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 TIGHE, PATRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,478.99 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MARIA DEL C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,478.30 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TODD T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $108,478.25 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOSA, ELIEZER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,476.05 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELE J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $108,474.45 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, HARRY Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,474.25 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $108,473.70 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADAVANO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,472.29 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGENDY, ABDEL-FTTAH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,472.00 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, KENNETH J Employer name Rockland County Amount $108,470.39 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAJ, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $108,470.00 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $108,467.85 Date 07/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, NIKOLAI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,467.20 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, STEPHEN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,462.20 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, MARTIN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,462.07 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHWA, BHAVANA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,461.46 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRA, EDWARD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $108,461.43 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $108,461.40 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DUANE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGAC, GREGORY Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATINO, DEAN M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, STEVEN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVONA, JOHN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZMUL, EDWARD A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERIAULT, RICHARD P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRENN, PETER D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $108,461.40 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINO, KAREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,461.37 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GREGORY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,459.68 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRATZ, NICHOLAS G Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $108,457.75 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHER, JERRY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $108,455.85 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, SHANTELLE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,455.73 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, BRADLEY C Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $108,455.54 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, AARON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,450.24 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RACZYNSKY, LAUREN Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $108,447.54 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $108,447.53 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIG, TIMOTHY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,446.75 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ALTHEA Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,446.60 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAIME C Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $108,445.53 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GARDENIA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,444.41 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIG, STEVEN B Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $108,444.18 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,444.06 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEHUDAH, YEDIDAH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,442.85 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, DARWIN M Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $108,442.39 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,442.36 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKESSON, JOHN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,440.03 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFARDI, JAMES B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,439.10 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARILLO, SUSAN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $108,438.07 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUEL, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $108,436.91 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKERT, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $108,436.66 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVESKI, THOMAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,434.78 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNIAK, MARK C Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $108,434.13 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHIN, ANTHONY G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $108,431.87 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, DARREN J Employer name Madison County Amount $108,431.42 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, KARL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,430.62 Date 08/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $108,425.64 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, NICA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $108,424.94 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, ANTHONY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,423.97 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELUFF, SHAUN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,422.89 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMMA, DAVID M Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,421.12 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHMAN, SOPHIA B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $108,421.07 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEARMONTE, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $108,420.74 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, ELIZABETH J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $108,419.96 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWIESER, ERIC J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,419.55 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, RANDY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,417.50 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKINS, AIMEE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,413.34 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFERSEN, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,412.56 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VUK-PAVLOVIC, ANA P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $108,411.98 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, ANGELA A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $108,410.71 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTZ, JOSEPH Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $108,410.67 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, JESSICA B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $108,410.29 Date 01/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,409.62 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICKLER, CHARLES A Employer name Erie County Amount $108,408.89 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANI, RICHARD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,408.31 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETITTI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,405.67 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, DARLENE P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $108,403.72 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, WILLIAM D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $108,402.97 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, PAUL W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $108,400.35 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $108,400.35 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTS, TYRONE T Employer name Putnam County Amount $108,400.34 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMANCZUK, ROMAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,399.16 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, DAVID S Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $108,398.86 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, AMY C Employer name City of Rye Amount $108,397.95 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCULLEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $108,395.24 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, EDWARD Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $108,394.94 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,394.81 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, PRESTON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,392.31 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHN, JOEL T Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $108,391.77 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, KEVIN L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $108,391.53 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEIRO, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $108,391.03 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHANSON, MARC D Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $108,390.94 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $108,390.79 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,390.69 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,390.49 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVENSKY, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,388.45 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,388.41 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, KHALIL K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,387.32 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RUSSELL W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $108,385.36 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $108,385.36 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ERIC B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,383.86 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINES, BRENDA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $108,383.30 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System