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 WOHLFORD, ALAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,284.69 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROBELE, DEBRA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,283.94 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONEILL, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,280.02 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUOPLO, LINDA K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $135,273.11 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCIA, THOMAS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,269.82 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANBRO, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,269.02 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,268.03 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONDON, GERALDO N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,264.62 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMIDDY, DENNINE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,258.79 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JIMMY T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $135,257.68 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRAUD, MICHELLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,256.47 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILLIZZI, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,254.47 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, CALVIN, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $135,253.91 Date 09/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO DESTRO, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $135,253.10 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPLER, FRANK K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,252.93 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, WILLIAM D Employer name Erie County Amount $135,252.00 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, JULIUS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,251.90 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, MARK K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,250.73 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIES, MARTIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,250.17 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESE, DOROTHY O Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,249.55 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $135,245.84 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMA, ALAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $135,242.57 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTRICH, FRANCIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,242.17 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, BRANDEN H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $135,242.03 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, PHILIP W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $135,233.80 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAD, SHAMEER Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $135,231.88 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERI, DANIEL J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $135,230.68 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, IRENE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,230.57 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, LINDSEY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,230.52 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETELTAS, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $135,229.26 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, TERESE Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $135,228.23 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZYK, DANIEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,225.05 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALE, SEAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,218.44 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHICHI, JOHN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,216.68 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $135,214.95 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGENT, DOUGLAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $135,212.00 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,210.19 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURO, JOHN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,208.67 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIX, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,206.42 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAREK, RICHARD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $135,206.28 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTINIERI, DAVID C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,206.19 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALACKAL, ITTALIA JAMES Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,206.08 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABIS, ROBERT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $135,205.62 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, S MONICA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $135,205.05 Date 07/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,201.63 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOCK, ERIC J Employer name Department of Law Amount $135,198.69 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASS, ALAN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $135,197.32 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, RICKY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $135,185.40 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN BAUMANN, DANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,185.20 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,185.20 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCERA, MARCIA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,185.20 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARGLATO, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,185.20 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,185.20 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,181.31 Date 09/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LESLIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,181.17 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERKEN, JOHN R Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $135,180.40 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANKO, JEFFREY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $135,180.17 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMPKOWSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,174.96 Date 11/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKEBA, IAN S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $135,173.85 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $135,168.69 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSINI, JOHN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $135,164.86 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,155.00 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHANS, ANDREW J, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $135,152.40 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUR, KANWAL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,152.00 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GRETCHEN H Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $135,151.66 Date 04/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAKKANATT, LINTA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,149.72 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MAURICIO Employer name City of Rye Amount $135,147.99 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MARY E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $135,147.86 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, LAURA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $135,144.30 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNICK, RICHARD E, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $135,144.25 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGE, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,144.02 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JAMES L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $135,142.25 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MIRIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,141.67 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDO, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,137.47 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEJANDRO, ANGEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $135,136.55 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, RANDY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,136.50 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $135,131.37 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $135,127.55 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURFACE, ERIC S Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,125.96 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMPEY, YASMINE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $135,119.30 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, VIJAY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,118.70 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUXTA, BRYAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,118.16 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $135,117.76 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTTENBERG, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $135,116.82 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAFACE, VINCENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,115.34 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATIMER, AMY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $135,112.75 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, LYLE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $135,111.83 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENICOLA, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,109.01 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UVINO, FRANK J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $135,105.82 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, ANDREA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $135,103.99 Date 09/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,102.08 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,098.83 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $135,097.78 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $135,095.58 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATES, PAUL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $135,092.73 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $135,092.18 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, DONNA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $135,090.02 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, D PAUL Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $135,085.00 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, PAUL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $135,084.39 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $135,081.81 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System