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 BRABAND, FRANK C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $132,437.76 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DENIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,437.27 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEARY, SHAWN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $132,436.99 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVERT, CRAIG P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,431.91 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NICOLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,431.46 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONDA, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,429.96 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JEFFREY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,428.66 Date 11/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, SANDRA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,425.51 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CESAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,425.49 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROLAND M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,423.04 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, ANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,420.93 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSE, JANA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $132,417.10 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, TROY J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $132,414.75 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,414.44 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,409.80 Date 05/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GLENN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $132,409.01 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, BONNIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,408.17 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOSE, LISSY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,407.78 Date 01/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDAITIS, SARAH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,407.40 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINSKI, FRANK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $132,406.46 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAY, RICHARD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $132,404.54 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,404.13 Date 07/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRO, GARY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $132,404.07 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,400.94 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUP, JAMES D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $132,397.51 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BELINDA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,393.87 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLIN, ADAM R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $132,392.51 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANELLI, FRANK A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $132,391.07 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,389.96 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $132,389.60 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,388.84 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANAHER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,387.63 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, VICTOR G Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,387.11 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, ROBIN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $132,383.76 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENTON, STEPHANIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,383.67 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,383.54 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANI, JOSEPH F Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,380.87 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, KEVIN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,380.03 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, G LAWRENCE Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,379.57 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,379.33 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $132,377.46 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JONATHAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,377.13 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRICK, DAVID J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $132,376.20 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURAIN, MARYELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,376.06 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $132,375.00 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $132,369.80 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, PATRICIA I Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,367.61 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,367.47 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMERIGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,363.62 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDELKA, LAWRENCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $132,361.71 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUARTO, DONALD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,360.90 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, TYRONE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $132,360.21 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATSWAIN, EDWARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $132,357.33 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODGERS, RICHARD L Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,356.17 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCIO, WENDY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $132,354.61 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHANNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,349.44 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $132,348.10 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBNER, PETER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.19 Date 05/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, JAN JAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $132,346.18 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, ADAM C Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.18 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ARLENE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.18 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BERNARD J, III Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.17 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUBANDI, RADHIKA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.17 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCARO, ADRIENNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.16 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JUNE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.16 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.15 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, ELIZABETH B Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.14 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PNG, KOK M Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.14 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, MICHAEL S Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.13 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, TERESA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.12 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, FRANK Employer name Rockland County Amount $132,346.11 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTOMANELLI, JOANNE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $132,346.00 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, VAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,342.64 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERLEGRAND, PASCALE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,340.00 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,340.00 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,339.24 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RODNEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,335.78 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBICICH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, PAUL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JAMES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,335.00 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILINKO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $132,332.09 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $132,330.70 Date 03/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, KEVIN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $132,330.42 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, DANIEL Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $132,330.38 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,324.52 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DANIEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $132,323.50 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORELIK, YULIYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $132,318.90 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, STEPHEN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $132,315.59 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PAM L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $132,314.00 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEW, VINCENT E, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $132,311.75 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BRIAN X Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $132,311.37 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KURT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $132,304.67 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROL, JO-ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $132,297.32 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, EMANUEL D O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $132,296.15 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, THOMAS E Employer name Putnam County Amount $132,294.56 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ELLIOT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $132,291.71 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, STEPHEN R, JR Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $132,289.73 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System