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 SHELDON, PERRY G Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $116,031.57 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOHN B Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,031.51 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $116,031.18 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALADIN, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,029.62 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIPACE, ANTHONY M Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $116,029.30 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,026.99 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,026.82 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHNE, CURTIS P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $116,024.67 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEUDT, STEPHEN W Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $116,021.76 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILAAD, HEATHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,020.16 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, MATTHEW T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $116,019.86 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTAPPILLIL, SALY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,016.44 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, PAUL M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $116,016.28 Date 09/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICCHIARIELLO, JASON C Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $116,015.71 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEGNA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $116,014.85 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, PHILIP B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,012.70 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOBY, MAUREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,012.70 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSTEIN, JUNE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,010.47 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GERALDINE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $116,008.90 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHARLES E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,006.60 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARGO E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $116,003.39 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARY K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $116,003.09 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, BARBARA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $116,003.09 Date 09/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURA, JASON W Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,002.29 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGAN, PATRICK G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,001.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUREK, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,001.50 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GLENN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,001.50 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $116,000.12 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLON, WILLIAM M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $115,995.32 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHI MEI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,995.00 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, PAUL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,992.50 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, MARGARET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $115,991.43 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMAN, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $115,989.39 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, PATRICK P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,988.91 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, VICKI A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,988.91 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKLE, EARL S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,988.91 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERAGA, KELVIN Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,988.91 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIO, JOSEPH D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $115,988.91 Date 03/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENTZ, RONALD E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $115,988.02 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, MATTHEW A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $115,981.02 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, NICHOLE K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,980.70 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROPER, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,980.68 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, FRANK G Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $115,979.73 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $115,979.19 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $115,978.71 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLER, MARC D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $115,978.44 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $115,978.34 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCI, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,976.51 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, SIGIMOL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $115,976.34 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECH, FRANCES M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $115,975.31 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, PAUL D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $115,974.69 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULICK, GREGORY J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $115,974.68 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KENNETH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $115,974.13 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHAEL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $115,972.84 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLENBECK, KENNETH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,969.24 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $115,969.20 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ELIZABETH K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $115,967.74 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $115,965.64 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, JAMES V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $115,964.88 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEITCH, PAUL M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $115,962.21 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SOPHIA R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $115,961.22 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $115,961.15 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABU-GHALLOUS, JAMAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,959.20 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEIN, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,959.20 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JENNIFER B Employer name Education Department Amount $115,959.03 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GLEN T Employer name Putnam County Amount $115,959.02 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, SUSAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $115,958.48 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBINI, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $115,956.02 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, BRUCE B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $115,955.16 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIASI, CARL-JOHN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $115,954.15 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRALL, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $115,952.29 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $115,952.07 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOB, DAVID A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $115,951.85 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIOT, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,951.76 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMENGOL, FRANCISCO, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $115,949.93 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, WILLIAM Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $115,948.39 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASCANDOLO, FERDINAND V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $115,948.35 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $115,947.43 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, DEBORAH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $115,946.82 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, JOANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $115,946.61 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, JAN PIERRE Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $115,946.52 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $115,945.76 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, WEN-LI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $115,944.28 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, GARY D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $115,940.65 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRIAN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,938.50 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGO, VICTOR E, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $115,937.26 Date 04/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $115,936.99 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $115,934.81 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JASON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,933.81 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUFFECOOL, TRACY A Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $115,933.72 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $115,931.44 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,931.38 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORWIN, ROBERT M J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $115,931.29 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, LOUIS P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $115,930.96 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DAMIAN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $115,930.18 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, EARL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $115,928.97 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATO, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $115,926.95 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDALL, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $115,926.75 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOHLFAHRT, SYLVIA K Employer name Ulster County Amount $115,926.05 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, LAWRENCE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $115,920.43 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System