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 PIEGAY, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,798.73 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENSTREICH, DANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,798.17 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $130,796.64 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERZULLI, BENJAMIN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $130,795.25 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, JOSEPH G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,794.80 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $130,792.61 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEITZ, LISA J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $130,790.71 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMRATTAN, ADISH Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $130,784.51 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMASH, STEVEN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,782.87 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONI, FREDRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,781.87 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,781.87 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, HERBERT GRANT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $130,780.83 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADRON, DANNY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,778.76 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOTO, STEPHEN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $130,778.56 Date 04/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,778.32 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LENNAN, PATRICK Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $130,777.23 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SANDY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,775.19 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JEFFREY P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $130,773.04 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GEORGE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $130,772.71 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, TERRENCE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,768.40 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, ROBERT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,767.77 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCHIELLO, MARK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,766.10 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,764.72 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,762.67 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPPY, PHILIP D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,761.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELL, MARK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,760.95 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEVONNI L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $130,755.61 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAURO, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $130,754.90 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $130,753.86 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,751.90 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARRIANNE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $130,750.82 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIEK, THADDEUS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,750.60 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, ZEEV Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $130,748.72 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MANISHKUMAR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,746.30 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $130,744.46 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JUYING Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $130,741.68 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, MICHAEL T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $130,741.49 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANOVEC, FREDRICK J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $130,737.66 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCCI, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $130,736.86 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEW-GERALDS, MICHAEL C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $130,733.58 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESH, ELIZABETH N Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $130,730.98 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAR, PETER A, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,728.14 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, DONNA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $130,727.61 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, JOANNE M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $130,727.60 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUGE, PAUL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $130,727.13 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, GARY Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $130,723.15 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, DIANA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $130,717.47 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, OWEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,713.90 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,708.24 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA-SANTOS, PAULA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,707.34 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, GARY J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $130,707.05 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARYOLD, JUSTIN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $130,707.01 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, HOLLIE S Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $130,705.73 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LAURIE T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $130,704.39 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANDAKAR, SHUAIB M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $130,703.88 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCH, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,696.30 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX-JONES, MARIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $130,694.18 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $130,693.47 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,691.02 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,688.30 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, DEAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,687.51 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASMAN, TERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,687.11 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, PETER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,686.55 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, ARINA V Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $130,686.52 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, KYLE A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $130,683.52 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MELINDA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $130,679.00 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $130,678.98 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, QING-YU Employer name Department of Health Amount $130,678.98 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $130,677.82 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSTER, RENE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $130,674.45 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVANKAR, VIJAY V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,672.60 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $130,671.25 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,671.13 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CHRISTINA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $130,669.63 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOHN W Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $130,663.20 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IARUSSI, ERNEST J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $130,662.82 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, STEPHEN M Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $130,662.41 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $130,657.56 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, TODD J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $130,657.19 Date 07/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNTING-HOWARTH, KATHERINE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $130,654.02 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMELSTEIN, DEBORAH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,652.03 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWIAK, GREGORY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,651.63 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANILLES, BENJAMIN E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $130,649.07 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, ROBIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,648.67 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEARY, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,647.84 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DANIEL N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,643.58 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,643.26 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GRETA W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $130,641.10 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, HELANE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,640.81 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,637.64 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHAEL C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $130,635.86 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BARBARA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,634.74 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, TIMOTHY H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $130,633.29 Date 10/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $130,633.15 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, RICHARD J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $130,631.91 Date 10/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, GLENN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,629.67 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHY-SPIEGL, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $130,629.52 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KURT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,628.57 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERBY, SHAWN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $130,625.61 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENWICK, AMANDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,623.19 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System