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 NOVAKOVIC, DANIJELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,659.06 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARREN T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $129,656.59 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $129,655.21 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KENNETH F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,652.48 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCH, DOLORES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $129,650.71 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $129,650.05 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, GEORGE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,647.18 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KONRAD F Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $129,644.36 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORR, WENDY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $129,643.54 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $129,642.42 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,639.90 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLIT, ASSAD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,639.08 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOBITY, KEVIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,638.94 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $129,637.29 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DENIS P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $129,636.47 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURAL, ROGER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,631.06 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCULLEN, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $129,630.89 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $129,630.85 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, LOISE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $129,630.83 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, REMIGIO Z, JR Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $129,628.59 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDLOW, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster County Amount $129,627.78 Date 07/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROK, ZANE F Employer name Rockland County Amount $129,625.17 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERNA, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,624.47 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, ALLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,624.47 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZQUIERDO, JULIO W Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,624.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINE, ANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $129,622.45 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHMAN, DAVID E Employer name Department of Law Amount $129,621.76 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLAND, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,618.54 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, MARIA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,618.31 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, SCOTT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $129,616.78 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNESE, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,615.25 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICH, STUART J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $129,614.81 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERMAN, STEVEN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $129,611.39 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTSEN, LEONARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,610.40 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINPHRIE, ROBIN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $129,608.86 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, VICTOR A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $129,607.79 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, EDDIE J, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $129,605.75 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIPPERT, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $129,605.47 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DAVID C Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $129,605.33 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,605.00 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEY, BENJAMIN D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $129,604.26 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $129,599.92 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMLE, TRACEY L Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $129,598.96 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LATHEIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $129,592.88 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, NORVILLE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,592.55 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, WILLIAM J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $129,592.09 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, THOMAS P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $129,587.97 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WALTER G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $129,587.06 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOTTO, KAREN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $129,582.73 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, JAMES C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,582.03 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEGER, MARC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,581.41 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, HARLAN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $129,581.15 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI-HOLINSKI, MARY JO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,579.92 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Putnam County Amount $129,576.42 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, MARK N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $129,574.33 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, GREG Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,573.86 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERTZ, KEITH D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $129,573.69 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARP, BRIAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $129,572.50 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEARY, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,571.60 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, GEORGE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $129,567.23 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSON, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,565.43 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GILIO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $129,564.33 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APUZZI, PAUL M Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $129,559.42 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $129,556.78 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPOLLONE, JOHN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $129,556.27 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELMAN, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $129,554.28 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURLONG, VICTORIA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $129,552.61 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LISA ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $129,552.29 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERD, GREGORY J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $129,551.33 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMES M Employer name City of Albany Amount $129,547.58 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIET, CHRISTINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,545.35 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $129,545.28 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,544.38 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $129,544.07 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THALER, SUSAN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $129,539.93 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWASKI, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,539.82 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETH, RUPESH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,538.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUDEK, JANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,532.03 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,528.37 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALICHARAN, DHARAMRAJ Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $129,527.45 Date 05/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORIO, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,526.31 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, AMY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,524.74 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, DENISE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $129,524.54 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERY, JOSEPH D Employer name Department of Law Amount $129,524.36 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAFREDDA, ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, SILVIA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, YAEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SLOY, CHRISTIANA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, MARTIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERELL, EVERETT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,523.38 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $129,515.47 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, SHAWN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,514.14 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,510.49 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MANI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,509.24 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, DAVID P, JR Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $129,507.79 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, ARTHUR G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,506.84 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRENE, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,504.54 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PRAAGH, IAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,503.70 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, NASRIN G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $129,500.12 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JUAN Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $129,500.04 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System