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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name TOMPKINS, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $117,766.34 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPP, JOHN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $117,766.34 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBARI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $117,766.34 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROBERT P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,765.76 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERUTO, MICHAEL C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $117,763.99 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEN, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,763.98 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGLER, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $117,761.35 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYCINSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $117,761.26 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, ROBERT F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,760.09 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, PATRICK A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,760.09 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELBACH, HEIDI A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,756.55 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENERSEN, STEVEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,755.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROSIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $117,751.65 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, MARK R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $117,751.29 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, CRAIG A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,750.85 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,750.65 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHURMAN, DORIS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $117,748.19 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARCOP, THERESA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,746.63 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOTTO, JOSEPH P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $117,746.40 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELLY, ROBERT C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $117,746.37 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ROBERT M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $117,746.14 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,739.49 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ABIGAIL B Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,739.49 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, SCOTT M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $117,739.25 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROCOVI, MEGHAN S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $117,739.25 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAN, DEEPA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $117,739.25 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASSON, SARA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOLI, NOLIESA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KEVIN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, KATHLEEN W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 10/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, DALE I Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LATANIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, SCOTT J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-MORRIS, COLLEEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAYA, JENNIFER L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, MARISA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, GREGG Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDA, CARA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHVARTSMAN, ABIGAIL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, KATHLEEN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,739.25 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBE, JAY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,736.97 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRIPHONLAI, UDOMLUG Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,736.79 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALRAM-KHAN, SHAKUNTALA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,735.34 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZAK, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $117,734.28 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,734.02 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATE, TARA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $117,733.49 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, KATTY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,729.37 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTERMAN, JOHN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $117,728.02 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOHEY, MONICA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,725.94 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUBERTIS, VINCENT P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $117,725.41 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARRELL Employer name Cornell University Amount $117,725.02 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RONALD G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,723.79 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, TRANG Q Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,722.96 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KATHLEEN B Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $117,720.73 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,719.66 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITNICK, MITCHELL L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $117,719.44 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LENNIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,718.37 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,717.96 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELFI, DEBORAH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,715.15 Date 07/30/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIERI, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,714.80 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKS, SHANE L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $117,714.76 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARCIA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,712.98 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, HECTOR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $117,712.52 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, SHAUN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,709.21 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, JEFFREY I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,705.70 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, KEVIN K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,704.93 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $117,704.77 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, FRANK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,703.87 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $117,701.65 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DARLENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,700.55 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOHN T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $117,700.49 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,699.83 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTADONNA, JAMES, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,697.44 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, MARIO A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,695.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $117,695.18 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, NEHEMIAH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,694.42 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDIUK, BENJAMIN W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $117,693.55 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, DARREN J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $117,692.74 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPERLEIN, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,692.56 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSANE, MAUREEN T Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $117,690.78 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELBORGO, DENNIS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,689.30 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVINGE, DAVID S Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,689.30 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ERIC E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,689.19 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, JOHN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,688.86 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MELISSA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $117,686.57 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, PHILIP Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $117,684.66 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMUTO, JEFFREY J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $117,682.54 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHET, ROBERT L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $117,680.99 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GEROME M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $117,679.24 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.86 Date 02/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICH, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.86 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGHVI, ALPA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.86 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, DANIEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.85 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHWACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.85 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, KARA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,678.85 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, KENDELL Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,677.58 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SHAMEQUA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,677.17 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTE, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,676.56 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOIE, JOSEPH E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $117,675.13 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System