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 NICHOLSON, LEAH E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $125,164.99 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLI, LAURA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,163.56 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KEVIN G, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,163.35 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOZER, ANDREW J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $125,162.79 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LISA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,162.03 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRLICH, MICHELE R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $125,161.17 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDERMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,159.57 Date 06/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELLEN J Employer name Education Department Amount $125,159.00 Date 05/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,158.40 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSITER, WILLIAM M, III Employer name Putnam County Amount $125,156.01 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, ANITA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,154.44 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JOEL J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,153.72 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $125,152.85 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ALANE A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $125,152.85 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MARY E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $125,152.85 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWONG, JUDY P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,149.52 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAAB, BRIAN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,149.21 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,148.65 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, MARILYN M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $125,148.28 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, JOANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,147.86 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,147.86 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAY, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,147.86 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,147.86 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSKIE, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,147.86 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,147.86 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LISA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,147.38 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROTBERY, KENT B Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,147.21 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES B, JR Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $125,147.15 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSENG, ANDRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,146.17 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $125,145.50 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, VINCENT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,142.80 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUGARO-NORTON, MARITZA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,142.50 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, KAMELLA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDHARRIE, SUNITA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, CANDACE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, JEFFREY D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNE, NICHOLAS W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECAIRA-COTTO, DAMIAN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKUS, HELEN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $125,142.50 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN-PILCHER, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $125,142.19 Date 10/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PHILLIP N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,140.05 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREASURE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,137.86 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, TALIA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,137.57 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUZ I Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,137.21 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $125,137.14 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, PAUL C Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $125,136.85 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, OOMMEN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $125,135.63 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHOE, SHANNON L Employer name Education Department Amount $125,134.53 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLASTELICA, ROBERT D Employer name Rockland County Amount $125,132.89 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARRIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,132.74 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETHEL, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $125,132.69 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, NATHAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,130.41 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTAKES, BLAISE W Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,126.23 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $125,126.12 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,125.73 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JANET L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,123.94 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, MARK C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $125,121.20 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, QIUHUA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $125,116.29 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONESTABILE, FRANK R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $125,114.21 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBSCH, EDWARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $125,113.44 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASINO, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,113.22 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, AMANDA N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,110.20 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, SAMUEL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $125,107.84 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KENNETH Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $125,107.15 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,107.04 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $125,106.62 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KIM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,106.42 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $125,105.24 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,101.33 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUST, ALLEN Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $125,100.55 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, DAVID J Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,099.84 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, YVONNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,099.81 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUINO, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,098.25 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINHILBER, JAMES L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $125,097.63 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDERMAN, JOEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,096.95 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, WARREN J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,096.95 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,096.95 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, RICHARD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,096.95 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMMERS, ROBERT K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $125,096.95 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKIE, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $125,096.95 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,096.12 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLITTIER, FRANK H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $125,095.80 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DAVID P Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,095.06 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LAURIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,095.06 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, PATRICIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,095.03 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $125,095.03 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELESKO, GEORGE D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $125,095.03 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LISA T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,095.03 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $125,095.03 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHI, RAMSEY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $125,095.03 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,095.03 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, FRANK M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $125,092.10 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITZ, DIANE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,088.65 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, BARRY J Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $125,088.49 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,088.34 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISBELL, JOSEPH S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $125,087.52 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISSO, JENNIFER G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,085.77 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTALINO, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $125,085.25 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITI, SALVATORE A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $125,085.05 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITTA, RONALD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $125,081.99 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System