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 ALBERT, RICHARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,963.38 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIED, DAVID R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $125,962.07 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, MARGERY R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $125,961.76 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JOSEPH Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $125,960.53 Date 05/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODDO, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $125,959.79 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELSEN, ANIBAL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,957.08 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, THOMAS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $125,950.89 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, ELAINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,949.66 Date 03/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNANE, BRIAN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $125,947.90 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNECCHINO, LORNA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $125,947.90 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USKE, EUGENE J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $125,947.90 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIEGO, ALBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,944.00 Date 05/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, EDEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,943.14 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAP, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,941.54 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNING, JOHN W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,940.36 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACCIO, MICHELE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $125,940.30 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LORETTA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,936.76 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,935.99 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLEO, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,933.92 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALP, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,933.71 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BARBARA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $125,933.65 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, JOYCE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $125,933.65 Date 07/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MARTIN L Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $125,933.50 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, ALAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,932.64 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERNEY, RICHARD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,932.30 Date 10/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULIERI, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,931.83 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,931.56 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEINGOLD, KATHRYN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,931.56 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LAURIE A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $125,931.56 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISTINA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,929.34 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BRUCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,926.87 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASPULETI, VINOD K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,925.60 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSUCKER, HARRY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $125,925.03 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,923.67 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ALLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,921.49 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, AIDA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $125,920.76 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,919.84 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JANE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,918.56 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KYLE M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $125,915.93 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, MIRANDA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,913.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURENTINO, PAULA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,913.60 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, JUAN CARLOS Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $125,910.46 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOHN F Employer name City of Troy Amount $125,910.19 Date 12/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, SCOTT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,908.18 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, ANDREA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,907.89 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANELLO, AUDREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,906.28 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, LAURA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,905.56 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALAVAGE, JOAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,905.56 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONJEAU, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,905.56 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JAMES C Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,905.56 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BONNIE G Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,902.96 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ADELE M TAYLOR Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,902.96 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAUL R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $125,902.96 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZLER, ROBERT F, II Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,899.70 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, TATUM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,897.29 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATERO, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,896.89 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JOHN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $125,896.87 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARY JANE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $125,896.00 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JUANITA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $125,894.81 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERGRAY, H REBECCA Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,893.14 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,892.43 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRKO, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $125,891.08 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,889.52 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON-GREENAWAY, DENISE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,888.10 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, PAUL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,887.46 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWALD, SUZANNE B Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $125,885.98 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCK, GEORGETA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,885.80 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 05/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, RICHARD G Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KEVIN JAMES Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 04/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKIN, JUDITH C Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTIN, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLOP, AMY D Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMPF, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,882.94 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHALME, DAVID Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $125,882.92 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARIANNE Employer name Town of Southold Amount $125,880.85 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,875.48 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONES, TIMOTHY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,870.70 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZACANO, GARY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,870.68 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,869.71 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $125,865.07 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDERER, RICHARD J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $125,864.69 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,863.15 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILONE, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $125,862.36 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $125,861.59 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESCA, ANTHONY S Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $125,859.55 Date 01/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHRER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,858.30 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUSSLER, PETER G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,858.30 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, EDWARD J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,856.98 Date 01/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASTON, CHILAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $125,853.12 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $125,852.96 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAY, TERRY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $125,852.66 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, RAMON E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,851.74 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSELLA, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,851.01 Date 11/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,850.52 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIANO, MAUREEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,849.28 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSMOLA, JOANN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $125,848.92 Date 11/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANTON, CHERYL M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $125,843.86 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System