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 DENTINI, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $127,112.54 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, ROYAL B Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $127,110.78 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, COLLEEN H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $127,110.45 Date 06/13/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADDEN, PATRICK C Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $127,109.02 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALTER, WILLARD J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $127,108.81 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BENJAMIN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,108.09 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRO, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $127,106.98 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, RICHARD K Employer name Rockland County Amount $127,101.82 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, CRAIG R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,099.93 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOSEPH E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,099.73 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,099.10 Date 12/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBO, RYAN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $127,095.84 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNEBERRY, BARBARA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,094.56 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATA, RYAN A Employer name City of Rye Amount $127,094.01 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, DONNA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,080.49 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUDI, CAROL D Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $127,078.26 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLORAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $127,077.57 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,074.21 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHO, DAVID B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $127,072.90 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAWAROCH, STEPHEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,070.33 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, DANNY F Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $127,069.86 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YATSKO, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,069.09 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, TONI M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,052.31 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASHOMB, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $127,051.91 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRD, GEORGE W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $127,051.72 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIGANEK, CARRIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $127,050.47 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARYANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,049.83 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALO, VINCENT M Employer name Putnam County Amount $127,044.81 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIN, SCOTT N Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $127,044.81 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMADECO, ALFRED, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,044.53 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAT, MOHAMMED A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,043.52 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, TARIQ Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $127,041.50 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $127,037.21 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JAY TODD Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $127,036.15 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, ANNE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,035.26 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERKER, STEVEN Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $127,034.69 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEL, ANDREW A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $127,033.68 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,030.63 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $127,027.68 Date 05/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL COGLIANO, JUDY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,024.81 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, SHELLEY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,023.49 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, LUIS A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,020.59 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEDAKOWICH, JASON A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $127,015.41 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, KAREN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,014.90 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,014.59 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PHILIP R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $127,014.19 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDAS, GEORGE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $127,013.17 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASSO, FRANCIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,011.30 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHRISTINA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $127,010.31 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, BERNARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,007.31 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, RICHARD P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,006.76 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WARREN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,001.78 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MONICA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $127,001.63 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBRA, ENRIQUE H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $127,001.39 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,000.36 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, SUSAN L Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $126,997.53 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, ALEXANDER B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,996.48 Date 08/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRISH, EDMUND A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $126,996.47 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZZI, MARLENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,996.43 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $126,994.77 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, MARY ANN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,991.87 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, EDWARD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $126,987.93 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, PETER C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $126,987.43 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRUCE E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $126,983.40 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $126,983.03 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAROLLI, LORI H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $126,981.85 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUS, WILLIAM S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $126,980.45 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYE, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,979.80 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIF-CARR, JUSTINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,978.10 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, MICHAELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,977.17 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $126,972.42 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, JOSEPH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,970.70 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, SYLVIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $126,970.34 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JAYNEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $126,968.47 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENSKI, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,967.40 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUCHTA, MARIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $126,967.08 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSA, NICOLE F Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $126,966.78 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHARLES W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $126,964.00 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDO, LESTER A, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $126,962.63 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,960.24 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TETLER, SANDRA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,959.15 Date 01/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEUS, BERTHA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $126,955.51 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $126,955.24 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, FANG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $126,955.00 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $126,954.70 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NIGRIS, SEAN P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $126,951.78 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, CLAYTON C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,948.10 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,948.03 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, DENNIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,944.41 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORNABAIO, DOMINICK W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,943.74 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCESI, PATRICIA C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $126,942.08 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, WALTER P, III Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $126,939.84 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,939.19 Date 06/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JUSTIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,932.46 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILIAN, JERRY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,931.83 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICI, JEANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,931.02 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JOHN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $126,930.02 Date 06/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLARR, SPENCER C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $126,929.32 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, WALTER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,928.79 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,928.53 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System