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 DE LISE, JOHN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,735.70 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, VERNON E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $122,735.59 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHEILA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $122,735.23 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDEBOTTOM, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $122,735.00 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $122,734.06 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, DEAN J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $122,732.20 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECKENHOFF, CORINNA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $122,731.68 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,730.42 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, KENNETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,725.53 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SONGIN, EDWARD A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $122,724.12 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, ADAM Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $122,720.47 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $122,719.88 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTELO, BRYCE C Employer name Orange County Amount $122,717.36 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,716.86 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEVEN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $122,716.61 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SEAN M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $122,716.16 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,714.24 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JIM Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $122,711.95 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DAVID W Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $122,706.31 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY JIMENEZ, PATRICIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $122,705.66 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, PATRICIA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $122,705.22 Date 04/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, SHERRI A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $122,705.19 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DOUGLAS Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $122,701.60 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARBEN, JEDEDIAH Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,701.59 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMAN, ANDREW R Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $122,701.54 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBEN, MARK D Employer name Cortland County Amount $122,701.11 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, NATALIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $122,700.24 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCILLA, CHARLES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $122,695.01 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFORD, JOHN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,692.15 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANDRE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,691.57 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, RICHARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,691.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNEELY, DANIEL T Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $122,689.98 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JAMES P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $122,689.95 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JARED R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,689.52 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURDESHAW, JAMES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,687.69 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKO, KATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,687.69 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,687.69 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $122,687.33 Date 02/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, MARY JANE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $122,685.61 Date 11/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEZ, EVELYN I Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $122,684.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,682.94 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, STEVEN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $122,679.71 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELUZ, LISA H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $122,678.13 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDLESTONE, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $122,678.02 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYREN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $122,676.84 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, KAREN Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $122,676.47 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, GARY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,675.62 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ADAM G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,675.51 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JUDITH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,675.41 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $122,674.45 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $122,671.54 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCH, CLAUDIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,671.31 Date 02/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LOUISE Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,669.62 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHA, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,669.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $122,668.03 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEFFREY Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,667.61 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, KENNETH R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,666.63 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, ALAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,663.92 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILOTTA, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $122,662.34 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIGRASS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $122,662.12 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRENDAN C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $122,656.86 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WADE A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $122,656.78 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BLENIS, SCOTT W Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,655.08 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, DANIELLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,654.37 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,652.75 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, WILLIAM G Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $122,651.54 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUN, SING W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,650.47 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWDAR, KISHORECHANDRA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,650.00 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $122,647.84 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCCI, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,647.16 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $122,646.20 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODY, THOMAS T Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $122,645.66 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORADY, KAREN QUINN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $122,641.32 Date 03/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHUE, DOREEN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $122,639.37 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZMANIA, DAVID L Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $122,636.93 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGBONTAEN, DERICK U Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,635.78 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, LEONARD G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $122,634.77 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANIEL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,631.11 Date 03/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SARAH L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,631.11 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, A SCOTT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $122,631.11 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, BRUCE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $122,630.07 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, MARK F Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $122,630.07 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEW, LOIS ANN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $122,630.07 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JEAN E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $122,629.21 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTAU, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,621.35 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, ANTHONY, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,614.24 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,613.94 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,612.70 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDRACCHIA, FRED Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $122,612.68 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIE, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,611.34 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,611.34 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, OMAR O Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $122,609.18 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOZA, ERNEST R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,608.54 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUS, KENNETH L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $122,608.39 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, DOMENICK Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $122,608.23 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSINI, STEPHEN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $122,608.14 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DANIEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $122,608.14 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLI-ROBLES, KATIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,607.78 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMO, MARY BETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $122,601.63 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALEXANDAR C Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,599.69 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System