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 MC NICHOLS, TRAVIS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,270.00 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQUI, SAZZADUL-MA'BUD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $127,265.46 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, JOSEPH D Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $127,263.21 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $127,259.40 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ERICH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,256.64 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOHN D Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $127,252.21 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, IDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $127,252.00 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYNA, WALLACE B Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $127,251.86 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVITAK, ALLEN V, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,248.57 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICKEL, DAVID M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $127,245.33 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, JOEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,243.83 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,241.28 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LISA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,240.34 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $127,240.30 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $127,240.30 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DENNIS D, II Employer name Orange County Amount $127,236.73 Date 07/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, CHRISTINE Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $127,235.68 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, DOMINQUE F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $127,230.55 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTA, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,227.64 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHMAN, DAVID E Employer name Department of Law Amount $127,223.12 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, BRUCE E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $127,222.24 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,222.21 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOHN R, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $127,218.25 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, RAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,218.00 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGO, JOHEL E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $127,217.61 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUNDON, DAVID C Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $127,217.55 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMDAS, ISAAC Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $127,216.18 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIAK, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,213.80 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKLE, MATTHEW X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,210.37 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DEWITT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,208.30 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,208.30 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,208.30 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVEK, GARY V Employer name Orange County Amount $127,202.22 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILLARGEON, DE WAYNE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,201.50 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTI, MICHAEL C Employer name Putnam County Amount $127,199.70 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,197.55 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHALK, GERWIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $127,195.91 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, STEVEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,189.54 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, DONNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,184.02 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, GREGORY T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $127,183.94 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRADOVICH, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,179.00 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PAUL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,178.85 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $127,176.67 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $127,175.04 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, ERIC S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,172.59 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARK L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $127,172.22 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GREGORY M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $127,168.58 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROBERTIS, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $127,166.99 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER-MELE, AMY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,164.62 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMENELLA, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $127,158.92 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, J RYAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,158.52 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRABONI, EUGENE M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $127,157.82 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTELLO, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,155.95 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MARK E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $127,155.41 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, KIMBERLY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $127,152.09 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, DEAN W M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $127,149.80 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CIVITA, REBECCA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $127,149.10 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, JOANNE C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JEFFREY E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KELLY L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, NANCY A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $127,149.10 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHY, ROBERT P Employer name Putnam County Amount $127,148.91 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BYRON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $127,148.56 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANNUM, NEIL R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $127,148.10 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,147.71 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCOLL, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $127,145.51 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, IRA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $127,141.84 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JERRY D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $127,139.72 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORLETTA, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $127,138.53 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, JAMES A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $127,138.14 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,138.14 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURMAN, THEANIAL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,138.12 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOR, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,136.34 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITAROTONDA, ROBERT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,136.21 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAURENCE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $127,133.81 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSARCZUK, GARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $127,132.37 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, AINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $127,124.82 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIHAN, JAMES J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $127,124.24 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOLLEN, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,123.35 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLI, VINCENT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,122.97 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, BRIAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $127,122.52 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANDURCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $127,121.67 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOIGTSBERGER, LAWRENCE F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $127,120.78 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $127,119.14 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARGARET Employer name Westchester County Amount $127,118.71 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, JOANNE M Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $127,115.22 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENKEL, ALEKSANDR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $127,114.00 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETT, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,112.87 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, BRENDA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $127,110.80 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FRANKIE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $127,106.78 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,105.20 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NEHEMIAH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $127,102.48 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURUS, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $127,101.36 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, FERDINAND C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $127,100.40 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN S, JR Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $127,098.21 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, LISA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $127,098.09 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVEL, NORMAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $127,095.89 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGID, STEPHEN H Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $127,095.78 Date 09/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System