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 BLANCHETTE, ANTOINETTE W Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,923.15 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE-OLSON, KATE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $136,923.04 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PAUL HW Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $136,922.93 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $136,918.04 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFRUMENTO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $136,917.21 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZULLO-HALMO, JULIE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,914.63 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $136,914.35 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKAS, DEMITRIOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,913.51 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEICHER, KEVIN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,913.05 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, MARCO L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,912.03 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $136,908.51 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIN, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,902.41 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $136,900.88 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,897.28 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TAMMY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,895.89 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, RICHARD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,891.89 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMERO, CHRISTINA C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,889.65 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,887.56 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LACHLAN, JANICE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $136,887.05 Date 08/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTERAMO, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,884.40 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $136,882.11 Date 08/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, JASON Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,880.87 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLISSIMO, MICHAEL N Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $136,879.71 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLISHOOK, LEWIS A Employer name Department of State Amount $136,877.11 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAGE, GARY F Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,872.49 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUCK, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $136,871.78 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, FRANCINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,871.29 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCELLINO, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $136,869.11 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBSCH, DENISE A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,868.87 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FERNANDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,864.00 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTA, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,862.40 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $136,861.64 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTWISTLE, JONATHAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $136,861.31 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, GREGORY J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $136,861.05 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELYEA, DARCY A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $136,859.47 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PETER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,858.25 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JAMES T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,857.46 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,855.04 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LAURA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,855.01 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, NEIL F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $136,854.55 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JOSEPH N Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $136,854.29 Date 07/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $136,853.51 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,852.12 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, MARCO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $136,851.43 Date 10/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAYSON S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $136,849.87 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RITA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $136,849.72 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, GEORGE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $136,849.09 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, JONATHAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $136,848.92 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTUCCIO, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,848.45 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, KAREN R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $136,848.05 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, ROBERT, III Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $136,844.86 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKES, LINDA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $136,843.20 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FAUSTINO T Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $136,842.59 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $136,842.07 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $136,841.55 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $136,839.22 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JEROME Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,839.21 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFNER, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $136,838.17 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, BETH G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $136,837.13 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $136,836.82 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBY, ANN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $136,836.35 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHOWICZ, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,834.68 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,834.23 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REMO, LORRAINE I Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,833.49 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,832.14 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITER, JANE MORAN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $136,831.48 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $136,830.89 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $136,829.08 Date 11/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARMON, COREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,829.03 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELOKOPITSKY, LYNNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $136,828.03 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,827.26 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOPPMANN, PHILIP E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,825.95 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, FRANK F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $136,825.77 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, WILLIAM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,815.10 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,814.05 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS-RODRIGUEZ, AIMEE J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $136,810.94 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, ROBERT R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $136,810.94 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, FRANK, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,809.58 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE NISCO, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $136,805.05 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAGELATA, DAVID W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $136,804.11 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYARY, ANDREA C Employer name Education Department Amount $136,804.11 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JOHN N, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $136,804.11 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,802.83 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEEL, IRIS A Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,801.86 Date 02/06/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-LAVALLE, PENNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,801.70 Date 01/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,801.12 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, FRANCIS L, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $136,800.99 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JOHN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,800.26 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZINK, GREGORY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $136,798.39 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHAWN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,796.88 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $136,792.93 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WALTER T Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $136,791.04 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNYK, BOHDAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $136,790.33 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN T Employer name Education Department Amount $136,790.33 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACSO, PAULA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,784.93 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTELLON, SCOTT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,781.40 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNONE, VINCENT Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $136,780.51 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CRISTOFARO, MARIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,775.63 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $136,772.65 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, APRIL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,771.70 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System