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 TROY ALDEN, TRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $139,780.01 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZIKETTI, JULIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,779.66 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, RAJIV Employer name Office For Technology Amount $139,778.42 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,777.10 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, EDWARD J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,776.09 Date 01/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SEAN J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $139,773.65 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROPSON, LEWIS J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $139,772.86 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, GLEN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,772.78 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, EUNHAE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $139,766.28 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, MEGHAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $139,765.70 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASS, GARY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,763.68 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JAMES D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,760.56 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOMELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,757.24 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $139,756.80 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JAHMAR E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $139,756.60 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAETTINO, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,751.26 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, BRIAN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $139,750.10 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DARRYL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $139,749.59 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBUTTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $139,745.21 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,742.53 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,742.10 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,740.61 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUSAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $139,738.56 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANDREA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $139,736.94 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDWARD Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,736.76 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEMMER, PAUL E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $139,736.22 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSCINSKI, JOHN R, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $139,732.87 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, AMY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,730.93 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMAS, IRINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,729.00 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTIGNANO, MARIE F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,728.78 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAROVIC, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,726.46 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKYERS, MICHAEL W Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $139,725.75 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKSTALL, LATISHA R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $139,722.43 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMOLA, BARBARA J Employer name Bryant Library Amount $139,722.14 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGAMMARI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $139,719.79 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPACCI, PAUL D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $139,719.68 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSEN, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,714.42 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERLAN, BRETT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,713.40 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODEN, RAYMOND R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $139,713.30 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSTLING, GEORGE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,712.09 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ALYSON J Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,711.63 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEROTTI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,705.66 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGARDT, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,702.84 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARMAN, NEIL F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $139,702.35 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, DEBRA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,702.15 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,699.17 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ARISTOTLE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $139,690.84 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGGI, BONNIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,687.14 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, C MICHAEL Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,684.37 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY-IRELAND, LAURA H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $139,682.76 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, SCOTT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,682.49 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, BARBARA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $139,682.46 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, CYNTHIA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $139,681.04 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KAREN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $139,680.42 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, HECTOR Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $139,679.06 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LENNOX W Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $139,678.46 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALANO, CLIFFORD G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $139,675.07 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TYRON B Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $139,672.96 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIVETT, DAVID T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $139,670.90 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMACHE, HECTOR G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,670.69 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,665.20 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, STEPHEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,662.56 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, MAXINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,660.95 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,658.74 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KANWAL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,658.50 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPADA, JOSEPH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,655.02 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $139,652.29 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIRAND, MICHELINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $139,651.24 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOSEPH C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,650.13 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULL, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,648.93 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $139,647.11 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,642.54 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELASCO, ROBERT Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $139,641.85 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $139,639.72 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALE, IAN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,634.52 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, STEPHEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $139,634.30 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOTTI, LOUIS R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $139,632.85 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, IAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,630.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GEORGE F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $139,626.40 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, CATHERINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $139,626.06 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, DAVID A Employer name City of Utica Amount $139,623.84 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCOROTONDO, LUCIANNA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $139,622.98 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $139,622.98 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $139,620.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYSKADLO, LISA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,617.44 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTILL, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,613.50 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUINLAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,609.23 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRING, GREGORY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,600.88 Date 02/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, GREGG R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,599.16 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, KIMBERLY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,597.31 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, ROGER C Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,590.49 Date 11/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,588.20 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $139,588.17 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLINGFORD, ARTHUR J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,583.92 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SEAN M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $139,583.75 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINING, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $139,582.62 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANIOTAKIS, STELIOS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,582.28 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURALE, MARK S Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,582.07 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRALIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,581.90 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEVIT, ROY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,579.89 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System