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 SARGENT, STEPHEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,625.96 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARELL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,625.85 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURPERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,625.23 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, SHERMAN D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $110,624.91 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $110,624.39 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,624.38 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, EDWARD M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,624.24 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISTOL-LEWIS, VANESSA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,623.98 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $110,623.47 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARI, DAVID D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $110,623.38 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $110,621.76 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, EILEEN H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $110,620.96 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TRINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,619.27 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, JORDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,618.83 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPHINE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $110,616.59 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLA, RANDAL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,616.57 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERLA, MARY E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $110,614.57 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGET, CATHERINE A Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $110,614.40 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, ERNEST D, III Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $110,613.98 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, RICKI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,613.18 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, HENRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,613.18 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPERIAN, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,613.18 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, JOHN P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $110,612.38 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRACIA, MESAILA TERESA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,611.62 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSKO, ALLAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,610.21 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Troy Amount $110,606.65 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, GEORGE E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $110,604.46 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, ANDREW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,602.44 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,602.10 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRALL, MARGARET A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $110,597.01 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, TERI S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $110,595.98 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, TERESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,595.35 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEENAUTH, NACOOL H Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $110,594.98 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, GLEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,594.44 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, DUANE A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $110,594.15 Date 08/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,593.00 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, JACOB J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $110,592.53 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOSU, LIVINUS S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $110,592.53 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, KOCHUTHRESIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,591.70 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACK, JEFFREY P Employer name Erie County Amount $110,589.85 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOX, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,587.90 Date 03/07/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAN, EMMANUEL M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,586.26 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, MARK D Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $110,585.58 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL GUDICO, JEFFREY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,584.19 Date 08/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, ALECKS S Employer name Orange County Amount $110,583.43 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $110,582.85 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHN, THOMAS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $110,582.69 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, SAMUEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $110,580.67 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDO, LESLIE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $110,579.44 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YOUNG SOOK Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,579.42 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVITE, DAVID C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $110,577.09 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAROMAN, LALAINE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,577.06 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,576.99 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JOREL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,575.97 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMARZO, MARGARET ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,574.20 Date 08/23/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, SUZANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,574.20 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,574.20 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,574.20 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $110,574.17 Date 12/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBIN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,573.22 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARE, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $110,571.21 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, RICHARD J Employer name City of Troy Amount $110,570.82 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TICE, MATTHEW F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $110,570.61 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE, SUZANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $110,570.27 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,568.64 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIRK, MARGARET J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $110,568.18 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,566.57 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, EUGENE, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $110,565.95 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, KATHLEEN J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $110,565.83 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINGTON, SUSAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $110,564.72 Date 12/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDGRAN, RONALD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,564.30 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUST, JAMIE C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $110,563.78 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERABEK, MARC S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,563.06 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTURLA, MICHAEL Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $110,562.42 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $110,562.11 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, RAY Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $110,561.73 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $110,558.85 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, DWAYNE B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $110,558.85 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOTTI, GABRIELLE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,558.26 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCHT, COLETTE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $110,557.28 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, CHILAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,556.99 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOHN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $110,556.62 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, STEVEN C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $110,556.45 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, DEBORAH S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,554.15 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ALLISON A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $110,552.59 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,552.16 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,551.12 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, RENEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,550.44 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, THOMAS C Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $110,550.25 Date 09/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, BOLANLE O Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $110,549.22 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFCHEK, BRETT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,549.02 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, GERALD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,548.94 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, DENNIS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $110,547.93 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRIVANEK, GERTRUDE H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,547.75 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONOVICH, PAUL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $110,547.18 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCOCCIA, ADAM C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,546.85 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGGIE, PETER JAMES, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $110,546.50 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHURY, SAHANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,545.91 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, VIRGINIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $110,545.04 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCH, SARAH E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,542.56 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System