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 PORTANOVA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,440.15 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, FREDRICK L Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,439.02 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RAYMOND E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,437.16 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NICOLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,436.38 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,433.90 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORICA, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,428.90 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATHAN, INDRA S Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $135,423.14 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, BRIAN Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $135,422.06 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,418.07 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SUSAN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, TERENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, LINDA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, JEFFREY R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PHILIP Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LORRAINE R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKES, COLIN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,412.93 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDER, PAUL T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,412.93 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, WESLIE HOPE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,412.93 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, MERYL L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,412.93 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWY, BRIAN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,412.93 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCATO, VINCENT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,412.93 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZDORFER, MICHAEL N Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $135,409.65 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, JEFFREY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $135,408.78 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLINGER, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,401.40 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, KATHLEEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $135,400.60 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, DONALD B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,400.52 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, BRIAN Y Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,400.10 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTIEB, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $135,400.00 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, DAISY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,399.30 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, FRANK E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,397.41 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, JOSEPH D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,397.12 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLAH, DONNIE J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,397.12 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENFELD, SAMUEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $135,397.12 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHMANN, ODETTE N Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $135,397.12 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,397.04 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIENER, DANIEL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $135,395.45 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,394.39 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, PAUL H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,394.17 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,392.96 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,389.95 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, ANDREA R Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $135,389.29 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EIFLER, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,388.23 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, RAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,388.10 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNIRELLO, DOUGLAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,386.24 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PERCY L, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,385.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,382.61 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASIGAN, LOURDES T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $135,381.36 Date 05/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,379.64 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORA, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,378.75 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAFURI, JAMES Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,376.47 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,374.06 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZICCHINOLFI, STEPHEN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $135,370.11 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $135,368.32 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENCINAS, GLORIA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $135,362.50 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UROVE, ERIK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,361.64 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCADI, NICHOLAS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,361.35 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOUFALY, STEPHANIE E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $135,357.78 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, DIANE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $135,356.59 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ANDREW T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $135,356.02 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINOPOLI, LEONARD P Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $135,346.09 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNING, PATRICIA E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $135,345.17 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DENNIS J Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $135,341.48 Date 01/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RAYMOND L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $135,341.31 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, FRANK W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,338.46 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, HAROLD J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $135,338.35 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAVOLPE, JUSTIN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,335.29 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGUE, TONI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,334.21 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, HUGO V Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $135,333.23 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JANE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,330.05 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JAMES K Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $135,324.64 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,316.61 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN SCANLON, TINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMORY, JAMES E, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DONNA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMET, JOAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOREK, KAY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASS, ALAN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ROSEMARIE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, BENJAMIN S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,312.93 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,311.96 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEBORAH Y Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,311.96 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTHONY P Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,311.96 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CAROL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,311.96 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACYSHYN, ELAINE KARASSIK Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,311.96 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MIRIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,311.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JOHN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,310.05 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEDEL, WALTER M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $135,309.63 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMUCCI, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,307.79 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, LAURA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,307.68 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNFELD, STEVEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,305.44 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAIUTO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $135,303.89 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHRAF, JAVED Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,303.20 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUXO, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,303.20 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, ROBERT H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,303.20 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVEL, NORMAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,300.37 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL-FEINBERG, JOANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,297.60 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, STEFAN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $135,293.84 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $135,293.06 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System