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 CLEARY, GEORGE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $124,802.76 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLESTON, GWENDOLYN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $124,802.76 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $124,802.31 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,801.90 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JERRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,801.88 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHAEL G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $124,801.43 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, DANA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $124,801.43 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUNTLETT LA FONTANT, BRIDGET Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,801.43 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIGOLE, R ELLEN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $124,800.00 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPONIO, BRUNO Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $124,800.00 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, ERIC S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $124,800.00 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOCH, DONNA A Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $124,796.65 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERARIO, KRISTEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,796.53 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $124,791.75 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GARY Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $124,791.47 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, KENNETH R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $124,789.32 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACIELLA, MARY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $124,786.73 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, REBECCA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $124,786.20 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUERR, TERRY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,784.48 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, MARK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,784.00 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SHANE, KEVIN L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $124,782.09 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DAWN E Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $124,779.26 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ERIC Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,778.97 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMATO, MICHAEL C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $124,778.97 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDGELL, STEVEN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $124,777.34 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONREALE, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,775.30 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGY, JOHN W, JR Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $124,773.73 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MATTHEW S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,771.46 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $124,770.08 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHREN, CATHERINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $124,765.10 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESKO, JOHN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $124,759.16 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAVES, MARK E Employer name Monroe County Amount $124,759.04 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLION, MELISSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,756.09 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDONE, RICHARD M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,753.40 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, MAURO G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,753.40 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,753.35 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERCKE, KATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $124,748.21 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YU-WAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $124,747.52 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORG, DEBORAH L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $124,745.88 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MUNN, JASON E Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $124,745.02 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, CARA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $124,744.36 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $124,743.30 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $124,738.75 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, DANIEL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,737.39 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASKOSKI, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,735.84 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEITZHAUS, JOHN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,735.11 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELKIN, BEBE HUSSAIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,734.67 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,732.68 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILEO, PAUL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,731.42 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANISE, GARY E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,728.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, CHERI M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $124,728.07 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,726.27 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEKS, BRAD J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $124,722.25 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, ELAINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,721.11 Date 03/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHENLAUB, ERIC D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $124,720.96 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONERB, MATTHEW V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,720.68 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISCO, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,718.52 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, DAVID M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,718.00 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GEORGE B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $124,716.05 Date 07/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $124,715.60 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, JOHN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $124,715.59 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EUFEMIA, FRANK J, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,715.50 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $124,715.22 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBATE, VINCENT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,714.45 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $124,714.29 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILLIG, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $124,709.71 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, JAMES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,706.95 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKEN, CHARLES L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $124,703.07 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONCANNON, SEAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,697.76 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SCOTT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,694.95 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, PHILLIP A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $124,692.92 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CHIARA, JOHN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $124,690.60 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTAN, BRIAN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $124,688.69 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUZETTE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $124,688.06 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, PAUL F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,686.35 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MICHAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $124,680.00 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $124,677.09 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, JEANINE STANDER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $124,675.94 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANSON, JOHN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,672.76 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, JEFFREY H Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $124,672.38 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $124,671.92 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATTINER, STEVE S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $124,669.37 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MAXINE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,668.99 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SHARON-LOU Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,666.20 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, PATRICK I, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,662.53 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOHN GERALD, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,661.90 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,659.10 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPY, JOSEPH J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $124,658.50 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, ROBERT A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $124,657.26 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOHNATHAN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $124,657.10 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,655.63 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON KEMPT, DONNA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,654.98 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,654.20 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWING, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,651.76 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDO, SALVATORE J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $124,650.86 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, KYLIE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,645.60 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOVERNANTI, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $124,644.00 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, ELIZABETH K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $124,640.16 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DONATO, JOY Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,638.91 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFINSKI, JOHN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $124,638.16 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System