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 APONTE, MAXIMO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,636.79 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAVERO, JOSEPH R Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $124,635.64 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,635.16 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPIEL, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,635.08 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, SHANNON Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,634.48 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $124,634.29 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, GERALD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $124,631.61 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, DAVID L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $124,628.59 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, JOSEPH A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $124,627.35 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,626.09 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,625.16 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERRY, STEPHEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,621.03 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, PAUL Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $124,617.93 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERINGTON, EVELYN K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $124,617.84 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, RYAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $124,617.33 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, JOSEPH H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $124,616.32 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, RONALD F, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $124,615.96 Date 03/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBACH, ALLAN F, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $124,615.36 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINOLFO, CHERYL LORIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $124,615.26 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, BRYAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $124,615.21 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHOWICZ, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,614.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUESSLE, GARY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,611.23 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, RICHARD N Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $124,610.37 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $124,610.00 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARELLO, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $124,608.45 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORE, MICHAEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $124,608.03 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, VONVIVITA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $124,607.32 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JEREMIAH A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $124,607.10 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $124,606.98 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, MARLENE H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $124,606.18 Date 02/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, DEBRA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,605.93 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, IRWIN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $124,605.61 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULZOFF, THOMAS J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $124,605.26 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, FREDERICK C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $124,604.14 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, ANNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $124,603.69 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $124,602.90 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLTZCLAW, DEREK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $124,601.14 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, HARRY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,600.16 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, TITO ANGEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,594.10 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, RITA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $124,592.48 Date 01/26/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOSSE, BRAD Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $124,590.50 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CRAIG J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $124,588.95 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHT, GARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,585.55 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, CHRISTINE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $124,580.64 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, WILLIAM R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $124,578.27 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, FRANCES E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $124,577.02 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,577.00 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROZINGER, HENRY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $124,570.62 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, CHRIS R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $124,568.54 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, SHARON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $124,562.68 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SALVATORE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,556.70 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEALE, THEODORE W, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $124,553.93 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, TIMOTHY B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,552.84 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILP, STEVEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,552.41 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEPISI, CRAIG M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $124,551.55 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,549.69 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIMAK, ROBBY D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $124,547.61 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $124,544.62 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUCCI, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $124,542.33 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, AARON R. Employer name Dutchess County Amount $124,537.69 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, MARION G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $124,537.68 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,533.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LELIS B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,531.98 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JASON C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $124,530.02 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, JOHN P, JR Employer name City of Rye Amount $124,529.37 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NED, ROBERT T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $124,529.11 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, HERBERT L Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $124,526.28 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKE, ALBERT B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,523.26 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, HOLLY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $124,523.02 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, JACQUELYN B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,521.93 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, BETSY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,521.93 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLITTGERBER, HOPE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,521.93 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MICHELL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,521.93 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNECKE, GERARD F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,521.93 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADYDAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 06/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWEIS, ADAM H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNON, BRIDGET A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KENZIE, AMY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHERYL M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANE, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDERSKI, LISA G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, THERESE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, SANDRA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, COLLEEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADTLANDER, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,521.93 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEPECKI, THOMAS K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,521.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRIESEN, SCOTT Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,519.22 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHUVAPPA, SHARBUDDIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,514.69 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALA, JO ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,514.64 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $124,514.12 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, DONALD W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $124,513.47 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZELLI, PASQUALE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,513.10 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VINCENT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,506.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $124,504.75 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,504.56 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EFFMAN, JASON D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $124,500.65 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSALE, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,499.94 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HSUAN, SHAO-WEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,498.20 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNICKLES, TIMOTHY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,495.65 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System