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 OPPMANN, JANICE M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $121,832.09 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FABIAN A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $121,829.04 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LAURIE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $121,827.04 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOUSDEN, JOSEPH C, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,825.79 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,825.04 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIE, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,824.03 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, NEIL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,823.61 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,823.11 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONLIN, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,820.06 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMANATHAIAH, RAMESH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,818.03 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $121,817.09 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $121,817.09 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKI, ROMAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,813.83 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLERSON, VALORIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,813.47 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JEFFERY J, II Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $121,813.44 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBY, BRUCE J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $121,812.50 Date 02/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINTAVALLE, ROBERT A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $121,812.50 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, FAY ANGELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,809.03 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRYAN P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $121,808.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPP, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,807.14 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABUDA, KURT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,806.54 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JOHNNIE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,805.03 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,800.51 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEARY, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $121,797.70 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZYZYNSKI, MARK S Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $121,796.85 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDLEY, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $121,795.14 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, QUINTON Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $121,793.75 Date 07/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIERK, STEVE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $121,793.22 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUZETA, RAMILO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,792.67 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTARE, DOREEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,790.85 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CATHERINE M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $121,789.31 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIATER, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,788.80 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAFINSKI, JOHN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $121,787.11 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVIKUL, SOMPOP Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,784.43 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MARK F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $121,784.20 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SHERYL FELECIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,784.00 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, AMANDA N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,779.82 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENUS, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,778.15 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $121,778.08 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $121,775.82 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGROSZEWSKI, DONNA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $121,775.43 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, MARIO, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,770.61 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, COLLEEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,766.92 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $121,766.13 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, LISA M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $121,765.76 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $121,765.71 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAB, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $121,765.54 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, SCOTT Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $121,764.12 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUTENSTRAUCH, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,763.25 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, PATRICK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,762.29 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTH, MATTHEW M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $121,760.21 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GERARD J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $121,758.50 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $121,756.08 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONGELING, STEVEN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $121,755.16 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANDREW T Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,753.92 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DROP, EMMA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $121,750.80 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, USHA K Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $121,750.80 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $121,750.40 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODGOOD, BETH L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $121,748.47 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,746.59 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, GEORGE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,746.54 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSSEL, HOLLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,745.52 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, KEITH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,744.51 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPINSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,742.60 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, STACEY C Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $121,740.14 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,739.21 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGORRA, CHAD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,738.93 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, DANIEL Employer name Education Department Amount $121,737.77 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,735.97 Date 09/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,732.48 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LARRY B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $121,732.34 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, JAMIE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,732.16 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OVERTON, CATHERINE L Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $121,731.76 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, JEFFREY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $121,729.87 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,729.12 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEIBY, VICTOR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,726.90 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, STEPHEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,726.90 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, RONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,726.90 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPIEJKO, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,726.90 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVANNI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,726.08 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHMAN, TODD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $121,725.76 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,725.48 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLISON, THOMAS S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,725.16 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNET, JAMES F, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $121,719.10 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PAULETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,714.31 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TONYA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,712.28 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, OUIDA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,711.83 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CATHY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,711.83 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,710.02 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZA, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,707.11 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERARA, EDWARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,706.00 Date 06/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, KATHY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,705.54 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LASHAWN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $121,705.25 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $121,703.99 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMPANIJEC, JOHN V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,703.53 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, JAMES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $121,702.85 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, WARD D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $121,700.62 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, PAUL J Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $121,700.59 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, BRIAN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $121,700.52 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HAYLE, BLOSSOM M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,697.82 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System