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 BENNETT, LAWRENCE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $126,186.25 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SCOTT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,177.47 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, WILLIAM E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,177.36 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHAWN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,176.56 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $126,175.54 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, THERESE JOIE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,173.72 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, STEVEN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $126,171.78 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHENGREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $126,168.98 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASHA, RAMAZAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,167.76 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,165.70 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Erie County Amount $126,164.47 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, STEVEN Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $126,164.45 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAHL, STEPHEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,163.12 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAKAJ, LONI M Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,161.14 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUBAH, NICOLAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $126,160.62 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIEMMA, NICOLA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $126,156.55 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISANO, RALPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $126,155.81 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNSKI, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $126,155.06 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $126,155.01 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAMO, JERRY W Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $126,153.77 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,153.52 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-JEWAIR, THIKRIAT S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $126,145.88 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCSAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Russell Gardens Amount $126,142.33 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, ROBERT L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,142.33 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEA, FRANK A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $126,141.89 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,141.00 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,140.87 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYRA, ALEXANDER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,138.95 Date 03/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELARABA, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,138.89 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $126,137.62 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $126,136.55 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, GERALD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,134.16 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAILY, DARWIN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $126,122.21 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, SCOTT Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $126,120.77 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $126,115.88 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $126,112.35 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARALEMOS, GEORGE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $126,111.32 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA Y Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $126,108.23 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTA, JULIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,106.90 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, LYNDA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,101.60 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOY, JAY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,100.93 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS-TALLEY, YVONNE Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $126,099.74 Date 09/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, VALERIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,099.46 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, PAMELA J Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $126,096.38 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, OSVALDO A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $126,093.26 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARMBIER, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,088.79 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONNELLA, VITO, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $126,083.67 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,082.62 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $126,081.64 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, DEVIN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $126,078.10 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, APRIL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,073.81 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGY, JULIUS I Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $126,064.87 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, DANIEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $126,064.51 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GUNWANTI Employer name NYC Judges Amount $126,064.51 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHADD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,064.32 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, JUDY E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $126,062.54 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAYDEN, KARI A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $126,061.72 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $126,061.57 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $126,056.57 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, OLA S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $126,054.48 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,054.39 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GABRIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,049.38 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MILES S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,048.37 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, YING LAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $126,046.86 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTMAN, FREDERICK B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $126,044.24 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNO, MARLENE T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $126,042.84 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMSER, PATRICK T Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $126,042.00 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKEITH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,039.88 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, CELIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,039.72 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, RICHARD D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $126,037.42 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICANI, ANTHONY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,036.66 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMBRO, MICHAEL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $126,036.08 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, FRANK M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,034.93 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERLING, SCOTT J Employer name Erie County Amount $126,031.25 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,030.54 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACKE-CUSHING, LAUREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,029.22 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,027.16 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $126,025.14 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, ROBERT W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $126,019.48 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, JOSEPHINE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,016.98 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, JOHN V, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,015.52 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANARO, LAWRENCE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,012.96 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMES F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,012.73 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOHN F Employer name City of Troy Amount $126,010.63 Date 12/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, LUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,006.90 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERGOL, JOAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $126,002.02 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVLIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $126,001.45 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, LEE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,001.19 Date 01/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOCIDA, ROBERT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,000.80 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, OMAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,000.80 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIELLO, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,997.23 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHLMANN, GLENN H Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $125,995.25 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDERAKIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,994.68 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOELZER, MAUREEN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,993.51 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TIMOTHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,991.47 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, VALERIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,990.50 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WINSTON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,990.28 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LAUREN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,986.84 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,982.82 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURNARI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,979.84 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System