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 PALUMBO, ALAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $114,413.74 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, JEFFERY T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $114,413.47 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRICHTEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $114,412.06 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIZ, KIMBERLEY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $114,409.67 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADER, EDWARD J, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,409.36 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, RANDY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,408.76 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENCH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,407.85 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONI, MIKAELA P Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $114,406.94 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHO, FERNANDO J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,406.83 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MARK L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $114,406.38 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, HECTOR R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,404.18 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGIEWICZ, GARY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,403.14 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CONRAD L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $114,402.33 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, MICHAEL Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $114,400.00 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHNITZ, ELIOT J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $114,400.00 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,399.93 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, BARBARA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $114,398.93 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, GREGORY D Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $114,398.27 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,398.09 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISSERSON, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,396.90 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTINARELLI, RALPH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $114,395.69 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHETTO, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,394.76 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DAYTON N Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $114,394.20 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $114,394.06 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, DALE D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $114,392.55 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ANDRES Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,392.14 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAPALAGA, GABRIEL Employer name Department of Law Amount $114,390.38 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAUL H Employer name Greece CSD Amount $114,388.66 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKARM, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,386.95 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHAYEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,386.69 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,386.36 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BERNADINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,384.09 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSE, KEITH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $114,383.99 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDOVATO, GREGORY L Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $114,382.53 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $114,382.45 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,382.19 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $114,382.12 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARRON, THOMAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,381.16 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTKA, STEPHEN B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $114,380.88 Date 06/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,379.72 Date 07/10/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLEAU, MARIE N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $114,378.54 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MAHLON R Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $114,377.08 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,376.64 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, KENNETH E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $114,375.33 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,375.08 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERSTEIN, LORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,375.00 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDALL, JOSHUA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $114,374.00 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CHARLES R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $114,372.91 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, J RYAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,372.88 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPNIAK, STEVEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,369.88 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,369.24 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABER, NATHAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,367.91 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, PATRICIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $114,367.60 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, SUSAN WEIGELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,363.62 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, PAMELA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $114,361.98 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUNTLEROY, LISSETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,360.78 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, EVELYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $114,360.60 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAYANARA P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,357.00 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, BARBARA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $114,356.84 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $114,355.92 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DENISE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $114,352.96 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, KELLY ANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $114,352.59 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, DANIEL V Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $114,350.90 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENT, NICOLE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $114,349.03 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, FRANK T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $114,348.98 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANNARD, THERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,348.21 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAQUIN, CHARLES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,348.00 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $114,347.59 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, STACEY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $114,346.29 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANOFF, EDWARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,343.89 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, THOMAS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,343.26 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $114,342.66 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILKA, ANNA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $114,342.29 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENDA, DAVID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $114,341.67 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CHAD A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $114,340.60 Date 08/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOSTAK, RICHARD L Employer name Orange County Amount $114,340.32 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTY, MICHAEL R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $114,339.59 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,339.12 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,337.44 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MARGARET ANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $114,336.86 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORDYSZYNSKI, RICHARD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,335.97 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYAS, JOHN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $114,335.93 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIENZI, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $114,334.99 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, MARTIN J Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $114,330.11 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, KATHLEEN ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,328.93 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $114,328.65 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, TRETTA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,328.20 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHANE ROBERT Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $114,327.24 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON-WEAVER, KARA T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $114,326.22 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, AUDREY G Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $114,325.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $114,324.84 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, MICHAEL R Employer name Orange County Amount $114,324.52 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JU, WEI Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,324.32 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CECIL Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $114,322.02 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, WILLIAM V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $114,321.86 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JILEK, LISSA A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $114,321.51 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, TODD H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $114,321.25 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NADAL, MICHELLE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $114,320.44 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, RONALD S Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $114,320.00 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVINO, PHILIP J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $114,319.55 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System