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 COOPER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,942.59 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $126,942.00 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, NIGEL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,941.12 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $126,939.60 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBRANDT, CHERYL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,939.21 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, SHANNON Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,937.30 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GORMAN, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $126,931.43 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERROW, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $126,930.37 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, A KEVIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,929.92 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $126,929.92 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNTER, THOMAS S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $126,929.92 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, ALYCE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $126,929.92 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, GEORGE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $126,929.92 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITTBERGER, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,928.60 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KANETA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,925.69 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCATOLA, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $126,923.48 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DAVID K Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $126,921.87 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIBERTI, ANTONIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,917.06 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOHN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $126,914.74 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $126,909.98 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DANIEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $126,907.40 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWINT, CYNTHIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $126,906.26 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADOMSKI, THOMAS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $126,906.03 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOXLEY, GARY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,905.76 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, KENNETH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,905.73 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETA, KATHARINA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $126,905.30 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONSON, SAUL Employer name Department of Law Amount $126,904.91 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUKAKIS, EVA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $126,904.58 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW-BEDFORD, CAROLYN L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $126,904.34 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $126,902.76 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, HERBERT M, JR Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $126,900.02 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,899.96 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTAMORE, SCOTT W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $126,896.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ROBERT P Employer name Monroe County Amount $126,895.48 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIMPIO, JOHN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,895.14 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,895.07 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, ELIZABETH C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $126,893.96 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESKO, JOHN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $126,882.56 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $126,880.31 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,879.96 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, DANIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,879.10 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, FRANK S Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,878.44 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,878.00 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINK, DAVID C Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,875.84 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,874.02 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $126,873.75 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMART, NICHELE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $126,869.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,868.58 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALDY, DAVID L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $126,868.30 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHWOUT, VINCENT M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $126,867.87 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,866.85 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,861.57 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $126,860.18 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, MARTIN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $126,858.68 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, JON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,855.58 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,853.00 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIENER, DANIEL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $126,848.75 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLA, KAREN J Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $126,846.28 Date 11/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $126,841.69 Date 06/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORETTE, SUSAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $126,840.59 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGURA, JOSE R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $126,840.53 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,839.47 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,838.56 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, NEIL D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,836.09 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,834.37 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCATI, PAUL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $126,834.05 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFI, JOSEPH P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $126,832.71 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, JANA R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $126,832.68 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DEBRA Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,832.47 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARK P Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,832.45 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PABLO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,832.45 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,832.45 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVARALI, MARIANNA Employer name Rockland County Amount $126,832.44 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, CRAIG W Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $126,830.36 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELSH, BRIAN Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $126,829.25 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $126,828.65 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVINO, LORI-ANN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $126,827.00 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIMONDA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,826.39 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACOCELLA, FRANK V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $126,825.91 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHWAJA, HAIDER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,824.62 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, HONGMIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,824.62 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXONIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $126,824.62 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, STEPHEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $126,821.24 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, MARIA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $126,817.86 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINELLI, PATRICK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $126,817.73 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ALBERT J Employer name City of Rye Amount $126,817.15 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,816.65 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, CARA J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $126,816.34 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JACQUELINE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,816.27 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DREW, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,815.77 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWERD, WILLIAM M Employer name Cornell University Amount $126,814.81 Date 01/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEZZI, FRANK C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $126,813.00 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JAMES B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,811.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKER, BRUCE B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $126,811.72 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $126,808.23 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARP, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,808.04 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CARA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $126,807.75 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARZ, MARK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $126,807.17 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANO, JOHN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $126,806.42 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $126,805.38 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System