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 SCOTTO, LOUIS R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $117,927.28 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, JAMES J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $117,926.73 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDO, JACK Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $117,923.63 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZEWSKI, MARK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $117,923.18 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMUS, MICHAEL A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $117,923.10 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, PAUL E, JR Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $117,922.80 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BITTLER, SARAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,920.11 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPA, MICHAEL J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $117,919.94 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, PAMELA E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $117,919.12 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GAIL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,918.90 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $117,918.86 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, STEVEN H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $117,917.17 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGIO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,916.31 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $117,916.11 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,912.16 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEACOMA, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,910.07 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $117,910.00 Date 09/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKBAR, SHAILA K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRTAZA, KANIZ A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, HAROLD E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 12/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISS, ROBERT A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUC, PAUL G Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCARA, YUET-WHU Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THOMAS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, YEUK KUI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, SUN S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 12/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, THAO P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEMAN, BRUCE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, HARRY H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECHTL, BRYAN J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $117,908.58 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAT, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $117,907.13 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTON, RASHAAN V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $117,904.92 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RONALD M Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,904.43 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEEN-HASAN, KARIM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $117,901.47 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGAYEV, IGOR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $117,901.05 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOHN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $117,900.62 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BARBARA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $117,898.15 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALTER, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,895.93 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, CHAUGHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $117,895.19 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIE, JERRY W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $117,894.94 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEREZ, DAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,894.19 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAFFNER, TROY W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $117,893.74 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,892.98 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LYNN, BRIAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,892.70 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELDRIDGE, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $117,892.68 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ALFRED Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $117,891.86 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $117,886.50 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MARTIN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $117,886.50 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNAGNI, LOUIS A Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $117,885.98 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JAY P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $117,885.90 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANSKYJ, DAVID R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $117,885.03 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEITH F Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $117,884.36 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, TROY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $117,880.38 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, CAROL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $117,879.64 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, DENISE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,878.86 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, GRAHAM J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $117,876.70 Date 06/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EUGENE W, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $117,875.87 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCLEMONT, TIMOTHY T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $117,874.51 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, LUKE W Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $117,874.04 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELESTINO, WILLIAM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,873.70 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMBROSINI, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $117,872.88 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $117,871.16 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CRYSTAL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $117,871.04 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DIANE H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,869.18 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,868.97 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUE, DANIELLE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $117,866.55 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIKI, ANN L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $117,865.66 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRA, ANDRE Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,861.95 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBERT, JAMES Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $117,861.81 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GERARD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,860.41 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CATHERINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,860.09 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBIN B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $117,860.09 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, MAUREEN E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $117,860.09 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, LISA R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $117,860.03 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, BRENDAN P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $117,859.82 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISCHAK, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,856.01 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, MICHAEL N Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,855.89 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYC, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,855.01 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, MARY E Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,854.93 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, MYUNG H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $117,853.07 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFONE, JOSEPH R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $117,852.55 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYDON, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,852.10 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POVEROMO, DEAN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,849.41 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, GAIL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,848.75 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOSEPH T Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,848.52 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON I V, CHARLES L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $117,848.48 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, IAN L, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $117,846.31 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARIELLO, JAMES J Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $117,845.89 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, IM P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,844.00 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTIUK, KENT L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $117,842.74 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,842.02 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,841.99 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCATELLO, JOHN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $117,841.86 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURLYCHEK, MEGAN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $117,841.28 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICECCO, JOSEPH J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $117,840.81 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSE, JASON P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $117,840.26 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVEY, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,838.28 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DEBRA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,838.15 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELLS, ROBERT D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,837.47 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, TONI ANN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,837.47 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System