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 MAC GOWAN, ANDREW, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $125,064.21 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINARDI, PHILLIP J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,063.98 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JORGE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,063.57 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGLIA, THOMAS J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $125,060.50 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADDISON, SHARON A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $125,057.69 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, SUSAN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAU, CAMI L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ELLEN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, SANDRA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKEY, IVY V Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $125,056.71 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, AILEEN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $125,056.02 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MARGARET F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $125,056.02 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUZA, KATHLEEN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,056.02 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAN, STEPHEN L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $125,056.02 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANTONIS, JOSEPH M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $125,056.02 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, DAVID B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,056.02 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID A, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $125,054.61 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,054.05 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSIAH B Employer name City of Albany Amount $125,052.27 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULVER, KATHLEEN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,051.13 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, RONALD Employer name Ulster County Amount $125,050.37 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,048.76 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, VINCENT E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,047.90 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOT, NICHOLAS R Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $125,047.37 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $125,047.22 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, DOMINICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,043.40 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS W Employer name Lewis County Amount $125,042.56 Date 04/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, GEORGE B Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $125,040.88 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DINIS A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $125,040.12 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, NADINE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $125,039.98 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, JOHN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,039.78 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRVINE, MATTHEW T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $125,033.67 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIRUZZA, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $125,028.50 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,026.76 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, GERALD E, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $125,026.52 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURA, RAYMOND A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $125,022.01 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SUSAN T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $125,020.31 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGAN, SEAN J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $125,019.54 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDYK, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,018.88 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, I-CHUAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $125,017.94 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMICH, KATHLEEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,017.47 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEDOWITZ, JOSEPH M, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,017.03 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTNER, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,015.99 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELETIER, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,014.83 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $125,014.75 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, ANGELA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,013.22 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,010.70 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $125,009.28 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CHERYL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $125,009.28 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GAIL E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $125,009.28 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RAYMOND T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,009.21 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, JOHN P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,008.00 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, HARRISON, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,003.94 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBERGER, DANIEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,003.48 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLON, THOMAS J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $125,001.28 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, GLENN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,001.22 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SHELLEY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $125,000.20 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, FRANCESC R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $125,000.20 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARK Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $125,000.20 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, CLETUS J Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $125,000.00 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIGOLE, R ELLEN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $125,000.00 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,997.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDER, LINDA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $124,993.67 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, CARMELO Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $124,989.96 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,987.00 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, RICHARD L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,986.50 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VADA, DONALD G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,986.50 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DANA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,986.50 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIO, PETER P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,986.50 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIEC, JOSEPH C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $124,986.24 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, ROBERTO P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,985.70 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,985.16 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERTZ, MICHELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,983.45 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KENNETH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $124,980.98 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ANTHONY P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $124,980.09 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $124,979.50 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DAWN G Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $124,974.05 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LYMORE, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $124,972.51 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAKALEC, PATRICIA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $124,971.28 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZO, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,970.57 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESCI, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Amount $124,965.38 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCOL, PETER L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $124,964.19 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, EDNA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $124,962.24 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCIO, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,961.23 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, DAPHNE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,961.23 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, MARK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,961.23 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSON, MELVYN R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $124,960.83 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $124,960.55 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENCIA-RAHIMI, MA ELENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,956.88 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROBERT H, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,954.51 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAUREN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $124,953.87 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRY, GREGORY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,951.04 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, MILTON G, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,947.20 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BARBARA L Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $124,945.48 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSACI, EVA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $124,942.69 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, ERNESTINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,938.00 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, JENNIFER G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,936.83 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, TRACY P Employer name Thorobred Breed Dev Fund Corp. Amount $124,932.04 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANOWSKI, RAYMOND G, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $124,931.93 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System