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 LITTLE, WILLIAM G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $120,906.48 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICH, THERESA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,904.92 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTULFO, NED B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,903.54 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, WEN-WEN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $120,902.71 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,901.95 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFITSCHER, GERARD J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $120,901.89 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $120,901.14 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHARRAH, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,901.13 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERTUBBESING, EDWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $120,900.79 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERNAN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,899.58 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIBLACK, RHODIE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,898.77 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIROD, CORDELL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $120,897.37 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,897.32 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMANN, CHARLES W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,896.57 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ANA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,895.44 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIONE, ANTHONY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $120,894.69 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, ARMANDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,894.00 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, IAN R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,893.31 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, JAVIER M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $120,890.68 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,889.10 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $120,888.90 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MARIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,885.27 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $120,884.00 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMFIELD, TROY H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $120,883.62 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $120,881.59 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGUIRK, KELLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $120,879.57 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREK, RICHARD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,877.33 Date 03/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SERVANDO J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,876.90 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEARING, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $120,876.53 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,875.14 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, VIVIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $120,874.64 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFIGER, JAMES P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $120,873.71 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSSEN, EDWARD T Employer name Rockland County Amount $120,873.35 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARGIA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,873.29 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH-LIEBROSS, JUDITH L Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,872.13 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $120,871.99 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROM, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $120,871.81 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,866.57 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, DOMINICK Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $120,863.81 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, AMI P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $120,862.17 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETTA, JANET L Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,861.45 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JERRY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $120,858.66 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYZY, PIOTR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $120,857.57 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,853.38 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, LAVONDA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,851.45 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,849.97 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, CHARLES D Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,849.97 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERTO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $120,849.46 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JAMES P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $120,848.05 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIARIELLO, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,846.21 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,846.18 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTIG, RUSSELL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,845.14 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,845.14 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON HENDERSON, KRISTIN A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $120,844.35 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, DAVID C Employer name Ontario County Amount $120,842.20 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JASON J Employer name City of Albany Amount $120,842.11 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARENA, MARIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,839.48 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PATRICIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,839.48 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,839.48 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, DOMINICK, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $120,838.11 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, ROBERT V Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $120,837.64 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGROSA, GINA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $120,836.04 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUL, CASEY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,835.38 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KATHERINE SOTER Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,833.88 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, LAURA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,833.88 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, KAREN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,833.88 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, MARY ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,833.88 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAD, DEBORAH H Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,833.07 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURER, WARREN NEIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,831.62 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRILL, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,831.17 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLEY, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $120,830.23 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $120,829.40 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILBRAND, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $120,828.82 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, THEO J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $120,828.80 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANITA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,826.66 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEN, WILLIAM N Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $120,825.53 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $120,825.30 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, SCOTT M Employer name Erie County Amount $120,825.02 Date 02/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOSEPH L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $120,823.65 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JEAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,823.24 Date 09/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, SHERYL A W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $120,821.44 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, SHIRLEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,820.61 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFUMI, SANDRO Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $120,820.59 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOERGER, D SCOTT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,820.56 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ROBERT F Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $120,818.65 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDMAN, KURT W Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $120,818.65 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAN, CHAC B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,818.65 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, SAK-MAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,818.65 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMI, LAURA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,818.65 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MARCIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,818.65 Date 03/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 05/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANIS, ABIGAIL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, STEPHEN L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, BARRY Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBLATT, GEORGE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLER, SOLOMON Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, JAY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, JEFF D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMER, HERBERT I Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 12/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GAIL H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,818.65 Date 04/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System