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 RHOADS, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,182.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, WALTER JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,182.23 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, MARK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,177.67 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPER, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,173.82 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, JOHN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $137,171.23 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, LEO R, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $137,170.16 Date 02/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, ROBERT F Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $137,166.32 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROGMAN, CAILIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,164.68 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN K Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $137,160.94 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROGER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,160.66 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, JASON M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $137,160.27 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, JASWINDER P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $137,154.94 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANELLI, ARTHUR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $137,154.17 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KEVIN M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $137,153.90 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RONALD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,150.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, KEVIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,146.23 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTUF, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,145.32 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, DAVID H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,143.74 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, LANCE Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $137,142.89 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYLAG, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $137,142.12 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, KEVIN B Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $137,142.00 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, TODD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,141.16 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDEVITT, DANIEL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $137,140.62 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESTEL, KENMORE L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $137,140.62 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLE, DEBRA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,139.77 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KEVIN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $137,139.28 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,135.28 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDY, JENIFER E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,134.71 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASZKA, DANIEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $137,134.01 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $137,130.16 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SHERYL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $137,128.90 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, ANDREW J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $137,124.23 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IACUTONE, ALBERT P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $137,123.50 Date 04/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELAN, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,121.75 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, GERALD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,120.31 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, JENNIFER E Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,116.95 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PHILIP J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,114.63 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,111.43 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTON, LANE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,109.88 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $137,108.90 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JANE PATRICIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $137,107.65 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, SAMUEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $137,105.79 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, MANUEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $137,103.36 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $137,098.95 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, LANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,098.95 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, MARK D Employer name Department of Health Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JUDITH E Employer name Department of State Amount $137,098.95 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of State Amount $137,098.95 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, PATRICE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, BRIAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,098.95 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, C L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,098.95 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,098.95 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, MARK F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $137,098.95 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, DAVID V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINARO, JOHN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,098.95 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMANIUK, JOHN S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RUSSELL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, CARMEN T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $137,098.95 Date 02/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCH, BRUCE E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,098.95 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBERG, JONATHAN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,098.95 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNETT, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $137,098.95 Date 06/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALLI, DANIEL J Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $137,098.95 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, NANCY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $137,098.95 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, MARK W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $137,098.95 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JOAN LEARY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $137,098.95 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMUS, LAUREL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $137,098.95 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, FRANCIS E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $137,098.95 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, STANLEY S, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, STEVEN E Employer name Education Department Amount $137,098.95 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEINUNG, MARK F Employer name Education Department Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCCHI, VICTOR A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOANNE P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $137,098.95 Date 02/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $137,098.95 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAMIAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $137,098.95 Date 02/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, KEVIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, MICHAEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $137,098.95 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAK, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLNER, DAVID V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, JAY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, KENNETH I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $137,098.95 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ALLAN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $137,098.95 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, DANIEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $137,098.95 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DAVID M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $137,098.95 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTZER, MADELINE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $137,098.95 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,097.05 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, GEORGE C, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,096.62 Date 07/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,096.46 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, ANDREW J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $137,095.31 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLFORTE, MICHAEL N Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $137,093.75 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORL, DENNIS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $137,093.29 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISTOCCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $137,090.38 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, DAVID L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $137,083.35 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAICEK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $137,081.98 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACKO, KUNJAMMA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $137,080.93 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNS, CRAIG H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $137,080.49 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCERO, MARCELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $137,080.17 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRECCO, DANIEL, JR Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $137,078.86 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System