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 DEANE, COLIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,747.36 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBEN, HOPE E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $128,746.87 Date 05/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNIS, RYAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,745.44 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, KATHLEEN A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $128,744.10 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, JEAN ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $128,743.38 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,739.56 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, JOHN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $128,737.16 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTY, JOHN P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $128,736.53 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, FRANCISCO, JR Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $128,736.24 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCANSON, RAYMOND A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $128,735.17 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZVULON, REPHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,734.41 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEATON, BARBARA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,726.95 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, ANDRE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $128,726.94 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, TERRANCE N Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $128,725.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $128,717.46 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, ERNEST Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,713.71 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORSAINVIL, ROSNEL N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,711.41 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,711.07 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, JAMES A Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $128,706.97 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,706.35 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $128,704.20 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,703.82 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULHALL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $128,703.37 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDAN, RUVAIN S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $128,701.68 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERICO, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $128,701.66 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, ANN E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $128,701.66 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, ANDREW C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $128,701.66 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHON, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $128,701.66 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, SALVATORE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $128,701.66 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, DINA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $128,697.31 Date 12/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASTO, JASON R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,692.91 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, RICHARD J Employer name Orange County Amount $128,691.29 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZYNSKI, MICHAEL G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $128,691.23 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, JAMES A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $128,691.23 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUVEN, ERIN N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $128,691.23 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS-BREWSTER, MARY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $128,691.23 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADDY, LENISE R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $128,691.23 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI-MAIORANA, DANIELA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,691.23 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, QUYNDA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,691.23 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, SUSAN K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,691.23 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRESCH, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $128,691.23 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $128,691.23 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLT, CYNTHIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $128,691.23 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOS, ROBERT W Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $128,691.23 Date 03/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHMAN, SUSAN L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,691.23 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARILYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,689.06 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,687.50 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARSKI, KRISTINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,684.41 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSOWSKI, PHILIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,684.37 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIMBROUGH, GUY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,684.35 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, NANCY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,683.95 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, BRANDEN H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $128,678.32 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $128,675.14 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE J Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $128,674.98 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, HUGHETTE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,674.41 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, STEPHEN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,673.37 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GERARD Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $128,670.75 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $128,670.24 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USCHOLD, JEROME C, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $128,669.37 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDZINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $128,667.50 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,665.18 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALZELL, BARBARA B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $128,664.62 Date 05/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, LUCILLE D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $128,664.62 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTOCK, NEIL R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,664.62 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, KATHLEEN K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,664.62 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDISTY, LAURIE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,664.62 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLITTERI, LAURIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,664.62 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, THERESA-ANN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $128,664.50 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, MILAN L, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $128,663.72 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGERE, DONALD M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,663.02 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORILLI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,661.54 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,657.20 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, DENISE S Employer name Town of Rye Amount $128,653.01 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, HALINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,651.34 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, JUSTIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,646.68 Date 12/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JILLIAN I Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,643.33 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ANGELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,643.10 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELLY, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $128,643.08 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULTI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,639.47 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARON, CATHERINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,637.46 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, THOMAS J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $128,634.76 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ARMANDO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,631.30 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHULTZ, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $128,629.18 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JASON G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,627.04 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, ERIC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,626.48 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASKELL, JEFFREY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,626.33 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERSCHEM, JOSEPH F Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $128,622.26 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $128,620.70 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILITANA, ELEANOR M Employer name City of Rye Amount $128,619.84 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ALICE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,617.22 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRINGER, ERNEST W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,610.63 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODETSKY, ILONA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,610.11 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROULX, MICHAEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $128,605.75 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, MICHAEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $128,605.74 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIANO, MAUREEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,604.79 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,596.37 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JONATHAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,594.61 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JEANETTE M Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $128,593.72 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,592.28 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DUSTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,590.04 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System