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 FERRARA, SAMUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,990.70 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAPF, KENYON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,989.54 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCHTING, WALTER O Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $140,989.44 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $140,988.26 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,981.14 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANTOR, KRISTIE T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $140,979.59 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECSEDI, RONALD J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $140,978.78 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,975.01 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVITT, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,969.42 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENCHIS, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $140,953.32 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHARLES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $140,952.80 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOTT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,952.56 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVELLI, LAINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,951.95 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAWN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,948.86 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,948.62 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JERRY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $140,945.07 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, KYSHAUN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,936.06 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ANDREW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,927.08 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLEA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,924.95 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,923.01 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, TROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,922.56 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMPF BARTOWSKI, MARY K Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $140,922.06 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOERSCHELL, GERARD C Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $140,914.90 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, RUNELL O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,904.61 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGI, DEREK P S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,903.52 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIRENIUS, JOHN F Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $140,898.56 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, GABRIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,890.32 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $140,885.40 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MARK F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $140,871.35 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPFLIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $140,869.81 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUCKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $140,866.52 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENBRINK, RICHARD E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $140,866.32 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELY, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,859.19 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLICA, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,856.57 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINBOVSKY, ELLIOT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,851.56 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEISER, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,842.10 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBICK, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $140,842.04 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, ARLENE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,841.16 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODORN, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $140,840.09 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O`MELIA, JAMES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,839.56 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTISI, ROBERT M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $140,833.25 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CORY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $140,827.36 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WILLIAM C Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,826.40 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPSON, MELISSA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $140,825.57 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEERS, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,824.04 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,823.01 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $140,822.81 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JOHN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $140,813.29 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUITE, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,811.46 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILOSKI, DARYL R Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $140,809.79 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THATCHER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,807.54 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAPUDI, SITARAMA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $140,806.49 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, DANIEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $140,802.01 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAN, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,801.24 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LOUIS F Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,792.38 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,784.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, MELINDA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $140,783.33 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,783.09 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEREN, JIM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,782.72 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUOSSO, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,775.48 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GANN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $140,774.04 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACARO, CHRISTINA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,771.35 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JENNIFER E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $140,767.71 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, DAMON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,765.96 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EARL V Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $140,765.83 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ANDREJ L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $140,764.74 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,763.68 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATOLI, DAVID J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $140,763.43 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAG, WALTER F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $140,761.28 Date 01/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANTONIO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $140,757.23 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORGAISSE, MICHAELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $140,748.48 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCIK, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,746.93 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RAYMOND L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $140,746.19 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSI, SAMMY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,742.31 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRADLEY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,738.00 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, CRAIG Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,725.89 Date 04/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, FRANCINE S Employer name Department of Law Amount $140,725.54 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, HENRY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,723.17 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $140,721.18 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGEADIS, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,716.59 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JUDITH E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $140,715.42 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, ANDREW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,714.58 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILESCO, GEORGE J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $140,711.61 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, DANIEL E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $140,708.31 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSELLI, MARISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,704.42 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SODEN, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,702.72 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,694.60 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIROUX, TREVER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,694.01 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERCOCO, JOSEPH Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $140,692.70 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANITA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,692.10 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,689.71 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEER, NEEL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,686.00 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANIE, SAMUEL J Employer name Madison County Amount $140,684.02 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, HERBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,683.79 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGON, PIERRE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $140,677.83 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, ROBERT F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $140,670.21 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKMAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,669.66 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,666.65 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PETER D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $140,664.83 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGAKIS, EVELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $140,664.60 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System