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 MASCIA, REGINA B Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $123,543.00 Date 10/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, RUSH M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $123,542.72 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHLMANN, JEFFREY O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,541.70 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSO, MICHELE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,540.36 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIRA, THELMA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $123,539.99 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOHAN, RYAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,531.75 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,531.26 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WULFF, CRAIG T Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,524.96 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNASH, RICHARD N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $123,524.81 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODMAN, CHAD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,523.79 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,522.64 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIES, STEVEN T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,522.18 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, KERRY M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $123,520.26 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $123,519.51 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JILL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,517.52 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH, ROBERT F Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $123,516.90 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JOHN Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $123,516.90 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMANCONSTANTE, DEBRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,511.94 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDONCIN, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $123,511.31 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILE, CARMINE A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $123,511.18 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANEY, JOHN E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,510.35 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, SEAN T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $123,509.75 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIAS, CECILIO Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $123,509.73 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHNER, SUZANNE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $123,506.02 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,505.25 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSQUET, CRAIG L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $123,502.52 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, TIMOTHY S Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $123,500.21 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORBO, CLARA L Employer name Education Department Amount $123,499.30 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RONALD Employer name Dutchess County Amount $123,496.95 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLIOX, MARK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,496.44 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRODDI, MARK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,495.02 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,493.85 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, KARL S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $123,492.31 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSANI, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,490.35 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,489.42 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FABIAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,488.96 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, SEAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,488.90 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GREGORY M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,488.52 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VURTURE, WAYNE R Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $123,488.08 Date 06/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, KENNETH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,487.14 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,485.46 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,479.40 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMERIGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,478.56 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, RANDY S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,475.31 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILEO, HENRY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,472.42 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOM, SAJAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $123,471.85 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDION, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,471.40 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARLICK, PETER N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,467.56 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DANIEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,467.56 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, MARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,467.56 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, MARIA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,467.56 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFAKER, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,467.56 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BYRON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,467.34 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,462.38 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPONERA, ADAM J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $123,462.31 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNALLS, MARVISE D Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $123,462.24 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUYN, ALICIA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $123,461.32 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERICKA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $123,461.25 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $123,457.33 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,457.10 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENIDO, SALVE MARIA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $123,454.86 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIASZ, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,453.43 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,451.59 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $123,451.27 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, LARRY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $123,450.54 Date 11/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNDERBURK, ALEX Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,449.36 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, MATTHEW R Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $123,448.64 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLIZOLA, ANTHONY M D Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,447.69 Date 08/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, GARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,447.69 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREJA, CARLOS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,447.69 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,447.69 Date 07/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, VANESSA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,447.69 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, DEBRA LEE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,445.34 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 09/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIN, ALAN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA-MONGE, DIANA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, VICKI K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, DELORES Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSS, NINA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 12/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTSCH, WILLIAM L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, BONNIE JEAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, CRYSTAL B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAS, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URGO, PAULA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIGNANO, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIRO, MINDY B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, BETH E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVIETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,445.34 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, TERESA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, ELLEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLYEA, ERIC S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELMANPOLLAK, ESTHER Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LYNNETTE Y Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINAZZO, LORRAINE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 03/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABINSKY, CATHERINE H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROCHELLE J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, FRANCESCA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, BETH Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORLENZA, ELAINE T Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, ROSEMARY M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System