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 GELBERG, KITTY H Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,650.60 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PHILLIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,649.40 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $125,649.17 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, FRANK, JR Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $125,645.73 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOSE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,641.04 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERANCE J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $125,638.40 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAINTO, DAVID B Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,637.83 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ROBERT D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $125,637.04 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, MARY C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $125,635.88 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $125,635.67 Date 05/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTEL, JULIE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,635.53 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVO, KIM M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,635.20 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBO, JUDITH ELLEN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $125,633.97 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDE, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $125,633.45 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIND, ROBERT H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $125,632.25 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFORO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,630.52 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ADAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,629.68 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAZELL, RICHARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,626.27 Date 05/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $125,625.75 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MARY Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $125,623.26 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TULLY, ROSANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $125,623.24 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLS, STEVEN A, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $125,622.36 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEIRDRE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,618.98 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLTE, CRAIG A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $125,618.92 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAFFEY, MONICA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,618.32 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, SHIRAZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,618.32 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARCE, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,614.23 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NENNI, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $125,609.85 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $125,609.85 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORLIER, DANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $125,609.25 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ALBERT A, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $125,609.16 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEFE, JOSEPH M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $125,608.81 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $125,606.13 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRON, HEIDI M Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,605.59 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGURA, JOSE R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $125,604.44 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, MATTHEW F Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $125,603.93 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, RAYMOND R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $125,603.01 Date 11/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JONATHAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $125,602.27 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,602.22 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, KEITH C Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $125,602.18 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKLER, JEFFREY E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $125,600.53 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENGEL, DALLAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,598.13 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZENELOVIC, FLAMUR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,597.71 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YIN, WAN-CHUAN ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,597.50 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $125,596.24 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLOUGHNEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,595.69 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $125,594.67 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, DAMIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,592.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $125,592.65 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $125,588.42 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-RODRIGUEZ, ALEX J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,582.96 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFIN, BRUCE P, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,582.55 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCARONE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,582.16 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, RAJINDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,576.90 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUCKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $125,576.54 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERSEN, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,576.49 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, NEAL P, III Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $125,575.08 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, MICHAEL T Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $125,572.89 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THEODORE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,568.23 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, JUSTIN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,567.87 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIEBREW, SHARON D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $125,566.68 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHY, ROBERT P Employer name Putnam County Amount $125,564.39 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARGARET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,561.00 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,559.58 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELINI, TRICIA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,557.61 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, JUSTIN F Employer name Orange County Amount $125,555.08 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, NELSON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,553.61 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, CLIFFORD A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,551.98 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAI E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $125,550.73 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $125,549.93 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JINU A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,548.67 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,544.17 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, EDWARD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,543.58 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, MATTHEW F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $125,543.23 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSEE, ARTHUR A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $125,541.54 Date 03/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, JASON D Employer name City of Beacon Amount $125,541.24 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONETTA, AARON M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $125,539.56 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACE, VINCENT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,539.02 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERBO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,537.11 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALIK, JIBRAIL S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $125,536.45 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,536.44 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, STEVE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $125,530.81 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRIZIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $125,528.97 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,528.70 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CAROL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $125,523.06 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, SARAH M E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $125,521.96 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE-BOGLE, THOMASINE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,516.29 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $125,515.77 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCIK, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,513.69 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BERNARD V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,512.71 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIFT, KELLY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,508.97 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOLLES, MELANIE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $125,507.69 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $125,507.20 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, CATHERINE L Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $125,504.74 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, EDWARD V, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,501.37 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MATHEWS K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $125,501.26 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, LA RON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,496.32 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGEN, STEVE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,493.40 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, STEVE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,492.90 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEIBY, VICTOR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,492.90 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System