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 STICKNEY, TODD J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $128,397.43 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, PAUL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,391.69 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWALD, SUZANNE B Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $128,388.70 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEREB, GREGORY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,386.03 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, MARYANN L Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $128,384.89 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLAZZO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,384.75 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOYES, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,384.12 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESER, DINA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,383.26 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,382.99 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZO, ANTHONY F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,382.88 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AURIGEMMA, TONI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,380.85 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIROOZ, HODA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,376.26 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,373.73 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIANO, PAUL Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $128,373.01 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KERI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,372.65 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, DAVID W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $128,370.44 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, PETER S, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $128,369.40 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ROCK E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $128,366.42 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERLY, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,364.94 Date 12/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, THOMAS O Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $128,364.91 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JANE E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $128,364.91 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZZI, PATRICK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,363.12 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAO, LEONARDO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JAN C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $128,362.47 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, RODERICK J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $128,362.47 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDER, CYNTHIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURMAN, MELVYN I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,362.47 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRHOFF, ROBERT C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,362.47 Date 03/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, MICHAEL H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDES, MARK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAYMAN, EARL S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, ROBERT S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBURN, ROBERT H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLICH, SAM Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,362.47 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, DENNIS K Employer name Education Department Amount $128,362.47 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHERRIE B Employer name Education Department Amount $128,362.47 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLKOFF, ANDREW B Employer name Education Department Amount $128,362.47 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,362.47 Date 05/25/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMERSON, ROY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKS, CHAIM S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $128,362.47 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, HENRY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $128,362.47 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JAMES M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $128,362.47 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, STEVEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, RICHARD V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,362.47 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGACZ, GERARD J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $128,362.47 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABASHY, REFAT F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $128,362.47 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, FRED Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $128,362.47 Date 06/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRIZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $128,362.47 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, SCOTT G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $128,362.47 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT-FRIEDMAN, ALISON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $128,362.47 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, CHARLES J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $128,362.47 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, EDWARD D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $128,362.47 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, THOMAS H Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,362.18 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDONIZIO, THOMAS S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,361.96 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHIKHABHAI C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $128,357.58 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, VERONICA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,357.56 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANDREW R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $128,357.38 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $128,356.21 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,353.41 Date 11/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, ALAN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $128,351.73 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,350.14 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, AMY J Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $128,348.24 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID, III Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,348.17 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITOLA, DANIEL M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,347.93 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $128,346.04 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNDON, SANDRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $128,345.09 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLE, ROBERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,344.85 Date 07/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWUKWE, DONALD N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $128,343.41 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK-WESNOFSKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,342.30 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DONALD B Employer name Education Department Amount $128,341.65 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNITY-ZAYAS, MARYFRANCES Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $128,340.57 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, MARTIN W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $128,340.02 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEE, DAVID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,339.41 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSLER, STEVE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $128,335.61 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHLESS, EMILY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,334.92 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, THOMAS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,334.62 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUCHESNE, STEVEN Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $128,334.07 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUGHAN, FRANCINE M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $128,332.44 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $128,332.33 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROFSKY, BRUCE E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,331.98 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, ANNIE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,331.98 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KRISTIN T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $128,328.93 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILLINGER, DOUGLAS M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $128,328.42 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOSHUA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,328.27 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODINGER, FRED Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,321.08 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGHI, ELAINE F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $128,320.35 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, ARTHUR Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $128,320.35 Date 04/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, CAMILLE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,320.35 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCSMA, PATRICIA MICHELLE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $128,317.32 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTNER, AMY J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $128,316.13 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHNA, JEROME C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,315.75 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLENDER, PERRY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,315.44 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, HOLFORD T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,312.67 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EUGENE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $128,312.67 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, ANTHONY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,309.66 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVALDAR, SHRINIVAS S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,309.21 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KYLE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $128,309.05 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPP, KENNETH T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $128,308.51 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, AJAY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,307.03 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System