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 CULLINANE, PATRICIA B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $122,215.37 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, SHARON L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $122,213.71 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHAD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,212.33 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYER-SPENCER, DONNA JANELE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $122,210.64 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, PATRICK B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $122,210.18 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,209.54 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GERALD W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $122,208.17 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENKO, PAUL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $122,207.32 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRETZ, KENNETH C Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $122,205.04 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRAM, STEVEN A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $122,204.85 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARC B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,204.30 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGER, ROBERT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,204.19 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POLE, SONIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,202.49 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMAN, MARC L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,201.20 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, MARGARET-MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,201.16 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGGI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $122,200.70 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $122,200.65 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, WILLIAM K, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $122,196.34 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SUSAN V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $122,196.15 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCADRES, ARLENE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $122,194.89 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARIRI, BARBARA N Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $122,193.70 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VALENTINA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $122,192.33 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $122,192.33 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, SHALINI R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $122,192.33 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, CHUMI J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDEN, JOHN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETRA, JOSEPH D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, JONATHAN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIGMAN, MICHELE V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARDNER B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, HOLLY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOHANNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JASON S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RENEE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,192.33 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKEMAN, JOANNE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $122,189.74 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, CAMILLA Y Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $122,189.19 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIL, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,189.18 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JOHN J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $122,187.24 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, DEBORAH J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $122,187.11 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYKE, DAWN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,187.06 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $122,185.72 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ELLEN V Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $122,184.48 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JACQUELYNE A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $122,180.50 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, JOHN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,180.33 Date 01/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFONE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $122,178.54 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,173.09 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRY, GREGORY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,172.70 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $122,169.07 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, JOHN R Employer name Putnam County Amount $122,167.30 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBOS, STEPHEN L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $122,167.15 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANFRANCESCO, RAFFAELINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,166.49 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, LINDA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $122,162.55 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASO, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $122,158.61 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAULO, DIANA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,155.58 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDUC, PAULETTE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $122,150.85 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JEFFREY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $122,150.85 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZANO, FRANK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDEL, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $122,149.72 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $122,148.55 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, YADILENE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $122,148.09 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILANES, ROBERT A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $122,145.75 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, LISA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $122,145.26 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VEAUX, DEBORAH D Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,143.25 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, VINCENT Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,142.04 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MARTY G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $122,141.86 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, CRAIG S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $122,141.52 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWIEL, AARON P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $122,139.17 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUTER, CHRISTINA B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $122,136.20 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DUWAYNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,132.81 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MELISSA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $122,127.61 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, STEPHANIE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $122,127.05 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,126.61 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON, JOHN L Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $122,125.08 Date 06/01/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYMPTON, DAVID H Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,122.28 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANOVA, ZOILA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,120.11 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, JAMES J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $122,115.51 Date 02/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID B Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $122,112.97 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAS, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,112.08 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, LEO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,108.38 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERHUNE, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $122,107.60 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, RYAN W Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $122,104.87 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, BENNY R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,104.51 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, RYAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $122,104.16 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNER, PETROLINA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $122,104.01 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, SUSAN M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $122,102.17 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CAROLE D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,100.38 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELING, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $122,100.00 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCAGLIATO, ROBERT N Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $122,098.08 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, EDWARD Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $122,097.76 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, YVONNE J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $122,097.55 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIPLE, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $122,096.02 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, SEBASTIAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $122,093.93 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, THOMAS C Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $122,093.10 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CRISTINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,092.36 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,092.36 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System