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 GAZAY, ELIZABETH N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,003.89 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLAFRE, CONSUELO M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,003.89 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, LINDA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,003.89 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, JENEEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $140,003.89 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,002.20 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORR, THOMAS Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $140,000.12 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, KAREN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.64 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, SAM A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.61 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LOUIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, DENISE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERNO, RICHARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,998.19 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,996.67 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINKLE, SHAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,993.37 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, DANTE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,991.32 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHART, DAVID G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $139,990.16 Date 04/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMICH, THOMAS C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $139,988.02 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,986.48 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARIENZO, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,985.32 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,985.03 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,982.92 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELIBERTI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $139,982.87 Date 12/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $139,981.86 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABATANO, HARRY F Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,980.53 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS-CURRY, MAKEBA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,977.88 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTFELTER, WILLIAM Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,973.39 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOMSTEIN, CATHY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $139,968.14 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANIAK, ROBIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,964.28 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, BRIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,962.87 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMMEL, BRIAN W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $139,960.64 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CATALDO, KATHLEEN R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $139,960.33 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,959.98 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,958.03 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID A, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $139,955.92 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,954.16 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORRAINE JOYCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,953.83 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, ARCADIO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,952.87 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, ROBERTO P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,952.85 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRARDIN, ERIC B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $139,942.55 Date 04/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWER, ENRIQUE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,939.64 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, SHIVAUN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,938.32 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, KEVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,934.29 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTENBACH, TINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,931.42 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,929.89 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,929.15 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSON, JAMEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,928.46 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHUETZ, LANCE T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $139,927.75 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESICH, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $139,921.96 Date 07/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, GARY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,920.30 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA DE PENE, MINESCA V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $139,919.46 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KEVIN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $139,911.41 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTLER, DAVID P, III Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $139,910.39 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEKI, REZA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,908.50 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, AMERY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,906.65 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, WALTER N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,903.69 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMILIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,897.35 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHERN, KEVIN F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,896.91 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGOSO, MARIA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,887.97 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,887.38 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, STANLEY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $139,879.20 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BROADUS Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $139,878.23 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDONA, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $139,877.06 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,875.60 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,874.04 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, JAMIE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,873.79 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, GERALD A, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $139,871.81 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WZIENTEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,859.78 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, MARILYN L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $139,859.07 Date 05/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,858.88 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROERDEN, JUSTIN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,857.14 Date 05/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKUNDAYE, CHERYL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $139,856.62 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIGSBERG, MATTHEW Employer name Department of State Amount $139,856.11 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, PATRICK O Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $139,855.50 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUP, JAMES D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $139,847.36 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,847.14 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKRON, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,843.34 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JAMES W Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $139,842.88 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACCI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $139,842.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEY, MAURICE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,842.23 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, CELESTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,840.40 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIN, FANG Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,837.14 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHRAN, KHALED A Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,835.65 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZIELLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,834.20 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $139,830.59 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,829.66 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSEN, ALISON L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,829.55 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,821.19 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEDRICH, DENNIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,820.99 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEANNA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,818.59 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESE, MARK W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $139,817.18 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOANN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,814.57 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,807.05 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ED J Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,807.05 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $139,804.74 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOYK, THOMAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $139,801.46 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,800.53 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARINO, SCOTT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,800.44 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, JAMES E Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,800.43 Date 07/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,795.24 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROZLER, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,793.84 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System