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 CORNELIUS, DANIEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,371.43 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIER, BEATRICE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,369.87 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,368.30 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, MICHAEL K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $136,366.63 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERIVAUX, MARILYNE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,365.03 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, JAMES R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $136,364.52 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORKEY, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,364.07 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBURNE, AARON F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,363.50 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGAR, MELISSA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $136,363.32 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFILIPPO, JOHN M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,360.22 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,356.79 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOLO, LOUIS M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,355.18 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKMAN, ROBERT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,354.37 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'FRIEL, JENNIFER A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $136,348.60 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZIKETTI, JULIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,347.51 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPANO, CLAUDIO A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $136,346.16 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FABIAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $136,346.00 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,345.58 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,338.23 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKERINK, SHAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,332.65 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,332.23 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, MARK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,331.72 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, SHAUN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,327.62 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, D MONICA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $136,327.25 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMITROVITS, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $136,326.25 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,324.90 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALE, KEVIN C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $136,318.21 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOTTI, LOUIS R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $136,316.72 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ALAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,315.42 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATRO, JOHN G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $136,309.36 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,309.24 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, LEE M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $136,307.92 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, RODNEY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $136,306.53 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, THOMAS S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $136,305.96 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHAR, DAVID T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,304.50 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,298.47 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $136,292.05 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITELL, CATHERINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,292.00 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DANIEL N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,289.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,288.68 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOTINER, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,287.61 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, ALISON B Employer name Education Department Amount $136,287.36 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MARK E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $136,287.13 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, WILLIAM V.P. Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $136,281.49 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DONALD F Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $136,272.74 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JERI W Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $136,272.61 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, YUWEN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $136,272.61 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHI, ELAINE J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $136,272.61 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASOK R Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $136,272.61 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, MALA V Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $136,272.61 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ADRIAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,270.12 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ENRICO A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $136,269.64 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,265.45 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDISH, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,264.19 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFSTECK, KURT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,262.52 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVERTSEN, LEONARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,261.20 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, RUSS N Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $136,260.64 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANAURO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,254.17 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORMER, BRIDGET T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,253.63 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREGOE, ANDREW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,252.52 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JASON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,251.26 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $136,246.23 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIULLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,244.57 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,243.09 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRISITS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $136,241.80 Date 12/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOANNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,239.92 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEARY, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $136,234.04 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LISA MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 04/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, THOMAS V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, NEIL F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, JENNIFER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-MCDONOUGH, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZIER, ANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,234.02 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, GERALD Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $136,233.31 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMUELLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,232.68 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, BENJAMIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,232.65 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,223.26 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARMELO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,221.44 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORRERO, ANGEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,220.35 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $136,219.04 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARIO J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,218.19 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBREGON, RICHARD Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,214.73 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINERT, CARL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,214.00 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELI, VIRGINIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,213.97 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSTEIN, CRAIG E Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $136,212.68 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSAGNOL, DIDIER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $136,211.41 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELIO, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $136,210.04 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHANE, STEPHEN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $136,205.80 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,200.59 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADE, KENNETH C Employer name Westchester County Amount $136,199.14 Date 01/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, WILLIAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,194.72 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENEGENOFSKY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $136,190.53 Date 10/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, RORY M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $136,184.58 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZENHER, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,184.29 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,183.23 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,180.90 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM-DEAN, DENISE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,177.91 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFURI, ROSINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $136,177.82 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System