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 DAVIS, ERIC J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $121,426.79 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZIES, GERARD H Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,426.10 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND-SMITH, JEANE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $121,425.65 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, ANTOINE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $121,424.35 Date 05/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBELLI, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $121,423.46 Date 07/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, JEAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,423.19 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, PAUL A Employer name Department of State Amount $121,423.02 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, JUSTIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,419.58 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITAROTONDA, ROBERT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,419.36 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, COREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,419.00 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, LINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,419.00 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, JASON A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $121,418.47 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREUZER, MATTHEW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $121,418.16 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, INYONESIA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $121,415.22 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, SCOTT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $121,414.31 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRS, JAMES T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,414.00 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DENNIS R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,413.98 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JACQUELINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,411.70 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, KAREN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,410.47 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, SHERYL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $121,409.25 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, OMAR S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,408.40 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PETER K Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $121,407.66 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $121,403.67 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGLIANONE, FAITH E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $121,402.18 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, KENNETH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,399.53 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOEDLER, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,398.21 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERNEY, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $121,397.61 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,395.82 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, COREY K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,395.58 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, PATRICIO, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $121,395.53 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JAIME A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,395.15 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $121,393.78 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,393.77 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMBERGER, TODD W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $121,393.19 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYE, STANLEY D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $121,391.29 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANES, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,390.89 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, SKIP Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,390.62 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,388.90 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $121,388.76 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, ROBERT J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $121,386.91 Date 04/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADLAM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,385.73 Date 04/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GREGORY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,384.78 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKERT, STEWART Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $121,384.34 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, RICHARD L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $121,379.28 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DORIA R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,378.30 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLER, NANCY A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,378.30 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,378.30 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,374.72 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,374.72 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTBERG, ELLEN P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $121,372.98 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNER, MICHAEL D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $121,372.98 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, EILEEN T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $121,372.98 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACCOMANDATO, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $121,370.65 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RANDALL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,368.00 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KIM M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $121,367.32 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, GERARD STEPHEN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $121,363.80 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIGAN, JEFFRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,363.51 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NATASHA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,361.96 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLACE DEWITT, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $121,361.75 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMAURO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $121,361.56 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERDIN, PATRICK T Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,361.37 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PETER W Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,361.36 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONE, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,361.33 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIZO, JUNIE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,361.32 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERMAN, DONNA G Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,358.92 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWHAR, SHANTA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,356.90 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LUIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,355.90 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBASCI, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $121,355.03 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBARD, THOMAS E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $121,353.94 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, JASON W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $121,352.76 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, ALEYAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,352.12 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $121,351.24 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,350.78 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSHING, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,350.78 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINGALE, JOHN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,345.80 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BETSY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $121,345.34 Date 10/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDENUTO, WILLIAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, CLAUDETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, DONNA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTELOUKAS, MICHELE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, BENITA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOURG, SARAH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUSKOTA, CHRISTINE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINSFORTE, DIANNE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARLIN T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, LISA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI, VINCENT M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES-GLYNN, DIANE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SUSAN K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, MINERVA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNLICHT, ESTHER M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, SANDRA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNA, CLAUDIA N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CHARLES M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFELD, GAIL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARONE, ANNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,345.34 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System