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 REILLY, SCOTT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,925.70 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTENDORFER, KEITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,921.40 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHELIER, MARIE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $131,920.63 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWTHER, CHARLES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $131,910.37 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, KATHLEEN H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $131,910.03 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, KANIKA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $131,906.54 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,906.02 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACHN, THOMAS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $131,898.78 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANO, ANTHONY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,896.92 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEARY, KEVIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,895.33 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, KEITH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,893.76 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWA, LAURA J. Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $131,891.90 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCWA, HELEN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,890.80 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,889.57 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACEY, KENNETH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,888.10 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,886.78 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,886.28 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $131,883.41 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARALUS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $131,881.65 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITCHESON, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,880.05 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATS, JOSH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,868.61 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,865.12 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFRED, PAUL J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $131,862.93 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, ALPHEUS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $131,860.90 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $131,859.74 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $131,859.12 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOM, BRIAN F Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $131,858.18 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GILBERT E, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,857.40 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,856.05 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEIBELER, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $131,853.29 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, RICHARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $131,852.15 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,851.43 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $131,850.80 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISCO, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,849.72 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ARMOND V, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,845.52 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERVERA, NELSON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,844.83 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KELLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,842.69 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, MARY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $131,839.68 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESE, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,837.43 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, STEVEN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,834.00 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIANO, MICHAEL G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $131,831.94 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDAN, JAMES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $131,831.47 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, GLEN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,831.13 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, EDWARD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,830.97 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNG, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,830.03 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $131,823.11 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLOHAN, KEVIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,819.46 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, RALPH W, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $131,817.95 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $131,815.71 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,814.66 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, MARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,810.58 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,809.71 Date 06/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, NORMAN R, JR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $131,807.45 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, AMY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $131,802.21 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWER, GREGORY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,801.77 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRIAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,800.70 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBBETT-KOUBEK, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,800.70 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORGE, JANE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $131,796.51 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CARL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,794.66 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, WESLEY B Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $131,792.64 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JEREMY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,790.69 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, YOLANDE T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $131,789.96 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, GREGG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,785.88 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, JEFFREY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $131,783.91 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, MICHAEL C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $131,783.22 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEGLIO, LINDA L Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $131,783.20 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JESELNIK, BRENDA M Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $131,783.08 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, MARK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,782.06 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,781.92 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, MARIE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $131,778.94 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, DAVID A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $131,777.76 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, CARLOS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $131,777.17 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, ANTONIO L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $131,775.99 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIERYCH, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $131,772.32 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDSAY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $131,771.48 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $131,771.24 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, DANA MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,770.07 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROUD, ROWENA BLACKMAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $131,769.96 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLEN, GEORGE, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,768.06 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DARRYL W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $131,767.73 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGERE, DONALD M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,765.75 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSKY, ROBERT M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $131,763.42 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORZEMPA, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,763.37 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, NORMA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,762.94 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, PETER, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,762.94 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHANJ, TONY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $131,749.96 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,749.49 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMBLEN, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,748.08 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZMAN, GAYLE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $131,747.97 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITS ANDERSON, JODI Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $131,747.97 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, LINDA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $131,747.26 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,746.97 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LUIS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,744.28 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNNING, PATRICIA E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $131,742.83 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK JR., RODNEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,741.80 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,734.06 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISONE, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,734.06 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CYNTHIA H Employer name NYC Educational Const Fund Amount $131,730.67 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $131,730.52 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWATCH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,729.95 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System