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 ADRIAANSEN, CARL F Employer name Town of Webster Amount $129,397.43 Date 06/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $129,394.84 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODRUM, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,393.06 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENCKE, KENNETH R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $129,388.54 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, GREGG A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $129,385.30 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOTTA, ROSANNA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $129,378.86 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILGANDI, EDWARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,372.00 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARK A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $129,372.00 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JAMES R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $129,368.33 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $129,366.77 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MATTHEW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,365.84 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROBIN L Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $129,364.77 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIE, ALEX G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,358.34 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,358.15 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTLINGER, BEN B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,351.94 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOSHUA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,351.38 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEFER, JACK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,348.58 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAU, LYDIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,345.46 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,343.79 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, KEITH P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $129,341.06 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPLAIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $129,339.63 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAGNONE, FRANCO Employer name City of Rye Amount $129,339.04 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOENWIESNER, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,336.16 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID Employer name City of Rye Amount $129,334.91 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRICHTEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $129,332.63 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEN, JAMES L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,331.67 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBERSTONE, MINDY E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $129,331.07 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMI, JEFFREY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,327.89 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNEY, ARNOLD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $129,325.71 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTARE, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,323.80 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,320.69 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DONNELL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $129,319.04 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, ROBERT P Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $129,318.30 Date 10/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBSEINE, LIZA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $129,313.84 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYER, MATILDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $129,312.84 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,310.29 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIERSTEIN, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $129,309.77 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHSAN, QUAMRUL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $129,307.02 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICK, ROBERT L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $129,303.61 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $129,302.28 Date 06/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JEREMIAH J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $129,301.44 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LAURA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $129,300.47 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNFAKH, THERESE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,298.00 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOBBE, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $129,297.78 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $129,295.87 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $129,292.74 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, REGINALD L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $129,291.32 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHER, JOHN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $129,288.38 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIDA, DAVID Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $129,288.38 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $129,286.68 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $129,285.52 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ROBERT F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $129,284.89 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUPICKA, FRANK B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,284.50 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLESKI, RICHARD C, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $129,280.93 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $129,278.73 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, VINCENZO A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $129,274.47 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECONOMOPOULOS, ELAINE L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $129,272.11 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGNACHEW, AUDREY ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,272.00 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONSKY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $129,271.18 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPTUNE, HANS Employer name Rockland County Amount $129,269.43 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREICO, GLEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,264.17 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, FRANK A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $129,263.87 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULWARE, ROBERT J Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $129,260.82 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, MARCELLO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,259.37 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDA, DAVID M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,256.44 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, STEVEN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $129,255.51 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, JOHN D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $129,254.29 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $129,250.97 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLCE, JON-MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $129,243.17 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, COLIN K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $129,242.78 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOHN GERALD, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,240.95 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $129,238.51 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $129,236.45 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, ROBERT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,236.20 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOSHUA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,235.83 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,235.49 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, BRAD J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $129,233.38 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELVINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $129,233.13 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $129,229.79 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGTRY, PAUL F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,228.67 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SPENCER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $129,228.39 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROSE H Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $129,223.90 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFERA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $129,223.57 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, XIN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,222.39 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICK, DAVE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $129,221.86 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ROY F Employer name Village of Walden Amount $129,221.66 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERKMAN, JOHN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $129,221.56 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMO, FRANCIS A, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $129,220.04 Date 05/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASAL, DALE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,219.19 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ELAINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $129,218.67 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, JAMES N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,215.65 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, ZAHID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $129,214.86 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUSHAL, CHINU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,213.37 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KEVIN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $129,212.58 Date 09/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,208.80 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $129,208.70 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHORSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $129,206.91 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, ROBERT C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $129,206.13 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLYNN, CHRIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $129,203.45 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JESSICA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $129,199.98 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System