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 ALTER, BETH N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $118,206.54 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, MARC A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $118,205.89 Date 07/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOLEY, LON Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $118,201.91 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, CHIH-CHEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,201.30 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, DONALD E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,201.20 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, BETH R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,200.21 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, WILLIAM S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,200.21 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, SUZANNE C Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $118,196.93 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, KENNETH K Employer name Rockland County Amount $118,193.81 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONKS, ERIC K Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $118,191.73 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMANN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $118,191.07 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,186.82 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RONALD B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $118,186.79 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALTO, PETER D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $118,185.59 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREGO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,181.70 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABICHT, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $118,181.06 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO-BADLER, BARBARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,181.05 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, JO-ANN Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $118,180.41 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGATO, VINCENT M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,179.74 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOULTON, BRIAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $118,179.25 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, JOAN ORA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $118,177.06 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INNES, THOMAS E Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $118,175.25 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMESO, JEREMY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,175.13 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, TODD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $118,175.00 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, MARCIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,174.30 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $118,168.13 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANCE, JOHN W Employer name Education Department Amount $118,166.68 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURO, PAUL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,166.15 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPOOR-MARTINEZ, TINA Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $118,164.86 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, THADDEUS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,164.39 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCIER, LAURIE M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $118,162.99 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIAVA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $118,162.36 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANINGO, NICOLE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,161.86 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,161.86 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVANESE, JOSEPH F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,159.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY N Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $118,159.71 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREICO, GLEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,159.39 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, AGNES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $118,158.72 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, STEVEN R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,158.54 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZURLO, MICHAEL E Employer name Clinton County Amount $118,157.19 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, KERRY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $118,150.29 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,150.28 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ADAM R Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $118,150.03 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,148.49 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, ALISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $118,148.05 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WAN, JAMES E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $118,147.59 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZZERI, JAMES A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,146.25 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,144.19 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKEWICZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $118,142.97 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,142.95 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $118,142.48 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERGER, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,141.24 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARJEE, NAYANA Employer name Education Department Amount $118,140.63 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELS, FREDRIC F Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $118,137.50 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAREK, SHAMS M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,136.70 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOREK, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $118,134.99 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, EDWARD T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $118,133.64 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIOLA, JOHN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $118,132.79 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $118,127.58 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,124.59 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RENNIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $118,124.53 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARULEBA, STELLA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $118,124.02 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, JUDITH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $118,117.96 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,115.66 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN F, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $118,114.65 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILEMAN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,113.70 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,112.27 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, KIA W Employer name Putnam County Amount $118,110.39 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEREK A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,107.90 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARACZEWSKY, OKSANA U Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,106.92 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,105.31 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $118,105.23 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,105.08 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LHOTAN, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,104.59 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $118,103.26 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, STEVEN C Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $118,102.56 Date 05/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $118,101.76 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,101.43 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUERS, ERIC A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,100.38 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, STANLEY C Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $118,099.30 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELSON, MICHELLE J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $118,098.74 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBHOLZ, JOHN T Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $118,098.08 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILMOTH, GAIL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,095.95 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTER, SHARON P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $118,095.79 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JANET M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $118,095.68 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JEENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $118,095.20 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONS, LEONARD B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $118,090.97 Date 05/16/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVAGLIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $118,089.80 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN-MILLER, LAURIE B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,089.19 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LINDA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $118,088.12 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTERMAN-JOSEPH, ANDREA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,085.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, AUGUSTO G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,084.00 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDICK, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,082.55 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LUIS A, III Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,081.54 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMO, EDWARD F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $118,079.56 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMURO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,079.18 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, ANNEMARIE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $118,078.52 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODI, ARSENE M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $118,078.44 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHOCKY, WILLIAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,077.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,076.73 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System