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 RIVERA, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,290.63 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, RYAN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,290.28 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELD, WILLIAM K, V Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,283.12 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,278.07 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDA VELLIS Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDY, MICHELE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDARELLI-WU, JACQUELINE M. Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, VERONICA D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 04/13/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, MARGARET C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DANIEL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRER, KEITH M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WALTER F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,270.96 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $144,270.96 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MARY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, TEARAH G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMON, GEORGE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 01/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MARYANNE HUBER Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LAURA O Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,270.96 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, MARK V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,270.96 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, EMY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, KAREN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,270.96 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIKALY, VICTOR M Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $144,269.16 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRAMONTES, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,265.61 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIUMEFREDDO, SALVATORE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,255.06 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMETER, STEVEN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $144,252.27 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LUIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,250.80 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAKOCE, RICHARD C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $144,248.94 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSQUET, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,247.06 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, REYNALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,245.34 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCURTO, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,244.26 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEBER, LAWRENCE B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $144,240.90 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANG, TIMOTHY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $144,240.90 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, WAYNE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,226.66 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBA, ANNMARIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $144,221.70 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, JEFFERY F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $144,211.72 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELERMANN, RONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,207.19 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIETHE, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $144,191.21 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, LEROY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,187.41 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GEORGE O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $144,185.46 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,182.27 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVIT, CHARLES S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,182.24 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,179.77 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,175.68 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, WILLIAM L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $144,175.33 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, PAULA P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,170.96 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, LAWRENCE X, JR Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,170.96 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEBRAL, RODERICK J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,170.96 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, NANCY L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $144,170.96 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERIN, DENISE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $144,170.96 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMIAN, RICHARD F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $144,170.96 Date 06/15/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, JOHN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JOHN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, SUSAN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JULIE ANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, DIANA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, THOMAS W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHEED, JAWWAAD A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 10/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KURT R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $144,170.96 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, LORETTA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUGHLIN, MARY D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LYNN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, DARRIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, SHARI S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, FRED J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 03/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, STEPHEN H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, THOMAS P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILE, SHERRY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, ANDREW T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,170.96 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KATHLEEN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALWA, KATHLEEN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNINO, JAMES A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGMAYER, JOHN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,170.96 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,168.06 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,167.52 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,165.91 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANAGHER, BRIAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $144,163.00 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $144,161.20 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC VEIGH, ELISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,160.01 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, LOUIS C Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $144,157.58 Date 04/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,155.97 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,152.27 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JONATHAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,151.15 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLADITZ, VICTOR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,148.99 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABBIA, WILLIAM A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $144,143.82 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTNER, HAROLD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,141.09 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,140.99 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, KATHY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,140.85 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARILYN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,140.31 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READO, FRANE T Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $144,135.29 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JANICE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $144,132.64 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGEN, GEORGE E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $144,130.95 Date 11/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, NICHOLAS W Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $144,130.03 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASCOCK, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $144,129.97 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System