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 DAVIS, ELLEN W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $126,119.94 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VINCENT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,118.87 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTROPIERI, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,118.43 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,118.07 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, TROY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,117.30 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,115.04 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENABLE, JAMAR M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $126,114.17 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $126,112.31 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKEETE, MIRIAM N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $126,111.99 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $126,111.83 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHOISKY, GEORGE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $126,111.82 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JAMES T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $126,109.01 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,108.47 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUTOWICH, PETER Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $126,108.21 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,108.14 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, CARL J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $126,106.78 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, ANTONIO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,105.82 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CHRISTOPHER, MARY ANN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $126,105.18 Date 12/31/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, EILEEN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $126,103.94 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHLE, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,103.49 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Erie County Amount $126,102.25 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, PAMELA J Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $126,102.12 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MONA B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $126,101.50 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, FANG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $126,100.99 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,093.50 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $126,093.22 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,090.82 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,086.78 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRON, FRANK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $126,086.57 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SHANE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,085.97 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENTOFFIO, PAUL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $126,082.03 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, RICHARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $126,082.03 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGRA, KAMLA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,081.87 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARCO, JAMIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,079.06 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, MATHEW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,077.79 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ELIZABETH G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $126,077.50 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOECKER, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,076.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVINS, DANIEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $126,068.87 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, GEORGE J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $126,065.04 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, AARON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,063.85 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDOX, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,056.56 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, MATTHEW V Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $126,053.52 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, THOMAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,050.02 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,048.58 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, NEIL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,046.77 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,042.04 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNS, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $126,039.89 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARIA, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $126,039.56 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELFER, JASON G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $126,038.75 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, STEVEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,034.88 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ERICH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,030.93 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECCARI, ANTHONY Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $126,029.28 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECATUS, LUCIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $126,028.53 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DONALD A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $126,027.50 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, JASON W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $126,027.45 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, MARGARET-MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,025.90 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, STEVEN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $126,023.07 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEBRAL, LAURA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $126,019.89 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $126,018.26 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $126,016.80 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARIO, SALVATORE Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,015.52 Date 06/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTRELL, REBECCA S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $126,015.24 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMMEL, BRIAN W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $126,015.07 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MARK Employer name City of Middletown Amount $126,014.22 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, DENISE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $126,013.92 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $126,013.84 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $126,012.46 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $126,011.07 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIASTA, EVAN J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $126,010.55 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODE, CRAIG S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $126,010.44 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,007.83 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, BARBARA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $126,007.07 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERGOL, JOAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $126,002.03 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, LEE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $126,001.20 Date 01/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $126,001.02 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, PATRICK O Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $126,000.65 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, JEROME H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $125,999.90 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, CHRIS M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $125,998.33 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KATHY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $125,998.20 Date 08/29/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JASON R Employer name City of Albany Amount $125,998.15 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, PETER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,998.01 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $125,997.65 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, ALFREDO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,996.20 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBACH, ALLAN F, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $125,995.58 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Village of Chester Amount $125,995.15 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEGRADY, TERRENCE L Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $125,992.62 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE J Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $125,991.67 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERROCHES, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,991.11 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $125,991.04 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHUS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,990.66 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MATTHEW A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $125,988.96 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, JAMIESON N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,988.77 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANASA, TIMOTHY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $125,987.67 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MONIQUE K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,981.08 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANK R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $125,977.84 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHAVICKA, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,977.52 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $125,976.57 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MARK D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,972.92 Date 11/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,971.93 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TRAVIS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,969.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System