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 CLIFFORD, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,192.10 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,192.00 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $140,187.78 Date 06/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN-RAPPY, MICHELE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $140,184.30 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,183.65 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, GENE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDI, CHRISTINE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHSBERG, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUGER, BARBARA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENERNEY, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, ROY F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHLIN, ALAN S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 02/02/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTAGLIA, GERALD M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 09/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, ROBERT H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $140,178.13 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, GEORGE M Employer name Education Department Amount $140,178.13 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, ROBERT E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $140,178.13 Date 04/15/1957 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, HOWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $140,178.13 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITNER, CARL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $140,178.13 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOTKIN, MARK H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $140,178.13 Date 10/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATT, DAPHNA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $140,177.27 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,175.95 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MYRON L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $140,175.50 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $140,175.10 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMICH, THOMAS C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $140,172.59 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, ALSTON E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $140,167.39 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISZEWSKI, JEFF P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $140,165.95 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCHLIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,164.35 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, CHARLES E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $140,163.45 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, THOMAS E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $140,162.21 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLI, HENRY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,159.47 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSINGER, REGINA A Employer name Broome County Amount $140,159.15 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, JAMES J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $140,159.09 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLILLO, CHARLES JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,158.16 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MERIT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $140,157.78 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,154.41 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINELLI, FERNANDO D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $140,153.67 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBERDHAN, HARRY C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,152.13 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,152.10 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZA, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $140,147.67 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB, JESSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,145.88 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLING, TERRENCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $140,144.99 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVIGH, FRANK N Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $140,143.09 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MARCELO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,142.68 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABITO, JOSEPH J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $140,140.63 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCMIEROWSKI, DONALD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,130.15 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIAMPETTI, STEPHEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,127.32 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMAD, INTIKHAB Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $140,126.95 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DEBORA L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $140,123.31 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JEAN A Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $140,119.48 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATANO, HARRY F Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,117.50 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARK D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $140,115.70 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $140,113.22 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DAHLIA A P Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,106.66 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOEGEL, MARINA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,106.66 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $140,104.82 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WILLIAM P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,101.59 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $140,100.03 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUND, IVES E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $140,099.78 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORRAINE JOYCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,097.15 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, CHRISTINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $140,088.51 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILI, MARIOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,088.00 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, ROSE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,087.81 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIDA, MEGAN V Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $140,086.93 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENBERTHY, KEVIN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $140,083.63 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCOLELLA, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $140,080.83 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $140,080.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $140,079.01 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISTER, GARY F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $140,075.42 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADEWITZ, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,073.58 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OJITO, JOSE E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $140,072.03 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANETTO, JUDE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $140,066.60 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $140,064.07 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JAMES E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $140,061.41 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, MICHAEL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $140,061.30 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABISCKO, KEVIN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,059.74 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANISAIT, SHEILA NAAZ Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $140,059.56 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRALTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $140,059.05 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESTER, PAUL H Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $140,057.07 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODULU, CRIS ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $140,055.55 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $140,051.15 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, ROBIN L Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $140,049.49 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLAND, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,046.17 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARLI, PASQUALE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $140,042.15 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, RALPH J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $140,039.31 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGER, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,036.99 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCAR, CANAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,036.88 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, KENNETH Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $140,034.09 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTCROSS, JOHN, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $140,032.67 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOCORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,029.59 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMPRECHT, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $140,025.13 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, STEPHEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $140,021.70 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, PAUL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $140,020.23 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLANTON, MARY LEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $140,019.00 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACH, TADEUS A Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $140,017.93 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRON, DANNY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $140,017.28 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, MARION A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $140,015.15 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDENCE, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $140,014.17 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, LAUREEN A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $140,013.88 Date 04/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $140,009.60 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System