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 TART, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,785.79 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,783.81 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAHEY, MARK E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $120,780.95 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIM, ERROL R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $120,780.06 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDY, HELEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,778.35 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ADAM S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $120,777.29 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, FERNANDE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $120,777.26 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, FLOYD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $120,776.54 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, MADELEINE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,775.98 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLON, BETTYJEAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $120,775.15 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MANI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,772.73 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSULURI, SRINIVASA RAO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,769.55 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIELLO, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $120,761.67 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPAILLAT, VIVIANA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,760.73 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, EDWARD J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $120,756.60 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $120,754.94 Date 08/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANELLE, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,753.36 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOWSKY, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,752.58 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DAVID P Employer name Department of Health Amount $120,752.11 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, GREG C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $120,752.11 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GARY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $120,752.11 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $120,752.11 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LAURIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $120,752.11 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZORANA, JOSEPH P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $120,751.90 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KENNETH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,751.74 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, LISA T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $120,751.26 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELESKO, GEORGE D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $120,751.26 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $120,751.26 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACONO, TOMLYNN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,751.26 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $120,751.26 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHI, RAMSEY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $120,751.26 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KENNETH J Employer name Education Department Amount $120,751.26 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, PATRICIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $120,751.26 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $120,751.26 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, CORMAC J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,751.15 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NENNI, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $120,750.36 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $120,750.36 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOCKERMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $120,749.78 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, VINCENT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,749.45 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNINI, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $120,749.24 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHIELE, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,749.22 Date 09/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMAN, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $120,748.95 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $120,748.32 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,744.25 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ERIC W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $120,743.85 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,741.26 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMAWI, SAMIR Y Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,741.26 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDWARD F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,739.17 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,738.28 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANTIA, JEAN-CLAUDE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,738.24 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRESPO, CONCEPCION T, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $120,736.85 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, GREGORY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $120,734.32 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, MARIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,734.29 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSINI, REMY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,733.27 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMAWALDI, ILAF Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $120,730.12 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YU-WAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $120,729.44 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DONNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $120,729.32 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KATHERINE SOTER Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,729.12 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, KAREN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,729.12 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, MARY ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,729.12 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $120,728.86 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, CEDRIC Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,728.69 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOOCH, DONNA A Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $120,728.50 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, RAMONA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,728.29 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JOY Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $120,726.48 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, JOSEPH Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $120,724.63 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIZIO, VINCENT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,723.81 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, DOUGLAS D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $120,721.55 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ERNEST L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,712.60 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CONNO, ALAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $120,709.66 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSENBURY, ARTHUR C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $120,706.46 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARLEY, JANICE R Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $120,705.30 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,702.62 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANOS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,702.56 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMAURO, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $120,701.23 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, RORY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,700.76 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWIEL, AARON P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $120,700.30 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, TRACY J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $120,699.49 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,698.95 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EFFEREN, VICTORIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $120,698.44 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, SAM E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $120,698.29 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, GADDIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,697.77 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEVEN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $120,694.46 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBA, JOSEPH N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $120,689.06 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ADAM W Employer name City of Albany Amount $120,688.88 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DEBRA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $120,688.76 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,686.37 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEATH, JOSEPH P Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $120,684.49 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES C Employer name Steuben Co Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $120,681.55 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,680.07 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,678.83 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONIGRO, PHILIP M Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,678.09 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, LAWRENCE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,678.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $120,675.05 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, COURTLAND G Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $120,672.22 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $120,669.05 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREIROS, JORGE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $120,668.45 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, ROBERT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,666.35 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBKE, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,664.81 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZARELLI, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $120,662.74 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System