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 ZIEGLER, GARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,042.00 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,041.56 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEARY, THOMAS D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,040.94 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERCU, THOMAS F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,040.10 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, MOLLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,039.83 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLA, MARIO P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $120,039.68 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA, NATHANIEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $120,039.45 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, HELANE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $120,036.62 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMILIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,036.36 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,035.85 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIER, DANIEL, III Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $120,033.88 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $120,031.97 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, FRANCO Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $120,031.43 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JOSHUA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,031.41 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRI, GINA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $120,030.90 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,030.61 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARON, BRYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $120,030.36 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRA, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,028.83 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, JAW W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,028.83 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKIN, VADIM Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,028.83 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEST, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $120,028.83 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USUGA, JOSE L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $120,027.41 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TERRANCE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $120,026.69 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $120,023.20 Date 03/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDEL, MARK R Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $120,022.25 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, DARWIN M Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $120,019.41 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.38 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMONAITIS, KEITH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPELLY, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, HA YEUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,016.00 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JASON J Employer name City of Albany Amount $120,015.95 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINAZZO, JEFFREY C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $120,015.40 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $120,013.88 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLEY, BOBBY E, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $120,012.77 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISO, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $120,012.37 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $120,011.72 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, EDITH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $120,008.46 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, KWOK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $120,007.70 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHANIE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $120,006.70 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YNOA, SANDY R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $120,006.58 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,000.40 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABEREZNY, JAYME M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,000.40 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTANOVA, ALAN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $120,000.40 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, MARK W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $120,000.38 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH, ROBERT F Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $119,999.88 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JOHN Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $119,999.88 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, VALERIE A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $119,999.88 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $119,999.88 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, JEFFREY R Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $119,999.88 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, SEAN L Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $119,999.88 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, MARY JEAN Employer name Erie County Amount $119,999.41 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DAWN E Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $119,999.04 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTON, ELANA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $119,998.80 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $119,995.90 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ANNIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,994.77 Date 09/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSELLE, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $119,994.24 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, HAROLD W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $119,992.63 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, WILLIAM V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,992.42 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, RICHARD N, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $119,992.23 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENKERT, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,990.00 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,988.80 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATONE, JOHN T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $119,987.12 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETROSKI, TROY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,980.02 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHIONY, ROBERT W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $119,979.60 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSITO, CHRISTINE N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $119,977.38 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, ALEXANDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,975.89 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, SEAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,975.30 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENET, ROBERT L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $119,975.25 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANIPINTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $119,974.04 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ARIELLE N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $119,964.83 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINI, ALFRED D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,964.00 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,964.00 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, JANINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $119,964.00 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $119,963.92 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTNICZUK, DOROTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,963.70 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCIGNO, DEBORAH E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $119,963.40 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRY, JACQUELINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,960.47 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONATO, MATTHEW F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $119,960.38 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, MICHAEL F Employer name Erie County Amount $119,959.92 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLOIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $119,958.83 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, LOUIS J, II Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $119,958.48 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, MARK M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $119,952.12 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, RAYMOND J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $119,950.22 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'PREY, CHRISTINE I Employer name Rockland County Amount $119,950.14 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBERT, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Chester Amount $119,949.31 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, DAVID A Employer name Monroe County Amount $119,945.73 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, DONALD A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $119,945.53 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRALL, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $119,945.32 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, PENELOPE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $119,944.99 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROW, CARL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,942.80 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, COLLETTE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,942.58 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERING, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,942.36 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, VONVIVITA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $119,937.28 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, MARK L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $119,935.37 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECHER, LESLIE H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $119,933.74 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GEORGE C, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $119,933.33 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $119,930.56 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $119,926.10 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, WESLEY V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $119,924.93 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System