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 EVANS, HAROLD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,703.79 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, KEITH J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $112,702.27 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KURTIS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,701.45 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDICCHIO, GERALD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $112,698.21 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLINSKY, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,697.32 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, DANIEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $112,697.02 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RENEE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,696.13 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDETTI, RAYMOND P Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,694.89 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNIBALE, MARK V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,694.40 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Putnam County Amount $112,694.13 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, AIDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $112,693.67 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABU, GEORGE P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,692.26 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLO, RANDALL G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $112,691.19 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMPP, KAREN F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $112,689.98 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUNKEY, KENJU L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,689.39 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNETTI, PAUL E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $112,689.35 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTNEY BRIDGES, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,689.20 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, FRANK A, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $112,687.32 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, NATHANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,686.09 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, EXTON D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $112,685.82 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO, JEANNINE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $112,685.82 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, RAUL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,685.71 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,685.05 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYENEYE, KINGSLEY T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $112,683.36 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, TARA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,681.61 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, THOMAS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,681.60 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $112,680.93 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, DENNIS W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $112,679.68 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIERO, ANTHONY J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $112,678.69 Date 08/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, GILDA P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $112,678.27 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDO, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,678.08 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $112,677.93 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWARYCZUK, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $112,676.37 Date 02/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,676.19 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTAS, GLORY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $112,676.18 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOLEK, EDWARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,675.50 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, JOSEPH N Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $112,675.27 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAI, MANOJ Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,674.44 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, KENNETH H Employer name Erie County Amount $112,674.18 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KEITH P Employer name Rockland County Amount $112,674.16 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNK, FRED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,673.01 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, BARRY B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,672.42 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIBERT, KEVIN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $112,669.96 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, DONNA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,669.44 Date 02/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUGLIARO, MARY F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $112,668.23 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, JOSEPH A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $112,667.91 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHETT, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,667.68 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGOL, SALLY Employer name City of Rye Amount $112,666.93 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERK, YAKOV V Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $112,665.56 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JASON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,664.85 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, DOWEN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $112,663.88 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,663.65 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JOSEPH C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,662.39 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, MARCO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $112,660.61 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, DANIEL P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,660.04 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MOHAMMAD K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,659.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MITCHELL R, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,658.34 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, CARL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,657.69 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUDLA, RON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $112,657.48 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, DENIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,654.72 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, TEIGH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,653.94 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, JAMES E Employer name Rockland County Amount $112,653.54 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERFIN, KURT L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $112,651.89 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLCZAK, JESSE R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $112,651.82 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFONE, JAMIE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $112,651.43 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $112,648.30 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECKINGER, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,645.10 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, GARY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $112,642.50 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, WINFRED Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $112,641.99 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, OWEN, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $112,641.24 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY, WILLIAM A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $112,641.18 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERTON, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,636.43 Date 12/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $112,635.73 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DAVID Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $112,635.49 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, AUDREY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,635.30 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPITONE, GENARO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,635.25 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MARISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $112,635.21 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANS, KATHRYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,634.66 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $112,633.16 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESZYNSKI, SHANE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $112,633.13 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, CANUTE G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,631.71 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, HEDDA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $112,630.26 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, JASON A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $112,629.69 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JANICE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $112,627.00 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,626.92 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,624.49 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATTY L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $112,622.51 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, STEPHEN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $112,621.61 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, GREGORY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,621.42 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZEAU, ADRIENNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,621.06 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, JAMES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $112,620.44 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,619.85 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURPISZ, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,617.68 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, MICHAEL W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $112,617.36 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, JOSEPH Employer name No Hempstead Commun Devel Agcy Amount $112,616.77 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, RICHARD F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $112,615.75 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $112,615.02 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIERO, DERRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,612.73 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PERCY H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,612.09 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, ANN T Employer name Education Department Amount $112,610.46 Date 08/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System