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 PARTRIDGE, RANDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $111,610.93 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIN, KANDEDIS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $111,610.40 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,609.74 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINO, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $111,609.64 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,607.63 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, BRYANT L Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,606.20 Date 04/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $111,605.47 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, GINA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,604.72 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, THERESA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $111,604.59 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTERMAN, EDUARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,604.40 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, JOHN J Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $111,603.54 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $111,602.71 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMESES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $111,601.13 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, YVETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,601.07 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAM, THOMAS P Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $111,600.23 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, TROY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,598.66 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADAFFARI, CATERINA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $111,595.22 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETROPOULOS, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,594.80 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, ADRIA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $111,594.32 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MICHAEL T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $111,592.34 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, JEROME E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,592.00 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, GREGG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,591.93 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, ROBERT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,591.17 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOVENETTIO, LEONARD F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $111,590.37 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATCHMAR, PAUL N Employer name Oneida County Amount $111,588.67 Date 09/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,585.70 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMAN, MARK Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,581.21 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, THOMAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $111,581.08 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, MARGUERITE Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,580.18 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, GERALD E, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $111,578.34 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTON, KAREN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,577.08 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,576.17 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMANZO, DOUGLAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $111,575.07 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LELLA, PAUL J JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $111,575.07 Date 09/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, TODD R Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $111,573.53 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, HOLLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Compt Amount $111,572.48 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, JENNY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $111,570.44 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CHARLES M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $111,570.06 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $111,569.34 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZORCK, LORI A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $111,569.34 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, SCOTT C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $111,569.30 Date 06/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTHAGE, PATRICK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $111,566.93 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKING, JAMES D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $111,562.75 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLORY, TIMOTHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,562.32 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ANITA Employer name Putnam County Amount $111,559.01 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, ROSARIO M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $111,558.88 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DONAHUE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,557.30 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $111,556.65 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $111,556.13 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DENNIS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $111,553.37 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $111,552.72 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,550.47 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, JOSEPH C Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,548.59 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOHN I Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $111,548.35 Date 10/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, DOROTHY H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $111,547.88 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUWEK, RICHARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,547.65 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPLER, GEORGE W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $111,546.98 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, MAUREEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $111,546.78 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER-SMOOT, HAROLYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $111,545.81 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DAWN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $111,545.57 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARDEL CHAN, ELIZABETH E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $111,545.48 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGIO, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $111,544.82 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $111,544.08 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSKIN, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,542.47 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAICHEL, DEREK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,541.02 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECINE, RALPH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,540.42 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $111,539.51 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, MARTIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $111,539.06 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CATHERINE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $111,533.51 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HANSON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,532.04 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICK N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $111,531.70 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, SANDY LICUL Employer name Department of Law Amount $111,531.31 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASOY, FLAVIO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $111,530.06 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLAN, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $111,529.18 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUS, EDWIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,526.91 Date 02/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHRWOLD, KELVIN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,526.27 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, BRIAN P Employer name Orange County Amount $111,524.71 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LLOYD A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $111,524.50 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRIGHT, KRISTINA T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $111,521.90 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUY, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $111,521.43 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $111,518.80 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JUSTIN C Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $111,518.35 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, AANZE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,517.88 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $111,517.56 Date 08/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILBURN, KAREN J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $111,517.44 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, SAMMY K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $111,513.01 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISSE, BERTHNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $111,512.64 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JONATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,512.52 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, IGOR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $111,512.30 Date 07/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICPON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $111,511.55 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILD, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,511.38 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTO, SUZANNE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $111,510.51 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TRAGLIA, ERICA S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $111,510.21 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTNIK, FREDERICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,509.73 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENAVE, MAUREEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,509.70 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $111,509.33 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARABELAS, TASO Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $111,505.47 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REES, PETER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $111,503.60 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, SUSAN Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $111,501.09 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, PAUL Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $111,500.28 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System