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 DOUGHERTY, JOHN T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $126,926.91 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,924.80 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, FRANK A, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,922.98 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLAWOLE, MODUPE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $126,921.81 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, MIGUEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $126,921.36 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWEIN, STEVEN M, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,920.86 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DENIS R, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $126,920.49 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TITUS Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $126,917.36 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLESKI, GARY J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $126,916.99 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $126,916.65 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELIZZA, ANTHONY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,911.15 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERETH, LESLIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,906.15 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LYMORE, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $126,904.44 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, DERRICK T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $126,903.62 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUVER, PATRICIA N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,900.28 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ELVIS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $126,899.78 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONY, ROBERT W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $126,895.35 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,895.31 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,895.18 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAWRENCE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,894.36 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORYEA, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,891.97 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, KIM K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,891.93 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANJEWAR, MARIA A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $126,891.37 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCHETTI, MELCHIORRE G Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $126,890.83 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYLLIE, WAYNE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $126,890.29 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ZALMEN Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $126,888.45 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMAN, LAURA K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $126,886.56 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DENNIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,884.48 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, ROSHINI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,884.30 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOGEL, ELAINE T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $126,880.64 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY LORI, A P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,874.63 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CARL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $126,874.60 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPELYA, PETER P, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,873.91 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,873.56 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, COLLEEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,871.97 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGES, BARBARA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $126,870.00 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, LOUIS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,860.63 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYO, MICHAEL J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $126,860.00 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, PETER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $126,859.80 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECZESNY, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $126,857.50 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABER, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $126,857.22 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $126,857.22 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANDE, LAURA BETH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,856.35 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SENA, SUSAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,853.78 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUREY, PATRICK T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $126,849.59 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAES, CAROL P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,846.30 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARGARET M Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $126,846.02 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCHINI, CRAIG A Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,844.26 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOWSKY, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,844.08 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, FRANCIS B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,844.08 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDA, MIRIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,843.38 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ELVEEN, BRETT M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $126,838.62 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, RYAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,836.99 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJKA, SHARON M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $126,835.55 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, YOUNG JUN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $126,835.04 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINATI, CINDY G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,833.12 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEALE, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $126,833.06 Date 08/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRIE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $126,828.08 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, RALPH R Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,828.02 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $126,824.39 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEO, DONNA V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,824.04 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $126,823.51 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWHURST, REGINA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMUGA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLANTI, CHARLES A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNIEWICZ, LINDA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, MARY JANE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,821.93 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWEIS, AARON R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, TERRI L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDZY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MARY JO M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, VALERIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, JEANNETTE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZZELL, SALLY S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLETAS, JOHN W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTICH, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELITO, SANDRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNSKEY, DONALD P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSZALKOWSKI, BRIGIT P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHM, DEBORAH C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 12/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACZYK, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, LISA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, GEORGETTE H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, LINDA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORZA, CAROLANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, CARRIE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLACE, PHILIP A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALONE, SHARI L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,821.93 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSCH, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,820.45 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZELLI, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,819.08 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARI, RAYMOND J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $126,817.23 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACONO, TOMLYNN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $126,813.35 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $126,806.00 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, HOWARD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,804.92 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILIRO, JOHN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,804.54 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $126,804.54 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System