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 GALLAGHER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,306.37 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $128,304.87 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES C Employer name Steuben Co Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $128,304.63 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,304.14 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSIN, RICHARD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $128,304.04 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, WARREN F, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,303.19 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBOWY, JOHN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $128,298.74 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $128,298.07 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, JACK W Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,297.76 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MEGAN G Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $128,296.03 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW V Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $128,295.29 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRYCH, JANET Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,294.63 Date 07/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,293.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTON, STEVEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $128,292.88 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENGLER, ERIC C Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $128,288.98 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MA, SHARON S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,285.70 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MAURA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $128,284.39 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUMA, ALINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $128,284.01 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDIKE, NATALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,281.57 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANEK, CHARLES G Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $128,281.54 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $128,276.22 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MARK D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $128,276.21 Date 11/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCINI, LINO A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $128,273.83 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BELINDA A Employer name Education Department Amount $128,272.83 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, BRENT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,270.62 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, R RUDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,270.52 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,269.08 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, BERNARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,268.32 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASTRZAB, JOEL K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $128,267.47 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, BRIAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,266.56 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, GEORGE, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $128,266.43 Date 06/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREZNER, KENNETH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,265.04 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MONIQUE E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,261.77 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ERIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,261.30 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADER, JACOB Z Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $128,260.82 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, STEPHEN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,259.26 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, JOHN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $128,259.07 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARTIN B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $128,257.69 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,257.69 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CLAUDERICK A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $128,257.69 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, MARC Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $128,257.69 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODGOOD, BETH L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $128,257.26 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIM, FEROZE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,256.55 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMINITI, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,256.53 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YING, HAU L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,249.32 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DEBORAH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,248.67 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKOLNIK, ZHANNA Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $128,244.33 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,244.05 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANNMARIE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $128,243.92 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURTICK JACKSON, DANIELLA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,242.50 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISEL, SALLY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,241.81 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSETTO, RACHEL M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $128,239.52 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, EDITH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,238.03 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, SETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,237.78 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIND, GREGORY J, JR Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $128,237.15 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $128,237.06 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, RICHARD Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $128,236.56 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONGIN, JONATHAN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,234.94 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,234.25 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, ERIC R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,229.21 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALYERDS, BRANDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,228.78 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COVAS, CHRISTOPHER MARTIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $128,227.42 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREREND, SCOTT W Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,226.35 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, GAIL E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,225.31 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, GERRI A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $128,223.71 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGADO, DAVID P Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,223.53 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARONE, PATRICIA J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $128,220.35 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHERYL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $128,220.35 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANTONIO R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,220.35 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, GEORGE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $128,220.35 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,218.69 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORELLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,214.80 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORICE, DEBORAH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $128,211.87 Date 06/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMAN, JEFFREY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $128,211.64 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNINO, NANCY K Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $128,210.71 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $128,210.02 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKEL, ALICE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, EILEEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTRA, LINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGUE, STEPHANIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, ALLISON D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLASH, ELENA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JENNIFER Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, ROBIN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KRISTIN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,208.34 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,208.21 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $128,208.08 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $128,207.95 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, COLIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,206.68 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELAINE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,206.44 Date 02/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, MARC A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,206.44 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, PAUL B Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,202.71 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRY, ALBERT E Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,202.71 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEAU, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,202.71 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CAROL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,197.07 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYK, ROGER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,196.41 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MARTIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,195.76 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, HERMAN J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $128,195.32 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIST, JAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,194.79 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System