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 CLONEY, RICHARD T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,870.43 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $127,869.13 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,867.45 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAZIL, DENIS Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $127,864.08 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELISZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $127,861.87 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,856.56 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,852.73 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, MARGERY R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $127,850.54 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $127,849.14 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LIJA CIJO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,847.87 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JENNIFER A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $127,847.59 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, KENNETH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $127,844.96 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VERNIERI, ALEXANDER W, JR Employer name Town of Kent Amount $127,840.45 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANIEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,839.56 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTATI, PATRICK S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $127,837.62 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $127,835.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,833.93 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, J MATTHEW Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $127,831.26 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,830.35 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRNSTILL, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,830.06 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATES, PAUL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $127,829.76 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBIA, LEONARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,829.51 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ANIEAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,829.21 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAEFER, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $127,828.37 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, JOHN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $127,826.10 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKELS, KEITH R Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $127,823.97 Date 04/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,823.79 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTIS, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $127,823.45 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, MALIKA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,818.12 Date 12/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, CORY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,816.43 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAHAHAM, CHERYL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $127,816.22 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,815.94 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, FREDERICK N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $127,814.79 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRYAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,810.88 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHEM, JASON G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,808.97 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINS, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,806.81 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVAZZINO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,805.97 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEASE, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,805.92 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERCU, THOMAS F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,805.47 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, JENNIFER R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,804.70 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $127,803.97 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,801.64 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, NICHOLAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,800.07 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,797.89 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUERBRUN, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,792.58 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANY, SEAN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $127,788.86 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $127,788.80 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,788.15 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANZERI, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $127,787.97 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHLMAN, ALISON L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $127,787.86 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, MICHAEL V Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $127,783.71 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO-COLON, MARITZA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,783.28 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, JEFFREY D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,783.28 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, DOROTHY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $127,783.28 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, BEATRICE C Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $127,783.28 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRIN, DANIEL S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $127,783.28 Date 01/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ROBERT J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $127,783.28 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALETTA, DAWN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $127,783.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RONDA R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $127,783.28 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOVYCH, ANNA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $127,783.28 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPILLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $127,783.28 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, ROSE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $127,783.28 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, TERESA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $127,783.28 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUBERGER, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,782.17 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, MICHAEL G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $127,779.20 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, DAVID R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $127,777.49 Date 08/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE-FOX, JOCELYN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,776.94 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTINE, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,776.29 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $127,775.85 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODE, CHARLES H Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,769.49 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTA, JOSEPH J Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $127,767.13 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGUIOLO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $127,764.53 Date 07/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RUSSELL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,761.53 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, LUZ S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $127,758.40 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGHEBEN, STEPHEN P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $127,758.09 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANDREW T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $127,756.56 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, VARUGHESE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,755.48 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSEY, JEAN M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $127,754.20 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERPF, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,752.79 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIELLO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $127,752.01 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, CAROLYN E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $127,750.67 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROW, CARL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,749.12 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $127,748.07 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, FLOYD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $127,747.20 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, FELIX Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,745.15 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, ANTONIO L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $127,743.25 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, BRUCE J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $127,741.99 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, ROY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,737.56 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $127,737.28 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, RYAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,736.88 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JEFFERY J, II Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $127,735.43 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,733.51 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, MARK P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $127,727.43 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUST, DANIEL J Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $127,724.39 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, PAUL A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $127,723.40 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SHAREEMA N Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $127,723.34 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIZIO, LAUREN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,720.94 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BARBARA L Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $127,717.24 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,712.07 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,708.70 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System