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 CAPRARO, RICHARD J, III Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $138,048.30 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,041.61 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WETZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,040.10 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEAN C Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $138,036.25 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIEDERMANN, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,032.23 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,031.61 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIERCISZEWSKI, MARK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,030.80 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHIRK, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,020.70 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRITZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,020.28 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALI, VIKAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,008.00 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUGH, FLINORA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $137,998.93 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPULECKI, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $137,998.67 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORBER, DANA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,988.60 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, SUZANNE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,982.77 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERNICOLA, NICHOLAS M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $137,977.55 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BRAUN, KARL H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $137,975.10 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DONNELL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $137,966.76 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIASULLO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,964.64 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFF, JAMES R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,963.05 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISIMINGER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,961.37 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDREANO, PETER J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $137,958.23 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $137,956.62 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $137,954.12 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKEL, RICHARD E Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $137,948.92 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MARY AGNES Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,947.17 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, BRADFORD I, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,941.07 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HAYLE, BLOSSOM M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,928.01 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KYLE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $137,927.62 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ELIAS D Employer name Cornell University Amount $137,924.08 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAOUEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,918.31 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWEN, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,916.85 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, EMILY R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $137,916.81 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, HEENA P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,915.24 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $137,914.05 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GDANSKI, PAUL Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $137,913.98 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, JAMES P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $137,913.97 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,913.60 Date 01/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, QUINTON Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $137,911.38 Date 07/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLNEY, DAVID N, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,911.21 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, REGINA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $137,911.19 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, TYRONE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,907.44 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLMANN, FRANK Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $137,903.93 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGERI, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,897.85 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHINE, KRISTIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,894.54 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMIDA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $137,888.62 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILDEA, SEAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,887.58 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LANINGHAM, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,886.72 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAINE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $137,885.20 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROULIS, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,882.04 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARE, JASON Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $137,881.33 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSTEIN, JASON L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $137,873.14 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JOANNE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,872.01 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARVIN, FARIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,868.94 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $137,864.22 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGELS, WESLEY B Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $137,862.89 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,857.93 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, GAVIN B Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $137,857.53 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JAMES P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $137,853.53 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, COREY W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,851.53 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.48 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KENNETH J Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.46 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, ADAM C Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.45 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PNG, KOK M Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.44 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCARO, ADRIENNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.43 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JUNE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.43 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ARLENE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.43 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUBANDI, RADHIKA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.42 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, FRANK Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.41 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,848.41 Date 07/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JULIET I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,846.13 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEYMENOVA, LARISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,840.62 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, CHARLES F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,834.46 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREDLE, MARCUS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,833.16 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROVSKAYA, NORA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $137,832.30 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, JOSEPH G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,830.20 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $137,830.20 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,828.31 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMONY, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,826.46 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LAURA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,821.78 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, JEAN-PAUL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $137,816.14 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILIERO-KINDERMAN, ANDREW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,814.93 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAPKE, BETH W Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $137,814.92 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAN, KENNETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,813.33 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMAECHEVARRIA, JOSU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,807.71 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, VINCENT J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,800.75 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSER, ETHAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,791.99 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCHER, CHARLES A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $137,787.83 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACAMPORA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $137,785.76 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUJABER, JANDARK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $137,785.65 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DEMIAN H Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $137,784.57 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDOLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,782.91 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTO, JANET F Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,776.00 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,772.22 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNABAIO, BRANDON A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,772.20 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODHINES, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,769.39 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, KURT W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $137,762.77 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, SHAWN J Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $137,762.01 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUCCI, ELIO T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $137,759.05 Date 08/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCULLY, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,754.38 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFETTONE, LOUIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,750.98 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System