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 ALVAREZ, MARICELA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,656.14 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $121,656.03 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ANNE E Employer name Orange County Amount $121,654.33 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PHINLEY Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $121,652.62 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, GREGORY P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $121,652.49 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $121,651.54 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, LUIS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,649.76 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MARIA L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $121,648.39 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, JEANNETTE Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $121,647.93 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, SUSAN M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $121,647.71 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZAK, DAVID Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $121,645.44 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORE, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,644.58 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACO, VINCENT J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $121,644.19 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOHN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,640.03 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRILL, RAYMOND T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $121,639.94 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, JOHN B, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,636.55 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYANO, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,636.10 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIR, THOMAS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,634.79 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOON, ROBYN M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $121,634.05 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELWAHAB, NAHED K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $121,633.52 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, MARY JANE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $121,630.31 Date 04/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLATTO, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $121,628.02 Date 05/22/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNELL, KENNETH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $121,627.60 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMINS, SCOTT A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $121,627.10 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXTON, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $121,625.23 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, STEWART M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,624.29 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGER, BHARAT B Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $121,624.14 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,624.12 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, TINA M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $121,623.04 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, GLORIA M A R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $121,623.04 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, TIMOTHY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,622.19 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOREN, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,617.39 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KAREN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $121,615.32 Date 05/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, PAUL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,615.19 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKAS, DAVID A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $121,614.57 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, CARMINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,612.08 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONNER, RALPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,610.59 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAMMENOS, KONSTATINOS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,609.85 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, SCOTT R J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,608.82 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, JEFFREY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,607.41 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, GILEAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $121,605.19 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANDRE M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $121,605.13 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIJAYENDRAN, MUTHIAH T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $121,603.39 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $121,601.47 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKKAWI, ABED H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $121,600.81 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ANTOINETTE Employer name Orange County Amount $121,599.87 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIR, SHARIF A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $121,599.83 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FAY D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,599.77 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTI, JULIO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,599.30 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIAZI, LUISA F Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $121,596.16 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBE, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,595.99 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATHEW P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $121,592.91 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ ALARCON, LUIS Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $121,592.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, DEREK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,592.39 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, THEODORE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,587.47 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JUAN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,587.38 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, DEREK C, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $121,586.31 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $121,585.42 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCELLO, RICHARD V Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,585.41 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $121,585.31 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENBACH, DAWN M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $121,583.94 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTREUIL, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,581.79 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNHOLZ, LAWRENCE D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,581.40 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGG, DAVID H, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $121,579.81 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESSINGER, LAWRENCE V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $121,574.06 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, ERVIN L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $121,570.98 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IDIYALIL, ANISHA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,569.00 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA-LAURIA, DONNA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $121,567.09 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, CHRISTINE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $121,566.29 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $121,566.21 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUSENBURY, ARTHUR C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $121,563.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,562.00 Date 06/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,560.78 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, MARK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,560.33 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,560.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,560.33 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, C MITCHELL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,560.33 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AUBIN, KAREN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,560.33 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $121,558.51 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, KEVIN F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,554.33 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURENTINO, PAULA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,553.50 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROANE, BRADLEY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,551.39 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, TREVOR M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,549.62 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEPRE, PATRICIA L Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $121,546.78 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMBA, DOMINICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,546.66 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $121,545.98 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,545.80 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERGENDAHL, JEREME J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,542.39 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, JONATHAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,541.96 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EFRAIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,539.85 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JOHN F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $121,539.46 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREZ, DIDIER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $121,537.24 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPLAIN, KRISTIN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $121,536.85 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DELIA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $121,531.58 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, NEIL C Employer name Erie County Amount $121,530.64 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, STEPHEN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,529.06 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, FREDERICK M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $121,528.65 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, CRISTINA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,528.30 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, TODD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,526.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, NIGEL A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $121,523.88 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System