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 ALARCON, MARIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $132,555.42 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, AMANDA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,548.50 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $132,541.79 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGUE, DANA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $132,538.02 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, DONNA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $132,533.43 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZEL, JULIANE B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,533.37 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPSON, MELISSA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $132,531.75 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $132,530.49 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARDI, DIANNE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,529.15 Date 10/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEY, LANSING G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $132,524.57 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANO, RICHARD P Employer name Putnam County Amount $132,523.53 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMES M, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $132,522.91 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $132,518.58 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARK-ALLEN B Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $132,514.62 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $132,509.11 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISCI, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $132,508.75 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTOLACCI, DENISE FALZON Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $132,506.94 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $132,506.73 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUTH, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,505.40 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, TRACY N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $132,503.09 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $132,501.63 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,497.83 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECAKES, DAKIN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $132,493.17 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIN, NAEEM U Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $132,491.33 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, WANDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,490.73 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEREK, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,484.70 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,481.68 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAKUBCZYK, RONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,480.71 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOR, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,480.71 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWOBODA, KERN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,480.71 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZENHER, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,480.71 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAER, ARTHUR A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $132,477.10 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ZARA G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $132,477.10 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFIGIU, EUGENIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $132,472.53 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, MARIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $132,472.20 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,468.85 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIA, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $132,457.33 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TRANI, MICHAEL F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $132,457.33 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKLI, CLIFFORD A, III Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $132,455.21 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, LAWRENCE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,454.85 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, LORI L Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,453.84 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, JACOB G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,453.72 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Babylon Ind Dev Agcy Amount $132,450.26 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DARLENE R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $132,445.20 Date 04/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROY, DANIELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,443.50 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBASIAK, RANDY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,439.54 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLUZZA, MICHAEL A Employer name Oneida County Amount $132,437.58 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKIERNY, PETER A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $132,436.42 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGAL, DEEPAK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,435.28 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DOUGLAS M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,435.24 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEATAM, EDWARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,432.62 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEILSON, CAMERON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,431.25 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENT, JOHN R, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $132,426.57 Date 09/24/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, SALVATORE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,426.18 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLICK, ASGHAR F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $132,413.41 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGERMEIN, STEFAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,411.69 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,411.01 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SHERLY S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,410.77 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, KEITH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,410.36 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERN, JAMES E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $132,409.52 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CHAD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,408.64 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,402.90 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZECZKOWSKI, JAMES W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $132,401.93 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRACK, JOSEPH G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,395.10 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER-LUNDY, SHERYL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $132,394.70 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, TAMMY S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $132,394.70 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIO, ANNE M Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $132,394.16 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPRA, SHIVAZ Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,391.59 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, EGLE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,388.10 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, STEFAN E Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $132,383.18 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDFINE, ANDREW M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $132,383.07 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, NOEL M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $132,382.68 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULDING, DIANE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $132,382.68 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, WILSON C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $132,382.68 Date 09/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BARBARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,381.21 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZONI, LAURA L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $132,379.01 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, DONATO R Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $132,377.40 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $132,375.87 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEAMES, JAMES L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,371.56 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEKWE, NKIRU N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $132,370.54 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ROBERT L, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,367.98 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOHL, DOROTHY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $132,366.75 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PETER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,366.22 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, HOLLY W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $132,363.75 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, SHAWN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $132,360.97 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, EDWARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,359.50 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, SHIAN-DER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $132,353.94 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, SCOTT Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,352.58 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JUAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,351.11 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRAWAY-SHEARS, ROSAMOND Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $132,349.04 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DOUGLAS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,347.40 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, RAYMOND S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $132,347.05 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TERENCE H Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $132,346.62 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOE Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $132,345.60 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODICO, JASON R Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $132,337.52 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERSAGO, TANYA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $132,335.35 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALER, TERRY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,332.00 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOAGWOOD, KIMBERLY E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $132,330.05 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROW, KENNETH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,329.32 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, CLAYTON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,328.49 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System