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 CHAPETON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,599.19 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, COLIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,597.04 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEEB, KIMBERLY S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $122,596.10 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEIGH, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $122,593.86 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHERYL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,589.78 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, SURENDRA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,589.54 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, SHEILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,588.79 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGLER, HOWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,587.93 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $122,585.67 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, JEAN B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,585.48 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKI, ROMAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,584.69 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,581.91 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUAN C, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,581.15 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, CHRISTINE Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,576.56 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $122,575.26 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, LUIS R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,569.96 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WARREN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,568.28 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUI-PANCHO, ANNABELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $122,564.69 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESLER, KRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,561.14 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,560.82 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEWSKI, ADRIAN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $122,558.04 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, SADAF Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $122,554.31 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, LYNN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $122,552.47 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $122,552.23 Date 10/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,551.71 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOLLEN, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,551.66 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSI, MICHAEL S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $122,549.59 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, MARY BIRD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $122,546.64 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELORMINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,545.31 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, JANINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,545.30 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $122,543.98 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAN, JEANMARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,543.29 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTE, VICKY-MARIE J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $122,539.46 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GLENDA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $122,539.11 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDEL, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $122,537.70 Date 06/17/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, SCOTT Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,536.90 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIER, DANIEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $122,535.92 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUTE, DOMINIQUE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $122,535.91 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RONALDO C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,534.13 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,532.63 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERS, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,532.47 Date 07/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $122,532.33 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARSHEN, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $122,528.21 Date 02/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $122,526.59 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMMIRATI, NORA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,526.21 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, RODLIE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $122,524.33 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLACCIO, FRANK Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $122,522.35 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORNO-TOCCO, SANDRA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,521.64 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITZ, KATHLEEN H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,520.46 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARESTA, DONNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $122,518.42 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPEE, ANDREW J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $122,517.29 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MARK J Employer name City of Utica Amount $122,516.38 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, RENEE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $122,515.84 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'URSO, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $122,515.84 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, JOHN F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $122,515.84 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KENNETH E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $122,515.84 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORETTI, JOHN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $122,515.84 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,514.94 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACCO, LORI A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $122,514.76 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $122,512.92 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $122,511.34 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDER, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,507.96 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISLEY, GERALD, II Employer name Dutchess County Amount $122,507.34 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DAVID A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $122,503.73 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARSAW, DENNIS R Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $122,503.54 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDYSHYN, JOHN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $122,503.32 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $122,502.65 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, LOUIS J, II Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $122,501.93 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPA, FRANK W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $122,501.71 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,500.74 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $122,499.96 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECELESTINO, MICHAEL B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,498.61 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DUANE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,498.33 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, THOMAS J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $122,498.08 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSONE, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $122,497.09 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BENE, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,496.20 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULD, LESLIE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $122,495.69 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHSMAN, ERIC M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,495.50 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,495.17 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, OWEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $122,492.79 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,491.70 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, ERNEST J Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $122,491.59 Date 09/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,487.66 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESINGER, SHELLEY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,487.36 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLKOPF, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,487.35 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,485.75 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD D Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $122,484.98 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, OUIDA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,482.69 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CATHY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,482.69 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, GEORGE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $122,481.81 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $122,479.21 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, GILBERTO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,478.98 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJMAN, RONALD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $122,478.20 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ISAAC Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $122,474.90 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JANE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,470.82 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANNETTE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $122,470.36 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, RAYMOND T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,469.04 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIFARI, DONNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,468.90 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KELLY A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $122,468.81 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JAY G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $122,468.22 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System