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 FRANCESCO, APRIL Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $136,645.09 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BELINDA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,644.96 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECH, JOSEPH O Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $136,642.43 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, BRANDIE Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,642.03 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANAHER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,641.69 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, VICTOR G Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,641.42 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BEVERLY C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $136,640.76 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODY, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,639.61 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,639.22 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANI, JOSEPH F Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,638.33 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, G LAWRENCE Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,637.78 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,635.10 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELLICK, ROBERT A, III Employer name City of Beacon Amount $136,634.24 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRADISCHER, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $136,633.86 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARLOW, JAMES Employer name City of White Plains Amount $136,632.09 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, PATRICIA I Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,631.87 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, NATALIE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $136,628.66 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, RICHARD L Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,626.23 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCIO, WENDY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,625.15 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, KEITH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,624.80 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSBECK, RICHARD J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,617.01 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILARDI, TANYA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $136,610.64 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, LAWRENCE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $136,610.58 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YUHONG Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $136,610.40 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, PATRICIA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $136,610.40 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DONNA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $136,610.16 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, KENNETH R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $136,606.14 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFOPOULOS, GEORGIOS K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,606.00 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROGMAN, CAILIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,604.26 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAN, URSULA C E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $136,602.51 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AILAWADI, NEERU Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $136,597.62 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LISA MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 04/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, THOMAS V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, NEIL F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-MCDONOUGH, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,593.77 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECILE, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $136,591.98 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IORDACHE, MIHAI M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $136,591.35 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, PAUL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $136,590.53 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, ALAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,588.67 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLOYD, SEAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,588.08 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSIE, SHAWN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,584.93 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,584.89 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, JUNIOR A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $136,583.61 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, MELISSA H Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $136,575.27 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDGREN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,574.61 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRANE, MICHAEL F.J. Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $136,567.63 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUDZINSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $136,565.65 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JEAN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $136,562.06 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ANDREW T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $136,559.17 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, DONNA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $136,559.17 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETTO, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,557.74 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAITE, DONALD G, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $136,553.82 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODAPP, KEVIN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $136,550.95 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABROWICZ, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $136,548.92 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, PATRICK K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $136,546.93 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBANEZ, DELFIN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $136,546.84 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIRN-TURKIN, JANE N Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $136,543.89 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JAMES K Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $136,540.12 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARROW, ELLIOTT J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,538.46 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, STEFANIA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $136,538.27 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFURI, ROSINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $136,537.17 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIEL, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $136,536.54 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ELWOOD Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,533.38 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, ROSARIO Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $136,530.40 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOU, LI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,524.54 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,524.23 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, RODNEY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $136,523.59 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, JAMES L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $136,523.33 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTERMAN, CHERYL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,520.20 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGERICH, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,515.58 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST MARIE, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,514.82 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, PETER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,511.49 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PHILLIP L Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,511.49 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEARY, BRIAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,508.83 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWARTA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,503.63 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDIS, RONALD S, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,502.08 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISIR, TEIRSHA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $136,500.21 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, DEAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $136,495.49 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALKURABI, HASSAN A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,494.21 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, STEWART G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,494.21 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTING, PAULA D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,494.21 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESEL, CHRISTINE SABINO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,494.21 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, KELLI J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $136,494.21 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, THOMAS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,494.21 Date 06/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, CHARLES J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $136,492.63 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,491.97 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGNOLI, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $136,486.25 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYER, DAVID W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,485.05 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $136,485.05 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JESSICA R Employer name Court of Claims Amount $136,485.05 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVACQUA, AMELIA Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINGMAN, NAN B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JULIE B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDES, JANE H Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, KEVIN Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLO, JOSEPH C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, AMY M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $136,485.05 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System