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 STROUGH, TIMOTHY S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $121,697.10 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $121,693.85 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, CHRIS R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $121,691.27 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WINSTON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,690.23 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DUWAYNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,689.56 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $121,689.41 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, RICHARD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $121,689.41 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMMERS, ROBERT K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $121,689.41 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKIE, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $121,689.41 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDERMAN, JOEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $121,689.41 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, WARREN J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $121,689.41 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERPICA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,688.96 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIO-GUARINO, TERRI L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $121,688.67 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,688.04 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $121,685.28 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, JEFFREY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $121,685.18 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTI, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,683.59 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARLING, RONALD W, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $121,683.55 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, BRUCE W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $121,680.26 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $121,678.76 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, REGINA B Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $121,675.12 Date 10/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVY, DANIEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $121,674.44 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, THOMAS R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $121,673.74 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,673.62 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, JOHN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $121,673.41 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $121,671.58 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADE, THOMAS W Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $121,665.44 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, DAVID S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $121,662.93 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ADAM J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $121,662.85 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLITTIER, FRANK H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $121,659.79 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERST, JEREMY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,654.01 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELTRAMO, JERRY W Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $121,653.89 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULZOFF, THOMAS J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $121,653.09 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARZ, JEFFREY M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $121,652.84 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, ANDREW D Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $121,649.90 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOI, JAMES E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $121,647.35 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,644.82 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, RICHARD A Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $121,643.91 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLEBERRY, NIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,641.77 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSENHEIMER, PATRICK Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $121,637.45 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKELVEY, MARYLYNN E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $121,636.66 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,635.16 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, HOWARD C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $121,633.26 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUONAIUTO, JAMES Employer name City of Rye Amount $121,632.18 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, LISA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $121,631.22 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, DENNIS P Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $121,630.99 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTBILL, MARY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $121,628.77 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, DAVID W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $121,627.04 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JEROME D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $121,623.67 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELEN, FIELALMA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $121,621.07 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,619.84 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,617.51 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGETIS, MARY J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $121,613.76 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, FRANK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $121,613.00 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,611.31 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINI, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $121,610.56 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,607.57 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATZ, RACHEL Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $121,607.50 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIBLACK, RHODIE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,607.13 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,603.71 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHS, STEVEN G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $121,602.51 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, SEAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,602.01 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVERNESE, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,601.85 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEADER, CHARLES N Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,601.32 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ERICA A FREAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,601.12 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENYON, NATHAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,600.01 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLONEY, RICHARD T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,599.77 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSA, KAREN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $121,596.05 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, DAVIS B, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $121,595.79 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUDA, SENTA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $121,594.46 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $121,594.45 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VERNIERI, ALEXANDER W, JR Employer name Town of Kent Amount $121,594.20 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, FRANKLIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,594.13 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMAN, KYLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,593.62 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRI, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,589.87 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $121,585.28 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONESTABILE, FRANK R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $121,583.80 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CLAIR, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $121,580.28 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, JEREMIAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,580.27 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $121,579.27 Date 12/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,578.80 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,576.90 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINIVAGGI, DOMINICK V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,576.90 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, BART K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,570.77 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, COLIN S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,570.52 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEONARD A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $121,570.25 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREVOST, BRENDA CORREA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $121,569.94 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $121,569.50 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-MOTLEY, RANDI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $121,567.78 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEISINGER, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $121,566.53 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEE, NORMAN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $121,564.44 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, LINDA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $121,561.16 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERO, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,560.80 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $121,560.16 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINA, JAMES F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $121,556.47 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, GLENN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $121,556.41 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIRS, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $121,555.61 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OTIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $121,555.37 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, NORMAN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $121,555.01 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZARIK, PAUL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $121,552.18 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System