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 WILLIAMS, ROBERT T Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $138,192.86 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $138,187.80 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, LEONARD J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $138,187.56 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREGA, BRIAN S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,183.86 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERARIO, KRISTEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,182.89 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $138,182.60 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, VIRGINIA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,181.16 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, STEPHEN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $138,179.07 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCAMMICIA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,176.24 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARNATI, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $138,172.56 Date 06/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN-VITERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,170.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,166.97 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,166.37 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORONA, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,162.20 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUIFFO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,158.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,157.54 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHN, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,157.00 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORAN, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,156.66 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $138,142.51 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHAEL C Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $138,139.51 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,137.44 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,128.26 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRECO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $138,127.67 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, NANCY M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $138,123.62 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $138,123.53 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPOLUCH, SUSAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,121.81 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name API, PAUL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,109.61 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAJARDO, ROSSIYA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $138,104.98 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSTIN, ANTON N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $138,104.61 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $138,103.32 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, LARA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,101.98 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,098.19 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLIN, MARTHA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $138,097.30 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, VINCENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,096.99 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, MINERVA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,094.87 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, PATRICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,094.08 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $138,091.19 Date 04/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELEWSKI, RICHARD D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $138,088.77 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORRIS, MELISSA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,082.20 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUFF, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,082.16 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,078.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANKOWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,077.16 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICK E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $138,070.70 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,068.82 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,063.94 Date 10/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,063.87 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEROTTI, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,062.65 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,059.83 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,054.41 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELIBERTI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $138,046.50 Date 12/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,045.98 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVEL, THOMAS P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $138,045.35 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPOLY, JANET Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $138,044.75 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, RAYMOND A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $138,044.66 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ANDREW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,043.74 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MATTHEW Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $138,039.84 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAOILI, CHRIS G Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $138,037.82 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,036.22 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDEL, RICHARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,032.02 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CAROL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $138,030.87 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ROBERT J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $138,027.98 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, JAMES R Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $138,020.42 Date 08/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AFSHAR, AMIR H Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $138,016.92 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDISILL, HEATHER G Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $138,015.76 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,013.86 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, LAURA C Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $138,013.40 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULHANE, CHARLES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,009.25 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDULLA, ELVIRA ESCABARTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,008.22 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MAUREEN A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $138,007.76 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,002.23 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $137,998.28 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMENDORF, MARIETTA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,992.95 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCALBROWN, MARION P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $137,990.80 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $137,989.31 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,987.98 Date 06/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, LAURENCE M Employer name Orange County Amount $137,983.62 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOJO, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $137,983.47 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, KENECK E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $137,983.39 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINA, JERRY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $137,980.54 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FERNANDO L Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $137,977.27 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,974.96 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINVIT, KANDAPA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,972.95 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,965.94 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SCOTT M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $137,963.98 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, HERMAN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $137,958.88 Date 09/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBAR, MITCHELL A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $137,956.77 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFSON, JASON S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,953.86 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTERO, CARLOS Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $137,953.57 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,951.97 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $137,950.77 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEEBERGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,945.73 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, FRANCIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,944.29 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUYER, DANIEL P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $137,942.68 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, CORY W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,941.79 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,940.31 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUNCH, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $137,937.78 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $137,936.20 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, ARTHUR G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,935.33 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, THOMAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,934.41 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,932.17 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System