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 WILL, ARNOLD J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $132,941.93 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIER, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,936.84 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,936.70 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $132,935.50 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCIS, RONALD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,935.18 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEVE S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $132,933.87 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZZO, JONNA T Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $132,932.70 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UKASOANYA, CHIOMA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $132,931.65 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHENIER Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $132,929.83 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, KEVIN D Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $132,928.96 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAING, VONNETTE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $132,928.26 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSANTI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $132,922.71 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ROBERTO Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $132,921.56 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, DUNSHENG Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $132,921.53 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $132,913.19 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,912.61 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDER, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,912.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIH, ROGER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,912.00 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, GLEN R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $132,909.54 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MICHELE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,909.51 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, FRANK Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $132,909.14 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKEN, JOHN J Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $132,905.40 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESYE, AMY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,903.43 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, REGINA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $132,899.54 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELENSZ, ALAN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,897.21 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, LISA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $132,894.88 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TRENEE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,892.69 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ROBERT F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $132,892.08 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGERMAN, PHILIP C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $132,890.43 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSUCKER, HARRY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $132,888.99 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, MARK L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $132,887.86 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name API, PAUL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,886.87 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,885.93 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BAW, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,883.16 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, MARK L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $132,879.87 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSTEIN, DAVID C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $132,879.64 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVINO, NEIL F Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $132,876.84 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELILLO, ANGELO N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $132,875.85 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELLINGER, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $132,872.57 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLOW, BRIAN W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $132,871.90 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, SEAN D Employer name Chemung County Amount $132,870.84 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,866.92 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, TERRY Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $132,864.63 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALENCZYK, JOANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,861.67 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKMAN WESTIN, EMILY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $132,860.00 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,859.24 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DIAN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $132,854.29 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, RICHARD A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $132,849.14 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KECIA C Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $132,845.19 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSETTA, MARK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,836.51 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,836.20 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIALKOVICH, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,834.79 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANGELA M O Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $132,831.94 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILL, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $132,830.54 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $132,829.98 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASANTE, TEDDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,823.84 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGLIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $132,823.80 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSCHNEIDER, STACY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $132,822.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLFELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,819.49 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRKO, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $132,818.49 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $132,814.42 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,812.99 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MARY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,812.06 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DOUGLAS W Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,808.65 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERTER, EDWARD R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,799.14 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETTSON, CLIFFORD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,798.44 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAAP, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,797.78 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, DOMINIC A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $132,797.69 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,794.13 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, RICHARD Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,793.69 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, VINCENT M Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $132,785.75 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDES-GREENE, RHONDA P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,785.09 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARAGA, GARIE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,777.58 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEESHAM, SUNIL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,775.03 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,775.03 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,775.03 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JERRY D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,770.42 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, THEODORE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $132,769.94 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALNIS, RYAN L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $132,767.46 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,766.09 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIVOSTA, BRYAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $132,766.09 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPREATO, LOUIS A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $132,766.02 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, ALISON A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $132,762.95 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DARREN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANIZZI, ANTONIO V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLEY, KAREN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TONY H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, JACK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, JEAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,762.06 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGER, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,758.87 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASSIF, GAIL A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $132,756.27 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, CRAIG S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $132,756.27 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, KATRINA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $132,756.27 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWIEC, JAMES E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $132,756.27 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, GERALDO Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $132,751.63 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,748.88 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,748.00 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAILLAT, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $132,747.88 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System