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 STRZEPEK, DAVID T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $121,193.30 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISHER-SPIERS, JESSIE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $121,192.31 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MEGAN E Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $121,191.61 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,190.26 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONO, MASUO Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $121,187.74 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, BRIAN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $121,186.03 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPPLETON, NASHONY P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $121,184.99 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,181.12 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKNER, JOHN S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $121,180.44 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, ALFIO A, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $121,180.41 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $121,178.76 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGREE, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,177.74 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, JANICE P Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $121,174.98 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, HENRY P Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $121,174.72 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $121,170.71 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCCHIOLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,170.06 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, ANDREW H Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $121,169.20 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, IVY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,166.92 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, MICHAEL H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $121,163.04 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVIKUL, SOMPOP Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,161.28 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LIGIA AMY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $121,159.22 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDER, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,159.01 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKINS, MELVERNE L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $121,158.84 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,158.56 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MATHEW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,155.86 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIN, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $121,155.55 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTELS, DONALD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,154.55 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACCARINO, LEE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,154.48 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $121,152.75 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JAIME L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,149.24 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $121,149.01 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, FRANCES H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $121,147.61 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $121,144.96 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, DAVID W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,142.65 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAKEHAM, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $121,140.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, SHARON Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $121,137.61 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, VON A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,137.15 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, KENNETH B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $121,134.79 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JOHN T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,134.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $121,132.82 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATING, JAMES O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,132.62 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORTE, MARK A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $121,132.12 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARY ERIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $121,129.43 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,127.04 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELLELLIS, MOLLY J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $121,125.40 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE-POLLICOVE, KRYSTAL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $121,125.21 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBROGNO, FRANCESCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,123.72 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, KIMBERLY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,122.85 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,122.81 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGRYDZIAK, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $121,120.90 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNUCCI, VINCENT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $121,119.68 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ERIC W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $121,119.11 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERIO, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $121,117.26 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, BRENDA C Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $121,115.91 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENZBURGER, DANIEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $121,115.03 Date 02/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARINI, MARY E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $121,114.28 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, DALE E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $121,113.34 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFNAGEL, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,111.32 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, KA-KEI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,108.70 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $121,108.58 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURMAN, SUZANNE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $121,104.30 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAO, ANTHONY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $121,102.81 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $121,098.57 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,098.52 Date 03/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGENAT, EDWIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $121,098.07 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, BERNARDITA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $121,095.29 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZES, CELINE M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $121,095.27 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, ALEXANDRA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $121,093.80 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $121,091.32 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,090.86 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ROBERT S M Employer name Monroe County Amount $121,088.11 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, BERNICE A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $121,087.20 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, JEFFREY R Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $121,083.78 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARI, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,082.94 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, STEVEN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $121,079.43 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDRALIN, RONALDO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,079.26 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,076.87 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, BEVERLY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,076.00 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, SALVATORE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,074.17 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DADE, CLAUDIA H Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $121,072.88 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, JOHN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $121,070.70 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT J, IV Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,069.57 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBATE, ANTHONY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $121,066.05 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, GEORGE I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,062.43 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINERS, KHEARADAI Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $121,061.47 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $121,057.97 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWALL, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $121,056.75 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTIERE, PASQUALE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,056.53 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCLEAR, JANINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,051.32 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINDIPE, SIMEON O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,051.12 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKUTAVICIUS, ERIK V Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $121,050.06 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGUILO, LISA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $121,049.21 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, ANDREW Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,048.04 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, STEVEN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,044.56 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PETER C. Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,039.88 Date 05/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACHINGER, DONALD J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,039.73 Date 09/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINATALE, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,039.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATAINER, EVAN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,039.48 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TROY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,039.11 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, FRANCIS J, III Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $121,038.53 Date 10/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System