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 BAKER, MICHELE A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $120,662.57 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, DAVID I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,662.52 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECHARD, ANDREW W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $120,662.41 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARWACKI, ROBERT E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,660.20 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, RICHARD, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,657.49 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLINESE, PETER J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $120,656.72 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KELLY S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $120,653.22 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, CRAIG A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $120,651.91 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $120,651.18 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, SAMUEL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $120,650.13 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $120,645.56 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM M, SR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $120,643.68 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPLEY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $120,641.52 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,639.68 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,634.98 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALING, RANDY Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $120,634.44 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $120,632.61 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, GREGORY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $120,629.85 Date 02/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROPRESE, FERDINAND P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,628.98 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENFIELD, JOEL K Employer name Erie County Amount $120,627.47 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWSKI, WALTER J Employer name Rockland County Amount $120,625.96 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFF, DANIELLE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $120,625.08 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,624.95 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLING, JASON H Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $120,624.63 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ROBERT A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $120,623.94 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,623.70 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA CONNERS Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $120,623.37 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RANEE A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $120,619.31 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZ, RYAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,615.93 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBIES, JOHN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $120,614.68 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DEAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,614.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DAVID Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $120,611.90 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN, SHERYL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,610.75 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, ANNEMARIE Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $120,610.05 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,610.02 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVAK, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,608.13 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAITTLI, DONALD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,607.48 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $120,603.64 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,603.19 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERLAN, BRETT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,602.05 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $120,599.14 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAKOVIC, DANIJELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,596.86 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PETER E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,596.82 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,595.55 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $120,595.50 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMIE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,592.32 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASARELLA, MARK A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,590.21 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACANTI, MARCUS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,589.52 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,587.94 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINIANO, JAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,587.53 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEILS SIELOFF, CATHERINE M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $120,587.44 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, COLLEEN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,586.59 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,583.43 Date 01/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SHANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,581.71 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GREGORY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,581.67 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,581.44 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISHAW, PETER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,578.56 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,576.90 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSAT, GREGG G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,576.65 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILBERT, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,576.03 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ROBERT T Employer name Islip Commun Develop Agcy Amount $120,575.00 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PETER G Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $120,572.88 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, STACY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $120,570.55 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKHALE, KEDAR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,568.20 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, MICHAEL G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $120,566.39 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULET, SANDRA D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $120,565.90 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KENNETH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,563.55 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIME, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,562.79 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $120,557.30 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,549.95 Date 04/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, LAURA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,549.80 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVGREN, ERIC P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,548.68 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, WHITNEY A Employer name Department of State Amount $120,548.20 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, MAZHAR U Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,547.02 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDRACCHIA, FRED Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $120,545.73 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, WILLIAM M Employer name Albany County Amount $120,544.15 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHARIN L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $120,544.05 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KATHRYN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,541.54 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROTBERY, KENT B Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,539.46 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERNSEY, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,536.18 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YU, JIHNHEE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $120,536.01 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POLE, SONIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,534.82 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JANET J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $120,533.18 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, RANDAL M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $120,533.01 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGER, LINDA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,532.92 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,532.72 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANCIS B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,531.29 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, RICHARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $120,530.76 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, JOHN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $120,529.50 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DALE R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $120,528.52 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, AHMAD S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $120,528.26 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LYN A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $120,527.72 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JOHN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,527.11 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, PETER M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $120,526.65 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARIA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,525.50 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMLA, JAMES Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $120,525.22 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIGAN, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,525.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIMO, MARY BETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $120,524.09 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREASURE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,520.74 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LISA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $120,519.99 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System