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 MARTIN, ALFRED C Employer name City of Albany Amount $118,766.77 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTIE, KATHRYN Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $118,763.04 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, WILLIAM D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,750.20 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, EDWARD I Employer name Greene County Amount $118,750.05 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELSEN, FRANK J, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $118,747.61 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABLE, COLLEEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $118,745.00 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHE, ELVIRE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $118,744.16 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASCIO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $118,743.00 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, JAY Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,742.63 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLLS, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $118,742.02 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, CRAIG T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,739.60 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINSEY, ROGER W Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $118,737.62 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MICHAEL T Employer name Monroe County Amount $118,736.81 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSETTI, LUCIO Employer name Monroe County Amount $118,736.81 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOLINO, LOUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,727.93 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $118,726.47 Date 10/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,725.35 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAMPET, KEVIN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,722.73 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYBSKI, THOMAS Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $118,721.95 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, DAMON Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,721.56 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $118,721.39 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCHA, JOHN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,718.77 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,713.69 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, DAMON E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,710.80 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOSEPH R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $118,710.70 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSKI, TROY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,702.95 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $118,702.50 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $118,698.88 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAST, GEORGE W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $118,698.19 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMAN, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,697.80 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,696.84 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JACQUELINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $118,695.00 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, DANIEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,689.21 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Broome County Amount $118,688.58 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOHN Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $118,686.52 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOT, ALREIN V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,685.53 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,684.88 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFISTER, KERI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,684.23 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ISAURA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,683.75 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERL, NERINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,681.70 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLENS, MARGARET A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,681.63 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, DUANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,681.42 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LIBERO, DENNIS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,680.53 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TAWYA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $118,680.47 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, BRIAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $118,679.81 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $118,678.04 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JASON S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $118,677.45 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $118,676.95 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JARED M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,676.70 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA COLLA, CAROLE R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $118,675.80 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFUT, PETER J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $118,675.31 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, EILEEN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,674.59 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, WARREN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $118,673.81 Date 12/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $118,673.78 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, JOSEPH A Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $118,673.31 Date 12/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, JASON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,671.61 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONG, JANET W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,671.02 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, ROBERT M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $118,670.51 Date 11/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JONATHAN W, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,668.51 Date 01/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, RICHARD, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,667.71 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,667.51 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, RICHARD D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,666.75 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGANTE, MEGAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,664.08 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,663.60 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, ROY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,662.94 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,661.79 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANSON, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $118,660.71 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGEL, KENNETH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,659.20 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $118,659.00 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALP, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,657.13 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, NATHAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,654.12 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ JAQUITH, ROSEMARIE Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $118,653.08 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMORE, ANTHONY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $118,652.56 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLANSKY, EVAN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $118,651.85 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,651.59 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAR, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $118,648.58 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DONALD W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $118,646.29 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORI, JOSEPH E Employer name Chemung County Amount $118,645.76 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINALE, DENNIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,645.32 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEGAL, SAMANTHA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,645.30 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, THOMAS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,645.00 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $118,641.91 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETERLE, ROBERT L Employer name Chemung County Amount $118,640.47 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCOMANDO, TAMMY Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,637.46 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-HATCHARD, DOUGLAS A Employer name Rockland County Amount $118,633.95 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LYNDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,633.83 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAFERMA, ERIC V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,633.09 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, LUKE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,631.54 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, FITZGERALD, III Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $118,630.73 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $118,629.68 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYDERMAN, YURY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $118,625.66 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, MICHAEL N Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $118,624.95 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIDGE, SUZANNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $118,623.42 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTE, JULIE M Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $118,623.38 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JACQUA M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $118,623.33 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNIE, KENNETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,622.87 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, SHUJA U Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $118,621.26 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ROBERT C Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,621.23 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, BARRY JAY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,617.53 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,617.38 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System