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 COLANGELO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $120,125.92 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINKUOTU, CAROLINE F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,125.18 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRNSTEIN, EARL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,124.51 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, JUDITH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,124.01 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDLER, SCOTT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $120,123.11 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, ANTHONY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,122.74 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABENSKI, RONALD H Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $120,120.00 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBYRNE, PATRICIA N Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $120,119.55 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILLSON, ROBERT H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $120,117.80 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERO, JULIO C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,117.77 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, JOSHUA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,115.45 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,115.35 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-MOTLEY, RANDI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,112.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORVINO, AUGUSTO Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $120,111.13 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METHE, MARK E Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $120,110.44 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TOD Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,108.87 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBYLAR, MICHAEL Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $120,108.78 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARA, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SCOTT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUNZIO, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARO, GEOFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,106.30 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, SHARON A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $120,105.56 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITHIAN, SCOTT E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $120,104.28 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOREEN M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $120,103.30 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, KURT D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $120,102.99 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLING, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,102.76 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, CAROL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $120,100.08 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, SAVITHRI K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,097.82 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUDER, BENJAMIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,096.40 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUG, JASON M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $120,096.38 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBARETTI, ELIZABETH C Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $120,096.05 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHOVAC, IGOR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,090.68 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, DIPENKUMAR M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $120,087.98 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, EARL H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $120,087.47 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $120,087.47 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $120,087.47 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT PAULA, M BARNA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,087.47 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ERIC W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,087.27 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONIZ, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,087.25 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $120,086.78 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JAMIE S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,086.19 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUDLOWITZ, MARIA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,084.48 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, JAMES V Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $120,082.63 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARTIN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $120,080.56 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,079.37 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNA, JOSEPH A, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,078.70 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEITZ SHAUGHNESSY, LAURA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $120,077.50 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,074.47 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, THOMAS Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $120,069.54 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, TRACY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $120,068.92 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMATI, FRANK Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $120,068.07 Date 05/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JEFFREY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $120,066.77 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYANSKIY, IGOR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,063.50 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENTO, GAIL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,062.30 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISACANO, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $120,060.78 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $120,058.55 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATRONIK, SCOTT R Employer name Erie County Amount $120,057.44 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, BRYAN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,055.77 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAVAND, ALI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,054.33 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSON, MATHEW Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,054.26 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAITTLI, DONALD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,053.11 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DANIEL D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $120,052.81 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANCIS B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,052.52 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, HASINA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $120,050.58 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENZEN, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,050.50 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PAUL R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,046.49 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATKINS, MARK C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,044.23 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLHORN, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,043.15 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENIK, STEPHEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $120,042.94 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $120,039.36 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCKENTHAL, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Northport Amount $120,034.19 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN-SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,034.06 Date 10/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MELISSA G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $120,032.77 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHM, JEFFREY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,032.65 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMPINO, MICHELE D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $120,031.67 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $120,030.23 Date 09/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUNNER, EVAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,027.10 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, SEAN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $120,026.62 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSACE, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rye Amount $120,026.42 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONIAN, JOHN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,025.80 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, DENNIS Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $120,025.71 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, EILEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $120,025.58 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, ZHIHONG Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $120,023.45 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, ONS M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,022.98 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENG, MINDY M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $120,022.55 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERE, PETER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,019.98 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOOLEY, BRENDAN T Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $120,017.87 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCULL, MATTHEW W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $120,017.80 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARGARET Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $120,016.16 Date 03/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOY, STEVEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAGIH, RADO N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETH, BHAVIN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLANTI, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DIANE S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $120,013.62 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,009.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKOWSKI, HENRY N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,008.31 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEVIN P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,007.34 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNEELAND, ROGER W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $120,003.24 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System