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 JARUFE, CHRISTINA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $125,437.96 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIARTE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,437.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $125,434.32 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANG, ZHIFENG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $125,433.02 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHNOWSKI, ROBERT D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $125,430.71 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, ANNETTE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $125,430.00 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, BERNARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,427.70 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,425.17 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAILLIE, JOHN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,413.66 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARQUES, MARK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,412.13 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, JO ANNE Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $125,412.01 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,411.73 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAYMOND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,410.94 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $125,408.82 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,405.25 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DONALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,397.33 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, HARLAN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $125,395.42 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, HEENA P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,388.51 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SUSAN G Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $125,386.70 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIASZ, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,385.57 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,384.51 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,383.42 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, SHAWN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,382.99 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICK J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $125,382.40 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLDER, DENNIS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,380.46 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARCO L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,379.21 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIEVIT, ROY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,379.13 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $125,373.64 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, BLAIR W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,373.40 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, JAY W Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $125,372.85 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARIA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,371.55 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL NERO, GARY, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $125,371.19 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,366.60 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,366.15 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $125,361.85 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, JOHN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,361.57 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPIERCHIO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,359.24 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIGUE, ELLEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $125,358.02 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, JUAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,357.78 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZATKO, THOMAS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,356.63 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,352.85 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MICHELLE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $125,344.83 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,342.98 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, PETER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,341.01 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKA, KATARZYNA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $125,339.97 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELBEL, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $125,338.62 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,338.59 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,326.56 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,325.50 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, ERIC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,323.66 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,320.46 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SEAN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $125,317.76 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KRIS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,313.80 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENSWIE, ROBERT V, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,312.97 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYHILL, PETER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $125,312.68 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGA, EDWARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,306.00 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JEFF M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $125,298.53 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCOE, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $125,295.92 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEESLEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,295.23 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JAMES A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,294.22 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,292.77 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PAMELA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $125,289.32 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, LEANNE G Employer name Ontario County Amount $125,288.03 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,283.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, HECTOR Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $125,279.88 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIM, FEROZE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,275.40 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRELAND, KENNETH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,274.96 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,273.82 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUCKI, TROY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,272.81 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, THOMAS E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,270.13 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, BRIAN N Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,270.13 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, WEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,268.00 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,267.83 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEN, TODD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $125,266.58 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERDELLI, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,265.56 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIN, SCOTT N Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $125,262.26 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARE, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,259.64 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PHILLIP L Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,259.43 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,259.13 Date 10/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASA, DOMINICK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,257.55 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASSIF, GAIL A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $125,256.02 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, JOHN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,256.02 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, KATRINA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,256.02 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $125,250.01 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DAVID J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $125,248.51 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENENFELDER, BRIDGET K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,247.68 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOHN T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $125,245.55 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,243.79 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTH, MICHAEL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,238.82 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOESSNER, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,238.57 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,238.51 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,238.08 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHIPOLO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,237.02 Date 11/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTA, JOSEPH J Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $125,232.30 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SHANE, KEVIN L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $125,232.26 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DIANA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,227.40 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, CATHERINE H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,226.00 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHRAN, HUGH W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,223.41 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA GARDE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $125,221.41 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, KYLE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,218.08 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System