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 EPSTEIN, JILL R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $134,936.10 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWEIN, STEVEN M, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,930.23 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $134,927.72 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACUS, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $134,925.44 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, COLIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,919.05 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGUE, DANA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $134,918.48 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JOHN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $134,918.02 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, MARK V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,916.81 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, DANIELLE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $134,915.79 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RONALD V, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $134,913.16 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, AARON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,912.91 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $134,912.67 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SUZANNE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $134,912.67 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, JAMES P, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $134,910.27 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TODD F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,909.04 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABEAR, IMELDA R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $134,906.92 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LAUREN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $134,906.19 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAFORT, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $134,904.45 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,900.78 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, KIT E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $134,898.84 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACIO, FRANK J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $134,897.90 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $134,897.25 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $134,895.19 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,893.66 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, ANGELO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $134,890.36 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBACH, JOHN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,889.13 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARANO, FRANK E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,888.00 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,886.55 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILROY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,884.77 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,883.06 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUDGE, TERRENCE T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,880.84 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGI, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,879.84 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATO, BRUCE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $134,875.71 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFELIZ, CHRISTINA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,872.36 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $134,870.42 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENCO, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,862.85 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, ANA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,862.30 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, FRANCIS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN SCANLON, TINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO-GLADWIN, SONYA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JANET L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREFETZ, CLAUDIA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, JILL R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, JANICE S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, AMY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHERYL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $134,862.18 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERES, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $134,860.82 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, LINDA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $134,850.38 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, MARTHA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,841.20 Date 09/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, WILLIAM H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $134,834.30 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, HENRY D, III Employer name Orange County Amount $134,831.12 Date 10/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SURINDER PAL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $134,829.57 Date 04/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, JACK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,828.99 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESOLEK, KEITH N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,828.63 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITERETTI, DINA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,827.49 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, PATRICK I, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,826.62 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDING, TERRY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $134,824.05 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRAY, JEFFERY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $134,821.89 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGG, RANDY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,821.61 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, STEVEN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $134,819.40 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIEST, STEVEN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,815.62 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDOVINOS, DAVID J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $134,815.27 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCI, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,812.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WATSON E, IV Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $134,810.34 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORSEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $134,810.12 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,807.92 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $134,807.70 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $134,807.32 Date 03/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURDY, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $134,806.67 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGERI, VINCENT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,806.26 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOETZ, RAYMOND R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $134,801.75 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULREIN, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,801.16 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,798.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPER, GARY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $134,795.07 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDIN, CARL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $134,784.07 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, EDWARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,784.00 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAHER, BRENDAN F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $134,780.03 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWLING, TIMOTHY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,769.30 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAMES G, JR Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $134,767.24 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JEFFREY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $134,767.01 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KATHERINE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $134,764.50 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $134,757.88 Date 11/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUMRILL, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,754.15 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAPPEROTTI, ADRIAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $134,751.61 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VALERIE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $134,751.00 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JANIS L Employer name Cornell University Amount $134,750.10 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, PATRICK P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $134,748.45 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,748.14 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $134,746.57 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $134,745.31 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CHRIS M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $134,744.60 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, BRANDIE Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,744.43 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $134,743.72 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSANKO, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $134,740.34 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, KEITH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,739.61 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLS, JEFFREY S Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $134,738.74 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, JUSTIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $134,735.86 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LETCHIE, ANTONY A L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $134,730.64 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, ERIC S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $134,728.82 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBUSKE, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $134,726.70 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System