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 VOIGTSBERGER, LAWRENCE F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $130,976.90 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, MARK M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $130,975.07 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICK K Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $130,975.00 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,974.81 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, EDMUND H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,973.68 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEELE, DORRAINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $130,972.91 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECHNICKI, BRIAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $130,972.86 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $130,972.42 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,971.83 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLEO, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,970.39 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, FRANCES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,970.37 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, MATTHEW B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $130,967.54 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WENDY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,962.58 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, LIZZETTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,962.07 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, WILLIAM S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,961.43 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIASTA, EVAN J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $130,956.38 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RICHARD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,954.60 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JAMES J Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,950.18 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, MARIE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $130,949.41 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, JEREMIAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,947.95 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, LISA M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $130,947.14 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLASKON, MARY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,947.10 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $130,947.05 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $130,946.09 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, SANDRA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $130,946.01 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $130,944.34 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILBRUNN, PETER G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $130,941.73 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KARA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $130,940.60 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADINENI, VENKATA S R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $130,938.97 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, FRANCIS G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $130,938.71 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JIMMY D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $130,935.84 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, ERIN P Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $130,931.65 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANIGEN, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,930.97 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUONAGURIO, DANIEL V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $130,929.50 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY SHEEHAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $130,927.70 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, ANEITA L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $130,925.92 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKOM, AFUA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,923.84 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $130,919.52 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLI, JOHN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $130,919.22 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAMARCZUK, SUSAN L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $130,918.70 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEHAN, KENNETH P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,918.43 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, LEOPOLDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,914.85 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, CRAIG W Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $130,914.29 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRZESPO, EUGENE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $130,913.25 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARIE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $130,912.29 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLEET, WAYNE Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $130,910.41 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHAN, LARA B Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $130,908.37 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWART, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,902.76 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $130,901.89 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINI, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $130,900.47 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GREGORY C, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $130,896.04 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, CLARRIE C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $130,894.12 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLAUCH, ROBERT D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,887.72 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINKEN, SALLY G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $130,880.40 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, KAREN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,875.02 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODENQUAI, MICHAEL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,873.31 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PAUL M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $130,872.67 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTANIS, JAMES T Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $130,871.35 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TASSONE, FRANK Employer name Leg Adv Task Force Reapp Co C Amount $130,870.00 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEL, NEIL E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $130,863.89 Date 05/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPILE, MATTHEW A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,863.32 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $130,862.69 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $130,860.11 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, JON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,859.07 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERR, MARK A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $130,857.63 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,852.62 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, STEVEN B Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $130,851.88 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, WALTER R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $130,850.93 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOGUT, SHAHIBA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $130,846.20 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, SCOTT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,844.29 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABAEE, MEHRBANOU Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,839.15 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHYMURA, MARIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $130,838.81 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,835.81 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ERIC N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,833.74 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCY-SPEIDEL, BETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $130,833.43 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, BRADLEY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,829.93 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRIE, BRETT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $130,829.35 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $130,829.00 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, RAYMOND E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $130,826.55 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SAMUEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $130,825.57 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPINE, RONALD D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $130,825.49 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, FRANK C Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $130,822.80 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, ANGELA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,822.48 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYKES, JASON G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $130,820.41 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,819.64 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,819.64 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA RABA, SUZANNE Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,819.64 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZER, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,817.70 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIGAN, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,817.25 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICH, DAVID H Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,817.03 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,810.91 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, EILEEN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $130,810.51 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $130,809.37 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, PAUL J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $130,808.61 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNEY, ARNOLD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,808.18 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, ELIZABETH S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $130,807.64 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANIELLO, GARY J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $130,806.95 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMANABHA PILLAI, AJAYAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $130,806.35 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, COLIN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,805.33 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, JEREMIAH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,803.71 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System