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 SANTORO, PAUL, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $135,974.89 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, CARMELITA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,969.66 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, FREDERICK L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $135,965.70 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,963.44 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,963.11 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATEO, LILA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,962.24 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEADO, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $135,959.17 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, LAWRENCE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $135,959.17 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, EUGENE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $135,959.17 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $135,959.17 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHUS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,958.22 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTIGIACOMO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,957.75 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELSON, MARCIA L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $135,954.29 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARIA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,953.53 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINA, GUY Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $135,953.00 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARK, STEPHEN R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $135,948.97 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRETTA, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $135,948.28 Date 08/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLHOFF, HEATHER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,947.83 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,938.40 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERBECK, DONALD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $135,937.75 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $135,931.16 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLINO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $135,930.47 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, CRAIG S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $135,928.46 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,927.96 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, JEFF P Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,927.84 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLCH, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $135,918.83 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GREGORY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $135,915.40 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CONNIE Z Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,907.71 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JEFFREY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,905.85 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAU, ANNA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,904.74 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, REENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,904.74 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,899.96 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, ANGEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,899.70 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,897.17 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDIN, ERIC B Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $135,896.42 Date 07/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DREW, DIANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $135,895.70 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOHN P Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $135,892.14 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, PAUL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,891.46 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $135,886.70 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENSTOCK, ALBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,885.17 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAW, CLIVE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,884.20 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLOS Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,881.16 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, RONALD Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $135,880.61 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, VINCENT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $135,879.67 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CRINDLE, HEATH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,879.65 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JAMIE D Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $135,878.90 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBOROWSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,874.49 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GEARY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $135,874.14 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JILL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $135,873.73 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $135,873.34 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, MARIE C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $135,873.01 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARABIA, RONALD Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $135,873.01 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, PETER J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $135,870.00 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,869.62 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DARRYL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,867.26 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $135,867.09 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANNAZZONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $135,859.87 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KYLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $135,858.60 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, SARAH BURNS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $135,855.16 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, PHILIP G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,852.66 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, CHRISTINE D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,852.34 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISSO, ROGER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,849.33 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALARCHIAN, GREGORY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,848.93 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURCI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $135,846.23 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTHE, LIVIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $135,845.95 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $135,843.52 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPPENTHAL, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,841.93 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILGANDI, EDWARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,835.90 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,835.63 Date 12/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING-KRAJCER, MOLLYANN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $135,834.66 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $135,834.28 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, JEFFREY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,830.59 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUANG, WEILING Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $135,830.35 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, EDUARDO L Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $135,828.00 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMELAR, JESSICA R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $135,820.97 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTNER, HAROLD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,820.92 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVANELLI, FRANK M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $135,820.92 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTI, ANTHONY V Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $135,819.96 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNIGLIA, MATTHEW X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,819.37 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSINO, PETER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,817.64 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MARK Employer name City of Middletown Amount $135,799.00 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARANELLO, DOMINICK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,798.17 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $135,793.28 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNA, AUGUST J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $135,791.75 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ALLEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $135,791.74 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $135,791.42 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULS, RONALD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,789.60 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADO, ORLANDO A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $135,789.01 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, PATRICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $135,787.66 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, NUNZIO E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $135,778.43 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $135,777.84 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHODON, THINLE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $135,775.75 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVENS, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,775.25 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLER, DONALD G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $135,774.46 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICHT, THOMAS J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $135,773.83 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, JAMES W Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $135,770.57 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SHARON B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $135,767.59 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $135,767.21 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, BRADLEY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,765.04 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, DAVID G Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,764.20 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System