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 ROSATO, SCOTT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,552.56 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, THOMAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,549.82 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPANI, JOSEPH M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $138,547.60 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, MICHAEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $138,544.72 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,539.56 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, MICHAEL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $138,539.28 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $138,536.38 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,531.93 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,526.25 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOCHENY, ANDREW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,523.57 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROUCH, STEPHEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,521.41 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADOMSKI, THOMAS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $138,514.78 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THATCHER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,513.00 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KENNETH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,511.91 Date 12/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARY ELLEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,510.22 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, JANICE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,509.82 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ORLANDO Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $138,504.18 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYE, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,503.42 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,503.34 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EVELYN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $138,502.31 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, ADELINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,499.33 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, OLLIE T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $138,499.08 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SERGIO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,498.10 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,492.94 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROBERT W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $138,490.27 Date 06/07/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOKE, DOUGLAS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,489.85 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPEL, IVY B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $138,487.46 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, DUSTIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,484.94 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIORCIARI, ANNAMARIE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,483.63 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,474.45 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDLER, STACY T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $138,471.78 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTEL, SUSAN S Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $138,471.34 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, JUSTIN E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $138,471.01 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $138,469.81 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOKENSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $138,466.99 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITO-THORN, CHRISTINE S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $138,466.32 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDUARDO E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $138,466.09 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYLAND, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $138,461.43 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, VALERIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $138,459.81 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARRAKA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,458.92 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MARCOS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,457.92 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISLOCKY, GEORGE D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $138,455.56 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $138,454.49 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIYONAGA, DIANA Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $138,453.30 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, NATALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,453.01 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON ENDY, ANNE L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $138,450.29 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, ROBERT B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,450.21 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILGANNON-MURPHY, MARY BETH Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,448.40 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, TROY N Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,448.05 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,447.24 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $138,446.25 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,441.76 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, DANIEL T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $138,439.97 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Law Amount $138,439.79 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERK, STEVE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,430.69 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GERALD R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $138,430.36 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MATTHEW Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,428.89 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUBBS, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $138,419.11 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, DANIELLE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $138,418.55 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,416.61 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, FRANK S Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $138,415.62 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TERRY P, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $138,413.67 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ELISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,413.46 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATA, FAYE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,411.55 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DANIEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,407.50 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSKUS, JOHN J Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $138,397.60 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWORKIN, HOWARD S Employer name Department of Law Amount $138,393.20 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, RANDAL D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $138,389.02 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,381.17 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMOYEDNY, PAUL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,373.26 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLT, JAMES R, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $138,370.84 Date 07/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, JOHN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,369.76 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUSK, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $138,357.99 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEMMENDINGER, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,355.95 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGAN, JASON H Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,350.08 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHARLES D Employer name City of Rye Amount $138,328.36 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAYTER, JAMES W, JR Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $138,327.74 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDER-PONESSE, DAWN M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $138,327.74 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CAROLYN S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $138,327.74 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, LISA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $138,327.74 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH S Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $138,327.67 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERGIS, ALEXANDER G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $138,326.56 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPER, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,319.13 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRCEVIC, BARBARA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $138,317.68 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHMEL, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,311.30 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLWELL, STEVEN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $138,310.24 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, VIRGINIA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,303.80 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZACAPPA, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,302.55 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, CAROLYN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $138,302.29 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,301.32 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, SEAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $138,300.33 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, RICHARD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $138,300.27 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBARIA, LOUIS G, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,295.80 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWAN, ANDREW D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $138,290.89 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, TIMOTHY C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $138,290.55 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $138,289.38 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKULA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $138,285.42 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROPEA, FRANK L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $138,278.92 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $138,277.44 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, DANIELLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,275.58 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System