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 BROCK, JILL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $132,151.43 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, STEPHEN G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $132,148.01 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,147.49 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,147.01 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHARAT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $132,146.15 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,145.70 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,145.70 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MEGAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,145.70 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENICOLA, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,141.43 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCARO, FRANK L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $132,141.02 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, LORI M Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $132,131.42 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNANE, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $132,131.30 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, NORMAN J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $132,130.28 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $132,126.87 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $132,126.85 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOTE, NELSON Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $132,126.85 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CAREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $132,122.88 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSELL, MICHAEL M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $132,122.88 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHER, JOHN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $132,122.88 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, PHYLLIS D Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,118.49 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PABLO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,118.14 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARK P Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,118.13 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,118.09 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, PETER B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,110.72 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $132,110.44 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORLEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $132,110.11 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYARADY, JON P Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $132,109.59 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $132,108.34 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, WENDI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,107.18 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $132,104.84 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, RUSSELL E, II Employer name City of Utica Amount $132,098.01 Date 09/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,093.64 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUD, SUMIT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $132,091.38 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,091.18 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATER, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,090.97 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCAVILLA, LEONARD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,090.19 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ROBERT F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $132,086.02 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTEN, SEAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,081.80 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVA, JOSEPH Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $132,079.45 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURENSHINE, NORMAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $132,078.45 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MATILDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $132,071.34 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,071.21 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUZATI, NASRIN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $132,064.60 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ANDRE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,062.81 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDLIN, CONSTANCE B Employer name Orange County Amount $132,062.14 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, GERARDO V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,062.00 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, STEVEN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $132,061.69 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARC A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,057.33 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, BRYAN A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $132,054.67 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,051.88 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $132,048.93 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCOPO, DENNIS Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $132,047.60 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, JAMIESON N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,044.86 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JAMES B, III Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $132,043.92 Date 08/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, FOSTER D, III Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $132,039.80 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOWIN, YAKOV Y Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $132,036.41 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEMECKOVA, ZDENA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $132,033.67 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBY, CHRIS S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,033.62 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTWALD, BETH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $132,031.76 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, REBECCA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,031.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLICK, JOSEPH T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,029.76 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, GLYNIS BEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,028.57 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, FEDERICO E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,027.26 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC TERNAN, KEVIN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $132,026.85 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABBOTT, LYNN Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $132,019.41 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, HEIDI LEIGH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,017.10 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANNON, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,016.66 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, LISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,015.67 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIMMER, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,013.56 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,011.50 Date 02/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CUNZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,008.85 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIMM, CAROL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,008.64 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PAUL T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $132,008.17 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,008.13 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOVERDE, EDDIE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,006.05 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,004.97 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,003.70 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOSEPH C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $132,002.96 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURKIN, LISA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $132,002.79 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, NEWLIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,999.19 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINETTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $131,998.15 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARDINIANO, JAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,995.89 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANO, NICHOLAS ADAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,994.98 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, DANIEL P Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $131,993.87 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ALISON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,992.55 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWHAJ, PARMASHWAR S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,991.62 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,991.26 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, MARK F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,991.25 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MATTHEW M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $131,990.59 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICK V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $131,988.63 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACCIO, MICHELE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $131,987.06 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLER, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,986.53 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIANI, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,979.26 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, DAVID R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,978.80 Date 12/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCIC, FABIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,977.70 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, NEIL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,975.62 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEOFFREY G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $131,974.24 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $131,973.93 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,967.74 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTRICK, CHAD V Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $131,962.46 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System