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 ZUCKERMAN, JUDY E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $118,161.00 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBERG, JOSEPH K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $118,159.96 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RAYMOND H Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $118,159.96 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEN, JANE D Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $118,159.96 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZNER, ROBERT Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $118,159.94 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, STEVEN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $118,158.62 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ANTHONY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $118,156.43 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MARY S Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $118,156.15 Date 02/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, RYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,155.58 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILBURN, SUSAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $118,153.95 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $118,153.63 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONBERG, TAMI I Employer name Rockland County Amount $118,153.61 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ZALMEN Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $118,150.38 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $118,148.07 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANCONA, PETER R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $118,146.87 Date 04/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TODD C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $118,146.48 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGHT, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,145.37 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTE, VICKY-MARIE J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $118,140.18 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAOOF, AGHA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,137.24 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIUTTA, ROGER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,134.40 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADE, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,132.86 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORANTENG, KWEKU O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,131.78 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, QUEI-LEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $118,129.60 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUSIK, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Utica Amount $118,129.02 Date 05/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DEAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,128.43 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BENITA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,128.04 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,124.64 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, LORENZO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $118,122.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, MARK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $118,122.69 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCIOTTI, FRANK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $118,121.64 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CASSANDRA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $118,120.78 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, SETH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,120.26 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, COREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,118.20 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, LINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,118.20 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBLEFIELD, JEFFREY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $118,117.72 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, JEROME Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,117.20 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JUNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $118,116.98 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCACCIOLO, KATHLEEN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $118,115.52 Date 09/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAROUBA, ISSA Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $118,115.17 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $118,114.80 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,114.35 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMERS, GINA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $118,111.07 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, TANNER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,109.96 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,106.76 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,105.60 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PATRICIA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $118,105.08 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, KAREN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $118,105.02 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JAMES C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $118,103.91 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, GABRIEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,101.19 Date 03/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILBERT, SHAUN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,097.80 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGALDE, THOMAS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,097.46 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLMAN, WENDY S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,097.46 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVOLI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Greece Amount $118,096.94 Date 06/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM P Employer name Education Department Amount $118,096.86 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,092.00 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSIE, JUDD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,091.40 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINASSO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,090.17 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDEN, ROBIN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,090.17 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, AARON W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,090.10 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YE, GUO XIANG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,087.84 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PHILIP D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $118,087.39 Date 05/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDEL, RYAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,087.31 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $118,086.33 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-BORNO, MARIE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,085.78 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, CRAIG P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $118,085.48 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEY, COLONEL B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,082.69 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, STEPHEN E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $118,078.87 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,078.82 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, ERNEST P Employer name Town of Evans Amount $118,078.04 Date 07/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERVERA, ANDRE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,077.77 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PETER Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,077.77 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MICHAEL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,077.77 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, DANIEL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,077.77 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODRINGTON, ALWYN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,077.70 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREN, ALAN I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,077.70 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, THERESA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $118,071.80 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINO, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,071.24 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANE-LYONS, JOHANNY E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,068.35 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, BRIANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $118,065.49 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGER, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,062.60 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GREGORY F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $118,061.41 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WAI H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,061.32 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICARDO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $118,060.92 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUJILLO, GLORIA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,060.37 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $118,059.87 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARTIN P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $118,056.12 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, PETER A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $118,051.61 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADNELL, LUKE W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,050.72 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSCO, LISA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,049.21 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIROZ, JORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,048.00 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENTZ, RONALD E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,043.48 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $118,041.53 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRISANTI, ADAM P Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $118,041.45 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, GARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,038.66 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARONCZYK, GEORGE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,038.15 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGHAM, CHARLES W, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $118,037.83 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JAY G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $118,035.20 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, NIKI S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,033.94 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, EDIL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $118,033.63 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGIN, SAMUEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,033.46 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System