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 BUDD, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,226.32 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONECYPHER, STEVEN O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $128,222.20 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, MICHELE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $128,221.02 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, LESLIE A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $128,219.93 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,218.78 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $128,218.23 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $128,217.84 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HARRY C Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $128,216.37 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDT, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,213.67 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MAUREEN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $128,206.78 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPELL, THOMAS C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $128,206.64 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,206.53 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SETTELE, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,202.75 Date 12/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENT, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Massena Amount $128,201.91 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JONATHAN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $128,201.41 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHMANSKI, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,200.68 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIACCI, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,199.71 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,196.86 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLIS, JOSEPH P, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,193.55 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $128,190.87 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, PAUL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $128,187.98 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEW-GERALDS, MICHAEL C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $128,186.95 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSKY, TRACY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,186.30 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,184.38 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, LAVETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $128,183.93 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITWINSKI, PETER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,180.00 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, CLAYTON J Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, HWAGAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, LIANG T Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTO, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER-KELLER, ABIGAIL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, KIRSTEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENKNECHT, TERENCE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, XIANLIANG Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, LEI Employer name Department of Health Amount $128,179.92 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MAYNARD Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $128,179.92 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBENS, CHARLES R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $128,179.92 Date 04/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGER, IVAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $128,179.92 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCHUK, BARRY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $128,179.92 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $128,179.92 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, DAVID W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $128,179.92 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,179.74 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBINS, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,176.30 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAINI, VINCENT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,174.96 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOONAN, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,172.12 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDOROSCIK, SHIRLEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,171.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, GUERLYNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $128,168.47 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, VINCENT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $128,164.66 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,163.78 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ADAM Employer name Dutchess County Amount $128,162.84 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,161.05 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DONOVAN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $128,158.56 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCHIOLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,158.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,154.00 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,154.00 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MEGAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,154.00 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $128,151.82 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANIZZI, ANTONIO V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $128,147.51 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,139.75 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, BRIAN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $128,137.99 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, ANDREW C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $128,135.91 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JEFFREY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,130.91 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURTICK JACKSON, DANIELLA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,130.78 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROVIRA, CHRISTINA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $128,130.77 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $128,130.16 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOKE, DOUGLAS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $128,129.69 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $128,129.37 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, ARINA V Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $128,129.05 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,128.00 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROCCO Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $128,127.98 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMM, DAVID R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,121.60 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STEPHEN C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $128,121.12 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUST, ALLISON D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $128,120.86 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PAUL F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $128,120.79 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNA, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,117.06 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PHILLIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,116.66 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, GERARD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $128,113.69 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, JAMES R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $128,113.26 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DYANA N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $128,112.13 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,109.58 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, JANICE G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $128,108.77 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,103.68 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHA, STEVEN S Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $128,100.59 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANO, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,097.83 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLICH, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,095.46 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSCHILOK, DOUGLAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,094.18 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCE, BENJAMIN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $128,093.11 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, NEIL A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $128,092.67 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $128,092.05 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTRA, DAVID Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $128,091.78 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, DAVID W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $128,091.56 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $128,089.76 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCSISIN, RONALD M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $128,086.67 Date 03/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, PETER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,084.53 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $128,084.04 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DARIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $128,082.64 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ANIBAL Employer name Westchester County Amount $128,081.34 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMAN, TODD M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $128,080.86 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $128,080.69 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System