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 BRAXTON, MARK K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,170.69 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, JEAN J Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $117,170.55 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARO, KARY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,170.13 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, REGINALD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,166.54 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MICHELINE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $117,165.87 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PAUL A Employer name Columbia County Amount $117,161.05 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETA, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,160.93 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEITH A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,160.90 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,160.78 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANGEL L, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $117,159.82 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JESSICA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $117,158.92 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LESLIE A, SR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $117,157.64 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANEYTT, JUAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,156.69 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,156.38 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMO, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,153.84 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,153.84 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, DELL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,153.78 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRIGLIANO, FRANCIS A Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $117,153.77 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBOLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $117,151.99 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, MATTHEW P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $117,151.03 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, JAMES J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $117,150.90 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,150.40 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIN, ALBERT P Employer name City of Rye Amount $117,149.27 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGEMANN, PHILIP M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $117,148.20 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,146.60 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHUA, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,145.86 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LYNDA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $117,145.78 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, EILEEN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,144.41 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAFFARI, PATRICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,141.13 Date 08/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTO, ARMANDO E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $117,139.90 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAYER, C DOUGLAS Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $117,138.78 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNOY, SHIRA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $117,137.63 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETALAS, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $117,137.06 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZNURKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,136.16 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, LAURA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,135.60 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, JEROMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,133.25 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHADE, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $117,132.44 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSCARLECE, STEPHEN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,131.67 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, MARK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,130.68 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, PETER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,129.74 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDLUN, DARCY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,129.74 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $117,129.30 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTON, ALBERT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,128.10 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, LISA G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,127.04 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, THOMAS R Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $117,126.70 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, DONALD J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $117,126.20 Date 02/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAUSE, JOHN C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $117,126.12 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANG, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,124.56 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, JAMES F, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $117,124.43 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,124.41 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIFE, KEITH A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $117,124.06 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, JUDITH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,123.03 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, ANTHONY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,121.33 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, JOHN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,116.50 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REVERRI, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,115.29 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPEN-LADD, MAUREEN A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $117,114.88 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CINDY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,114.87 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, DIANE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $117,114.19 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, DARREN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,114.01 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENNIS Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $117,113.53 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, STEPHEN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,113.52 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILECCHIA, JOANNE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $117,112.61 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UFKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $117,111.92 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, CARLA V Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $117,110.52 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHAD M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $117,110.05 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANE, CAROL T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,108.11 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, MARK A Employer name Madison County Amount $117,108.09 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DARROW Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $117,106.98 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRUBIA, FREDERICK J, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,105.40 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALLI, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,104.47 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUFF, TERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,103.62 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, GEORGE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,103.60 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEERING, MARGARET ANN, MRS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,103.23 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, ANDRENE V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,098.20 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, TIMOTHY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $117,096.56 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, BRIAN W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,095.09 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, RYAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,093.98 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIKUSKI, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $117,091.89 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICK J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $117,088.65 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROGAN, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,087.80 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, FREDERICK R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $117,087.77 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASS, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,087.54 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, JAMES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $117,087.31 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSTEIN, JAMES P Employer name Albany County Amount $117,085.76 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, ALPHEUS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $117,085.42 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUKOVETS, ROBERT BORIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,081.70 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $117,080.19 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATE, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $117,078.33 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $117,075.75 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DANIEL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,073.71 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, GADDIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,071.92 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILEGGI, SHELBY H Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $117,070.08 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNDERMANN, HENRY C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $117,070.01 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAYLER, GERALD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,067.51 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRILLO, MATTHEW Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $117,067.13 Date 12/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, RONALDO L Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,066.95 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEELY, ROBERT Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $117,066.32 Date 10/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, JAMES E Employer name Putnam County Amount $117,062.78 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, SHEILA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $117,062.78 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILUYOMADE, MONICA T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,062.75 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System