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 GOKHALE, KEDAR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,493.80 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $124,490.51 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRIGITTE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,489.38 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GACH, GREGORY G Employer name Erie County Amount $124,488.03 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMEL, KELLEY A Employer name Erie County Amount $124,488.00 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, RYAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,486.32 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUPER, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,486.04 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $124,481.70 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $124,480.82 Date 01/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, MEIYEE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $124,479.06 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATO, VINCENT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,477.70 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, NATHANIEL H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,475.49 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLARINI, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $124,472.24 Date 10/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFANO, FRANK C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,472.24 Date 12/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, JOHN D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $124,472.24 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZOWSKI, PAUL T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $124,472.24 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDELLI, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $124,472.24 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, GERARD J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $124,472.24 Date 05/31/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $124,472.24 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, STEVEN T Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $124,472.24 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,469.13 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAS, CARL J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,468.83 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,468.77 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, CRAIG A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,465.42 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELKER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,464.97 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROGER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,464.84 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, KEVIN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,464.41 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH A, IV Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $124,463.08 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KAREN B Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $124,458.30 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BERNARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,454.35 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HELEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,452.32 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRY, ROGER J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $124,449.93 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAT, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $124,449.13 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, ALISON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,448.50 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YONKER, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,447.61 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, HYACINTH J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $124,446.99 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, BRIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,446.21 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYS, JAMES A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $124,442.14 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KRISTINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $124,439.96 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHILLON, SANDEEP Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $124,438.65 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURLING, PATRICK B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $124,438.25 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, MARK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,433.62 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANT, MICHEL M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $124,429.74 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDGE, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,427.49 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKINS, JUDITH Employer name Department of Law Amount $124,426.77 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEE, NORMAN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $124,426.75 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARY H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $124,424.77 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, RONALD J Employer name Orange County Amount $124,424.77 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINO, ANTHONY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,424.49 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADER, MICHAEL W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $124,422.42 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLES, KEITH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,422.30 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVIDENTE, MATTHEW G Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $124,421.39 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNDO, MICHAEL V Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $124,421.03 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,417.87 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $124,417.19 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMACH, VINCENT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $124,411.93 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JOHN K Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $124,411.66 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRO, SALVATORE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $124,409.68 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKE, CAROL A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $124,408.66 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASKA, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,408.43 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBRIN, JESSICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,405.60 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $124,403.51 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDEL, IRENE N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $124,401.85 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, SCOTT DAVID Employer name City of Albany Amount $124,399.50 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, FELIX A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,399.34 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JOSHUA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,398.02 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAESAR-MC QUEEN, PHEO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $124,395.17 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, ROY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $124,392.04 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LEONARD Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $124,392.03 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTOLES, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,391.28 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, ROBERT G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $124,389.66 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, FRANK E, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,384.50 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRETT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,382.04 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRITANO, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $124,381.97 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTYANEK, LESTER G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,381.88 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,381.64 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, KIMBERLIE A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,380.49 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASCO, CHRISTIAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,378.13 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMPARA, SCOTT J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $124,377.99 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ISAIAH W Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $124,377.29 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HAAREN, EUGENE H, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,376.14 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISEL, GLORIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,374.28 Date 07/01/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, STANLEY L Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $124,372.45 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEREK Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $124,372.31 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,372.24 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISI, JOSEPH T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $124,372.24 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, TAMMY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $124,372.24 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $124,372.24 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, RENEE C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $124,372.24 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTA, IRENE MARIA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $124,372.24 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, KRISTIN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $124,364.07 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIS, ROSE ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,362.82 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $124,362.20 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENAN, JOHN W Employer name Erie County Amount $124,360.34 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSELLE, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $124,359.88 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPPELER, ERIK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $124,358.09 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABOY, JOEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,356.61 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUES, MARK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,355.74 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KEITH M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $124,353.92 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $124,353.56 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System