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 SCHMIT, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,836.82 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GLEN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $118,835.09 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXEY, SARAH D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $118,826.94 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, GEORGE J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $118,824.90 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,822.83 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTEMANN, AMANDA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,822.18 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $118,820.05 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RUDOLPH Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $118,817.81 Date 01/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, JAMES A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $118,815.56 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOMAURO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $118,813.40 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREIN, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,812.30 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, RALPH F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $118,811.88 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUZIS, KIRK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,809.69 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIDEBOTTOM, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $118,806.91 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLER, NADINE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,805.03 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMINS, SCOTT A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $118,803.55 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, GIANNI E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,800.96 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, CHADERICK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,799.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOREY, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $118,797.50 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,796.15 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOANN W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $118,795.02 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, JAIME L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,792.97 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHANA S W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $118,791.27 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,787.82 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARBELO-VELAZQUEZ, ROSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,787.20 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIE, RUSSELL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,786.62 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DARROL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,785.38 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $118,783.40 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHAI, ANN MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,782.52 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $118,782.28 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $118,779.99 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATHERS, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,778.52 Date 07/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIELLO, SUSAN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,776.60 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTUONO, FRED J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,775.97 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SHARON M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $118,774.68 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, MARK N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $118,773.16 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, JENNIFER L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,771.20 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $118,768.86 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFARI, DONNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,768.00 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, RYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,767.58 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,764.84 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $118,762.48 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SHIN Y Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $118,761.87 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, RICHARD N Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $118,760.88 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, LARA R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $118,759.76 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULQUEEN, BRIAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,758.27 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MAGALIE H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $118,756.41 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JASON N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $118,756.05 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPA, FRANK W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $118,754.70 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,752.57 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, DIANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,752.18 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WAYNE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $118,751.41 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $118,751.33 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ELLISA R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $118,751.33 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD E, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,749.56 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, SALWA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $118,743.37 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCIO, DOMINICK, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $118,742.56 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGELSTEIN, DONNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $118,742.56 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDONATO, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $118,740.07 Date 04/02/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCAZIO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,737.86 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHAEL C, SR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,734.03 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSI, PAUL J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $118,733.49 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRONCKWICZ, EDWARD, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $118,732.87 Date 06/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $118,732.87 Date 05/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, ELAINE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,732.27 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,731.47 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, GEORGE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,730.48 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHTERMAN-JOSEPH, ANDREA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,730.18 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,728.63 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NICOLAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,726.97 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,726.81 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, ARTHUR E Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,726.23 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, GEORGE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $118,724.45 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $118,723.08 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNA, ANGELO M Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $118,722.76 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, GRAHAM J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $118,721.21 Date 06/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDRALIN, RONALDO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,720.96 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, THOMAS Employer name Albany County Amount $118,718.55 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, ANTHONY R, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,716.00 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSEGNET, TONYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,715.14 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $118,715.11 Date 04/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCEK, GREGORY P, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,714.63 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMANAH, ENE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $118,709.05 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Albany Amount $118,705.93 Date 12/21/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREUER, DAVID Employer name Village of New Square Amount $118,700.00 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $118,696.14 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MARY F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,695.70 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, ANDREW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,694.94 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, IRENE M Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $118,694.77 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOVAN, NOEL R, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $118,694.50 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLONIS, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,689.28 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, MARK A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $118,688.00 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GU, YAOZHANG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,686.64 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIONO, KURT T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,686.64 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTALE, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,686.62 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHEVON B Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,686.62 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $118,685.95 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DUANE A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $118,685.50 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRO, SALVATORE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,681.28 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KENDRA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $118,681.26 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System