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 BEALL, KEVIN H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $135,087.46 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLER, JEFFREY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $135,081.60 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, RUEY-JIA Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $135,081.00 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUAGHA, IFEYINWA O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $135,066.66 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, GARY P Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,061.32 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HENRY A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $135,058.44 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGNACHEW, AUDREY ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,057.70 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, JOCELYN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $135,056.21 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENFELD, LESTER I Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $135,056.21 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSON, LISA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,056.21 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, MELISSA I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $135,056.21 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $135,050.22 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARY R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $135,046.53 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSEFORT, RUDOLF Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $135,043.90 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHNI, RANJIT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,042.60 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,041.05 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY-ULRICH, RENEE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $135,039.25 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHR, PATRICK J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $135,036.44 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMIE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,035.28 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,033.87 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,029.83 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $135,027.89 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDINO, LEONARD R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,026.54 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHOU, XIANLIANG Employer name Department of Health Amount $135,012.22 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKODEE, MARTIN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $135,011.51 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLI, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,011.41 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIDEDJIAN, ANTOVK Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $135,011.05 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAZEWELL, JOSEPH Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $135,011.05 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHANS, ANDREW J, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $135,008.92 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOCK, RICHARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,007.33 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POHL, THOMAS A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $135,007.32 Date 08/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, ALISON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,007.28 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFF, DANIELLE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $135,000.14 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAVID B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $134,999.80 Date 08/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYON, FELIX A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,997.66 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLAFIORE, KENNETH J Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $134,997.10 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTLEMAN, ELLEN B Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $134,996.46 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANINGO, ALTHEA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,993.57 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SANDS E, II Employer name City of Beacon Amount $134,993.18 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANELLONE, PAUL M Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $134,986.50 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRODEN, SHAUN S Employer name Greene County Amount $134,984.81 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JEFFREY S, SR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $134,983.32 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,982.41 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUEST, JOSEPH R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $134,981.97 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,975.30 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM B Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,974.34 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $134,973.21 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $134,970.07 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,969.21 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMEL, KENNETH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,968.86 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,967.62 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLELLO, FRANK L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,966.50 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCH, BIANCA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $134,966.12 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WILLIAM E Employer name Putnam County Amount $134,964.95 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, LAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $134,960.70 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, PETER C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $134,959.39 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, JOHN T Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $134,944.03 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNERS, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,940.33 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MARK F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $134,939.44 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINCI, PAUL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,936.30 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, ERIC C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $134,936.01 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEIBELER, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $134,936.00 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEUS, VICTOR P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,931.20 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,928.75 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $134,925.57 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERLACE, FRANCIS J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $134,919.75 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLANKA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $134,918.08 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANSONE, CARMELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,917.48 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAFATIS, JAMES C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,916.90 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, SARAH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,914.80 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIBULSKY, NICHOLAS ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $134,911.10 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLECKI, DAVID P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $134,909.84 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $134,908.36 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELY, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,907.85 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, ENID N Employer name Department of Law Amount $134,907.03 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, DARIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,898.82 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,898.50 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, SHAHINDOKHT Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $134,898.02 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, ZAHID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $134,896.88 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $134,893.07 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, ROBERT D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,892.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, MARCELLUS L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $134,887.41 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, KATHY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,881.32 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMPINATO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $134,880.99 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, ANDREA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,880.50 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $134,879.51 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, THOMAS A Employer name Orange County Amount $134,879.20 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTA, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $134,878.95 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CONNOR G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,878.59 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMAM, SYED M Z Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $134,877.36 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINERMAN, GERALD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $134,877.36 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIT, CHARLES D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $134,877.36 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ROY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $134,877.36 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, WALLACE H, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $134,877.36 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, STEVEN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $134,876.55 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLECEK, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,875.28 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JYOTHI P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $134,871.06 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JENNY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,870.93 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, CARL O Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $134,866.20 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, KRISTOFFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,864.45 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System