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 KACZOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,091.64 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWARD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,089.98 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNETT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,085.83 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DENNIS C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $122,084.28 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGHT, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,079.97 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIK, BRIAN D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $122,079.73 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, FRANK N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,076.74 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, KEITH T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,076.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MICHAEL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $122,076.03 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDERMANN, MARIANNE E Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $122,075.24 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEHATA, MOHAMED R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,075.00 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, LAURIE Employer name Oneida County Amount $122,074.41 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,073.36 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KEVIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,072.09 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JAMES M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $122,068.09 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMAN, ARTHUR R Employer name Westchester County Amount $122,067.85 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITTON, TODD M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $122,065.99 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, TERENCE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $122,063.23 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,061.98 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREAS, CLAY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $122,060.16 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARONSON, ROBERT J Employer name Seneca County Ida Amount $122,058.30 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,058.20 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,057.56 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLETON, PAUL V Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $122,055.79 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $122,054.75 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Putnam County Amount $122,053.04 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPH, KELVIN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $122,052.93 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPOOR, SARIKA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $122,052.88 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REANY, KRISTEN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $122,052.88 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, SEAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,051.49 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELAINE M Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $122,050.99 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN, SHERYL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,050.76 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, LOUIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,050.30 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, WIDLER Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $122,048.16 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $122,043.91 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRBE, LINDA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,042.97 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, GREGG D Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $122,042.60 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JANET J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $122,042.28 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,033.78 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $122,033.46 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNINI, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $122,028.50 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,027.90 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDLEMAN, SETH J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $122,025.47 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, KEITH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $122,021.16 Date 10/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $122,018.17 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAZZO, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,018.00 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JASETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $122,017.35 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, WILLIAM R Employer name Putnam County Amount $122,016.79 Date 02/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, RONALD Employer name Ulster County Amount $122,015.84 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELBACH, DONNA L Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $122,014.96 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITFELLER, MARGARET H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $122,013.10 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, KEVIN D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $122,012.60 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, KENNETH E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $122,012.52 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARGA, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $122,010.94 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAURY, STEVEN H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $122,010.73 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JAY F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $122,010.41 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELL, LANCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,008.89 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,007.55 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, FREDERICK C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $122,006.81 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, ELAINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,005.63 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOSEPH H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $122,004.88 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISERMAN, SUELLYN Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $122,003.44 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERZEL, CRAIG M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $122,002.31 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SEAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,001.85 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DEBORAH H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $122,001.71 Date 06/19/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CARLTON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $122,000.45 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, TODD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,000.18 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELLEN L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $122,000.12 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, JOANNE M Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $121,995.62 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, CYNTHIA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,995.34 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERPICA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,994.58 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELL, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,993.52 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, BRIDGET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $121,992.37 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZ, MARGARET T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFREDO, IRENE F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIE, JENNIFER M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILNIK, BETTY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, MARIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINE, GINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ERIC M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURBEK, CATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,992.33 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAKA, IFEOMA O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $121,989.92 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, STEPHEN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,987.82 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $121,985.42 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAVONE, THOMAS B Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,981.58 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAPLACKAL, BABY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,979.50 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, NORMAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,977.50 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONRAD, SHANE S Employer name Town of Webster Amount $121,973.70 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $121,973.26 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, VINCENT G, JR Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $121,966.84 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORACE, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,966.32 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JARED D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $121,963.85 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROLL, HEATHER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $121,963.70 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,963.70 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHER, LESLIE H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $121,963.37 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAST, WALTER E Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $121,963.09 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,961.78 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, ASHLEY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,960.89 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,959.92 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUDING, JEFFREY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $121,959.37 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System