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 BRESNAHAN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,346.09 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURTHA, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $123,345.54 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGARDT, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,344.60 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATIUK, CHAD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $123,344.41 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO BELLO, ANTHONY O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $123,343.44 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, LORI L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $123,343.02 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAROTA, PETER M, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $123,342.78 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,341.71 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRLICH, MICHELE R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $123,339.80 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELWAIN, DAVID P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,339.72 Date 06/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, ANDREA K Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $123,338.02 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISSO, JENNIFER G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $123,338.02 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, CLAUDIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $123,338.00 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLI, TULLIO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $123,335.85 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTON, SUE-ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,331.72 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, MICHAEL Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY-MALONEY, ANN Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SUSAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVITT, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, DENNIS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,331.14 Date 11/04/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WENDY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,331.14 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYZYKOWSKI, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $123,331.14 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WEESE, CHARLES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESTER, RONALD E Employer name Department of State Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, ANDRIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, CORRINE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDSON, ARTHUR S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, LESLIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,331.14 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMPALLI, SREENIVAS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KEVIN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CLIFFORD A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, PAUL D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMEN, LINDA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, THOMAS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARK J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, ROBERT W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/19/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CAROL E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $123,331.14 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, SUSAN H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $123,331.14 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, PASQUALE P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $123,331.14 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEROME L, III Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DEBORAH W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, WILLIAM L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, KATHLEEN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MURA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ANDREW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFREY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KARYN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, FRANK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 04/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JANE W Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL-CARSON, DOLORES A Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DAVID H Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKHIBER, LAWRENCE H Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLEMAN, LESLIE E Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURNAU, CARL T Employer name Education Department Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIN, WARREN E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBRICK, STEVEN H Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, MARTIN V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, DONNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, ERIC Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, WALTER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, LORI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DEBORA ANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, IDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, JEFFREY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMAN, PHILIP A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUGH, FREDERICK P, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CERAIS, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMARDO, RONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 07/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIN, EILEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, KEVIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZZERI, DAVID H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, EDWARD P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, FRANCIS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $123,331.14 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, AMY MARIE Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $123,331.14 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $123,331.14 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADEMACHER, LEESA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $123,331.14 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $123,331.14 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHKARSH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $123,331.14 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System