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 MURPHY, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $128,035.77 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGLIALATELA, EDWARD F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $128,030.63 Date 05/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LUMARIE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $128,025.02 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $128,024.30 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SCOTT C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $128,024.07 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, ALAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,023.97 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, DAVIS B, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $128,023.68 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, KEVIN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $128,022.03 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, RALPH Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $128,021.66 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTANARELLI, RAYMOND A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $128,020.71 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MADALYN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $128,019.09 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MITCHELL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,017.66 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, JEROME S, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,016.79 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MATH, DOUGLAS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $128,015.52 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRICCIONE, CLAUDIO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $128,014.28 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,013.27 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLING, CHRISTINE Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $128,012.64 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORINO, FRANK A Employer name Orange County Amount $128,012.17 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, GARY G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $128,011.23 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,011.19 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,010.62 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $128,009.84 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $128,008.48 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, CHUN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,008.32 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, THOMAS G Employer name Oneida County Amount $128,006.64 Date 07/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREOTTI, ANGELO Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $128,005.43 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, IAN A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $128,005.19 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $128,002.64 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,001.13 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUX, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $128,000.07 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, KEVIN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,998.07 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,998.00 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDEON, GILBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,998.00 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, LARRY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $127,997.14 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,993.30 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $127,992.87 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEROS, ANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $127,992.27 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, GREGORY C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,991.54 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAXMAN, DAVID C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $127,990.57 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWERTER, CHARLES W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $127,990.42 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEWER, GREGORY C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $127,987.53 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAGLIA, JOHN B Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $127,983.52 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, THOMAS E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $127,981.49 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOESEL, THEODORE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,981.03 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHAEL K, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $127,977.94 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,973.62 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATH, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $127,969.91 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, KERRY F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,967.53 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAEMPF, MARY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,967.35 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $127,966.77 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $127,964.35 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINON, COLLEEN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $127,963.83 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACERES, EILEEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,962.52 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $127,959.84 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, KEITH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,958.66 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, QUENTIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,958.00 Date 06/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, BOBBY, II Employer name New York Public Library Amount $127,954.79 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, FREDDIE R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $127,954.43 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGHER, JEFFREY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,953.89 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEEL, NAN R Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $127,949.60 Date 04/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $127,948.48 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,946.00 Date 06/21/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FRANKIE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $127,945.10 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, HOWARD J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $127,943.35 Date 12/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $127,943.00 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARGARET Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,941.76 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUMANA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,928.07 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,926.18 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMANDIA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,923.90 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTI L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,922.20 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, FELICIA M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $127,921.99 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SPIGNO, DANIEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,920.95 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHAWN W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $127,920.05 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, CHASTITY Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,919.31 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTEI, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,916.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUQUE, JIMMY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,915.72 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,911.79 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOUF, SYLVIANE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $127,910.63 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JAMES W, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,909.69 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARC C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $127,906.94 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARWACKI, ROBERT E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,904.97 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, CHRISTINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $127,904.35 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGON, LUGARD A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $127,904.35 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTZEL, FREDERICK W. Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $127,903.79 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLUKOVICH, GARY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,902.11 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, CLAUDIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $127,901.05 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KATHERINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,901.00 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $127,895.45 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $127,889.69 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $127,888.83 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $127,886.14 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, PETER D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $127,885.67 Date 03/05/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKHILL, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,884.74 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADDISON, SHARON A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $127,884.56 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABISCA, JACKSON P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $127,883.34 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, WENDY A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $127,880.20 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUQUER, JOHN N Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $127,879.02 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGHT, DAVID W Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,878.96 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASCIO, MARYALICE D Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $127,877.77 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ANTHONY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,873.01 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System