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 SANSO, JOANN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,445.34 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GREGORY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $123,444.36 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGIN, STEFAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,437.19 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $123,434.13 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARRAN, JAGDESH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $123,429.90 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNER, AUDREY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $123,428.24 Date 05/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, JOHN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $123,426.69 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON-CHO, LUCIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,424.80 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,424.18 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNER, PAUL H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,423.96 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, WILL S, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,423.41 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, PAUL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,423.27 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEVIN Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $123,421.87 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPINSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,415.50 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LISA H Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $123,415.36 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DONALD A Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $123,415.04 Date 01/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARADISO, STEPHEN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $123,415.01 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, BRUCE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $123,414.03 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $123,413.03 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN M Employer name Orange County Amount $123,412.45 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,411.92 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,409.09 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, ANGEL LUIS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $123,408.19 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, LIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $123,408.01 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,406.83 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ROBERT T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,405.48 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCEL, PIERRE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $123,402.12 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIM, LISA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $123,400.85 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGSON, PAUL W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $123,400.84 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMMES, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $123,399.85 Date 04/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPSEE, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,398.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERCHEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $123,397.39 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, RONALD M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $123,396.16 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, SALEEM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,395.10 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIXEL, GOLDIE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $123,394.26 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $123,394.13 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'ORLETTA, ANTHONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,392.43 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KAREEM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,392.15 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CARA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,392.12 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $123,389.37 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGER, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,388.96 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN, DEBRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,388.04 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, ANTHONY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,387.94 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,387.24 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, RENEE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $123,385.93 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEWIRTZ, ISAAC M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $123,385.72 Date 05/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, ARIC T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $123,384.42 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, GARRY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $123,383.23 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, EDMUND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,379.23 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RA, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,378.63 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMICH, JOHN P Employer name Erie County Amount $123,377.80 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMAN, AMBER LEIGH Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $123,371.73 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKO, LEAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,369.40 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Erie County Amount $123,369.10 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, GAIL E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $123,366.94 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NAEEMAH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,365.39 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINOCCIA, GLENN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $123,364.50 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIETTA, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $123,358.66 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SHANA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $123,357.97 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, CASEY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,355.70 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOCK, DAVID L, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $123,355.60 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDER WOUDE, ALEXANDER B Employer name Town of Kent Amount $123,352.43 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELKE, JEROME J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,352.40 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $123,350.98 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ELLEN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,345.34 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLO, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, GLORIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ELLEN S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOANNE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DENISE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHY Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMSKY, LISA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE-MASON, JEANETTE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, PENELOPE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, JACK L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTER, DENISE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE-IVANAC, RACHEL C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLBERG, TERRY ANN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ALDORINE B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, AUDRA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFEREN, VICTORIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, MICHELE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, STELLA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWICKI, DINA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TANYA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LORRAINE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RENEE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,345.34 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-TERRELL, DONALDA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSHAY, DEBRA P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PENNY S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTASIA, JENNIE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANO, NANCY A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PHYLLIS L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, THERESA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESH, HOWARD I Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,345.34 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System