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 LINDSAY, WALTER T Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $122,465.78 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ANTHONY P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $122,465.20 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNEEN, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,462.60 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,462.02 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAR, ALLAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $122,461.70 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL POZZO, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,460.84 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSARONI, MARK A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $122,455.86 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, CORINNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,454.66 Date 01/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSAK, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $122,453.68 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, MICHELLE J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $122,453.58 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, BEATRICE W Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,451.37 Date 10/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, SHLOMO Z Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,449.27 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, KARA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,448.56 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLA, JASON R Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $122,448.06 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTIER, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $122,442.38 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, LAURIE T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $122,437.23 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKANE, SCOTT Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,437.03 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DONALD F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $122,435.50 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNN, GLENNA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,434.22 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, SCOTT Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $122,433.92 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONDS, JOSEPH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,431.03 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNEPPER, CRAIG S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,429.70 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDI, SENGOVA E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $122,426.49 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CYDNEY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,422.72 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNE, MARK D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $122,421.41 Date 11/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHRING, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $122,419.22 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDERKEHR, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,418.53 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGHER, CAMILLE K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,416.90 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKI, TADEUSZ G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,416.64 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUROCHER, EDWARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,413.85 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONHOFER, VAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $122,409.15 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZJAK, PETER F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,406.45 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YU, HA YEUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,406.40 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,403.65 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUMPANO, ANTHONY F Employer name City of Utica Amount $122,403.22 Date 05/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIWA, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $122,402.09 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, VICTOR V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,401.48 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,398.64 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSON, MELVYN R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $122,398.58 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARPE, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,398.27 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $122,396.46 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, BRENDA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $122,393.49 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, EDWIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $122,391.16 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMHOLTZ, RICHARD M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $122,390.83 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINI, ALFRED D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,389.80 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITT, NEIL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,389.50 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $122,389.47 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGER, FRANK M Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $122,388.17 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNLEY, MARTIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $122,387.99 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERIA, YUVAL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $122,387.71 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DANIEL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $122,387.33 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,387.29 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,385.42 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOOF, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $122,384.07 Date 11/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEBAT, COLE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,383.68 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $122,383.51 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, JAMES R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $122,382.91 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DAWN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $122,379.92 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERACI, JON J, II Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $122,379.28 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, JUSTIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,378.86 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, DARREN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,377.92 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGINIENE, DIANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $122,375.96 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,375.63 Date 03/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,375.16 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUPRAS, BRENT A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $122,374.73 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, BRANDON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,372.08 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, BARBARA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $122,371.44 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, FRANCIS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,371.27 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARA, JACK E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $122,371.10 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,370.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,369.38 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,368.64 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, EUSTACE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,365.18 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOHANNA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $122,365.00 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JAMES H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,363.18 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KYLE D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,360.84 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARDEN, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,359.06 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, JUANITO S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,358.07 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JONATHAN H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,357.26 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCATIELLO, KEVIN J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $122,356.34 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, CEDRIC Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,356.22 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, KYLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $122,355.99 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, GEORGE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,355.96 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKACZ, SHEILA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,354.23 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIABBARRASI, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,354.05 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTO, LEONARD P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,351.39 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZLER, LORI A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $122,350.13 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, BRYAN G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $122,348.01 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GILLIAN N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,346.36 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDIMONTE, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,344.38 Date 04/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRRITTELLA, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,339.48 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PETER D Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,339.48 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FAY ANGELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,339.48 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, NEIL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,339.48 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MELLONEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,338.66 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCONNELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,338.64 Date 10/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, HUI PING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,337.30 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, BRIAN F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $122,337.22 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $122,332.91 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEITH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,330.21 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System