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 HUFF, DANIEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,395.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOOCH, DENNIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $136,391.67 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATKOVIC, ZLATA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,390.54 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIS, BARBARA BRUDIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,386.21 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZULLO-HALMO, JULIE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,385.51 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JANE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $136,379.20 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, DONNA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,378.27 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, PAUL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,378.01 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICELI, PAUL A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $136,374.20 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, ARNOLD W, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $136,373.04 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, PAUL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,372.11 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLACK, RANI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,372.00 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $136,365.84 Date 08/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, RICHARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,363.76 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALO, VICKY R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $136,363.44 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, TROY J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $136,363.30 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $136,351.83 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, CONSTANCE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,345.02 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBOV, HELANE B Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,345.02 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, MARYLOUISE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,345.02 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUESCHER, MARY LOU A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,345.02 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ADA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $136,345.02 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, SCOTT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $136,345.02 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFERS, ERIK R Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,342.74 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,338.79 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, MICHAEL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,338.46 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, PATRICK P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $136,336.78 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $136,336.39 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, HOLLY N Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,333.55 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOETGEN, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,333.03 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,331.11 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VATAJ, MARASH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,329.05 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, RICHARD Employer name Rockland County Amount $136,329.02 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $136,322.70 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFERI, DOMINICK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $136,321.60 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $136,321.49 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, XIAOLING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,319.20 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,319.01 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LEA E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $136,317.48 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JESSICA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $136,317.48 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIM KOSKI Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $136,317.48 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, JACINTA TESTA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, TODD D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCHCLIFF, SARAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, CAREY C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, EBEN C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $136,317.48 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, STEPHANIE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,317.48 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSI, DARRYL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,317.48 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANZA, JAMES V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,317.48 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, JESSICA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,317.48 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,317.48 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, ROBIN L Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $136,315.98 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, ANNETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,314.84 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHT, SUSAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,314.52 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $136,314.32 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $136,313.49 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, CHERYL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $136,312.51 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWUAZO, EDITH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $136,308.79 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EMMA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $136,307.11 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $136,306.48 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPE, THOMAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,306.32 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC EWEN, ERIK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,305.72 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORTINO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,303.20 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOLVE, JEFFREY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $136,302.73 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERCELES-PEREZ, CHARINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $136,300.55 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, VICTOR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $136,297.75 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $136,296.72 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK E Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $136,295.44 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAA-DANSO, NANCY Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $136,289.23 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGLE, SERENA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $136,289.18 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $136,289.18 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, GREGORY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,284.55 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBAIRU, ALUSINE K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $136,283.93 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JN-LOUIS, WILFORD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $136,282.77 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BRIAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,281.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ELINOR R Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,280.26 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, THOMAS S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $136,279.57 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, HERIBERTO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $136,277.39 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, VINCENT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,277.37 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EWEN, ROYLEY A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $136,276.39 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,275.37 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTIVO, RUSSELL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,271.32 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNING, JAMES C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $136,266.43 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, KERCIUS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $136,265.84 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLMAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $136,263.15 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, HODAN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $136,261.12 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TODD W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $136,259.17 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLETO, ANNE G Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $136,259.17 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPEDINO, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,250.59 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILFOIL, DANIEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,246.88 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELD, JODI A Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,245.97 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,245.02 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $136,244.81 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACOM, BRIAN F Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $136,242.30 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, GRAZIA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,242.10 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,242.10 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNEY, DEIRDRE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,242.10 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBAUM, RICHARD B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $136,239.94 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GARY A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $136,238.04 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System