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 SCHENFIELD, JOEL K Employer name Erie County Amount $128,192.20 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEROV, MICHELLE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,192.07 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $128,191.34 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $128,190.93 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,190.28 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD-SCHMIT, KERRY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $128,186.76 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLI, FRANCESCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,185.65 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, ANTHONY F Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $128,184.01 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDWELL-BROWN, DOROTHEA Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,183.82 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTLER, JONATHAN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $128,183.12 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,180.90 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, STEVEN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,178.73 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, ALISON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,177.38 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMEN, LINDA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $128,173.84 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGST, ARTHUR H Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $128,170.94 Date 07/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Putnam County Amount $128,170.49 Date 07/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, LISA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,170.08 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $128,168.90 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLEND, DOLORES G Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $128,167.30 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,167.22 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, FRANCISCO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $128,166.56 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $128,166.22 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,165.28 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, JAMES F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,165.07 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLICK, EDWARD T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,162.70 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERIYAN, SHEEJA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,161.90 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, PETER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,161.25 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CHARLES H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $128,155.90 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, SHOUCHU SUSAN Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $128,155.90 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, KAREN KOZAC Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $128,155.90 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURESHI, GULAMMOHIYUDDIN N Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,154.64 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OISHER, LAWRENCE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,153.77 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDHI, PREETHAM Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $128,150.43 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ABE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,149.01 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SEAN T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $128,142.61 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORTON, SARA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,138.23 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOSEPH F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,135.83 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ERIC J Employer name City of Troy Amount $128,135.02 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CEGLIO, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,133.68 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,133.68 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, ALAN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,133.63 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOU, SUSIE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,133.63 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, CARL J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $128,130.76 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENET, RON P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,127.45 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, THAN E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $128,127.36 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,127.04 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCYSHYN, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,125.66 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAFDAR, SARA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $128,125.40 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONE, CAREY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,120.35 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, LAWRENCE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $128,120.35 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSOLINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $128,120.35 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTIERE, DOMINICK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $128,120.35 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, ROSANNE D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,120.35 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DONNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,120.30 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOVAPPALLIL, THOMAS S Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,117.58 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, RICHARD L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $128,114.13 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, GREGORY A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $128,114.13 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIEC, JOSEPH C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $128,113.86 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, ANDREA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $128,113.45 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, BRIAN M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $128,113.45 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ROBERT L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $128,108.31 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $128,108.10 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLOZZI, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,105.01 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PETER K Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,103.05 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, FRANCIS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $128,102.35 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRETO, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,100.80 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, LUKE M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $128,100.75 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JOSE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $128,099.06 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROSE H Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $128,097.28 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOPIETRO, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,096.22 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,094.42 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $128,094.42 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,091.58 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGAINI, VINCENT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,091.56 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELSITO, CHRISTINE N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $128,088.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, OMA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $128,081.79 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNEN, SUE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,076.32 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELSEN, ANIBAL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,075.52 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, RORY C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $128,075.21 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGLIA, THOMAS J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $128,075.07 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSANO, ROCCO A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $128,074.67 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, RYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,073.69 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, COREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,072.25 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,071.10 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARD, TIMOTHY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,070.74 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, IRA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,068.65 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTOFFIO, PAUL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,067.28 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, RICHARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,067.28 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, VALERIE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $128,065.29 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, COLIN K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $128,063.94 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASULLO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $128,062.86 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPON, DAVID A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $128,061.31 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, TRACEY L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $128,057.02 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, ANDRE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,049.16 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAH, AMADOU M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,048.20 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNY, SHARON E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,043.75 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, DAVID Employer name Genesee Finger Lks Reg Plan Bd Amount $128,043.12 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, JACQUELINE ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,041.95 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ASHLEY B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $128,039.91 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $128,038.96 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System