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 LIGHT, DARRON E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,801.85 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELGANS, LAURIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,801.70 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEES, KARMA J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $111,801.48 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFF, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $111,799.02 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, RICHARD G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $111,798.47 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,798.41 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN GARDEREN, KATHERINE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,796.54 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBEIKA, SEMAAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,796.50 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADE, VINCENT E Employer name Town of Kent Amount $111,796.41 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARR, TREVOR J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $111,796.11 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, IRENE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $111,792.98 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREVELE, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,792.80 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLYER, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,792.80 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRY, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,792.16 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMERMUTH, STEPHEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,791.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALANAUGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $111,791.85 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELTERLINE, RICHARD W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $111,791.61 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, SALVATORE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $111,788.29 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, FRANK Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $111,785.72 Date 12/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, ETROY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,784.59 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, GARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,783.53 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTAR, MADIHA B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $111,783.13 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTZLINGER, HELENE T Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $111,782.63 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRETTA, NEIL C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,782.16 Date 03/14/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, ALLEN S Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,780.50 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVINE, AARON O Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $111,779.74 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $111,779.67 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, DAVID B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $111,779.47 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LEONARD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $111,779.08 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, JOSE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,776.95 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, KENNETH C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,776.67 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, RODNEY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $111,775.64 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, KENNETH I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $111,772.53 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIENA, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,771.54 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFUCCI, SHUK CHING Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $111,769.64 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANNY P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $111,769.45 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EILEEN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $111,769.44 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTENBERGER, ELIZABETH Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $111,768.43 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, ANGELO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,768.02 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JASON W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $111,767.94 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,767.78 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOF, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,763.54 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULKA, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $111,763.24 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKYS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $111,762.45 Date 06/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZO, GEORGE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,757.83 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Town of Greece Amount $111,755.27 Date 06/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRONE, ANTHONY L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $111,754.95 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSTER, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $111,754.58 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWARD, SUNDAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $111,754.21 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNICK, ADAM N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $111,753.56 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BINSEEL, JOHN G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $111,753.15 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,752.80 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, SCOTT E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $111,752.59 Date 02/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDELSON, ELLEN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $111,752.45 Date 06/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWELL, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,751.52 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, RANDY C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,751.32 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, TIMOTHY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $111,750.88 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RICHARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $111,749.91 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, CRIS H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $111,749.66 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LERCH, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,748.11 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MAGGIO P Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,746.55 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $111,745.77 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBUCCO, MARY JO A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,745.51 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESIK, HELEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,743.89 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNADY, GREGORY M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $111,741.95 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSINO, LANCE V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,741.73 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERICA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,740.63 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,740.15 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCIO, JOHN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $111,738.76 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARISA E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $111,737.53 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, RAYMOND L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $111,737.18 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, LOUIS J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $111,736.83 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $111,736.22 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $111,735.57 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FERNANDO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,734.50 Date 03/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLOCK-PAYNE, SHARON Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $111,732.16 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JOHN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $111,729.03 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, EMILIE-ANNE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $111,728.46 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHERRY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,724.94 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERS, BARRY W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $111,724.94 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEJA, VEENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $111,724.48 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, SHILPAN B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $111,723.72 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINELLO, JOSEPH D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $111,723.54 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JONATHAN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $111,723.25 Date 02/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBOA, VIOLETA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $111,721.52 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREATTE, LONNIE T Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $111,721.14 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KIM E Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,720.02 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEITH A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $111,719.27 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, JACQUELINE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,718.99 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEEKES, MARK E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $111,715.53 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWER, JOHN Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $111,715.35 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURGIGNO, VINCENT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,715.34 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HU, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,715.30 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODGE, RUTH E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $111,714.87 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SHARON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,712.23 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $111,710.17 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TRAVIS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,708.92 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CLAIR, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $111,707.83 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAYEWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $111,707.12 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUFF, ROBERT G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,706.29 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System