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 PAHL, JASON Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,503.14 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NALBACH, FRANCIS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,500.53 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, OLGA N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,500.00 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,497.13 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CARL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $123,497.12 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYK, ROGER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,496.92 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CLINT M Employer name Rockland County Amount $123,495.30 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTH, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $123,494.91 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLEET, WAYNE Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $123,494.76 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADERESTO, ANNETTE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $123,488.71 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, JAMES R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,487.10 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDWARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,483.95 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LELIS B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,482.56 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTRAND, NELS O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,481.84 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, MARIA Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $123,478.45 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, R RUDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,478.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROETHEL, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $123,478.03 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, ROBYN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,473.00 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, RONALD X Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $123,471.99 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLENKER, BRUCE J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $123,471.83 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAELEN, RONALD E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $123,471.78 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEMPF, MICHAEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $123,471.57 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEND, DOLORES G Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $123,471.28 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,470.71 Date 05/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMESANAS, DAVID Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,470.60 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPKAVE, WILLIAM Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $123,469.52 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,467.66 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACKI, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,466.94 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, THERESA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,459.55 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERKER, STEVEN Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $123,459.17 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, BERNARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,452.04 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTER, DANIEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,451.72 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, DERRICK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,450.23 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, GARY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,449.44 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, ZOE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,444.95 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONIDOV, SERGEY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,444.95 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENNATO, LORETTA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,444.95 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, HOWARD R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $123,444.94 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, TY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,444.31 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENSMINGER, RONALD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,444.27 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JAMES W, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,440.03 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURR, ROBERT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $123,436.65 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRMAN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,433.55 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-TAYLOR, PEARL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $123,432.56 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDLEIN, LILLIAN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,430.74 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JENNY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,428.82 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WESLEY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,428.80 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, STEVEN B Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $123,428.00 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRDITAJ, LIZE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,427.01 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, DONNA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,426.14 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRILL, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,425.89 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $123,425.57 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRTH, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,425.09 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, RITA Y Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $123,423.28 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATTS, MARIO T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $123,422.05 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MELISSA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $123,417.28 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EDWARD T, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,403.95 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, STEPHEN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,403.17 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, SHAWN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,402.71 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROBERT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,399.02 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIETLINSKI, BRANDON S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $123,398.66 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LINDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,398.16 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIONE, LAUREN M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $123,396.22 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, MARK E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $123,395.61 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBRANDT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $123,388.02 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUME, PETER J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $123,387.62 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, TRAVIS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,381.26 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, HEATHER J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $123,380.88 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLINGTON, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $123,378.66 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURACINA, KELLY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,376.79 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, VALENTINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,376.26 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIEPY, SHARON ANN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $123,376.12 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,373.48 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITAS, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,373.48 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, ARTHUR I Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $123,373.32 Date 09/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, JAMES D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $123,371.58 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, FLOYD L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $123,370.75 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIERLEIN, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $123,370.68 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKIERNY, PETER A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,366.88 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $123,366.75 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, WILLIAM K, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $123,366.44 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, PAUL J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $123,365.78 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, KATHLEEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,365.21 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLTIN, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $123,362.51 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVORTI FERRARA, DOROTHY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $123,360.15 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KIM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,359.83 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, GEORGE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,358.38 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS MATTSON, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $123,357.30 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $123,356.81 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,356.81 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETZ, MICHAEL I Employer name Department of Law Amount $123,354.70 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $123,354.48 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, CLAUDIO A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,353.78 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, DEBRA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,353.44 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $123,352.60 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAISE, MARIO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $123,352.42 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,351.28 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEREZ, JOSE A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $123,349.54 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILL, ARNOLD J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $123,347.64 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,347.17 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System