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 BAHR, HAROLD E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $136,176.30 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, COLLEEN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $136,170.25 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, TODD M Employer name Rockland County Amount $136,156.47 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGER, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,156.44 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,154.92 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, GABRIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,153.65 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELGRADER, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $136,152.77 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,147.71 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERNIAK, SAMUEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $136,144.77 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENBOW, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,144.75 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, SANDRA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $136,144.75 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LAUVIENSKA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $136,144.75 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOZZO, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,143.54 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADSBY, JOHN S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $136,142.10 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINBERG, MILTON L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $136,141.41 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGE, BRIAN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,136.75 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $136,136.39 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, FRANCIS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $136,134.70 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEN, RINA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $136,134.44 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPTOULIS, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,129.86 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, ANTHONY V Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $136,128.87 Date 04/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ELISHEVA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $136,127.22 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRI, FRANCIS M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $136,126.73 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, MARIA Employer name Nassau Co Interim Fin Auth Amount $136,116.99 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, EUGENE F Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $136,116.56 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRIMI, JEROME, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,115.15 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, DAVID A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $136,111.66 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARLOS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,111.04 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,110.00 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, JANEL E Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $136,109.08 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,105.63 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $136,099.35 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, REGINA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $136,099.06 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOHN N Employer name Orange County Amount $136,098.58 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,098.54 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $136,097.57 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH-FANIZZI, LINDA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $136,092.06 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, PHILIP Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,091.52 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBT, RICHARD C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $136,091.52 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, LOUIS D Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $136,091.52 Date 12/05/1956 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISH, WILLIAM M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $136,091.52 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $136,091.52 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATANSKI, ROBERT T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $136,091.52 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOTKOWSKI, MARK Employer name NYC Judges Amount $136,091.52 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCONNELL, PATRICK Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $136,091.52 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RODERICK E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $136,091.52 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH-GODINGER, GLORIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $136,091.52 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZZETTI, CHARLES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $136,087.91 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $136,084.89 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAPAL, JEFFREY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,084.42 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGNON, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,080.20 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAIT, JEFFREY B, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,078.71 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, JULIANNE M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $136,077.48 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBERT, FRANK N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $136,074.09 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOIL, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,070.25 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUSAN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $136,069.32 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,061.40 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDINEAU, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,061.02 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, RICHARD C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $136,057.83 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,049.72 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANENHAUS, DAVID K Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $136,049.54 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, TODD P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $136,045.32 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RALPH H, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,041.43 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, AMY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $136,040.78 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGER, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $136,040.00 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,039.74 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZLER, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,036.18 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEMETTE, BRIAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $136,032.68 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPEK, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,024.40 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,021.15 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $136,020.03 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, LAURA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,019.48 Date 02/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, GREGORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $136,016.80 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGAN, VANESSA V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $136,013.93 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, ANDREW X Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $136,011.24 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, GREGORY R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $136,008.09 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOANN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $136,002.54 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMACK, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $136,002.40 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, PETER C Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $136,002.21 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $135,999.96 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JOSHUA P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,995.09 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLINE, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,994.77 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, CONSTANCE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $135,991.52 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBOV, HELANE B Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $135,991.52 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DENISE B Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $135,991.52 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, MARYLOUISE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $135,991.52 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUESCHER, MARY LOU A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $135,991.52 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ADA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,991.52 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JAMES L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $135,991.52 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, JAMES R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $135,991.52 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, PETER A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $135,991.52 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, EDMUND J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $135,990.60 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESSLING, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,983.00 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENYAK, JOSEPH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $135,979.74 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,978.20 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, MARGUERTIE R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $135,974.82 Date 12/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIZIO, FRANK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,970.00 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYSOWSKI, PHILIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,965.52 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,964.69 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLMAN, ROBERTA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $135,963.96 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System