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 ENNIST, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,267.61 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAN, MARK T Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $119,267.59 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $119,264.31 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLEBERRY, NIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,262.61 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVAR, WILSON R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,258.66 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CARLTON Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $119,258.28 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSLER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $119,257.58 Date 06/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,254.51 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,254.32 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHRAF, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,252.82 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, JAMIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,252.82 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, JEAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,252.82 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KERRIE N R Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,252.82 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCENENY-SPENCER, RACHEL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $119,250.00 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, THOMAS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $119,249.27 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLLUSCIO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $119,248.57 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADID ZADEH, RAMTIN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $119,247.45 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, GREG T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,247.40 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGENFUS, JEREMY G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $119,245.65 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, TERRY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,243.93 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAMELA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,242.02 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, HAI SIL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $119,239.44 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ANGEL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $119,239.34 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, ANTHONY L Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $119,237.01 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALIS, MARGARET E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $119,235.76 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, DERKA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $119,235.51 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HECTOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,235.02 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ELAINE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,232.48 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, DAVID G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $119,226.55 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARON, DARVIN J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $119,226.35 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINEAU, ANNE-MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $119,225.86 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, THOMAS Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $119,225.30 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $119,223.68 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,223.42 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, DAVID Employer name Town of Gates Amount $119,219.35 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZIAK, STEPHEN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $119,219.09 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NORMAN R, JR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $119,218.81 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Porter Amount $119,215.44 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROK, MICHAEL S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $119,215.44 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, CORY E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $119,215.34 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATA, JANICE D, DR Employer name Department of Health Amount $119,214.68 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRULLE, SHAWN F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $119,213.44 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, DONAREEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,211.83 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KIM M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $119,209.81 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TODD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $119,209.30 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTTODIMASO, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,205.00 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, JASON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,199.03 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,196.94 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERKEL, KERRY D Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $119,192.77 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHICOINE, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $119,192.26 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $119,192.04 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, SHEILA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,191.51 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,188.10 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, PATRICK C Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $119,187.54 Date 08/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, DERRICK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,187.53 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DESMOND T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $119,187.23 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, JOY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,186.90 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGREE, PATRICK R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $119,184.56 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHIE, MARK Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $119,182.82 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,181.70 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, SCOTT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $119,181.48 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSETTE, IAN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $119,180.32 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,179.60 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADISON, KEVIN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,178.06 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAVRE, ANTHONY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,174.70 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, GARRETT Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $119,174.67 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, BENJAMIN K Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $119,173.14 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HANNAH Y Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $119,173.14 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DIETSCH, MAX D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $119,171.34 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EXARMAKOS, BILLY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $119,169.90 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENSON, SCOTT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,167.42 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL W, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $119,164.74 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTON, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,161.04 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOS, MARK J Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $119,160.74 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, EDWARD F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $119,160.00 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VERONICA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $119,156.19 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $119,152.29 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, JACQUELINE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $119,150.91 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SHARON Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $119,150.76 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTO, ROCCO S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $119,149.64 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, LISA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $119,148.57 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDER, JEFFREY W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $119,147.65 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFORTE, ANNELIESE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $119,144.95 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIECNIKOWSKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $119,144.90 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $119,144.09 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INFANTI, PAUL R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $119,142.70 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZYK, GARY J, JR Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $119,142.52 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,140.32 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KEITH P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $119,139.94 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, MICHELLE R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $119,139.94 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISNER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,135.15 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTE, TOMMASINO SALVATORE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $119,130.51 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVALREZ, RAFAEL Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $119,129.71 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,129.59 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JAMES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $119,126.86 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,123.86 Date 02/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHOSKY, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,123.46 Date 09/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELHANO, JOHN Employer name City of Rye Amount $119,122.90 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,121.68 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ANDEN, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,118.48 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System