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 SHOEMAKER, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $126,351.37 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, MARCIA Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $126,351.32 Date 10/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS W, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $126,351.24 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICKEL, DAVID M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $126,348.73 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,348.67 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MAURICE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,348.23 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DONTER M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $126,346.33 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, JUAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,345.86 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,342.05 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECZ, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $126,342.05 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAYANNOURIS, SUSAN S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $126,341.37 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, JAIME L Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,341.11 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, WILLIAM Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $126,340.63 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELOS, BENJAMIN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $126,339.74 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORESKY, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $126,338.51 Date 08/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY-WALLACE, GAIL M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $126,337.27 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAME, LINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,335.43 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROURKE, JEANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,335.10 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,331.96 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JUSTIN L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $126,329.82 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $126,329.29 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELMAN, SCOTT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $126,328.85 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $126,328.68 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONAWICH, LYNN MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,328.22 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, ANTHONY ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $126,324.95 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BAHIYAH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $126,324.10 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSIV, MYRON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,322.81 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, GARY A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $126,319.55 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,318.06 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JULIUS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,314.71 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGE, JORGE G Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $126,313.60 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKOMA, ONYEKACHI Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $126,312.63 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNHOLZ, DOUGLAS G Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $126,311.69 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,308.02 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUISEPPI, SIMONE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,305.92 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMBURRINO, MARIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $126,305.10 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, AHMED F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,304.96 Date 05/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $126,303.42 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JEFFREY B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,302.49 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $126,301.20 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, RONALD T Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $126,300.44 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, NICHOLAS F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $126,297.88 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RICHARD E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $126,294.65 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROL L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $126,290.08 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHERT, RICHARD E Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $126,290.08 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, GISELE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,289.75 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, JACQUES E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $126,288.76 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, ANDREW M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $126,285.64 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKLE, MATTHEW X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,283.23 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLWELL, MATTHEW Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,282.99 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINERMAN, MARC D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $126,280.74 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, HERMAN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $126,280.28 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURK, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $126,277.83 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DANIEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $126,273.50 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL'OSTIA, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,272.21 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHANNA Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $126,270.14 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, GLEN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,266.88 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURST, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $126,265.04 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUBEL, ALAN R Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $126,259.61 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, DERRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,254.59 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $126,253.60 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, JOHN A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $126,252.56 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, KEITH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,249.74 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANTI, ADELE Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $126,247.57 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DANA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $126,247.57 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PRISCILLA J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $126,247.57 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, CHARLES M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $126,247.57 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $126,247.31 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, ARMINDO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,246.34 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FOY, OLUWOLE A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $126,245.02 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CAMERON J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,244.14 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, DAVID S Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $126,240.20 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $126,239.62 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, RICHARD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,237.35 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZO, JOVANY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $126,235.94 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, SCOTT R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $126,234.43 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, ANNETTE LORRAINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $126,231.22 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, THOMAS L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $126,227.36 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIELLO, SUSAN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $126,226.38 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-GREENAWAY, DENISE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $126,220.35 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RANEE A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $126,220.23 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, SIANO, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,219.27 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, EDNA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $126,218.35 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, KIRK K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $126,218.35 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $126,217.78 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,214.84 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,213.71 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,211.28 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEHIMER, WILLIAM C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $126,210.58 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITTAN, JESY JOY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,207.99 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKMANN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $126,203.72 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, LYNDON J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,203.59 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES, PETER E Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $126,201.59 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARION, III Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $126,200.05 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMAFIDON, EILEEN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,196.34 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,194.93 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, FRANK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,193.72 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARLON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,189.91 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JUDY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $126,189.28 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DERMENT, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $126,186.51 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System