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 GUZDEK, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $137,572.22 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $137,566.65 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,566.55 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,566.33 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, JAMES R Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $137,565.46 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, RONALD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,561.28 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATCHEV, ALAIN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,550.40 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, GREGORY T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $137,550.10 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLUKACI, ALP Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $137,548.47 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPETTAJEMPOLSKS, STEPHANIE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $137,544.34 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZER, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $137,540.08 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $137,538.57 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,538.46 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUS, THOMAS J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $137,538.44 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, VINCENT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $137,537.27 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, ADAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,532.46 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINER, MICHAEL P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $137,526.83 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, DAVID C Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $137,522.61 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBKIN, CARL S Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $137,522.61 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROSH, WILLIAM M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $137,522.61 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEN, GUANG Y Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $137,522.61 Date 05/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, SONG-YU Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $137,522.61 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MARY JANE Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $137,522.61 Date 08/17/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUI, KOONSEA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $137,522.61 Date 05/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, PANAIYUR S Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $137,522.61 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITO, MITSUO Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $137,522.61 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, DEI-IN Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $137,522.61 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, STEVEN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $137,522.61 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, JAMES R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $137,522.61 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCKOW, RAYMOND F Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $137,522.61 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKRAMARATNE, PRIYA J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $137,522.61 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUENKER, CHAD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,521.93 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITAGLIANO, DEBRA A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $137,521.57 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTO, MODESTINO, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $137,518.16 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYSON, YOLANDA D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $137,518.16 Date 02/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,518.02 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDRICH, CRAIG Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $137,516.81 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,514.00 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,510.71 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSTEIN ALEGRIA, JAYNI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $137,509.42 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,505.65 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, SHEILA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,502.80 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEA, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,497.99 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOYK, THOMAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $137,497.52 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDICK, ANTHONY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,493.13 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPP, PETER R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $137,490.24 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, MARK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,488.19 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORI, JAMES F Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $137,487.88 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIERE, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,485.51 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,481.77 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GAIL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,480.57 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, GEORGE D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,479.44 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKIN, MONA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $137,478.82 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, ANTHONY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $137,477.38 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, MADISON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,474.14 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,471.60 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCHIELLO, PHILIP J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $137,469.59 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARY C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $137,468.55 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOPA, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,468.47 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, RANDY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,467.87 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYER, ROGER W Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $137,463.10 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCI, DANIEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,461.89 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $137,458.08 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, EUNICE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $137,454.41 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, SIMON D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $137,454.41 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICHAL, ZENEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,453.75 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, RONALD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,452.41 Date 03/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,452.01 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, LISA W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $137,452.01 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERINI, JOHN T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $137,439.56 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,437.09 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONE, RICHARD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,437.09 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KEVIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $137,437.09 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, DARRELL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $137,437.09 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUISE, SUZANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $137,437.09 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRALIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,436.00 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, DAVID D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,435.51 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISTOFANO, REGNABILE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,430.11 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, XIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $137,423.83 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, WAYNE C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $137,419.31 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, JAMES Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $137,418.94 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, PAUL F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $137,414.47 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, PATRICK N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,413.31 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, OMA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $137,409.21 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISKOPF, LYNN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,407.97 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CRAIG M Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $137,407.26 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRISCO, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $137,403.11 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $137,395.11 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELCH, EDWARD W Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,391.46 Date 12/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROVSKAYA, NORA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $137,388.72 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,378.59 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAENGEL, PETER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,374.07 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ADRIENNE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $137,372.82 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $137,370.99 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, SUSAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,369.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, CARLETTA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,362.20 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANNE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $137,361.88 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, LAWRENCE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $137,358.51 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ANDREW T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $137,358.51 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONMEN, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $137,358.04 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System