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 FIELDS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $130,187.63 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,186.33 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $130,185.23 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JEFFREY D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $130,184.41 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, LINDA M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $130,182.78 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LAURA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,181.38 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, PATRICK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,180.06 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUXO, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,180.00 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $130,174.71 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILLSON, ROBERT H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $130,172.61 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $130,171.05 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $130,165.52 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CHRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,165.32 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, RONALD H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,164.40 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLING, PATRICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,162.86 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKEITH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,158.11 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLAYFORD, GREGORY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $130,155.58 Date 03/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNERBRUSCHI, LYNN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $130,155.28 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNEY-HULL, SABRINA D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $130,155.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERR, MARK A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $130,151.47 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $130,146.12 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $130,128.25 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREVOGEL, SOFIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,124.75 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, ELIZABETH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,123.52 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHINAPANDIAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $130,123.16 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, GRACE H Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $130,121.74 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, ERIC M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $130,121.64 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BRIAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,120.24 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEERTGENS, ERIC L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,119.82 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, DONNA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $130,118.32 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, ANGELO N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $130,117.16 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, PATRICK E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $130,115.93 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARE, JASON Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $130,115.42 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHELLE, NATHAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,113.47 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $130,113.14 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $130,112.84 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, WAYNE T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $130,112.28 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALINOTI, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,110.12 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITZ, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,107.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $130,107.05 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $130,104.09 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, STEVEN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,103.51 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, WARREN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,102.37 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENCINAS, GLORIA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $130,102.27 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIG, JOHN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $130,098.48 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHARLES T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $130,097.99 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, JASON S Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $130,096.43 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDY, CHAD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,092.76 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, HECTOR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,088.47 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHS, ANNE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $130,086.18 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,084.78 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMETZ, JAMES M Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $130,080.63 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONECNIK, PAUL Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $130,079.30 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,078.00 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of Law Amount $130,074.55 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEVIN P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,073.07 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRD, GEORGE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,066.24 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPILATO, GERALD K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $130,061.04 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $130,059.83 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,059.16 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKL, LEE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $130,059.13 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGUISH, KRISTI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,058.85 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,058.67 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HE, KE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $130,058.29 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSIS, LUKE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,052.00 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINEK, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $130,050.41 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RICHARD G Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $130,050.14 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,048.70 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, DIANE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $130,046.98 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, THOMAS G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $130,045.71 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $130,045.34 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, NIRMALA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $130,045.33 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONDOLOSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $130,038.00 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, THEODORE W, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $130,037.57 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,037.18 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,036.43 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLING, KEVIN H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $130,034.39 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTABIANO, PEGGY M Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $130,034.05 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $130,033.04 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATH, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $130,032.05 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EUGENE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,030.69 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENICE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $130,029.70 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JAMES F Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $130,027.57 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $130,027.21 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODAFFERI, DOMINICK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $130,019.76 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESHAN, KATHRYN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,014.73 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGSBURG, ALEXANDER H Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $130,012.80 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, ESTHER M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $130,010.34 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, CLARRIE C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $130,009.11 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUB, JOSHUA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $130,008.61 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, MARGARET Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $130,008.29 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $130,000.03 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYREE, MARK J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $130,000.02 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUQUICCHIO, ANTHONY L Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $130,000.00 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, ROBIN I Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $130,000.00 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDEWYN, MARC J Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $130,000.00 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK B Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $130,000.00 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAKELL, DOUGLAS A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $130,000.00 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, DONALD X Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $130,000.00 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIOT, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,993.73 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System