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 CHAN, HON WAH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,216.00 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, JUSTIN T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,215.43 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGUS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,211.80 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEREN, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,210.80 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ALICE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,210.80 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,210.80 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEMKO, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,209.04 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLUR, ROBERT C, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,201.28 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, M KATHLEEN Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $125,199.62 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SETH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,195.11 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NOEMI E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $125,194.96 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $125,194.80 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDO, LESTER A, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $125,191.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ADAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,191.64 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLT, GREGORY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,189.53 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARGENAT, EDWIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $125,188.98 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVA, FRANK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,188.47 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,184.78 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,184.31 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ADRIAN H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $125,182.20 Date 12/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, JOHN D Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $125,179.33 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, CHRISTIAN F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $125,179.21 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, JOANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,178.93 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RICARDO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,178.48 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACZKO, JAIME J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,176.29 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANZONI, LAURA L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $125,175.90 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLINES, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,172.54 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, AMY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,172.13 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,169.15 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NUNZIO, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,167.92 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORTORICE, DEBORAH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $125,167.62 Date 06/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADACH, THOMAS W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $125,167.38 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PETER K Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,166.97 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SCOTT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,166.86 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTUCCA, CARL P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $125,166.50 Date 04/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,164.07 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHENEFIEL, RANDALL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,160.42 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIANG, XIA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,159.66 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANINFO, GAIL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $125,159.61 Date 07/30/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRYAN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $125,157.40 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASTLE, DIANE S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $125,156.02 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, CRAIG S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $125,156.02 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, KATHLEEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,156.02 Date 07/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWIEC, JAMES E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,156.02 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHEONE, STEVEN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,156.02 Date 07/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTELNIK, MICHAEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,151.49 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,151.11 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $125,149.16 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, KYLE A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $125,142.38 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, KENNETH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,141.21 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,140.36 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBIER, JOSEPH R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $125,139.00 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAMON K Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,138.53 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINDE, RESHMA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,137.20 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $125,135.92 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,135.50 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, SYLVIA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,134.25 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MELISSA M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $125,133.09 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVANY, JOHN K Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $125,132.40 Date 07/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,130.37 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, STEVEN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $125,129.23 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLESCHER, MARK F Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $125,128.90 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANA, DANIEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,128.41 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,127.97 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKERT, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Chester Amount $125,121.71 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, FRANK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,121.36 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, STEFAN E Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $125,117.15 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOHN D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $125,115.58 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $125,114.55 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $125,114.18 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ADRIAN Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $125,113.86 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, STEVEN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,113.63 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, TIMOTHY N Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $125,113.30 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONE, RONALD R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,111.62 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, LISA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $125,106.84 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FEO, LINO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $125,105.38 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGUAY, DAVID M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $125,105.24 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $125,104.94 Date 04/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, PAUL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $125,104.94 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNEA, IULIAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $125,103.44 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WAYNE D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $125,103.33 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, PATRICK B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $125,093.07 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CASLAND, GRAY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $125,090.83 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, JOHN J Employer name City of Rye Amount $125,090.73 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOW, OMAR A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,089.91 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHEN B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,088.90 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PRAAGH, IAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,086.00 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNA, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,084.32 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSBERRY, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,081.98 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, JEFFREY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,077.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIVIGLIA, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,077.66 Date 08/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMECKOVA, ZDENA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $125,077.42 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARA, PAUL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,077.16 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEANNA M Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $125,076.99 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, KENNETH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,076.50 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISH, LELAND A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $125,074.22 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, SUSAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $125,073.70 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, DARNELL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,065.50 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, DAVID E Employer name Orange County Amount $125,064.76 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, DORIAN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,064.26 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System