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 BROOKS, RUSSELL E, II Employer name City of Utica Amount $124,097.62 Date 09/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELDER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,097.01 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOARILE, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Ida Amount $124,096.32 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, ROBERT G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $124,094.64 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,092.01 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRICONE, THOMAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $124,087.28 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHR, ERIC A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,086.70 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DEAN V Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $124,085.18 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KEVIN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,084.75 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, STEVEN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $124,084.55 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, WESLEY E, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,083.54 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURA, LOIDA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,082.71 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, PAUL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,080.36 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, SCOTT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $124,079.62 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, LUIGI M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $124,075.09 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, RAYMOND Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,075.08 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, GARRY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,074.60 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $124,073.13 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIENHOFFER, THOMAS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,072.25 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAUB, STUART D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $124,071.72 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANOFF, EDWARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,071.43 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKMAN-PILCHER, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $124,070.49 Date 10/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THERESA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $124,070.24 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAFERMA, ERIC V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,062.98 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNINGTON, CHARLES Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $124,062.90 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATICH, JOHN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $124,061.60 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ALICE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $124,056.37 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERBY, SHAWN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $124,055.36 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTA, IRENE MARIA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $124,050.24 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $124,050.24 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, STEPHEN G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $124,050.24 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISI, JOSEPH T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $124,050.24 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, RENEE C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $124,050.24 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $124,050.24 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MARK E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $124,045.40 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEVEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,044.68 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $124,044.22 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSINSON, D SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $124,043.05 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, KEITH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,042.70 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANIS, GARY P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $124,040.15 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, LAURENCE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,039.96 Date 11/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITZHAKI, SYLVIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,039.30 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $124,038.58 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSET, JILL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $124,033.39 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, DANIEL T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $124,028.77 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, JOSEPH L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $124,025.97 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEVI, KENNETH J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $124,025.72 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYRELL, SCOTT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $124,022.20 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANO, RICHARD P Employer name Putnam County Amount $124,021.77 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, DALE D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $124,020.15 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICALI, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,020.00 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ALAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $124,019.03 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANT, EULISHA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,016.29 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDELL, JONATHAN J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $124,015.80 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICANI, ANTHONY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,012.91 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITULLO, EDWARD D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $124,011.33 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAH, AMADOU M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $124,008.80 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICI, JEANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $124,006.60 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSENROTH, THERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $124,005.51 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, SUSAN L Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $124,002.07 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSSON, PAUL R Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $124,001.02 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWKO, CARL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $123,997.30 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CRAIG P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,996.73 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, JOSE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $123,996.70 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $123,996.63 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEANI, JOHN V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,996.20 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $123,994.99 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,994.26 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, THOMAS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,994.00 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JUAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,992.65 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORKANDER, JOHN T Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $123,990.46 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, MARIAMMA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $123,990.15 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARLITTI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $123,989.96 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $123,986.22 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITCH, GREGORY J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $123,983.83 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERTILUS, DOMINIQUE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,983.71 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTINO, ELIZABETH S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $123,981.52 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, IVY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,978.70 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, RANDY I Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $123,978.67 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,975.15 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $123,972.45 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI-HOLINSKI, MARY JO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,971.61 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDURE, RICHARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,971.13 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICKERING, JASON A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $123,969.33 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,968.71 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DIANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,968.52 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, ANGEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,965.46 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUDRIE, RONALD A Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $123,964.71 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGDHARRY, MUNESHWAR J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $123,963.11 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,962.17 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JILLIAN I Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,961.08 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, MICHELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,958.58 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKOWSKI, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,957.52 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARMASH, STEVEN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,957.16 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLCOMBE, STANLEY J Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $123,956.79 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSER, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,955.00 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $123,954.75 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNIGSOHN, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,953.16 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALMANSON, ANDREW D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,948.55 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, STEVEN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $123,947.56 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System