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 FARRELL, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,317.86 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, KATHLEEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $114,316.62 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOHN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $114,316.36 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, CHARLES Y J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $114,315.25 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $114,313.65 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, SUSAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,313.58 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $114,311.70 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POBAT, PAULA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $114,311.70 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREE, LISA R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $114,311.46 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $114,311.46 Date 05/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $114,309.98 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUONGO, GERARDO Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $114,308.00 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUMAGALLI, ROBERT V Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $114,307.70 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYDIG, KATHERINE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $114,306.73 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CLARK D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $114,305.36 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, DAVID Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $114,305.05 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEARY, SUSAN TASE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $114,304.26 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, YVETTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,303.56 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, DOUGLAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,303.44 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAA, SHAWN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,302.87 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZELWOOD, HERBERT A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $114,302.83 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, STEPHANIE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,302.62 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, ROBERTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,301.76 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHO, MATTHEW J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $114,300.00 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, PAUL R Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $114,299.96 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVER, ROBERT M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $114,299.01 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARNEFELD, JUDITH L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $114,299.01 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JOHN F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $114,299.01 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ALYSE L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $114,299.01 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOHR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $114,299.01 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPHER, ROXANNE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,298.25 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLOSA, JUSTIN U Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,298.17 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $114,297.75 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVELLO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,294.81 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABUANO, BRIAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $114,293.53 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, RANDALL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,292.09 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLICK, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,291.91 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PETER J, JR Employer name Village of Chester Amount $114,290.77 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, LOUIS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,290.09 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINWANDEL, DAVID K Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $114,286.18 Date 11/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERRON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,284.26 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,283.95 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFROY, LOUIS E, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,283.28 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, CHAD S Employer name Poland CSD Amount $114,279.38 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, DAVID M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $114,277.55 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, THOMAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $114,276.61 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, JULENE E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $114,274.93 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNI, ROBERT S, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $114,274.86 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, SHARON Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $114,273.64 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARYANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $114,269.99 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,268.69 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZEMBO, THOMAS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $114,268.45 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, EDWARD C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $114,267.40 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MELVIN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $114,267.32 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JOHN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $114,267.06 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $114,267.05 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KENNETH O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $114,266.88 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTREPO, OSCAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,266.60 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, TIMOTHY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,266.31 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB, STANLEY V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $114,265.45 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,263.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORO, NORMA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $114,263.31 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LYDIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $114,262.19 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $114,260.95 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAGENTI, LEE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,260.13 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PAMELA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $114,259.92 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITZ, TARA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $114,256.80 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Albany Amount $114,255.89 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,252.45 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDOWU, JONATHAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,250.48 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, MARK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,248.77 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMKE, TRAVIS W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $114,248.60 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, THEODORE N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $114,248.40 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,245.71 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, DAVID A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,245.67 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPASQUALE, PATRICIA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $114,244.78 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TRACY S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $114,244.13 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMMERVILLE, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,243.80 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,243.70 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBAK, ROBERT A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $114,241.99 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEVIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $114,241.62 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADE, THOMAS A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $114,240.95 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $114,239.93 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, MARK A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $114,238.96 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DAWN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,237.47 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUAX, WILLIAM L Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $114,236.74 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLEY, TERESE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $114,235.76 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CURTIS R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $114,235.22 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, GREGORY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,232.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREZHNEV, OLEG Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $114,231.46 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADBOLT, STEPHEN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $114,229.17 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, MATTHEW P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $114,223.67 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, JOSPEH H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $114,223.29 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $114,221.93 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRRELLI, STEPHEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $114,220.70 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $114,218.77 Date 06/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, KEITH E Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $114,218.43 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,217.91 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, ALAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $114,215.02 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CASSIAH Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $114,214.49 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System