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 PERINO, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $121,959.37 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, LAMONT E, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $121,959.28 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, RALPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,954.79 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADACH, THOMAS W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $121,953.60 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTER, RICHARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,951.39 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MARY ANN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $121,948.87 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $121,947.85 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, DEANNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $121,947.67 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ERROL S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $121,946.13 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, CASEY M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $121,943.83 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWETMAN, STEVEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,941.88 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MICHELE D Employer name Orange County Amount $121,941.72 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRICONE, PHILIP J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $121,938.79 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, STEPHEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,935.25 Date 03/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWBURN, GEORGE O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $121,931.78 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHLF, BRIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,931.70 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMINGS, JAMES J, III Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $121,928.72 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, BENJAMIN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $121,928.31 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $121,927.33 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, ANDREW D Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $121,923.30 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, SHAUN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,923.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIENDUGA, BRIAN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $121,923.01 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $121,922.27 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, BRUCE D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $121,922.16 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $121,920.06 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOGIJOSE, SOOSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,919.78 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $121,918.91 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, AARON L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $121,918.28 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,917.35 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, YVETTE D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $121,917.06 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON-OATES, JACQUELINE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $121,916.24 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, DARRYL W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $121,912.66 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DENISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,910.24 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERT, CATHERINE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $121,909.66 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JASON J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $121,908.17 Date 02/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDGE, WILLIAM J, IV Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $121,905.47 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DENES K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,904.28 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JAY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,902.33 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARK G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $121,900.58 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, DAVID Employer name Village of New Square Amount $121,900.00 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHANNAN, SHERLY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,899.98 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, RICHARD W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $121,897.53 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, RALPH A, JR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $121,897.25 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, AUDRA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,896.73 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JAVIER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,896.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATON, KEVIN Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $121,892.51 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEA, EILEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,889.39 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHNER, STEPHEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,888.95 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZUS, GERALDINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,887.63 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YEESOON Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,886.88 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADDEN, COLEEN P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $121,886.35 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEN, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,885.73 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOZ, ARIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,885.40 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,884.70 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPELLY, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,882.00 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, WILLIS H, JR Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $121,879.46 Date 06/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTWAS, PAUL T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $121,877.61 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, NANCY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,872.58 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIS, VALERIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,867.22 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, JHON W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,866.28 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESI, THOMAS R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $121,864.57 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KINNIE, SEAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,860.95 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, GENNARO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,858.68 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYES, RAQUEL K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $121,857.93 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JOANNE W Employer name Education Department Amount $121,857.53 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $121,856.98 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARD, KEVIN J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $121,856.59 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASCALU, ADRIAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,855.39 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEPRIN, ERIC M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,855.33 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOSE, LISSY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,848.82 Date 01/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DESMOND L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,846.62 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNIGSOHN, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,846.56 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $121,844.80 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ARLENE R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $121,843.78 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,842.03 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARE, MICHAEL C Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $121,839.44 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,833.88 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCOPO, CHRISTY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,833.67 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGOR, JONATHAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $121,830.82 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,830.00 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETTS, DALE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,826.53 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNNELL, RICHARD T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $121,825.25 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZEBINSKI, JANE F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $121,823.72 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALDI, FRANK M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $121,818.16 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MATTHEW A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $121,817.67 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWD, ANN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,814.62 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, TANYA RENEE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,814.35 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, MARIA AGNES F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,812.93 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, GLENN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,811.37 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $121,809.74 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WANDA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $121,808.31 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,807.54 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIRLIN, SERGEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $121,804.78 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMINI, MICHAEL A Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $121,803.99 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,803.15 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEZAR, MARINELLA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,802.79 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MASE, MARY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $121,800.93 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, SUSAN A Employer name Education Department Amount $121,800.77 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUCH, GARY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $121,800.73 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,800.20 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System