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 DIMANLIG, ROWENA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $131,129.80 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JEFFREY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,129.58 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JOHN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,127.05 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $131,124.64 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, IRWIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,123.93 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOMSKI, JACOB R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,121.97 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, RUSSELL T Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,121.07 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $131,120.75 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEWICKI, JASON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,118.76 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANTZ, CASSIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $131,117.13 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BERTRAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $131,113.76 Date 09/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ELINOR R Employer name Department of Law Amount $131,111.21 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRIS L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $131,109.70 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, TIMOTHY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,108.81 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHO, IRENE I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $131,103.95 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHR, PATRICK J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $131,103.22 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRANK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $131,101.91 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFA, MADELYN B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $131,101.67 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESS, RYAN B Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $131,099.43 Date 03/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,098.04 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CAROL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $131,097.53 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, JOHN A, II Employer name Town of Southold Amount $131,096.60 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, CLAUDIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $131,094.64 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, RICHARD M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $131,093.18 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSNER, RONALD G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,090.66 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, DAVID F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $131,086.98 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK, RICKEY V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $131,084.42 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUZZUPOLI, PAUL A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $131,081.96 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEICHNER, AARON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,066.21 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, SCOTT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,064.02 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, OSVALDO, II Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $131,063.41 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FELICIA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,061.66 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ROGER L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,059.81 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,058.72 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BENSON V Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $131,057.79 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSTEIN, JASON L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $131,056.45 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,056.26 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $131,052.92 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, ANTONE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $131,052.67 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,052.43 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, BRENT W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $131,046.36 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCE, KENNETH V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $131,044.23 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYTON, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,041.04 Date 03/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDITA, JASON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,039.87 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MURRAY E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $131,037.65 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORHAN, EDWARD C Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $131,033.31 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUZETTE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $131,033.09 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, JAMES C Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,030.78 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, LOUIS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,030.78 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACELLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,030.78 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, RICHARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,030.78 Date 11/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELA, EDMUNDO V Employer name Westchester County Amount $131,030.78 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $131,030.60 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POND, LEROY L, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,029.24 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDDOWS, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $131,025.90 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, THOMAS J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $131,024.30 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSE, KAREN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,023.54 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTER, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $131,021.96 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $131,019.06 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCINI, LINO A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $131,014.89 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPP, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,010.08 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ANDEN, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $131,007.23 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JOSEPH J, III Employer name City of White Plains Amount $131,004.92 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $131,001.39 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEDERER, ERIC J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $131,001.35 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JOEL Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $130,998.80 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,998.24 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE RUBY, GERALD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,997.91 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,997.64 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, NEAL Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,995.86 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DENISE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,995.74 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MARGARETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $130,995.64 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONA, EDWARD, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,993.52 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGINENI, KRISHNA C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,988.91 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINDRICK, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,987.02 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADER, JACOB Z Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $130,985.73 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MARIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $130,983.05 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOB, BRANDON R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,977.88 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, THADDEUS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,977.00 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTETOMASO, JOHN F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $130,973.72 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTLE, LAWRENCE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,972.51 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LAURA Employer name Cornell University Amount $130,971.00 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON YOUNG, CAROLYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,964.93 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAGA, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,962.90 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMWELL, ROBIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,962.00 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JULIE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $130,959.88 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,958.64 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,957.84 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,956.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLUSINSKI, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,955.79 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, TIMOTHY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,954.60 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, KEVIN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $130,953.56 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $130,952.12 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JERED J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,951.68 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, KEVIN A Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $130,950.24 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SYLVIA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $130,949.88 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, CHRISTINE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,949.85 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, GLENN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,947.00 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOANN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,944.97 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,943.67 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System