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 MERANTE, ROBERT A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $119,863.96 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MICHELLE ANN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,860.75 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RICKY C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $119,860.66 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, DEBORAH D Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,859.31 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ARNOLD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $119,856.73 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, JANET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,855.84 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, RICHARD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $119,854.21 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZAROVA, NATALYA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $119,853.68 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $119,850.65 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACHELSKI, TARA B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $119,850.44 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KARLENE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,848.42 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RICHARD A, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,845.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAFFIOTI, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,844.42 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $119,844.34 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,843.60 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL KERRIGAN, DOROTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,843.06 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $119,842.95 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, PHILIP J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $119,842.48 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $119,841.20 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGO, JOHEL E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $119,841.14 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWER, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,838.69 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,838.69 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $119,838.00 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINCK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $119,837.40 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,836.95 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SARAH Y Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $119,834.40 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KEVIN F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $119,832.62 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $119,831.95 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIKIRCH, BERNARD L, IV Employer name Town of Greece Amount $119,831.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCHS, HARVEY J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $119,831.11 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGHOFFER, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,831.00 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, BARRY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $119,830.91 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYSTAL, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,830.13 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LU BRANT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,829.86 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIO, ADMELINDA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $119,828.98 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAWN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $119,826.81 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTZMER, DAVID JON Employer name Monroe County Amount $119,826.44 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHAIR, GORDON T Employer name Town of Gates Amount $119,826.14 Date 04/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, WILLIAM T Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $119,819.75 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERQUIST, LEONARD R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,815.43 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLON, DENISE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,810.90 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, PAUL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $119,810.25 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINICH, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, JAW W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOS SANTOS, MANUAL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGEL, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGIU, CORNELIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIG, MITCHELL J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKIN, VADIM Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMAWI, SAMIR Y Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEST, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $119,807.86 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, ERIC J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $119,806.56 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUS, WILLIAM S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,805.08 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UKAJ, OTON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,803.37 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,803.09 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECATUS, LUCIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $119,802.90 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $119,802.29 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,801.30 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESER JOSE, RICHARD U Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,800.90 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNARDO, RAYMOND M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $119,796.58 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ANTHONY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,796.09 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIECKI, CASSANDRA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,795.59 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANICO, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $119,794.75 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, PAUL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $119,794.72 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDINGTON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $119,794.50 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $119,792.16 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, RHONDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,791.48 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIATER, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $119,791.04 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIZZELL, KAREN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,790.80 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, BARBARA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,788.88 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $119,788.50 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAXON, YVONNE S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $119,788.48 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPUS, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $119,787.65 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,786.76 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNALLD, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $119,785.42 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, TONY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $119,783.15 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, MARIAN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $119,782.48 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSON, BRIAN M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,781.08 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCA, STEPHEN N Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $119,779.26 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, KYLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,778.14 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIERSTEIN, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $119,777.80 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SHRONDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,777.29 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NABEREZNY, JAYME M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,776.31 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, DONNA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $119,775.40 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, FRED A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,772.40 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL SAYED, NAZIH H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,772.07 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, ROBERT F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $119,771.55 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, BRUCE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $119,765.12 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIE, SHEILA O'SULLIVAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $119,762.42 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, EDWARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,761.65 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSAK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,759.20 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, DAVID G Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $119,756.46 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, STEPHEN R, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $119,756.09 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURCELLE, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,754.35 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $119,753.61 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITIS, STEVEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,753.12 Date 06/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARCO L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,750.12 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $119,746.68 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCCISANO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $119,745.53 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System