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 THEOBALD, KENT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,262.24 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINTO, LYNN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $141,255.48 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOYLE, MICHAEL Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $141,255.48 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, LINDA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,255.48 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMKIN, DAVID L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,255.48 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ALAN H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $141,255.48 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CAROL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,255.48 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROVARSKI, THEODORE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $141,249.93 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, GERARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,248.38 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $141,244.39 Date 02/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DANIEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,240.69 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CHARLES H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $141,219.81 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBMEYER, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,219.50 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEON, JOHN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $141,216.78 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCCHIOLA, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $141,212.32 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, AUSTIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,210.45 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $141,206.44 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KOCHUTHRESIAMMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $141,202.04 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, ROSS D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $141,201.74 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPRE, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,200.76 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLETICH, BRIAN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,197.34 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZPYNDA, EUGENE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,195.50 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, MARK G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,195.30 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,192.50 Date 09/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESSNER, DENNIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,185.52 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JAMAL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,182.72 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMES Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $141,181.62 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,180.41 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGEL, RUSSELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,180.00 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, LINDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,179.72 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITTO, FERNANDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,176.60 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUHAN, ABHA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $141,175.77 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEN, JASON M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $141,172.61 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LARTY, GEORGE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,171.81 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLOS Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,171.30 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAUL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $141,169.12 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, BENJAMIN J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $141,155.48 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, ALICE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $141,155.48 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $141,155.48 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, ANN K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,155.48 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, PAULA-JEAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,155.48 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, DAVID A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,155.48 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LYLE D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,155.48 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JANET A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,155.48 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,155.48 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINDA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,155.48 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKLUND, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $141,155.34 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHREADER, MELISSA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,148.34 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARLO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $141,141.19 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKATOS, PETER A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $141,140.72 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, MICHAEL N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $141,139.01 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLES, SHERRI L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $141,136.52 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, CHARLES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,135.90 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRERA, GINA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $141,121.89 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,113.03 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, EDWARD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,111.67 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEER, DANIEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $141,109.12 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COZANGI, IZAK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,107.77 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $141,106.93 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, PETER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,106.66 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, RENEE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,106.66 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALUSCHKA, KATHERINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,106.66 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, LAWRENCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,105.12 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STUART D Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $141,104.13 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSIELLO, CRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,103.38 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $141,101.87 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, PETER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $141,101.76 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENINGER, WILLIAM M, III Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $141,097.82 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JOHN O Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $141,092.86 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECKER, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,085.41 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,076.46 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $141,073.20 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAULT, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,071.62 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASLANKA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $141,070.10 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOP, KINLEY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,069.53 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLACA, JOHN D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $141,069.42 Date 09/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,064.55 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN PIERRE, ABNER Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $141,064.32 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANALLEY, JAMES R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $141,064.23 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RUTH I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,058.84 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID O Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $141,057.27 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUENDORF, ERIC E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $141,052.05 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLOCK, WALTER T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $141,051.75 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,048.86 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, GARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,048.40 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,046.27 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,043.48 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJA, ABDUL H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $141,043.03 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, LARRY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,032.55 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJICA, ROBERT F, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $141,030.80 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACK, DAVID J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $141,029.51 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODOSKY, JOSEPH J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $141,023.68 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, JOHN C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $141,007.14 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINGIONE, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,004.10 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOBUR, RONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,003.97 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIN, CARMEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,003.20 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $141,002.82 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRET, TODD J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $140,997.45 Date 07/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWYCKYJ, JOHN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $140,997.40 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,993.78 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System