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 MILTON, ELIJAH S Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,155.49 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, MARY C Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $142,149.28 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, PHILIP M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $142,146.11 Date 05/31/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,145.63 Date 04/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABORS, JAMES C, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,145.28 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, ADELINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,141.79 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,132.26 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,128.24 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, RAYMOND P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,126.72 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,125.86 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $142,125.68 Date 11/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ERIK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,118.75 Date 11/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRISCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,116.53 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMARDO, JOSEPH N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,114.09 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODFROY, LOUIS E, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,103.33 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REESE, JAMES T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,097.53 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMFLETH, TERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,091.56 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAICKEL, DAVID N Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,090.14 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,089.51 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARNICKI, ROSA JANICE Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,089.00 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PHILIP R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $142,088.56 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LESLIE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $142,085.73 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLERENA, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,083.60 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $142,082.93 Date 01/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPO, ROBIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,082.76 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THOMAS B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $142,082.58 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPURGEON, JANI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,082.19 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, DAMIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,081.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,079.63 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RUSSELL K Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $142,075.09 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHMANN, CRAIG M Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $142,074.97 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,073.92 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, MARK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,072.10 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREEN, REECE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,072.03 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARIO, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $142,061.93 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SCOTT C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $142,056.97 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,056.00 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,054.44 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREVILLE, CHARLES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,050.19 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTIGIACOMO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,049.70 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUTTREJA, SHASHI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,049.51 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,044.89 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,040.32 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, DONNA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $142,040.27 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFEH, FADI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,039.94 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SFORZA, MARC A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,039.94 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAHEY, ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,038.16 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,035.44 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FON, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $142,032.01 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, MICHAL P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $142,017.64 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGINO, PAUL F Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,017.42 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, JAMES B Employer name Department of Law Amount $142,017.42 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI, SAMUEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,012.99 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JACQUELYN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,009.91 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVISON, THEODORE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,009.22 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, EBEN D Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $142,008.07 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, JANET Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,000.07 Date 09/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, PAUL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,997.81 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, SHAWN H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $141,997.54 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOLENSKI, HEATHER M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $141,996.32 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $141,994.82 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, PETER V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,989.12 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, ESTELLE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $141,983.08 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JUDITH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,978.89 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBERG, JESSE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,972.92 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, RICHARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $141,970.58 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYMANN, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,969.64 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, RONALD H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $141,963.27 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $141,962.34 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNAISKY, ALVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $141,962.14 Date 11/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, VALERIE P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $141,957.31 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, CRAIG S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $141,951.95 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, MARK F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $141,951.90 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROBEL, PAUL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,946.58 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, SCOTT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,943.02 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, LAUREN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,941.47 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTELLO, CESAR A Employer name Erie County Amount $141,939.09 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRA, WENDY Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,938.98 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, TIMOTHY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,938.90 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, PAUL A Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $141,937.67 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURDEN, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,934.13 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, MANO R Employer name Rockland County Amount $141,924.03 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNEY, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,914.79 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, EVERETT H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $141,903.95 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PINO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $141,901.81 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANO, NICHOLAS ADAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,900.88 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISCH, GLENN E Employer name Erie County Amount $141,899.50 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERTA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,897.73 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKASAL, JOHN S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $141,897.19 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, RONALD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,892.93 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $141,891.29 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLING, STEVEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,885.54 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, HECTOR J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,884.62 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TROY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,882.46 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, BARBARA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,881.06 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPF, JASON G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,880.51 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIARELLI, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,878.64 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELICIA, TODD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,874.25 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORET, ANTOINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,872.19 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, SUSAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,871.60 Date 01/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System