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 HORN, FRANK E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,557.68 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,557.31 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $128,556.61 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,556.11 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, LOURDES Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $128,554.90 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,554.11 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SUMANTA Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,552.42 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIORRE, ALESSIO A Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $128,552.40 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTEN, ROXANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,552.36 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DERRICK M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $128,551.28 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAITZ, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,547.56 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, KRISTINE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $128,546.40 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MICHAEL D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,546.28 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,542.82 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,537.65 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZETO, KEITH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $128,536.58 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMMER, PAUL E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $128,533.93 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELA RABA, SUZANNE Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,530.72 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, RICHARD J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $128,529.30 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $128,528.80 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARANO, FRED G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,527.42 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, CHUEN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $128,524.03 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRUET, JOSEPHINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,522.11 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTWINIK, NANCY A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,519.56 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JENNIFER R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,519.56 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARGA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,519.56 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, ANNE D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,519.56 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RIAD P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $128,519.56 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, MARJORIE R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $128,519.56 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMAGATA, MARY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $128,519.56 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $128,519.56 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIEDMAN, GREGORY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $128,519.56 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, MONICA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $128,519.56 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARQUHAR, JOAN L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,519.56 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCCHIA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,519.56 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRATA, MAGDALENA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $128,519.56 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, MARY ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, RAYNETTE N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLUTI-TESSLER, MARTHA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, REBECCA Y Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTE-GREEN, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNKA, JOHN K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NADINE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRARA, MADELEINE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REO, DENIS M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $128,519.56 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $128,519.35 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNHART, DANIEL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $128,513.00 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFANTI, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $128,512.45 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTILLA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,511.76 Date 05/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEUTZ, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,511.65 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OJUKWU, CHUKWUMA U Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $128,511.19 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVEZ, ARNALDO E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $128,511.03 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCCA, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $128,508.31 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES J, JR Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $128,506.56 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRMAN, SEAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,504.36 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RULLER, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $128,499.77 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ROBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,498.11 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-CARVELLI, AMY E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $128,497.60 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, TIMOTHY T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,496.22 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEVENY, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,494.35 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,493.97 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAB, ISSIAH Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $128,491.89 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, RAYMOND S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $128,490.66 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATYNSKI, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,490.35 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MELINDA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $128,488.25 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMINSKI, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,487.69 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,487.45 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURST, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $128,486.52 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAOLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,479.50 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, GEORGE W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $128,477.70 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZULLI, BENJAMIN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $128,475.42 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, ROBERT G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $128,474.89 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFI, BRIAN J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $128,474.67 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOESNER, MARY E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $128,473.00 Date 08/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDER, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,470.83 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ELIZABETH A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $128,470.68 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAVIN, HOPE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $128,469.48 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALLELLA, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $128,465.73 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNSTEIN, DAVID C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $128,464.41 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, HOWARD Y Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,461.96 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,456.58 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAMARCZUK, SUSAN L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $128,449.30 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHAUNCIE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $128,446.92 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, THOMAS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,446.80 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, DORIS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $128,445.82 Date 11/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATZKO, JOSEPH G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,444.63 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TONY H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,442.67 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGYANSKY, KATHLEEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $128,435.03 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTONI, JOHN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $128,431.26 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, CRAIG J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $128,429.76 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUBBS, JOHN V, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $128,429.30 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDGWAY, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $128,425.52 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALJIT, LEELAMATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $128,424.87 Date 06/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, ROBERT S Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $128,423.79 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $128,422.21 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, KEVIN B Employer name City of Albany Amount $128,420.89 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEYER, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $128,414.55 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,414.00 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, ARMANDO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $128,413.54 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHARON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,412.17 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System