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 EDINGTON, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,149.83 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, DAMON Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,149.83 Date 06/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADO, ORLANDO A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $122,147.68 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOHN T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $122,145.65 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MATILDA Employer name Orange County Amount $122,145.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DAVID C Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $122,143.59 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCERI, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,142.28 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRASSBERGER, KURT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,141.85 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARA, KARIM Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $122,138.42 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPEDA, JOE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $122,135.40 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEERBOTH, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $122,133.85 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, ERIKA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,130.26 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVO, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,129.97 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-PINCUS, PAMELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,127.30 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,126.89 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JOHN A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $122,125.82 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODHOO, RAJINDRA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,125.10 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASTRZAB, JOEL K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $122,122.94 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CARL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,122.47 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, ANNE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $122,118.90 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATO, VINCENT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,117.98 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $122,117.03 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JAMES E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $122,116.57 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, EDMUND J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,115.36 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, OSIRIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,114.86 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, ADAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,114.63 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, NANCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,113.83 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,112.98 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $122,110.61 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, BENNY R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $122,110.05 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, SALVATORE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,109.98 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHNA, JEROME C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,105.92 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GACH, GREGORY G Employer name Erie County Amount $122,105.91 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LAURETTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,105.63 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSANNE E Employer name Erie County Amount $122,105.28 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $122,103.45 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERMAN, JASON A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $122,101.00 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDO, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,100.26 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICHENGREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $122,100.07 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $122,096.00 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $122,093.22 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,087.78 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWREY, MATTHEW D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $122,078.09 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS-TERRELL, DONALDA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $122,074.01 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $122,073.06 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIST, JAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,072.68 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,072.12 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BRYON K Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,071.44 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, CHRISTINE H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,070.95 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, SAMUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,068.89 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, SHAHINDOKHT Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $122,067.76 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,064.36 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, MARIE SONIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $122,060.83 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, MARYANN C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $122,058.94 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JUSTIN R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $122,055.78 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ANGEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,054.72 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYDLARZ-HUTTON, ANNA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $122,052.99 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESHENSKY, CHARLES O Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $122,052.05 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITTER, GREGORY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,048.73 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYSON, WANDA H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $122,047.24 Date 06/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNSER, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,041.92 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORKELUN, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,041.47 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $122,038.41 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENO, JEANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $122,038.39 Date 07/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, KELLY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $122,038.36 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DONALD F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $122,037.62 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JULIETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,036.65 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSEN, ALISON L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,035.04 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, ROSHAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,034.06 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,032.03 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,031.14 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOHN W Employer name Erie County Amount $122,027.38 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, FRANKLIN D, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $122,027.07 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROTTOLE, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $122,026.32 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, YESENIA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $122,023.98 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, JOAN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,023.17 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MERYL H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $122,022.66 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-GREY, GENEVIEVE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,015.14 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLING, MAUREEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $122,015.09 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLZA, ANDREW Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $122,014.25 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOCHEM, JASON G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $122,008.44 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JESSY Employer name Rockland County Amount $122,007.70 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAWRENCE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $122,005.20 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EALLONARDO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,002.03 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DWAYNE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $122,001.27 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLLERMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $122,000.06 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VIVIAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,998.98 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $121,997.51 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKLE, KYLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,997.38 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHERYL L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,994.88 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $121,994.88 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $121,994.61 Date 02/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANNON, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,992.83 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,992.67 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, KEVIN Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $121,992.62 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZIZ, DAVID W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $121,992.53 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ALISDAIR J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $121,992.02 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, ANTHONY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,990.25 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATTO, ROBERT W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $121,986.11 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDLYPCHAK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $121,985.15 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System