY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,255.89 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,255.21 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLERENA, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,249.33 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,241.51 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMOT, NICHOLAS R Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $140,228.68 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DAHLIA A P Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,228.58 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOEGEL, MARINA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,228.58 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, JAMES G Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,223.62 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSH, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,222.55 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTON, THOMAS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,222.22 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, DANIELLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $140,221.89 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CHERYL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $140,216.59 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMAN, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $140,216.13 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, STEVEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,214.32 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, SCOTT B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $140,212.19 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, CHRISTINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,210.72 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $140,206.14 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERNST, CHRISTOPHER D C Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $140,204.42 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANCY, MOLITA L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $140,199.45 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,197.39 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $140,193.89 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNABLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,192.39 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCATI, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $140,192.37 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,191.66 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RYAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,189.81 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, DENNIS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $140,183.36 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, MICHAEL LIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,180.62 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, ELISSA P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,180.62 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOW, PHILLIP M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,180.62 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDEVITT, DANIEL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,180.62 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONA RITZ, MARIANNE A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,180.62 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,179.54 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, RANDY J Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $140,175.28 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,174.21 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,171.61 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCH, CLIFTON R, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,171.46 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDREVA, ELIZABETH Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,171.46 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTNER, MICHELE B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,171.46 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TRACY Y Employer name Court of Claims Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AISENSON, TAMI J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APUZZO, DANTE W Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, WILLIAM P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTICELLI, JESSICA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATRICIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTADT, JONATHAN H Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIMAN, PAUL L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROSA, NINA KRIS BERRY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUN H Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONNE, STEVEN G Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, TAMAR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ELISABETH A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, PATRICIA E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABBLE, ROBERT H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSA, MICHELE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, ALEJANDRO A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUENDT, DEBRA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, CAROLYN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, VINCENT Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFARLAND, JANET L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIN, KYONG-AH E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEM, CAROL Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIET, ANNETTE C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDAU, GRETCHEN O Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHSPRESS, RUTH J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, LARA R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, ANTHONY R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, ANN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $140,171.46 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KEVIN P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $140,171.46 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, FRANCIS K Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $140,171.46 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADI, GINA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIUNNO, MARY LOUISE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRUSO, KRISTEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRO, MONIQUE T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FLUMERI, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, DEBORAH E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDLER, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, PHYLLIS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDERMAN, ROBYN S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, STEVEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISANTI, MELINDA P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, YVONNE R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,171.46 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System