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 BEATY, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,817.31 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSONS, CHARLES F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $123,816.17 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,815.71 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPINSKI, ANN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,813.16 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKLERODE, CHARLES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,812.80 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,812.80 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIENZA, JAMES V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,811.48 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JOHN O Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $123,811.23 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURZINSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,810.28 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, ALBERT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $123,806.62 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $123,806.61 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $123,803.71 Date 12/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONN, FREDERIC F Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $123,798.73 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,793.64 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KENNETH P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $123,792.84 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, ELIZABETH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $123,792.84 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $123,792.84 Date 05/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTIS, BRANDON A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $123,792.84 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, MICHAEL E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $123,792.00 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULITZER, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,791.28 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBS-WATKINS, VATASHA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,790.97 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUST, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $123,789.86 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBUTO, AMBROSE A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $123,789.84 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHARLES J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,789.46 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRITCHFIELD, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $123,788.82 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, FRANK, IV Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,787.32 Date 12/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, JOHN M Employer name Bellmore Fire District Amount $123,784.99 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,783.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JAMES D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,783.62 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKI, JOSEPH D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,782.76 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKITTONE, JUDY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,778.36 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, MICHAEL P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $123,776.79 Date 05/14/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, YOLANDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,774.98 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $123,773.88 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAGNOSTOPOULOS, CATHERINE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $123,773.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKO, JAMIE M BUTCHIN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $123,773.88 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, LORAINE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $123,773.88 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEPFFLER, PETER H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $123,773.88 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, WILLIAM G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,773.88 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, ANN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,773.88 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, LYNDA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,771.69 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $123,768.02 Date 03/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLO, ANTHONY N Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $123,767.54 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARLAND, CHARLES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,766.36 Date 11/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DAVID M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,766.07 Date 05/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOCK, SHAWN N Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $123,763.66 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARK D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $123,763.36 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, PILAR Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $123,761.52 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZATE, LISA B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,760.52 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASAL, DALE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,760.04 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERSMITH, TED Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $123,760.00 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIZHAKEPURAM, TESSY THAMPI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,758.69 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORISHNY, THEODORE Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,754.71 Date 03/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHIJI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,752.40 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCI, ALEXANDER M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $123,752.31 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONDUS, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,750.63 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORJA, LOURDES B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,749.82 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, MARIE SONIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $123,748.44 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SHANE T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $123,744.59 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGOZELSKI, PAUL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,740.92 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOHN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $123,740.34 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEVES, STEPHONNE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $123,739.81 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $123,739.59 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL ADAMO, SHARON Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JAMES J Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TERRI Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, STACEY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, LINDA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, LEONARD G Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,739.48 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLETON, CATHERINE R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,737.87 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $123,736.80 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, LESLIE P Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $123,736.02 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ROY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,735.41 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, SHARON M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $123,733.35 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERAM, JENNIFER P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,732.62 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREUS, ROOSEVELT Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $123,732.10 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANDREW R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $123,731.90 Date 02/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MOISES M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $123,731.44 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FRANK J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $123,728.16 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,725.82 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMBS, NEIL Employer name Monroe County Amount $123,725.45 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTCHMAN, MARINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,725.37 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,725.37 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, SHIRLEY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,725.37 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPERI, TIMOTHY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $123,725.34 Date 07/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELSOHN, ERIK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,722.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DULFER, LOUIS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,721.50 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PAUL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $123,720.07 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAKIS, ARTHUR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,716.47 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, EILEEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,712.62 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, ANDREW Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $123,712.33 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, TODD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $123,712.32 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, WILLIAM F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $123,712.32 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEESAY, MALLEH Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $123,710.52 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,710.29 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,709.84 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, MARTIN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $123,708.24 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,708.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System