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 DAHLEN, KRISTIE I Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $135,291.38 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNTING, HARRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,287.87 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTENSEN, SARAH E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $135,284.94 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $135,284.73 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ROBERT P Employer name Monroe County Amount $135,284.61 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNICK, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $135,281.62 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATONE, JOHN T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $135,281.21 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,280.13 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAWRENCE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,275.49 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CARMEN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,275.44 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,275.31 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $135,274.42 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUNSCHE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $135,273.37 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-ALLISON, MARCIA Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $135,268.12 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCO, NIN-MARIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $135,267.93 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, PATRICK G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $135,266.16 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADINE, KEITH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,262.10 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $135,261.01 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, CHANA G Employer name Putnam County Amount $135,257.20 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAHVASHI, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $135,254.56 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARELLI, BRIAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,253.34 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, SUSAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $135,251.61 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,249.71 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAVID F Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $135,247.83 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIORGI, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,245.63 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHOUSKY, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $135,245.00 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, JANEL E Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $135,244.96 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, DENISE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $135,244.84 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMIE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,244.30 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEDZIELSKI, DANNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,241.31 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAFFA, LESLIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,240.60 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLI, SAMUEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,236.27 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARO, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $135,235.17 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARY R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,235.01 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMAN, BARBARA W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $135,235.01 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO-FIER, NOREEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $135,235.01 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $135,232.22 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDFORD, JOHN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,231.90 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, DEAN W M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $135,229.16 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, STEPHEN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $135,227.68 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, EDWARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,222.45 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBARITZ, DAVID C Employer name Erie County Amount $135,219.60 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, MARK J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $135,218.22 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERINO, THOMAS S Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,216.20 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, FRANCIS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DEBRA ANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO-GLADWIN, SONYA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREFETZ, CLAUDIA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, JILL R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPOLY, JANET Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, JANICE S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, AMY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHERYL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,212.93 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,211.83 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARIE OTTEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $135,207.72 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTA, PROJJAL K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $135,206.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $135,201.76 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLEGRAND, PASCALE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,201.20 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $135,200.00 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOSEPH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $135,200.00 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSTED, JAY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,195.34 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEGELES, LAWRENCE S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $135,192.22 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, BARTHOLOMEW J, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $135,192.04 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, KEITH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,177.50 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,176.67 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, CONRAD W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $135,175.39 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LUCAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,174.65 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CONOR P Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $135,172.89 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, COLMAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,170.60 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,168.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILL, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $135,166.49 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMAN, MARTIN E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $135,165.81 Date 10/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, VICTOR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,164.60 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, DARRIN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $135,158.71 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, ZENON Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $135,152.12 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, LEONARD Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,150.47 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,149.02 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOUSIS, THOMAS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $135,140.70 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,139.27 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,138.43 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $135,136.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAOUD, DAVID B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,129.75 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS-OVIEDO, KRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,128.20 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, KATHRYN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $135,126.50 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIE, SEAN W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $135,124.60 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRINGER, WILLIAM E Employer name Cornell University Amount $135,124.28 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSSICK, MICHAEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,122.91 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, WILLIAM L. Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $135,122.23 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBMEYER, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,121.72 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, JUDITH E Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $135,121.38 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH-FANIZZI, LINDA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $135,119.47 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,116.02 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PAULETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,112.41 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, PATRICK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,110.78 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHLGRIM, DANIEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,107.54 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOYCE C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $135,101.05 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZINO, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name City of Rye Amount $135,100.64 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURG, REX M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $135,093.49 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENBERG, DONALD W Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $135,090.78 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $135,089.91 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System