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 DE PAOLA, VINCENZO Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $137,392.40 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICIRELLO, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,392.38 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROSE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,388.80 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,386.16 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHOLSIC, PAUL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $137,385.27 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALJIT, LEELAMATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $137,379.60 Date 06/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-FINUCANE, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,378.30 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,375.89 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEDELKA, LAWRENCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,372.93 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPRECHT, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $137,371.57 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAU, GUY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $137,371.31 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MATTHEW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,366.01 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,362.09 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,359.43 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,358.70 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMICO, LUIGI M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $137,357.52 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, STEVEN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $137,355.76 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, EBEN R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $137,354.08 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $137,352.83 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MATILDA Employer name Orange County Amount $137,350.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ALBERT V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,347.75 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JENNIFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,344.41 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANGAS, ADAM R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $137,341.03 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODGE, BRIAN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $137,338.58 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $137,335.91 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMIT, BARBARA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,335.54 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGCA, JULIET A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $137,334.89 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINOPIDIS, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,330.78 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARRYL Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,329.08 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSOINAS, LAURA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $137,326.21 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, JORGE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,325.80 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, PAUL R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $137,323.02 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDWARD T Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $137,322.86 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, CELESTE Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,322.57 Date 12/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,321.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,320.97 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, WEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,320.50 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, TERRENCE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $137,317.91 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVINE, MATTHEW T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $137,314.92 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIEFER, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,314.25 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARA, ROBERT C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,313.85 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCALDO, GINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,311.60 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSE, JANA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $137,307.82 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $137,307.43 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAINSLEY, JOAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $137,302.55 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BRENDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $137,301.63 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENTHALER, GARY G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $137,301.22 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLACHINO, MARK V Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $137,298.76 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ALISON Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $137,297.12 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, FRANCIS J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $137,297.12 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKAN, NEAL S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $137,297.12 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, GERALYN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $137,297.12 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, ANGELA F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $137,297.12 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JAIME C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $137,292.59 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,289.08 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CARA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $137,287.31 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUGLIA, KRISTIAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $137,285.61 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSE A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $137,282.49 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,281.25 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, DAVID W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $137,278.72 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $137,275.83 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JANIS L Employer name Cornell University Amount $137,275.08 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, LINDA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $137,272.21 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOZIE, MEKUS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $137,268.04 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,256.77 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORRA, SCOTT F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,253.99 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOK, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $137,247.36 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, MARK K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,246.69 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, MOIRA W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $137,245.40 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SHARON Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $137,241.55 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $137,238.85 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHENG, SHIH PEI ALKLA PEI PEI Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $137,234.71 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $137,227.49 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEND, MARY ANN Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $137,225.07 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $137,219.53 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JOHN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $137,217.42 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOHAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,217.11 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREIF, KARL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,215.02 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOUZIS, KIRK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,214.78 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,213.25 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, GREGORY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,212.63 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCILA, LOUIS A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $137,211.55 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLD, RISA I Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $137,199.26 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLON, JUSTIN M Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $137,195.50 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSBY, JOHN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,193.67 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JAMES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,193.28 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIELLO, ALFRED R, JR Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $137,188.35 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODNEY, MARK G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $137,186.00 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ARNOLD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $137,175.54 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTITO, ROANN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $137,175.38 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBAJAL-EVANGELISTA, NATACHA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $137,172.88 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHKENASY, LISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $137,172.84 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTITT, MARK Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $137,170.28 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, DANIEL V Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $137,168.21 Date 09/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CRESCE, GEORGE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,166.53 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ERNEST L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,160.10 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MANUEL, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $137,156.98 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNEN, SALY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,156.75 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $137,153.07 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, ERIC B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,153.04 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System