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 NOBLE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $142,350.10 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODGE, BRIAN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $142,349.34 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MICHAEL E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $142,348.33 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, PATRICK K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,346.46 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTHEIS, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $142,344.85 Date 02/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,340.87 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARREN, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,339.26 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMBO, JOHN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $142,335.59 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSEN, DENISE W Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,329.46 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAUS, MEGAN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,329.19 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, PETER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,328.29 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,327.36 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, VIRGINIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,322.10 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRESTI, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,322.10 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,311.69 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRABRANT, RICHARD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $142,309.91 Date 03/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, RICHARD O, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,307.68 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,306.22 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNETTA, ANTHONY T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $142,302.20 Date 12/01/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SALVATORE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,300.93 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYBRO, RAYMOND H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,285.54 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,278.62 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $142,270.96 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD-SUDDABY, JUDY Employer name Court of Claims Amount $142,270.96 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, SEAN E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $142,270.96 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORONEN, LAURENCE J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $142,270.96 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHOLZ, NEIL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, MARGARET M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCINA, BONNIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DAVID M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, EVELYN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMERL, MARY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZULLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, MICHAEL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDGER, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWOOD, DAVID C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLEHUNT, DAVID A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLA, JOHN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOAN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CLAUDETTE Y Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 03/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EDWARD W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCOTT, THERESE RAHILL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,270.96 Date 04/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEISEL, JOHN K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 12/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, SHARON B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONALD H, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNEELY, MARY GRACE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZINNA, DIANE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, THOMAS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BRENDAN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, EILEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CATHERINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,270.96 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETTE, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,270.11 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,269.47 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBITT, VIOLA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $142,267.79 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, THOMAS J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $142,266.94 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KENNETH W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $142,263.14 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,263.05 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLIN, BENNETT C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,262.51 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELIAN, ROBERT P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,262.51 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,257.52 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REGINALD D, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $142,255.45 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,251.73 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, MARK A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,245.18 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLOX, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,235.96 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALL, JAMES B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,230.79 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDHU, DALJEET S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,230.79 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDILE, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,227.26 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,226.46 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,223.38 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLE, MICHELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $142,216.58 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRACY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,215.18 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TONYA N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $142,209.49 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, DOUGLAS G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $142,209.39 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDING, JAN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,207.18 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $142,198.30 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, DANIEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,192.05 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWAN, ANDREW D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $142,192.01 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, LEONARD O Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $142,187.69 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, ALLEN M, DR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $142,184.57 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENASH, ROGER F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,183.30 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLANTE, DANIEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,183.01 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,180.36 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, URIEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $142,173.62 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASCIA, ANDREW M Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,173.42 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORFF, KATHRYN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $142,172.57 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LINDSAY H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,172.46 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEYDLE, STEVEN A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $142,170.86 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBEN, ELLEN N Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $142,170.30 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, KELLY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,168.00 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, GREGORY P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $142,163.01 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,162.67 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISHMAN, PAMELA B Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $142,162.39 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,159.25 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, BRIAN AARON Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $142,157.22 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, GREGORY S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $142,156.09 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System