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 MANOR, DANIEL W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,802.78 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, JAMES C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $126,802.45 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARY B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $126,797.90 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, WAI K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $126,797.90 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELZEY, LEONARD D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $126,795.71 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, BRYANT W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,794.88 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLERS, MARTA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,793.92 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKER, PETER J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $126,789.64 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEDOWITZ, JOSEPH M, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,788.56 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDE, JOAN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,787.50 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BART A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,785.56 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, LAURA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,782.01 Date 02/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNATOVICH, MICHAEL W Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $126,781.72 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKER, ROBERT E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $126,777.09 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASNIGHT, RUSSELL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,776.49 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, ROBERT, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $126,775.97 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $126,775.92 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, KENNETH Employer name Erie Co Fiscal Stability Auth Amount $126,774.40 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRITO, JOANN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,773.40 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM-KUTTY, JOHARATH C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,771.12 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEBORAH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,769.58 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DONALD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,768.75 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BRYON K Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,766.22 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLINGER, KAREN E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $126,765.50 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, JOAN D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $126,765.50 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $126,765.12 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAGHER, BRIAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $126,763.60 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,760.51 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,759.96 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, ALLEN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,759.76 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,759.26 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRY, MATTHEW J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $126,758.48 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, KURT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,758.36 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FEO, LINO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $126,757.28 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHARLES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,755.59 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, HELEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,750.32 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, KEVIN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,747.76 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNIX, SEAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,745.98 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOROVICH, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,745.74 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SIMA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,745.60 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,745.37 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARICO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $126,744.80 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLHUT, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $126,741.32 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $126,741.24 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALD, EDWIN B, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,741.02 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLI, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,738.50 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONLINDEN, MICHELE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $126,737.15 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEILER, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,736.19 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, PHYLLIS R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,735.33 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, RA'QUEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $126,733.25 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARESE, THOMAS F Employer name Monroe County Amount $126,732.20 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSE, JENNIFER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $126,732.20 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $126,732.16 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DERRICK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,729.85 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,729.55 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TART, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,727.69 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUTE, SEAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,725.01 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MARLAINE P Employer name Erie County Amount $126,721.13 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNEY, MATTHEW C Employer name Putnam County Amount $126,718.75 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZETA, RAMILO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,718.15 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTELNIK, MICHAEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,712.82 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRISANTI, ADAM P Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $126,711.65 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAMAH, TENNEH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $126,709.97 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZBICKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,709.27 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, SCOTT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,708.32 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,705.95 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,705.73 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHER, GARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,704.80 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KEVIN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $126,704.48 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSIS, MARK P Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $126,704.15 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANG, MARK C Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,702.58 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREAT, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,701.72 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, KEVIN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $126,700.20 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AULETTA, ERIC V Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $126,699.19 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDIMAN, COREY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $126,697.86 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,695.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETROCOLA, DEBORAH A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $126,689.13 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBEE, KEITH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,688.61 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANS, TODD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,686.56 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYMONETTE, MARK E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $126,679.65 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASTON, DARYL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,678.65 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAISING, MATTHEW P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $126,678.49 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, KEVIN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,677.08 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREHL, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,676.20 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAWN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $126,675.75 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, FREDDY C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $126,674.20 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDATTEL, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $126,673.57 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVERA, NELSON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,670.30 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $126,669.83 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEF, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $126,669.37 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,668.57 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,666.52 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNOUSAS, PETER H Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $126,666.15 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIT, ANDREW M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,663.25 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACHADO, JAMI M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,660.86 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,660.52 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELIZABETH A P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $126,657.24 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENASK, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,656.07 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,654.77 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAVEK, TROY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,654.28 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System