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 LE MASTER, DAVID M Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,764.20 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BARRY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,764.20 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER-KELLER, ABIGAIL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,764.20 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, RONALD F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $135,764.20 Date 06/05/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOHN G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $135,764.20 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, DENNIS M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $135,764.20 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, DONNA M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $135,764.20 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WINIFRED M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $135,764.20 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHTARIK, ROBERT G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $135,764.20 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDAITIS, SARAH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,758.10 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, GEORGE B Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $135,756.09 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEE, JEFFREY F Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $135,753.24 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELAINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,751.19 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, RONALD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,751.09 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRIS L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $135,749.21 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAGNOL, DIDIER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $135,748.63 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, CRAIG R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,748.57 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, BRIAN V Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $135,747.25 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,746.12 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZZO, KATHERINE M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $135,742.90 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, PETER H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $135,741.08 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Erie County Amount $135,739.80 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOW, KAREN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,733.33 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAY, THOMAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,731.90 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAPANESE, MARCIA BLOCK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $135,730.52 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, DWAYNE E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $135,728.52 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, YOLANDE T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $135,728.16 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPTIS, THOMAS N Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $135,726.64 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANEMAN, ROBERT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $135,726.09 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBERG, RICHARD E Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $135,723.33 Date 03/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $135,720.68 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $135,717.07 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $135,716.90 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JEFFERY B Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $135,716.46 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CONNO, ALAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $135,715.23 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $135,714.98 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUANG, CHIA JEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,713.50 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, KATHRYN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,707.90 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, NANCY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $135,707.48 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYLAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,706.88 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,706.56 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELHANO, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $135,703.46 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,699.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,698.74 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLA, MARIO P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $135,691.39 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, ROWENA BLACKMAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $135,690.53 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, ALICE Employer name Sayville Library Amount $135,690.52 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLUKACI, ALP Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $135,688.27 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALK, RAYMOND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,687.77 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $135,686.91 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MELISSA R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $135,684.99 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINO, LOUIS A, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $135,684.09 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, IMANI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,683.29 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUARLESS, DUNCAN A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $135,682.87 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, GARY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,682.43 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, CHELSEA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,680.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $135,678.99 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LISI, JEAN MARIE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,678.98 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHMAN-ABADOM, JILLIAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,675.03 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,672.64 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIAVOLELLA, MARGARET M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,670.61 Date 12/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRADOVICH, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,667.20 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, BARBARA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $135,665.47 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNZEN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $135,664.00 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERLACE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,660.84 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTER, DARRYL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,658.95 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MA, JOHN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,650.41 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ERNEST M Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,646.07 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $135,643.96 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $135,642.47 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, HOWARD R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $135,642.12 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,637.78 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, NICOLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,631.44 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFREY, SUMMER Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $135,630.85 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPS, ROY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,629.71 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $135,627.72 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, RICHARD M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $135,615.53 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, RANDY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $135,613.12 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMSER, JAMIE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,613.12 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $135,612.64 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $135,612.64 Date 05/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGOREK, ELKY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,611.82 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANOS, PANAYOTIS K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $135,610.03 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELFEL, JEFFREY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,609.11 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, MARTHA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $135,606.26 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,601.56 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,597.44 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, PETER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,594.87 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADHAVAN, JAYA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $135,594.36 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMED, MOHAMED S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,593.48 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THERESA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $135,593.01 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDEPRIEM, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $135,592.26 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHWELL, CHARLES LEE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $135,591.80 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,591.57 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAAB, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,590.60 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RICKY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,586.35 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDI, MELISSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,584.77 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOODY, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,584.27 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, KIMBERLY L Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $135,580.90 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $135,577.70 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System