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 THORPE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,674.72 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURGOLO, PATRICK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $133,673.85 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELL, LANCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,672.88 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIVAK, ALEXANDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,666.00 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-FINUCANE, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,666.00 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTILIO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $133,655.75 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMER, PHRYNEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $133,654.47 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPEDINO, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,652.29 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANZALDI, VITO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,647.01 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAN, KENNETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,644.54 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLOOLEY, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,641.42 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DOUGLAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,640.57 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASULO, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,640.00 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $133,635.13 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, LINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,634.01 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRYDZIAK, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $133,633.16 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, STUART J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $133,624.39 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERARIO, LIBORIO Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $133,622.06 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBERT, TROY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,615.59 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $133,610.96 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,608.22 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $133,607.41 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABEI, EDMOND D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $133,607.03 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $133,606.18 Date 08/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANGLER, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $133,599.84 Date 05/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, NUNZIO Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $133,593.96 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIS, MARY JO L Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $133,592.29 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, LOIS R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $133,592.29 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JACK L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,592.03 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDEMAN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,589.70 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, THOMAS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,588.00 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBAUM, RICHARD B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $133,586.11 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWKA, DAVID H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $133,584.11 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,578.83 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELTHORP, KAROLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,577.95 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHARLES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,570.99 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGRASS, WILLIAM S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,567.03 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVECE, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,564.96 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CURTIS E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $133,562.55 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTI, JEANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,562.00 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, CRAIG M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,558.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWAN, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,558.25 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,557.60 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEPHEN Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $133,557.07 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, LAURA Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVACQUA, AMELIA Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINGMAN, NAN B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, CHRISTY A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JULIE B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDES, JANE H Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, HOLLIE S Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, KEVIN Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLO, JOSEPH C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, AMY M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MARY H Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVID A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, ANDREW A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $133,556.80 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JESSICA R Employer name Court of Claims Amount $133,556.80 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIER, JAMES S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, DONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, CYNTHIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, ROBERT J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUE, PATRICIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARWELL, BETH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, LENORA B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 11/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HENRY W, IV Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTELL, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, MARGARET A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMUSCIA, FRANCIS A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, MICHAEL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANETTE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, KEVIN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESCH, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNFOLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLECHTER, MARK A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CRAIG R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETLOW, KATHLEEN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAHAN, DIANA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDRICK-COLE, DAWN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYER, DAVID W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, ANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILBECK, THOMAS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON-PERINO, JUSTINA R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFINGER, TATIANA N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, STEVEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDEON, DAVID S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIHAN, SANDRA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSEY, TARA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCONTI, KATHLENE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURIDAS, JAIME C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLER, MARK G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEK, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $133,556.80 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System