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 KISLOWSKI, DAVID V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,086.36 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGAN, RICHARD P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $123,085.70 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, EUGENE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $123,084.89 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, PETER A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $123,081.63 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, GREGORY O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,080.04 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JANICE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,079.40 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULT, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,078.36 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $123,075.30 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MEREDITH A Employer name Orange County Amount $123,073.97 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, WILLIAM G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $123,073.07 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWEN, EUANE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $123,069.22 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFINO, ANTHONY Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $123,068.09 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALI, MICHEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,064.49 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRUCE J Employer name Putnam County Amount $123,062.32 Date 11/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, GARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,058.70 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JUSTIN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,052.86 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $123,051.24 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUHS, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,046.59 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUCHESNE, RAYMOND H Employer name Town of Kent Amount $123,045.17 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLEN, SEAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,044.66 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, KRISTINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,044.21 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRAUD, MICHELLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,043.67 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALANOWSKI, JAMES J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $123,042.81 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDEV, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $123,040.64 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, STACEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,038.99 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, STACY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,032.18 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, CARLOS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $123,031.91 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, CATHLEEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,027.95 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, LYLE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $123,025.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, CLAUDIO A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,024.65 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCICCHITANO, DAVID M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $123,023.36 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUCCI, JAMES Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $123,022.41 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIERY, DOUGLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,021.59 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, WILLIAM D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $123,020.28 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,018.89 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $123,015.93 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL-GUY, TRISHA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $123,012.11 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKERT, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,006.70 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, DOLORES A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,002.60 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,000.45 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,994.57 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, HENRY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $122,991.74 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, RUSSELL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $122,989.70 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELZER, JANICE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,989.01 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,988.78 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMER, KAREN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,988.76 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, STEVEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,986.23 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,983.94 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETAME, GEORGE B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,978.76 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,974.11 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALCH, TODD W Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $122,969.76 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SCOTT G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $122,965.70 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTHEL, JAMES F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $122,963.72 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, ALEISHA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,962.49 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINTE, YVA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $122,962.05 Date 11/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,960.03 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATERES, JANICE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $122,959.76 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, SARA K Employer name Court of Claims Amount $122,958.74 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ERICA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $122,958.74 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $122,958.74 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, TIMOTHY K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $122,958.74 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOL, JONATHAN C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $122,958.74 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNON, PAUL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $122,958.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $122,958.74 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, COLLEEN K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,958.74 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KAY, KYLE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,958.74 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEIER, WILLIAM F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,958.74 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLING, RICHARD E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,958.74 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSUMECI, JOSEPH Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $122,956.32 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LILLIAM A Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,955.71 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, MICHELE D Employer name Interest On Lawyer Account Fnd Amount $122,955.71 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBASCIANI, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,952.34 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOOS, THERESA A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $122,951.82 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINARD, PHYLLIS Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $122,949.26 Date 10/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, LAURA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $122,949.12 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, VIRGINIA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $122,947.07 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIDORT, LESLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $122,944.62 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNISH, MARK W Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,943.82 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, TWAN V Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $122,942.10 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, MAZHAR U Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $122,941.99 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARDLE, PATRICK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,941.40 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, CHRISTINE T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $122,940.42 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,940.31 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JOHNATHAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,937.43 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,936.74 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,932.09 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIOLA, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,931.62 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULAND, PETER W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $122,931.32 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONESIOS, JAMES R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,927.32 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $122,926.15 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, MARK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,925.69 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,924.80 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROFF, LAURIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,924.80 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSALL, RYAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,923.34 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIN, JANICE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,923.00 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATBERG, ERIC Employer name City of White Plains Amount $122,922.83 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $122,922.44 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIC, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,920.69 Date 07/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, KAREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,920.69 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGTON, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,920.69 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System