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 SALERNO, JOSEPH Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $133,218.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRETS, JOSEF A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,217.27 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $133,216.02 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUDIO, STEVEN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $133,214.58 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA-CABRERA, ALMARO R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,214.56 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, KENNETH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,214.53 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZADOROZNY, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,210.84 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,210.17 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, SARAH BURNS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $133,208.89 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, DANIEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $133,203.82 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU ROSS, FRANK B Employer name Oneida County Amount $133,201.73 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TOD E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $133,198.94 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMAS, IRINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,198.00 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, GINA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $133,193.83 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACALAMITA, FRANK Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $133,192.51 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROGER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,190.78 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXMAN, ALAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,184.65 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, JED L Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,180.11 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURG, REX M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $133,174.97 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ENRIQUE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,172.00 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MICHELE Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $133,172.00 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,170.25 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, PHILLIP N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,169.99 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTTON, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,161.93 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, JOANES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $133,161.58 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, ELLEN S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $133,160.76 Date 03/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALLAN W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,160.33 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, SAMUEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,158.98 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINA, APOLINARIO G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $133,158.82 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DWIGHT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,157.70 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROZYCKI, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,156.26 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOBELLO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,151.21 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEVE S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $133,149.39 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COAXUM, STEVE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,145.02 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, RONALD Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $133,144.02 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRO, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $133,138.66 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $133,138.46 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTHE, LIVIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $133,137.07 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, JEAN-PAUL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $133,134.18 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,131.47 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,131.47 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLI, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,131.47 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASVONSTEIN, JOANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,131.47 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,131.47 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, BRADLEY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $133,130.52 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN V Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $133,128.51 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVEY, COLLEEN ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,125.80 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARIA, LOUIS G, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,124.74 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLICK, MARK H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $133,123.46 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOA, GREGORY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,123.30 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUIS A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,118.74 Date 10/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNAVAIA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $133,117.19 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELARDO, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $133,110.30 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, DEAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,109.01 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMMIDI, SUDHA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $133,107.72 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, LOUIS S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $133,107.49 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, NOREEN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $133,107.19 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOD, NATALIYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $133,106.19 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETER, DENNIS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $133,106.18 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, LINDA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $133,105.24 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LAWRENCE E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $133,104.92 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, PETER H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $133,096.79 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, WILLIAM M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $133,094.64 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,094.11 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOS, STEVEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,092.86 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENC, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $133,091.42 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,091.03 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, VINCENT V Employer name Ulster County Amount $133,090.55 Date 03/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIM, KWOK Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $133,089.58 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LAURA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,087.29 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBZELTER, DAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,086.25 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTER, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $133,083.67 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZACASA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,079.87 Date 11/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,079.06 Date 12/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCETTA, VINCENT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,075.19 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENE, MICHELE Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,074.45 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, LYNN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $133,073.66 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,069.44 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, LOUIS S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $133,064.32 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLIN, PHILIP A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,063.96 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, RICO Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $133,063.86 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, ELSAMMA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,062.90 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIRN-TURKIN, JANE N Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $133,061.04 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, ROBERT W, SR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $133,060.84 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Ulster County Amount $133,059.94 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, BARBARA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,058.71 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WAYNE J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $133,058.69 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINITI, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,058.08 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, FRANK L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $133,056.01 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATJYGEORGE, PATRICE Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $133,054.06 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, JAMES O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,053.52 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, LOWELL H, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $133,052.63 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,051.41 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARY R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $133,051.40 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLA, MICHELLE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $133,051.40 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, ALICE Employer name Sayville Library Amount $133,050.08 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, ROY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $133,047.60 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, RONALD V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,047.45 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, CHANA G Employer name Putnam County Amount $133,047.37 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLIG, JEFFREY SCOTT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,045.93 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System