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 BROOKS, VICTOR E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,083.75 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $124,082.47 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODIERNO, JILLIAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,081.61 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, JOHN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $124,080.02 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, DINA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $124,079.36 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,078.76 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $124,077.71 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,077.06 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $124,075.01 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGATIES, DAVE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $124,074.15 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDIGO, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,072.51 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, VICTOR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,072.27 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, RICHARD, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $124,071.84 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRAN, SANDOR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,071.10 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,069.24 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, CLYDE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,066.87 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLCZYK, LAURA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $124,065.37 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGERLEIDER, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $124,064.08 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,062.59 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,061.21 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEMPF, MICHAEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $124,060.49 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,058.17 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGIE, NICHOLAS E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $124,057.44 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERSO, ARLENE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,056.90 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $124,054.97 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $124,053.64 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBESTA, PAUL C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $124,053.61 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,047.35 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORVILLE, LAWRENCE H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $124,047.34 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, PATRICK T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,045.50 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,038.19 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUGHAN, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,037.71 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,037.22 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RAFAEL D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $124,036.60 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, JASON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,034.16 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, JOHN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $124,034.04 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SAVINDER P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $124,032.70 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERRY, VALERIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $124,031.86 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $124,027.84 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEAN N Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $124,027.52 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEES, TERRY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,027.29 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRO, CHARLES L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,025.80 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,025.44 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHON, GARY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $124,025.12 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, JEFF G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $124,024.62 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLADO, LUIS E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $124,023.56 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSPER, GALE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $124,022.25 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ANTONIA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $124,022.20 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGIL, PAUL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,021.73 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, LEONG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,021.24 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCARNACION, JUAN M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $124,021.08 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, GREGORY H Employer name Genesee County Amount $124,019.77 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, LARRY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,018.28 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERHOEFER, VICTORIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,017.69 Date 02/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, BRIANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $124,015.98 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFRONTE, JEFFREY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $124,010.67 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, SARA E Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $124,009.72 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, DINO Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,009.44 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, JULITA B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $124,002.30 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, KAREN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $124,001.16 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICO, MATTHEW H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,999.19 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALFPAP, JAN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,993.43 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAN, DESMOND P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,993.43 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, SHAWN S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $123,992.12 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELBIANCO, ANTHONY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $123,991.84 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENES, MARK A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $123,990.96 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DEBRA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $123,989.26 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,987.48 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, TOMAS J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $123,984.74 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, OLIVER R, III Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,984.27 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, TRAVIS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,984.06 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $123,983.42 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DOREEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $123,980.69 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSELL, JAY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $123,975.30 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RICHARD J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,974.46 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $123,973.17 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, WILLIAM R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $123,971.37 Date 05/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, GLENDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,970.77 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FAVERO, LYNETTE E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $123,970.34 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABER, NASSER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,969.14 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $123,968.15 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SYLVIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,967.52 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DARRYL W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,966.27 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPEROTTA, DOMINICK Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $123,962.77 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, PENNEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,961.71 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHLER, YEFIM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,960.82 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSKI, ANDREW M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,959.13 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAULA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $123,956.32 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,953.78 Date 10/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,953.70 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENGEVELD, EDWARD G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $123,952.33 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $123,952.06 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANGL, MICHAEL N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,951.01 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEHL, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,946.60 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMHOF, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,946.04 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIELLI, EVELYN RENTON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,943.76 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELEN, FIELALMA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $123,943.48 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DEAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,941.70 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDAY, PAUL D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,941.31 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANTZ, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,941.14 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System