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 DAVIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,081.74 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINA, THOMAS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,079.34 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRILL, LEONARD Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $125,076.40 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREANE, JOE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $125,074.17 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $125,072.20 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIS, PERCIVAL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $125,069.64 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCIO, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,069.39 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, DAPHNE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,069.39 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZARIK, PAUL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,069.39 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLER, SUSAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,067.97 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MARY ANN Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $125,067.05 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUZANNE A Employer name Education Department Amount $125,066.21 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADUROGBOLA, OLADAPO A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $125,065.94 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NOEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,065.08 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBINER, SUSAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $125,063.90 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,063.84 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,058.14 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, DOUGLAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,057.09 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAFIDE, FRANK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $125,056.00 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, COURTLAND G Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $125,055.45 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $125,054.20 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, PAUL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,052.61 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, CHARLES J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,049.88 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANLEY, CHARLES R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,049.39 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENCZEWSKI, MITCHELL P Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,048.36 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, REGAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $125,048.22 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANOWSKI, RAYMOND G, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $125,046.71 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, DAVID W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $125,045.43 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, AARON J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,044.85 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNKWITZ, KELLY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,044.53 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,043.59 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, LYDIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,043.42 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JARNETTE, ERIC Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,043.11 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZULA, JEFFREY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,042.36 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,042.36 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,042.36 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALITUTTO, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,042.36 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONNO, KIM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,042.36 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALD, BRIAN K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,042.36 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,042.32 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYCOON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,042.32 Date 06/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BON, ALICE K Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,040.36 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS-SMALLEY, LAURIE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,040.36 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, JENNIFER N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $125,040.08 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLING, AUGUST, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,039.69 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, LUKISHA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $125,039.25 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTIEN, JAMES P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,036.37 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELL'ISOLA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,034.92 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LOLA F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $125,033.68 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTARO, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,033.61 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIODATI, FRANCESCO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $125,032.46 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPAILLAT, VIVIANA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,030.75 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KELLY S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $125,030.46 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISLE, RODNEY R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,029.22 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GEORGE H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $125,029.12 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTENBACH, DAVID H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,027.48 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARIA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,025.43 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPLEY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $125,024.73 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORACO, LORETTA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $125,022.50 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, KAREN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,019.45 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTON, ELANA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,016.42 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, MARK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,015.13 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTAGIRONE, JOHN G, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,014.83 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $125,010.27 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTI, GABRIEL Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,010.03 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, AHMAD S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,009.29 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, REGINALD G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,008.59 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MENNA, JEROME L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,008.00 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY MIRON, JOAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $125,005.86 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $125,003.78 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,003.71 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHMASTER, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,003.39 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,001.93 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVE, CANDICE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $125,000.20 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $124,999.94 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $124,998.01 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEILS SIELOFF, CATHERINE M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $124,997.67 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, ROCKY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,994.58 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, SHARON M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $124,994.47 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WHITNEY A Employer name Department of State Amount $124,993.63 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,992.65 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $124,992.35 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTYNEK, SARAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $124,991.99 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, STEFANIE O Employer name Rockland County Amount $124,989.34 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $124,988.60 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSANNE E Employer name Erie County Amount $124,988.01 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, MADELINE D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $124,985.78 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, EDITH J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $124,985.10 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, TARA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,984.37 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JACK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $124,982.55 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULTSCH, DEBBIE J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $124,982.29 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGAL, NATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,979.08 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,978.74 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGLE, DION M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $124,974.48 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, LAWRENCE J, III Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $124,974.19 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGART, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $124,973.18 Date 09/02/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, SAMUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,973.06 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERARDI, CARLO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,970.41 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBLIN, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $124,969.59 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, NICOLA P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,969.43 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System