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 JENNE, SUSAN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HENRY W, IV Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMUSCIA, FRANCIS A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANETTE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESCH, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLECHTER, MARK A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAHAN, DIANA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $138,735.05 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, ANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,735.05 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,735.05 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, DONALD Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,735.05 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JOHN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,735.05 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, YVETTE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,735.05 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBL, ALLEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,734.80 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBRANDT, SCOTT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,729.22 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN M Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $138,728.75 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABUDA, KURT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,727.28 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGAYHEY, DAVID M Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $138,724.16 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,721.04 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, ALESSANDRO Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,719.89 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIELE, JEREMY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,718.38 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIFKIN, SHERI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,718.28 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMCHUK, STEVEN D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $138,714.41 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DANIEL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,712.84 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, JUSTIN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,710.03 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, TERRY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,697.53 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRIAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,696.71 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCONTIERI, LOUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,695.26 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOANNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,693.41 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIAMPETTI, STEPHEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,691.42 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITZKE, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $138,687.01 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANNANGANAMALIL, LEO JAMESON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,681.10 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMAH, KALILOU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $138,678.45 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $138,678.03 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,677.91 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, WALTER E, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $138,676.85 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRINSKI, STANLEY R, JR Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $138,675.21 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TAYLOR L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $138,674.53 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIER, CHERYL B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $138,673.09 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GAIL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,666.56 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AARON YOUNG, CAROLYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,666.46 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROFF, DANIEL W A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $138,662.59 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMPEL, JAMES V Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,660.37 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, LAWRENCE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $138,660.00 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDENBERGER, EILEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,658.35 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINERT, CARL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,658.00 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,656.30 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, WILLIAM D Employer name Erie County Amount $138,654.11 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, RUTH W Employer name Department of Health Amount $138,653.27 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANTHONY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,648.35 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALCROW, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,640.06 Date 11/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, ERIKA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,633.12 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBISON, DONALD P Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $138,631.35 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, PATRICK E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $138,630.33 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRAZAS, JAMES, II Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $138,627.69 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFF, ROBERT J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $138,624.17 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $138,623.55 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEPLES, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Law Amount $138,622.74 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $138,621.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCALBROWN, MARION P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $138,618.28 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,618.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, COLEMAN S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $138,617.18 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARISHMAN, JEREMY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,616.86 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, ANTONIO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,616.45 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANSLEY, LISA P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,615.35 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JEFFREY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,613.40 Date 05/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADY, PHILLIP D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,612.90 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUAFREDDA, RUSSELL Employer name Rockland County Amount $138,611.87 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANELLI, FRANK A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $138,608.69 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUBIN, ROSE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,606.11 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLON, BETTYJEAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $138,604.72 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROBSKI, ROSLYN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $138,604.15 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,603.56 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTIL, JOEL Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $138,600.13 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVULUNOV, LANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,599.03 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELY, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,596.18 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETLEFS, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $138,595.61 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARANO, FRANK E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,588.90 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, DOMENICK A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $138,587.29 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $138,586.61 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $138,581.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, DAVID E Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $138,580.80 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, KANIKA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $138,580.45 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA CRUZ, MANUEL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,576.66 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEE, WAI MING Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,575.46 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,575.43 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYH, VIRGINIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $138,574.83 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CARL R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,572.81 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SVARCZKOPF, TODD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,572.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKER, AUGUST Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $138,572.63 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EUGENE P, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,571.97 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, MARC G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $138,568.42 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, JEANNINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,563.97 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, JOHN R, SR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $138,563.66 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,561.12 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBIN W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $138,560.75 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCZEK, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $138,560.00 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,556.43 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGANSKAS, MICHAEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $138,553.75 Date 04/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, NIGEL M A Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,553.75 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, GREGORY P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $138,552.79 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System