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 BALLMANN, FRANK Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $135,725.87 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,725.80 Date 06/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEY, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,722.76 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $135,721.20 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, J JOAQUIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,720.00 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, WALTER N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,710.02 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERT, KAREN Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $135,700.69 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLER, DAVID D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,698.55 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOREY, DONALD P Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $135,694.66 Date 01/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, GREGORY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,693.93 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, BETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,693.21 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUREUTHER, MELANIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,692.27 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMES M, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $135,690.22 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, FREDERICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,689.95 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSHEAD, TIMOTHY P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $135,681.51 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GERARD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,679.60 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, GLEN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,679.27 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, REBECCA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,675.03 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTHMAN-ABADOM, JILLIAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,675.03 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGORA, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $135,674.57 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JOANNE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,668.04 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SERGIO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,668.00 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICO, MATTHEW H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,658.90 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACCOLI, BRET J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $135,658.64 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JOSEPH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,655.10 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODUGNO, MARGARET Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $135,649.12 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BYRON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,646.87 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRING, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,646.41 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAGOSA, PETER V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,645.18 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEKER, TIM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,642.52 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,640.46 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLANDS, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,636.76 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, DONALD A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $135,636.45 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,634.77 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINI, JEFFREY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,634.49 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELF, JOHN M, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $135,633.72 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOURNORY, TAVORES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $135,633.34 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, JAMES C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $135,633.05 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, STEVEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,627.32 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSARO, DENNIS J Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $135,621.06 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DEMIAN H Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $135,620.91 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,620.06 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,614.90 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, MICHAEL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $135,608.28 Date 05/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, STEPHEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,604.90 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUMAN, ERIC Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,603.26 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, TANYA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $135,597.66 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DONNA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $135,597.36 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, PAUL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,596.79 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ERIC E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,591.95 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARD, ALBERTHA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $135,591.68 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMONY, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,588.74 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARTH, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,584.35 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAD, JACQUELINE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $135,583.93 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, JOSEPH R Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,583.03 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BINIMOL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,580.22 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,577.52 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSON, HELEN MARY E Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $135,575.65 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $135,574.44 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES W Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $135,573.41 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, STEVEN L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $135,572.35 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALERA, FRANK M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $135,570.50 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZE, PAUL W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,560.03 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,555.86 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, IAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $135,555.46 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,554.10 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARK S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $135,553.34 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISZUK, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,553.19 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGRO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,552.70 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITOMASSO, JANINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,548.02 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAX, MICHAEL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,544.96 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAHN M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $135,544.80 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIRIENZO, DIANE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $135,543.99 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMISKEY, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,542.46 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONASIA, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,542.35 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,542.25 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES J Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,541.47 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, RANDAL D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $135,538.22 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCHODKO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $135,533.84 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,532.37 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANLONG, HENRY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,531.51 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MILSON T Employer name Rockland County Amount $135,526.14 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, THOMAS H Employer name Westchester County Amount $135,524.00 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JAMES J Employer name City of Albany Amount $135,521.26 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, GRANT A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $135,519.11 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKERVILLE, EDWARD B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,518.34 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWEN, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,505.17 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLONES, MARCELO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,502.20 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ALYSON J Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,501.91 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFFER, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,495.80 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEGHERIAN, VARTAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,494.08 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $135,493.02 Date 03/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLCZEWSKI, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $135,491.45 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KEVIN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,490.47 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,488.68 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHINO, JOSEPH D Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $135,485.51 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $135,483.05 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALBRIDGE, JOEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,482.40 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, IFFAT A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $135,477.54 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,476.69 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System