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 BURPOE, JAMES P Employer name Orange County Amount $137,150.81 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGE, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,150.49 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, DONN H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $137,149.69 Date 07/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULAWKA, KEITH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,147.14 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,146.53 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, NORMA Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $137,146.14 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, ROBERT D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $137,143.91 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,140.91 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEON, JOHN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $137,134.36 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIN, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,133.59 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,131.17 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JOHN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,128.77 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADUANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $137,127.69 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWREY, MATTHEW D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $137,127.19 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILLECK, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $137,125.75 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,125.03 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DENNIS R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $137,108.99 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,107.08 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCERI, MARIA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $137,102.88 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODORN, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $137,102.74 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, DOMENICA G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,102.11 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,100.67 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Village of Chester Amount $137,093.40 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,087.79 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,083.69 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT T Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $137,081.22 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, NEIL A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $137,079.88 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHMEN, SANDY W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,077.61 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMOTT, MELISSA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $137,066.44 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KAREN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,064.54 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUG, ERIC C Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,061.06 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, RYAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,059.63 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTHUIS, TODD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $137,057.48 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWLIK, STEPHEN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $137,055.26 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHMANSKI, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,040.73 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALPIN, ROBERT E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $137,037.09 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURENCHALK, BRIAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,034.91 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, ERNESTINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,033.60 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ALEXANDER, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,032.54 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, ALICE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,031.02 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, THOMAS P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $137,030.80 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHES, LUCY V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $137,026.01 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLETT, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $137,025.83 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,023.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNNE, DENNIS, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $137,017.16 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, RICHARD M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $137,012.79 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $137,011.00 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARONE, BONNIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,009.50 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Law Amount $137,009.27 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD, CHAD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,005.88 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAW, NATHAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,003.49 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODA, PATRICK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,000.50 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $136,999.24 Date 07/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, GLENESSA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,998.30 Date 07/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUNKLE, ERIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,997.59 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JEFFREY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,997.06 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURA, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,995.91 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHYK, MARYANA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,995.01 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $136,993.73 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALBY, BRUCE J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $136,992.24 Date 02/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERON, NATASHA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $136,991.60 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL BELSO, JAMES Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $136,988.21 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, RORY M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $136,985.49 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JUSTIN C Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $136,985.35 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCROFANI, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,983.20 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPIN, THOMAS D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,978.03 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDNEY, NICHOLAS K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $136,976.62 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, SHARMINE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $136,971.10 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENZO, THOMAS J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,965.85 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROMEO T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,964.00 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATO, BRUCE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $136,963.14 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,961.65 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICK, GLENN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $136,961.37 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWTHORN, WARREN K Employer name Erie County Amount $136,960.44 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PATRICIA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,956.92 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEBROCK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Orange County Amount $136,953.66 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTERLY, HOWARD D Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $136,952.54 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,949.37 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLANDER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,946.11 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,942.73 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, KEVIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $136,938.13 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUTOWICH, PETER Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $136,933.15 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRE, MARY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $136,932.01 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, RYAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,928.88 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER A Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $136,928.37 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGARD, MICHELLE L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $136,922.43 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, OMARR S Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,919.52 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORAL, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $136,916.51 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DAVID Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,908.36 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILL, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,907.62 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $136,907.62 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMONIS, JEAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,905.58 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALK, GERWIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $136,903.09 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $136,903.05 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRZYGLOD, MICHAEL F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $136,901.76 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TLOCKOWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,901.08 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,900.66 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,898.63 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,896.30 Date 06/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFLER, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,895.30 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System