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 CHRISTOPHERS, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,248.48 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, NEAL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,248.40 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH-SUFLITA, DEBORAH S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $130,246.82 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVANO, EDWARD R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $130,246.76 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERKO, ANDREW M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $130,245.86 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, AARON F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,244.46 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOKIC, MERIMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,242.06 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICALI, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,240.00 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $130,239.72 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBURY, DAVID A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $130,237.06 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIA, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $130,237.02 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,234.36 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODRUM, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,229.03 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCHKE, DOUGLAS K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,225.78 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MICHAEL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $130,219.03 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $130,218.56 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, JOSEPH F Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $130,217.36 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORSDEL, KRIS W Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $130,217.36 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAMELLA, AIDA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,216.96 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBICHLER, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,216.57 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KATHLEEN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,215.12 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,211.02 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, PETER C Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $130,210.11 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, BRYAN C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $130,206.53 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DENIS J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $130,206.26 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEREN, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $130,205.80 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ALICE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $130,205.80 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VERNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $130,205.62 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES L Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,204.67 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIRS, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,203.48 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSCHMER, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,197.90 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, KEITH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,194.94 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUN, FRANK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,194.66 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONIAN, PAUL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,188.97 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMMANUELLI, ROBIN H Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $130,184.97 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIHANEK, JONATHON A Employer name Putnam County Amount $130,180.58 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARIA, THOMAS A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $130,178.55 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARVIS, MICHAEL I Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $130,175.21 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTEROUR, JOHN W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $130,174.32 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DULCE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,164.57 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GERALDO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,159.56 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNERS, JOHN V Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $130,155.06 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELC, STANLEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,150.80 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,148.91 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA GARDE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $130,148.74 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, DANIEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $130,148.69 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZELLA, FRANCES M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $130,142.43 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,137.06 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LANCE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $130,135.17 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $130,133.28 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SUSAN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $130,133.28 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDON, LILLIAN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $130,133.28 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $130,133.28 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CHERYL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $130,133.28 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTNER, WENDY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $130,133.28 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLING, STEVEN G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $130,133.15 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGENITO, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,130.50 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKIELNIAK, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,128.55 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THERIAULT, ROBERT P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $130,125.94 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORISI, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $130,125.36 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, WALTER JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,123.69 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $130,122.99 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHERN, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $130,121.76 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,117.95 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAM, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $130,112.20 Date 05/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, ROBERT P Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $130,107.12 Date 10/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, CARA J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $130,100.38 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONEY, CLIFFORD R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $130,099.07 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTACH, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,098.31 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERKOWSKI, KEVIN C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $130,098.20 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEWLAY, SHOSHANAH V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $130,097.60 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, SONIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,095.63 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LORETTA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,095.08 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $130,094.88 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, EDWARD T, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,093.57 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,092.61 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEINGOLD, KATHRYN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,092.61 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LAURIE A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $130,092.61 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CLOUD ROSEMOND, FAWN A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $130,092.34 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTZ, MICHELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,091.18 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JENNIFER K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,090.60 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, LOUIS E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $130,088.37 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JANE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,085.89 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,083.15 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, ROGER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,081.43 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHE, MARC F Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $130,081.00 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, LAURA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,079.71 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALAVAGE, JOAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,079.71 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONJEAU, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,079.71 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JAMES C Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,079.71 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, ADELE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,078.16 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BONNIE G Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,078.16 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAUL R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $130,078.16 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, JEH-HONG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $130,077.33 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESS, DALE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,076.21 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEONARINE, GAIL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $130,074.86 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,071.44 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, RYAN P Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $130,071.07 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, GABRIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,068.87 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALINOTI, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,068.87 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System