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 GUARNIERI, JOSEPH N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,744.36 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUGGMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,742.36 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,740.00 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES Employer name City of Rochester Amount $130,739.36 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORTH, ELIZABETH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $130,738.31 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOYA, JEANMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,731.74 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $130,730.39 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, NATATIA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $130,727.68 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $130,721.21 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARN, KARISSA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,720.05 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSBORN, NATHAN P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $130,714.02 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAGAN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $130,713.87 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREW, MICHAEL B Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $130,713.39 Date 03/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,712.89 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, ALBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,711.20 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DANIEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,706.44 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWART, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,704.33 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CUNZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,703.54 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JEFFREY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $130,700.82 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KYLE P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $130,700.28 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MILDRED T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $130,698.96 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, PETER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $130,698.47 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DONNA Y Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $130,693.53 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CHAD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,691.91 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALAMINI, GAIL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $130,691.69 Date 10/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORANCY, LEVI E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,691.22 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INTERNICOLA, NICHOLAS M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $130,691.07 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KYLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $130,690.10 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,689.68 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CHARLES H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,688.15 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKETT, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,686.42 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, LEN W, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,684.16 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONIKOLAKIS, STELLA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $130,682.95 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFELI, BRETTE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $130,681.37 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MELISSA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $130,681.37 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DENNIS M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,679.48 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,677.99 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABB, CARLTON R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $130,674.85 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, RICHARD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,674.05 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, PATRICK I Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,671.86 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, EVELYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,670.80 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROBERT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,667.23 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOVE, ANNE MARIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $130,665.00 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEOLA, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $130,664.16 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSARO, MARIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $130,663.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, PATRICK K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $130,662.66 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JOHN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,660.93 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,660.37 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONG, ERIC S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $130,652.40 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, JULIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,650.00 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHAMOO, FLOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,646.66 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JANICE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $130,641.94 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, NANETTE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $130,637.17 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKMAN, LORI E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $130,633.88 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $130,630.54 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,627.94 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, JAMES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,627.27 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $130,625.93 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAWOLA, RICHARD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,623.97 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOODY, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $130,623.15 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, HING-WAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,622.62 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, STEVEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $130,622.48 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO-BURTT, FRANCES P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $130,618.40 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARK E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $130,612.57 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEAN C Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $130,608.67 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBER, GLENN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,607.65 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $130,607.20 Date 07/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHELE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $130,601.82 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLING, JOHN R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $130,601.25 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, JEANINE C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $130,600.66 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JANE P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $130,592.28 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,591.12 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYZGODA, DAVID R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,587.19 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GEORGE Q Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,586.99 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, VINCENT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,581.53 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,578.70 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $130,576.76 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDARESAN, EHAMBARAM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $130,574.01 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, ALEXIS A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $130,573.13 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, JEFFREY P Employer name Orange County Amount $130,572.54 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,571.15 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKAFOR, JONATHAN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,568.28 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIAROLI, DAVID L Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $130,567.77 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JESSICA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $130,567.09 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELLINGER, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $130,564.20 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,563.69 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, DAVID P, JR Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $130,561.80 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, WILLIAM J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $130,558.39 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, MITCHELL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,557.12 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,556.57 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $130,555.15 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,554.68 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMGARNER, JENNIFER Employer name Putnam County Amount $130,553.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBURG, JOHN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $130,552.42 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VINCENT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,552.02 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITEHILL, TODD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,551.85 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, LINDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,551.06 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAWN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $130,547.98 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SPIGNO, DANIEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,547.90 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEBARGER, KARL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,547.65 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System