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 TAVEL, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,654.00 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOGWUGWU-OLEWE, VICTORIA C Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $127,652.55 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $127,650.16 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARY B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $127,645.68 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,645.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KERRI Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $127,643.72 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, GEORGE A Employer name Erie County Amount $127,639.57 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,637.76 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBLEE, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,636.73 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, GUY G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $127,635.67 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, DONALD J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $127,629.98 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, LORI L Employer name Department of Law Amount $127,628.32 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, RANDY R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $127,625.44 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARC Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,622.64 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WILLIAM E Employer name Putnam County Amount $127,621.09 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $127,618.39 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, MOISES Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $127,617.97 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,615.13 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAAB, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,614.80 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECONTE, MARTINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $127,613.80 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, BILLY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,613.24 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IACOBELLIS, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $127,613.12 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $127,613.03 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONI, FREDRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,608.66 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,608.66 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAN, GEORGE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,605.69 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, MARK F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $127,603.22 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, HAROLD J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $127,600.51 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,598.08 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, EUGENE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,597.28 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $127,595.17 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDORF, ARMIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $127,595.17 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPIS, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $127,594.37 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, EDWIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,592.62 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOCHOR, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,591.98 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWLUKOVICH, GARY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,591.77 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $127,589.61 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANS, TODD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,588.40 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, STEPHEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,588.31 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, TONEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,587.64 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, JAMES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,587.21 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,579.47 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, DOMINIC J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,579.18 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHILLIPS, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $127,575.08 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JIM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,574.99 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYSKO, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $127,573.55 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIM, NELCIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $127,573.48 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $127,573.10 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCHILOK, AMY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $127,567.96 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LATASHA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $127,567.94 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RASHONDRA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $127,563.94 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTLOUIS, ALESIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $127,560.35 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHANE, JOHN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,559.22 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODBOURN, DONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,557.89 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHYLAND, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $127,557.00 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,556.90 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLER, RANDAL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $127,556.48 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,555.20 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, MARCELLO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $127,555.15 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, PETER D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $127,554.42 Date 03/05/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOHN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $127,553.27 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, MARIA S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,552.77 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, MICHAEL T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $127,552.24 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREANE, JOE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $127,552.24 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIELLO, REGINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,549.64 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENET, RON P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,544.60 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARL, JARED A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,538.55 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERCBERGER, CHAIM B Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $127,538.19 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIS, SUSAN K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $127,537.27 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $127,531.72 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTER, RICHARD E Employer name Rockland County Amount $127,531.18 Date 03/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIATES, TRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,530.95 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMANN, KYLE P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $127,526.91 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROG, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $127,525.87 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, VICTOR P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,525.55 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,518.49 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALNIS, RYAN L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $127,516.89 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECK, JOHNATHAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,516.70 Date 10/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $127,513.42 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $127,511.12 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTY, NOREEN P Employer name City of Rye Amount $127,509.47 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTYSMITH, CHRISTINA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $127,505.30 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, CARLA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $127,502.35 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNE, MARK D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $127,501.72 Date 11/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, GREG Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,499.44 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRINAN, ELIZABETH P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $127,498.71 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BARBARA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $127,496.09 Date 03/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, CHRIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,495.40 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $127,495.35 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, RAYMOND W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,493.16 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIDELI, BAYCAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,488.44 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, RAMONA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $127,487.92 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERTA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $127,486.70 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, PETER C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $127,485.57 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $127,482.63 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, ALLISON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,481.74 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRZYKLEK, KAREN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $127,480.33 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELSIGNORE, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,477.91 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOSMAN, JUSTIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $127,476.49 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, GILLIAN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,476.42 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System