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 ELLIS, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,480.73 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATHINAPANDIAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $124,479.24 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, DAVID J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $124,478.80 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUHLENBECK, KENNETH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,477.12 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, LINDA G Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $124,476.18 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,474.83 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, MAUREEN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $124,474.07 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCHIA, NEIL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,474.07 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, THOMAS G Employer name Oneida County Amount $124,472.66 Date 07/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSE, CONNIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $124,470.61 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLY, JOHN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,468.68 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEATON, BARBARA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,463.63 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMETT-BROWN, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $124,463.49 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, MARK L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $124,461.82 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY-ULRICH, RENEE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $124,459.87 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAERKUZNIEWSKI, JEANNINE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $124,454.80 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVOURIAS, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $124,453.00 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGEL, DALLAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,448.08 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, JEFFREY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,447.66 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARDIBONE, FRANK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $124,447.30 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $124,444.38 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAI E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $124,443.81 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,443.29 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, ALVIN L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $124,442.85 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMES M Employer name City of Albany Amount $124,442.75 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWITT, FELICIA M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $124,441.78 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAYE, DANA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,441.10 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOINSKI, LAWRENCE S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $124,439.96 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELS-VETTER, STACEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,439.68 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, CLAUDIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,437.39 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $124,436.95 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,433.36 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEAN O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,429.47 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, VARUGHESE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,425.98 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIF-CARR, JUSTINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,424.67 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZZICALUPO, THOMAS J Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $124,422.01 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, EDWARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,421.74 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER-ESCHMANN, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,421.57 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRING, BRETT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,421.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JOSEPH E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $124,416.75 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOREK, DAVID E Employer name Erie County Amount $124,416.42 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENACK, EDWARD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,415.30 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACCHIANO, PAUL Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $124,413.61 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTANIS, JAMES T Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $124,413.01 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENSTREICH, DANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,407.58 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, MARC N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $124,406.23 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,405.76 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLARD, BRYANT W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,404.96 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, EILEEN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $124,404.51 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATTHEW T Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,403.62 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, GERARD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $124,403.47 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES N Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $124,402.29 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIEHL, GORDON L, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $124,400.70 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, EDWARD C, III Employer name Schenectady County Amount $124,400.41 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, BARBARA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $124,398.27 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBACZ, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,397.34 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AEPELBACHER, KARL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,395.58 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALBI, FRANK Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $124,395.15 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASNIGHT, RUSSELL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,385.53 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECZESNY, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $124,384.75 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ELTING C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $124,384.12 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, EDWARD M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $124,384.08 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINA, CHARLES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,383.75 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELARGY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,383.20 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURMAN, LIS H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $124,382.71 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GERARD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,379.84 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLICKEN, DANIEL SCOTT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,379.45 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CAYLE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $124,377.29 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, EDIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,373.40 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASSLER, STEVE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $124,373.05 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $124,372.40 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFEY, SEAN Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $124,371.72 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODRINGTON, ROSINA, MS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,367.60 Date 06/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JUAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,367.27 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTY, MARGARET Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $124,367.15 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, RICHARD, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,364.69 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,364.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, KEITH E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $124,362.61 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROWSKI, ELLEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,362.55 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, ROBERT R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $124,361.64 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,360.06 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,359.71 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORABITO, ROCCO T Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $124,358.44 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINETTI, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $124,356.88 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, THOMAS R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $124,354.12 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCA, VINCENT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $124,352.40 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $124,350.62 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $124,350.55 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, JIBRAIL S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $124,350.35 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY SHEEHAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $124,349.76 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUX, ABBY H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,348.80 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALATOWSKI, LEON A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,348.80 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, PHILIP A, JR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $124,347.56 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCH, THOMAS J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $124,344.94 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DEREK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,338.88 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, MATTHEW J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $124,334.60 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNAREK, DAVID H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,333.52 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAVIA, SCOTT J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $124,333.44 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOHN T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $124,331.78 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $124,330.68 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System