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 REDDINGTON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $140,001.69 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIENER, JOSEPH Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $140,000.12 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.61 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LOUIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, SAM A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, DENISE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,999.60 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHAEL M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $139,997.90 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMBA, MARY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $139,992.50 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIN, PHILIP M Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,992.07 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,991.39 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLTE, DEAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,991.19 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EATON, L CURTISS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,980.27 Date 05/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROIANO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $139,975.75 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, LUCINDA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $139,975.66 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHALL, GAYLE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $139,974.29 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, AARON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,974.07 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLASUONNO, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,967.26 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PETER J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $139,966.78 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $139,965.94 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, GEOFFREY F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $139,965.46 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, BRENDAN M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $139,963.83 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Albany County Amount $139,959.13 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, RICHARD J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $139,959.11 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGHAN, PAUL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $139,957.20 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALATTI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,956.40 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNONE, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,955.65 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASAN, AHMED T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $139,955.53 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, MAURA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $139,955.43 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $139,954.99 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $139,954.56 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGEN, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,954.51 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATALEVICH, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,953.77 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, ANTONIO Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $139,953.47 Date 07/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,952.66 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARNEY, JASON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,947.17 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUDA, EMILIANO F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,946.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLASKO, JOHN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,945.94 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JANINE M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $139,942.23 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JAMES A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $139,936.66 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, MARC A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $139,936.15 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTEL, LAWRENCE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,933.47 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZZUPOLI, MARK T Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $139,930.34 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, CHARLES T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,930.09 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,928.27 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNIRELLO, DOUGLAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,926.27 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARQUINIO, JOSEPH D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $139,920.86 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MARC W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,919.16 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZOT, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,918.46 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, JAMES B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $139,916.75 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENIG, RICHARD J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $139,913.88 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DONALD J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $139,913.88 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, BRENDA V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $139,913.88 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, FRANCES C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $139,913.88 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KEVIN G, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,912.47 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUINO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,907.71 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, RONALD W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,907.69 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERL, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,906.72 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHRENBERG, DONALD W Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $139,901.26 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MONICA B Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,900.69 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWIESER, ERIK D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $139,900.50 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACK, EILEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $139,900.22 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,899.13 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOEL, BRIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,898.39 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLHOPOLSKY, PATRICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,898.10 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, JOAN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,895.51 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,888.51 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, BRUCE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $139,887.19 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,884.93 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAX, CHERYL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,884.93 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,879.69 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,879.51 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $139,878.57 Date 08/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $139,876.84 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,870.07 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHERWIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $139,869.25 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRETT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,868.10 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,866.96 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,863.38 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PETER V Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $139,860.06 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, SUSAN B Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $139,860.06 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGAS, ANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,859.20 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, PETER R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $139,857.69 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $139,856.68 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HAROLD J, III Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $139,856.50 Date 02/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, DONALD L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $139,853.50 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,852.96 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORA, DAVID N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $139,849.52 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLA, ANTHONY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,849.35 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, MICHELE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,847.50 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,845.38 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, JON L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $139,842.08 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, CRAIG P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $139,842.01 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,840.97 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAATZ, GLEN P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $139,839.24 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, R VERLE, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,838.88 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $139,838.57 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JACK M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $139,837.50 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,834.93 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDINO, JOHN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $139,827.91 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, KERRY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $139,827.17 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System