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 UTTARO, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $131,271.42 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $131,271.42 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,269.21 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOROTSKY, SUSAN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $131,267.50 Date 08/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NOAH L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $131,260.57 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, MELANIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,259.47 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, BARRY W Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $131,259.10 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CARYN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $131,259.10 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GREGORY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $131,259.10 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, MARGOT Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $131,259.10 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSENG, JOHNSON L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $131,259.10 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSTON, KENNETH J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $131,258.01 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JOSHUA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,256.75 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JASON S Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,255.45 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, JOHN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,253.68 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, OTHONIEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $131,252.89 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JEFFREY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,251.41 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLAVEN, MARK E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $131,250.97 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLAY, KATHERINE I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $131,250.83 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLY, OLIVIA M Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $131,250.64 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGE, EDILIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,248.00 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, FOSTER D, III Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $131,247.10 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURON, JASMIN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,246.45 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,245.22 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARATA, CORINNE Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $131,235.90 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANILOW, ANTHONY J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $131,232.60 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TRANI, MICHAEL F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $131,232.60 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIA, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $131,232.60 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYAND, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,232.49 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYER, DANIEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,228.83 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,228.71 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, FREDERICK C Employer name Putnam County Amount $131,228.30 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,225.58 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWORKIN, HOWARD S Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,225.07 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,221.85 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HARA, THOMAS O Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $131,219.28 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JANE E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $131,219.28 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSADA, HENRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,219.11 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,218.92 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MI, SHICONG Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $131,213.40 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $131,211.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCK, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,210.71 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,208.65 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTI, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $131,208.29 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,208.20 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, MARIO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,206.06 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYSER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $131,204.47 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETCHIUS, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,202.88 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TICKER, JAY Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $131,201.98 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, JONATHAN M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $131,199.84 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAFFIOTI, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,197.98 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOMSTEIN, CATHY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $131,194.74 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,192.40 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANDARAW, EDWARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,190.86 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUSTINGER, JENNIFER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,188.98 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY-IRELAND, LAURA H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $131,185.52 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHRAF, JAVED Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,185.00 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, ROBERT H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,185.00 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, DANIELLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,184.03 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, DARWIN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $131,182.90 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, MICHAEL D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $131,182.80 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEERS, JAY S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $131,182.69 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $131,182.08 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, HENRY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $131,181.40 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,179.60 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IACOVELLI, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $131,177.60 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORESTO, GRACE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,176.17 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, NUNZIO E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $131,175.04 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, TONI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,174.89 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $131,174.86 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LANCE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $131,172.46 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,169.74 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JANE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,167.09 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLER, DONALD G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $131,166.67 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, LISA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $131,163.67 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SHANNON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,163.47 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEUNKLE, ROBERT, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,163.19 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $131,163.17 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID E, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $131,160.00 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEN, RUTHANNE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $131,157.00 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, VINCENT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,155.14 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,155.13 Date 01/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ASTIS, HANNAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,154.56 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARIO A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $131,153.86 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAM, JOANNE M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $131,151.16 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $131,149.19 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITNER, JAMES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,146.95 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,145.84 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, DANIEL P Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $131,143.96 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,142.85 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADJSTYLIANOS, JARED C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $131,142.08 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, DIAN KERR Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,141.87 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, DEJUAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,140.54 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIED, ELLEN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,138.23 Date 12/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, STEVEN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,132.49 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,130.95 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEBORAH Y Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,130.95 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTHONY P Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,130.95 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CAROL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,130.95 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACYSHYN, ELAINE KARASSIK Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,130.95 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System