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 BROOKS, MELINDA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $111,418.20 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, ANTOINE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $111,417.34 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BRYON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,416.57 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNEGAN, PATRICK K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $111,416.36 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONKLE, LANCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $111,414.37 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $111,413.87 Date 03/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MICHAEL G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $111,413.29 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-PLATT, ANELI Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $111,413.15 Date 09/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $111,412.35 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIZZOTTI, CHARLES S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $111,410.96 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUHTA, JEFFRY T Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $111,410.85 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COLE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $111,410.33 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,410.00 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITFIN, BENJAMIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,409.17 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERBER, MARTIN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $111,408.26 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MIRA FLORES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $111,406.37 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKINS, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $111,406.11 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAPA, MARCEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,403.86 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, JOHN G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $111,402.56 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, ROBERTO Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $111,401.56 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJAJ, RUCHIKA Employer name Department of Health Amount $111,401.49 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JUSTIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,401.44 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFA, SCOTT W Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,400.39 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, CHERYL A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $111,399.91 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, RAED J Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,398.67 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, IAN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $111,397.75 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAFAYEVA, LYUBOV Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $111,397.26 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, ADAM M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $111,396.50 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, KEVIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,396.22 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANDREW E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,396.17 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMPOLLA, MARC M Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $111,394.87 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $111,392.56 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIETTI-FOGARTY, JENNIFER S Employer name Rockland County Amount $111,392.49 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARLEIF Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $111,392.16 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, TAMMY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $111,391.11 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCA, EILEEN F Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $111,385.55 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ETTORE, JOHN A, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $111,385.12 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, CINDY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $111,385.01 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THELMA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $111,384.17 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKERT, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $111,383.71 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALLON O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $111,382.87 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DRISCOLL, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $111,382.46 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $111,380.29 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIPSON, DARRELL Employer name City of Albany Amount $111,380.29 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $111,380.29 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERICO, MATTHEW A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $111,380.14 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASIO, VINCENT Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $111,379.60 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTEN, WALTER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $111,378.78 Date 11/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLAH, MOHAMMED ANWAR Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $111,376.56 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DARLENE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,376.14 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENCIK, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $111,375.64 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROTCHEN, STELLA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $111,373.70 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, ROBERT P Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $111,373.18 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBARRON, CECILE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,373.04 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREZZA, STEPHEN Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $111,372.64 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RICHARD J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $111,371.79 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLIENNE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,371.71 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLANDER, JAMES L Employer name Schenectady Metroplex Dev Auth Amount $111,371.54 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONDELL, HELENE D Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $111,371.23 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AINSLEY L Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $111,371.04 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHERNEY, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,366.07 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ANTHONY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,365.29 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECOR, CYNTHIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $111,363.44 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $111,362.67 Date 04/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANO, KATALIN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $111,361.96 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,361.54 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, BENJAMIN L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $111,360.60 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROM, RALPH J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $111,360.07 Date 04/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOW, CYNTHIA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $111,359.68 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,359.62 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIODO, CHRIS N. Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $111,354.62 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, KEVIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,354.27 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GINN, JAMES R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $111,354.19 Date 12/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ROBIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $111,353.86 Date 12/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOL, CARL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $111,352.82 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,349.50 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JACQUELINE A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $111,349.26 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $111,348.81 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, NATALIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $111,348.17 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, USHA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $111,347.93 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $111,346.65 Date 04/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ DOOGAN, DEBRA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $111,346.59 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, RUBEN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $111,345.60 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,344.39 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, TUNG N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $111,344.34 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOUGALL, SARAH N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $111,343.65 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, SHANNON S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $111,342.51 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, FRANK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $111,341.67 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADDY, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $111,340.75 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $111,335.74 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RITA K Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $111,334.31 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $111,332.90 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMP, FRANCIS LOUIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $111,328.16 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE QUATRO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,327.16 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, ANNA ROSA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,327.16 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTE, CARLOS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,327.16 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTERAU, MARY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $111,327.16 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ROBERT T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $111,326.34 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WALTER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $111,326.26 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $111,325.41 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System