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 PERRICONE, THOMAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $127,708.53 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,704.81 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY-SAPRAICONE, EILEEN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $127,702.51 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADDEN, PETER J Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $127,702.18 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, TERESA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,700.78 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,700.66 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSANO, SALVATORE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $127,700.49 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMLEY, CRAIG S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $127,698.88 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, GLORIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,698.15 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENEMAN, ANDREA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $127,697.90 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, ROBERT H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,695.10 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWONG, LISA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $127,692.37 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, PATRICK E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,690.79 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, GEORGE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $127,690.31 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, RICHARD N, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $127,689.06 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANSONE, SAMUEL R, II Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $127,687.94 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, RONALD V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,684.67 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,683.52 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTARE, DOREEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,682.68 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLINI, ANTHONY D Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $127,677.42 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, CHRISTIAN F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $127,666.50 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, GARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,666.24 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, THOMAS M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,665.61 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALA, FRANK M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $127,663.09 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGGIA, JOSEPH N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $127,662.52 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, DOUGLAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,660.65 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, AIDA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $127,648.43 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,647.86 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, SHERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,644.93 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMBE, JASON A Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $127,636.84 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMODY-LATHAM, PAUL O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,635.85 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLORIUS, CHRISTIAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $127,633.52 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MELVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,631.16 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,630.04 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVE, BRUCE C, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,629.97 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEY, MARCELLO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,629.75 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALAF, GABY Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $127,629.71 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELNICK, STEPHEN L, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $127,627.51 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JAMES R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $127,625.38 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, NOREEN P Employer name City of Rye Amount $127,622.68 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, DAVID W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $127,620.67 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATALE, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,617.91 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONNEMBO, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,615.31 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARLA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,612.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,611.81 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSET, JILL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $127,610.68 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDERDALE, JOHN R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $127,607.63 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREE, BARRY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $127,605.13 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,603.69 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSANDI, ROBERT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,600.13 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZATKOVICH, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $127,598.53 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $127,597.71 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHIGIAN, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,596.60 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,594.45 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEITH R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $127,583.37 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPELL, THOMAS C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $127,578.50 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODAS, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,575.74 Date 04/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JASON S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $127,575.60 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $127,574.98 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES Employer name City of Rochester Amount $127,572.93 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATZEL, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $127,571.21 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINK, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,568.23 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $127,565.60 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES F Employer name Orange County Amount $127,563.82 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLVERE, MARIO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,562.72 Date 03/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Orange County Amount $127,560.18 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHM, ANNE T Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $127,558.92 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANDY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $127,558.86 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFONE, LAWRENCE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,558.52 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNE, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,557.89 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KELLIANN Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $127,557.72 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFMAN, STEVEN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $127,551.89 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, I-CHUAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $127,546.96 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, STEPHEN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $127,545.86 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, LYNDSEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,545.62 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, MYLA TERESITA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,542.03 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUMA, JUDITH E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $127,539.37 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $127,537.68 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JEFFREY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $127,535.88 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGAN, ERLINDA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $127,535.80 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPA, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $127,535.58 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHARON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,535.39 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, JARED R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,533.90 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, BETH H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $127,533.89 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, CARL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,532.72 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRENDA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,530.00 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $127,528.92 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,525.10 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, PAULINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $127,524.85 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROBERTIS, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $127,519.83 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTI, RONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,517.45 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,516.37 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, EDITH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,508.88 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVILLE, VALDA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $127,503.27 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $127,502.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNES, KAREN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,500.18 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, FRANK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,499.86 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, MICHAEL S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $127,499.68 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, STEPHEN G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $127,497.64 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIOLETTE, JANET D Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $127,497.18 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System