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 DABIRI, ADEOLA O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $131,770.92 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBAIRE R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $131,767.83 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, DAVID L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $131,766.67 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, FRANK Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $131,766.12 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIET, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,765.19 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDO, LESLIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,764.67 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICK, ROBERT L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $131,761.00 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MARY BETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $131,755.09 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHAWN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $131,752.60 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISER, ANDREW B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $131,750.00 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULEMANJI, HUNAID Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,748.53 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,747.34 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSER, MICHAEL T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $131,746.86 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,739.54 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, YOLETTE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $131,738.53 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $131,737.64 Date 06/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,736.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, AINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,731.63 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, ANNE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,729.92 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, GIAN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,726.86 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUSHAL, CHINU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,722.75 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANY, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,722.73 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEHRING, BRETT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,720.92 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, PETER Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $131,719.76 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, PAUL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,716.74 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, MARTIN B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $131,715.14 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, WAYNE C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $131,711.77 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FREDERICK L, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $131,706.93 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, MICHAEL R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $131,705.19 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,702.23 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,701.43 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORDE, SHELLEY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,699.48 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENBERG, MARC B Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $131,697.02 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHAD, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $131,695.96 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRINAN, ELIZABETH P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $131,695.69 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZARD, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,694.55 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHS, STEVEN G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $131,692.43 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $131,692.12 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLABELLI, MARTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,690.32 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LEON, GRACIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,688.30 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADOROZNY, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,686.81 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERVOLINA, DARYL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $131,684.86 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, JAMES M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $131,684.66 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARDI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $131,684.16 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ALAN D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $131,682.17 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, SCOTT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,681.78 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ELIZABETH G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $131,679.96 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,674.03 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, SALVATORE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,672.08 Date 05/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACUZZI, GARY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,671.06 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMAZU, MICHAEL H Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $131,662.00 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELLEN F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $131,658.51 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, ALFREDO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,657.65 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JEREMIAH J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $131,653.21 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $131,651.09 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIOLA, MARIA LUZ E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,647.30 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, JEFFREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,645.70 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, MARCIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,645.70 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVEL, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,645.70 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,644.84 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIELLO, REGINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,643.15 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JAVIER Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $131,642.47 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, KRISTIAN D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $131,626.02 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $131,618.33 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERDING, KENNETH W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,617.39 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMPINI, MARGARET M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,615.50 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVOLA, DONNA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,607.63 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, THOMAS R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $131,606.51 Date 05/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, MICHAEL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $131,599.25 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,598.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRICK, RUSSELL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $131,597.41 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAINT ARMAND, ELIEZER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $131,596.74 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERHUNMWUNSEE, SUNDAY E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $131,595.62 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,592.91 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHBRUECKNER, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,590.62 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, WILLY JEAN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $131,588.02 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, BENJAMIN S Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $131,587.96 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,581.68 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $131,579.75 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFANO, VINCENT Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $131,576.40 Date 02/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIVVER, PAUL R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,572.69 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL MAHMUD, MOSTAFA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,572.05 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REGINALD D, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $131,567.25 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLONE, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rye Amount $131,564.05 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,563.07 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,561.46 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCUZZA, ROBERT J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $131,560.83 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FAZIO, SILVERIO Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $131,560.00 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $131,556.60 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMAN, KYLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,554.49 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JEREMY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,552.31 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, ROY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $131,547.97 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $131,546.01 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINEK, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $131,541.75 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAHEN, KATHERINE G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $131,539.22 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIER, JACQUELINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,537.18 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETUCCI, VITO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,533.05 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWE, MARIA G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,531.95 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUSTIN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $131,527.47 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEITH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,525.27 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System