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 GILCHRIST, RYAN P Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $137,830.88 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMAN, JOHN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $137,828.61 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINEK, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,826.25 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATKOVICH, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $137,826.02 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERDERIAN, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,826.00 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA O Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,822.79 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOI, ALEYAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,822.53 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, ROSS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $137,821.64 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELL, ANDREW S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $137,817.38 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGNER, LAURIE B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $137,817.37 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,811.60 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROBERT B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,802.49 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJAK, ERNEST A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,800.00 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, WINSTON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $137,798.90 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, JON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,793.09 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARICHU L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,786.48 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, DIANA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,785.30 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAREK, SHAMS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,784.47 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, GLENN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,784.26 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $137,781.13 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MARCOS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,780.12 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, MICHELLE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $137,780.10 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SEAN T Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $137,778.79 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,776.55 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,776.09 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVENTHAL, DANIEL H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $137,775.56 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,774.24 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,771.90 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREYER, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,770.81 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $137,766.33 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ELLEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,757.80 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSIER, AMY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,757.41 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIG, MARK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,752.89 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAMINI, RAYMOND Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,752.25 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLES, DANIEL J, II Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,751.38 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,744.16 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $137,741.92 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLING, JOHN B Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $137,740.81 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRICA, JACOB M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,730.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NWOSU, LIVINUS S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $137,727.22 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, JOHN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $137,726.43 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, EMILIANA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,726.34 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILEMAN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,714.78 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESICH, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $137,712.71 Date 07/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $137,704.44 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, DIANE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $137,703.26 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,702.80 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMORELLO, CAROL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $137,702.47 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,697.65 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARENAS, STEVEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,694.57 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, RICHARD E Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $137,693.54 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $137,687.82 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOZZI, TOBY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,679.14 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATON, JANE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $137,678.82 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYARADY, JON P Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $137,674.29 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTTO, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,670.65 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $137,667.89 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWES, JEFFREY S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,664.52 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODENDAHL, BRIAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,658.96 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORISI, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $137,657.35 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIF, RANDY Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $137,655.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, KARL S Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $137,655.89 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,654.65 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, CARMEN G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $137,653.43 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SHIRLEY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,652.76 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,650.00 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMME, ROGER D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $137,649.20 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,648.31 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOREL, DANA D Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $137,645.95 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBATE, ROSA MARIA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $137,640.36 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $137,638.52 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUJILLO, PLINIO A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $137,637.30 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, JOHN A, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,636.99 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, PAUL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,634.72 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,629.99 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,628.35 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDO, SALVATORE J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $137,622.70 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRADISCHER, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $137,622.14 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,617.27 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMARACKI, JARED M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,617.05 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIZZIRRI, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $137,616.81 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWELL, CYNTHIA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $137,616.78 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, SHIVAUN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,616.07 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, RONALD F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,613.68 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAYNA, NANETTE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,613.38 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, JASON R Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $137,611.10 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, JAMES Employer name City of White Plains Amount $137,606.45 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO TEMPLE, JOHN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,603.06 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, RONALD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,600.37 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REHEIS, MATTHEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,598.89 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, RYAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,595.80 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, AARON R. Employer name Dutchess County Amount $137,594.03 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRICE, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,593.55 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY-JORGENSEN, CHARLENE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $137,593.26 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIDGE, JOEL B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $137,592.96 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, STEVEN N Employer name Department of Law Amount $137,586.00 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,581.51 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEITH A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $137,579.49 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, PAUL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,575.36 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMKOW, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,575.36 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System