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 MURRAY, COLIN S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,808.83 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, JAMES A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,805.42 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASELEY, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $116,800.92 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,799.52 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPATSOS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,798.32 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY-MC CONNELL, RITA Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $116,797.08 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $116,795.04 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $116,794.44 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, JOHN P Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $116,793.82 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, GARY E Employer name City of Beacon Amount $116,792.78 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TAYLOR RAE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,792.73 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,792.51 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNON, DEBORA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,792.35 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JENNY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,791.50 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, KEVIN Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $116,790.39 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZABAWA, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,787.31 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDON, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $116,787.18 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, FRANK R Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $116,786.57 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ELIA Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $116,786.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOREFICE, ROBERT J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $116,786.21 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELSTAD, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,785.69 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPERNO, JILL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $116,785.17 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUCCI, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,783.20 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, HELEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,783.18 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCER, CRAIG A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $116,782.90 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, CHRISTA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,782.55 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RICHARD N Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $116,780.84 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, TIMOTHY C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $116,779.55 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHR, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $116,776.50 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,775.33 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONG, EDWARD Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,775.28 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDEN, KATHI A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,775.28 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLER, KAREN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,775.28 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHANKA, CHARLES J, III Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $116,774.69 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADWAN, DANIEL D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $116,773.51 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, RICHARD F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,773.37 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, GAIL N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $116,772.59 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, KEITH D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,769.43 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONELM, LAEL A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $116,769.18 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIODO, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $116,766.99 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JASON M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $116,766.94 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, GEORGE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,765.11 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, SUSAN FAUX Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $116,762.87 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOWAK, CATRINA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $116,762.55 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, MELISSA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,762.31 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REASKA, TIM K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,762.11 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSTON, LARRY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $116,761.38 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, BIAGGIO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $116,761.38 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, TERRENCE M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,761.20 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, GENIE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,760.37 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LEIDA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $116,759.74 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AINSLEY H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $116,759.12 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIACCIO, JOHN C Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $116,757.96 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, FRANK S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,757.90 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOCKS, KIRT V Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,756.65 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARON, MICHELE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,756.47 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $116,756.28 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIFER, CHARLES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $116,756.28 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, NORA E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $116,755.50 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, EUGENE E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $116,755.25 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $116,754.87 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSPOOLE, JAMIE C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $116,753.33 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINBIANCO, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $116,753.22 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, ROBERT E Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,752.32 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,749.48 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHATZEL, LORI T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $116,749.13 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,747.90 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COANE, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,745.67 Date 05/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, THOMAS J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $116,743.13 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAILLE, NADINE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,741.09 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTBILL, JAMES J, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $116,741.08 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, STERLING Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,738.36 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $116,738.22 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAM, ALANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,734.64 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, PAT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,732.70 Date 11/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $116,732.64 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLAHAN, PAUL Employer name Town of Greece Amount $116,732.45 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GARY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,730.70 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $116,730.10 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,729.87 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,729.39 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA ANNE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,725.47 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZA, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,725.43 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWNEY, DAVID P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,723.64 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RICHARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $116,723.14 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJEAN, QUETLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,723.02 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $116,722.88 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCALE, BRIAN F Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $116,718.45 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARTHUR R, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $116,718.03 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERE, KIM A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,714.30 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISI, JOHN PETER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,713.51 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADVYDAS, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,712.82 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACLERIO, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,712.39 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBITSEK, TAMI R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,710.79 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, DONNA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $116,710.70 Date 01/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARA, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,710.67 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JUSTIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,709.94 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILYARD, AMY J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,709.89 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, ERIC P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $116,709.89 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SPENCER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,708.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System