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 HASTINGS, FRED C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $120,181.88 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, SHARON M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $120,181.69 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINERT, GLENN A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,181.33 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADLER, RICHARD W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,178.94 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, BARBARA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $120,178.94 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AILEEN BARBARA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $120,178.94 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLUM, ERIC S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $120,178.34 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANDREW J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $120,177.45 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAUER, DENISE S Employer name Town of Rye Amount $120,177.30 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSEPH P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $120,175.94 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, BRYAN J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $120,174.41 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, GARY P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $120,174.33 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $120,173.96 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLACHINO, MARK V Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $120,173.84 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, BETHANY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,172.77 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEOLUS, PANEL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $120,172.55 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CARMEN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $120,172.24 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHLER, YEFIM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,171.94 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GILBERT D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $120,171.20 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, CHAD K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,170.96 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AWAKA, IFEOMA O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $120,170.61 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHCO, JASON Employer name City of Rye Amount $120,169.62 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODHINES, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,168.07 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODDATO, FRANK A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $120,166.79 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, LEO Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $120,164.98 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, ROBERT D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $120,164.79 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, RUSSELL K Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $120,161.09 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPRA, SHIVAZ Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,159.64 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILAR, MANUEL, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $120,151.71 Date 05/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JULIUS, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,148.22 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, JEREMIAH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,147.56 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREOTTI, ANGELO Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $120,146.57 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH JACOBS, MAUREEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,146.00 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEROS, ANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $120,145.51 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, JOANNA, MS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $120,144.18 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, VERLENE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $120,141.89 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, NICOLA P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,140.93 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSEPH T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $120,138.75 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, RICHARD A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $120,138.72 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADOFF, ERIC Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $120,138.72 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GLEN U Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,138.38 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,137.64 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERZAK, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,137.11 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $120,135.57 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMUGA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $120,134.36 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, NORMAN J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $120,134.22 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCH, SHAUN H Employer name Town of Webster Amount $120,129.41 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARP, DEBRA E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $120,127.66 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $120,125.15 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASINI, VICTOR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $120,125.00 Date 09/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLARE, THOMAS R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $120,124.90 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JASON E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $120,123.99 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNEELY, DANIEL T Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $120,122.69 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CRISTINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,122.26 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $120,119.49 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, JACQUELINE ANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,118.11 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ROBERT C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $120,117.05 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, CRAIG J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,114.01 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $120,109.63 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, CHARLES R, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,107.78 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MAUREEN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,107.78 Date 09/03/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, BARBARA C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $120,107.78 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $120,107.54 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FAYETTE, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,104.10 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTARI, GAETANO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,103.53 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROUPA, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,101.48 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,101.37 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, WANDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,100.77 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, EDWARD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,100.19 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MATTHEW S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $120,096.39 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, KARL S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $120,095.02 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWARD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,091.24 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREUTZER, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,089.30 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIEWRA, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $120,088.47 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, KARA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $120,087.02 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KAREN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $120,086.78 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, SHEILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,086.15 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $120,085.88 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROTHENKE, GARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,084.63 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, VICTOR V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,075.35 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, JOHN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $120,072.35 Date 07/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICIARO, FRANK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,068.26 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, ROBERT J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $120,066.04 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAVER, JESSICA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $120,065.65 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSE, JENNIFER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $120,065.22 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESI, THOMAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,061.55 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALIN, MELINDA E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $120,059.61 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEUR, KEITH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,059.34 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGONIA, LISA COZZI Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $120,059.05 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,055.21 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, STEPHEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,055.19 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $120,053.13 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RONALD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,052.49 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $120,050.89 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,047.34 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOLY, JOHN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $120,046.64 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, NIYA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,046.16 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINI, GREGORY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,045.54 Date 05/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $120,044.60 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $120,043.12 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System