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 WALDRON, MARY KATE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,245.34 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTKIN, KARYN S Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,245.34 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDDEKE, ROBIN B Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,245.34 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,245.24 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINT, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,244.09 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERVINA, PAUL H Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,243.12 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, FRANCISCO R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $123,239.04 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, RICKY F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $123,236.07 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JANET R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,236.01 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUR, ROBERT C, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,234.77 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRYAN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $123,234.21 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BEL, KENNETH B, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $123,232.12 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,231.68 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $123,225.04 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOREY, MARSHALL V Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $123,223.42 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, EDWARD W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,221.80 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $123,220.46 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHALKE, MARTIN F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $123,219.23 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGEN, CLAYTON N Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $123,219.06 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREL, ERIC G Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $123,218.96 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RAYMOND S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $123,217.15 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASNIAK, SUSAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,211.64 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INCALCATERA, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Rye Amount $123,209.23 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,209.20 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSON, RACHEL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $123,207.54 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $123,206.88 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, DALE M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $123,205.40 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $123,205.02 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERTON, ROBERT P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $123,203.34 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,201.72 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREBISOVSKY, OLEG Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,198.28 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EDWIN, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,196.75 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ANITA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $123,195.47 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMERSELL, KELLIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $123,190.14 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $123,189.51 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORKA, MARTIN P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $123,188.34 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELUS, MARC Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,186.57 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $123,185.13 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,184.69 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JEFFRY R Employer name Village of Walden Amount $123,180.97 Date 04/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSACI, EVA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,180.70 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JUNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $123,179.07 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GERARD J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $123,179.06 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDY, HELEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,178.04 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, RICHARD E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $123,177.46 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYSON, KENNETH T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $123,174.43 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,173.54 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLER, JEAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,172.75 Date 05/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $123,172.45 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTKA, DEBRA L Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $123,171.58 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,165.27 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, LINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $123,164.65 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, IRENE M Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $123,164.42 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARTHUR E, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,163.40 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,163.32 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH JACOBS, MAUREEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,162.70 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JON A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $123,160.78 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLONI, DAVID M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,160.01 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $123,158.11 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERICK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,156.91 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,156.87 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAH, JIGNESH S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,156.18 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, PHIL A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,155.08 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $123,154.86 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, JILL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,154.69 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,153.73 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ELIOT T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $123,153.34 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVAZFAR, SAYEH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,151.33 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANE, KERRY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $123,149.42 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTOFERSON, NADINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,147.33 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNOM, VIOLA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,144.73 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOHN R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $123,140.96 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMBROSKY, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,139.36 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILL, MICHAEL W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $123,136.54 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $123,127.91 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, ARTHUR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $123,127.88 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITER, ADELE B Employer name Ulster County Amount $123,127.60 Date 09/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSELL, DANIEL S Employer name Orange County Amount $123,127.59 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEVEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $123,126.06 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,121.59 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, BRIAN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,119.64 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEN, JUDITH D Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $123,117.00 Date 01/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSH, BRENDAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,116.34 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAYMOND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,115.42 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $123,112.74 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CLYDE W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $123,110.18 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, MONICA D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $123,109.51 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRABITO, JOHN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,108.40 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILA, MARIO D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,105.53 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUMMINGS, CAROLYN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,104.69 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, KENDALL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $123,104.12 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, AARON R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,103.16 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, VANESSA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,099.83 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKENS, MICHELE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,099.83 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, DAVID B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $123,099.29 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $123,098.87 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, AUDREY M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $123,090.75 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $123,090.57 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPLE, BRIAN H Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $123,089.28 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,089.26 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System