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 BARLOW, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,525.07 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOSTRANT, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,520.04 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZINSKI, CAROL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $131,520.02 Date 05/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $131,519.64 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DONALD C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $131,518.78 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERZA, DEREK M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,514.89 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMELLA, GLORIA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $131,506.10 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKINEN, KYLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $131,503.41 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CALIXTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,501.50 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,500.97 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENDEL, JEFFREY R Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $131,498.59 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTH, MATTHEW M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $131,498.42 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHOLAN, CATHERINE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,493.82 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULA, HENRY E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $131,488.77 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MATTHEW M Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,487.30 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEELER, BRENNAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,485.98 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TRACEE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,484.96 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRONE, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,478.94 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Southold Amount $131,472.13 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMO, CORY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,469.31 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BARBARA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $131,468.25 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCONE, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,467.81 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,467.64 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENT, PATRICIA L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $131,464.33 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELETIER, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,463.78 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, ARMANDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,460.30 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ALAN W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $131,457.31 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, LINDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,456.25 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DOUGLAS T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,456.08 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANBREDERODE, JAMES P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $131,455.18 Date 03/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICHTENSTEIN, MARK Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $131,454.95 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $131,449.76 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPA, GAIL S Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $131,447.18 Date 06/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSENROTH, THERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,446.40 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSINI, REMY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,445.38 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLESTY, LORRAINE B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $131,445.38 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEY, RANDAL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,443.81 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $131,443.33 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LENNOX D Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,439.78 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, PAMELA C Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $131,438.89 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFARE, EVERETT Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $131,438.86 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRYAN D Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $131,438.82 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, SHANNON L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $131,438.82 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUK, HENRY C Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $131,435.78 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,435.04 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LAWRENCE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $131,434.55 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULPA, JERRY Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $131,434.27 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, MAURIZIO Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $131,433.72 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROBERT Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $131,431.65 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YDANIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $131,431.47 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,430.73 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, FRANCIS X Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $131,428.45 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, LEE A Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $131,423.71 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KAREN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,423.14 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,423.09 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERROW, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $131,420.13 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,419.84 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, JAMES A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $131,412.84 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTNICZUK, DOROTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $131,411.65 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHSAN, QUAMRUL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $131,410.83 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $131,403.17 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULIANOS, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $131,403.06 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, WILLIAM O Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $131,399.80 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELTZ, ERIK N Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $131,397.94 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, JASON P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $131,393.33 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBBERING, EDWARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $131,390.08 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, LINDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,387.03 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, BARTON S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $131,386.25 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, LEOROSA O Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $131,383.25 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, GLENN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,382.21 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGE, MATTHEW L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,381.48 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, THOMAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,377.93 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, LISA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $131,375.88 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $131,373.35 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, SCOTT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $131,372.81 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCHILOK, AMY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $131,372.34 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHM, ROSS H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $131,371.44 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPENMEYER, TODD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $131,370.97 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHE, ANDRE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,369.92 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA GRAY, JEFFERY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $131,367.34 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MARY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,365.23 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Rye Amount $131,364.73 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEDOS, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,362.74 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, GASPAR A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $131,361.78 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ANGELYN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $131,359.98 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGER, LINDA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,359.20 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $131,358.91 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, TANIE G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $131,357.71 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLER, KLAUS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $131,355.89 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,355.70 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSER, WILLIAM F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $131,352.00 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, ARTHUR I Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $131,350.94 Date 09/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTEN, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,349.63 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, LAVETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $131,349.53 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEIN, TERRI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,348.59 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, JASON G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $131,348.23 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNS, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $131,347.54 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOELKL, CASEY M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $131,347.17 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, MATTHEW J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $131,345.35 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOACK, PATRICK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,337.76 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System