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 BERG, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $117,632.20 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITTER, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,631.67 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,630.46 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ONEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,628.30 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEUS, WILLIAM S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $117,628.05 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, RYAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,626.50 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Albany County Amount $117,626.33 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $117,624.08 Date 03/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENIEK, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,623.80 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, ANDREW H Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $117,618.72 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSONS, JAMES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $117,617.67 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUOCO, ROCKY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,617.24 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,615.84 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGHEBEN, STEPHEN P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $117,613.92 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, EDWARD H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,613.77 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, SCOTT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,612.79 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLEAU, MARIE N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $117,612.62 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIA, MARGARET C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $117,608.22 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $117,607.04 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOTTI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,606.99 Date 01/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEED, JOANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,603.20 Date 07/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DAVID M Employer name City of Troy Amount $117,602.45 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL GIUDICE, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,601.66 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGERMINO, JENNIFER C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $117,601.00 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELING, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $117,600.00 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LATASHA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,598.83 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,596.90 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,594.99 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DIANE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,594.71 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, NANCY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,593.62 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBACK, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,593.41 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,592.79 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISITI, SALVATORE A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $117,591.38 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODINDO, KIM R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $117,591.37 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABAH, PATRICIA U Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $117,590.62 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUERLEMANN, THOMAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,590.60 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZA, CARMEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,588.01 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARONSON, ROBERT J Employer name Seneca County Ida Amount $117,587.30 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVINGE, DAVID S Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,587.06 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISCHAK, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,587.06 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIALI Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,587.06 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, PATRICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,583.88 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON KEMPT, DONNA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $117,583.71 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHER, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,579.76 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVERSON, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $117,578.32 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, JOSHUA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $117,577.38 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAN, JEANMARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,576.17 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICHER, DANIEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,576.02 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBAK, ROBERT A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $117,574.06 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOISE, KECHNER B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $117,567.70 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, PAUL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $117,566.27 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, WEN-WEN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $117,565.13 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,564.99 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, PAUL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,564.14 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JANE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $117,562.96 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSTEIN, JAMES P Employer name Albany County Amount $117,562.16 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDIAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Orange County Amount $117,561.35 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, DONALD J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $117,560.92 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, NAOMI J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $117,559.70 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, IGNACIO A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,559.22 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, STEPHANIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,559.13 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUTKA, MICHAEL N Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $117,558.42 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $117,556.75 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, KATHLEEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,556.50 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENISE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,556.27 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,555.84 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DENNIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,555.84 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTUSCIELLO, VINCENT F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $117,555.34 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARACE, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $117,554.91 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTIAN K Employer name City of Rye Amount $117,548.08 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,544.35 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSIE, ERNEST W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $117,542.75 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRATBERG, ERIC Employer name City of White Plains Amount $117,542.69 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, EUGENE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $117,542.59 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ROBERT M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,542.51 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,540.86 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAVES, MARK E Employer name Monroe County Amount $117,540.85 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVANI, ROSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $117,538.76 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, DOMINIC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,538.10 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIDES, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,538.01 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, KEITH Employer name City of Albany Amount $117,537.75 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $117,531.35 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSYCZYN, REGINA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $117,531.13 Date 03/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT AMAND, FABIOLA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,528.48 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSKO, ALLAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,527.90 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPA, KEVIN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,527.56 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTI, BARBARA-JEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,527.38 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,527.02 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMFIELD, LAWRENCE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $117,526.83 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILLS, ADRIENNE D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $117,525.68 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TROY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $117,525.43 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, KEITH E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $117,524.88 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JUAN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $117,523.93 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENNING, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,522.71 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMASSIMO, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,521.88 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWSTON, ADRIENNE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,519.71 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONALD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,518.05 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IVERSON, RACHEL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $117,517.44 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,512.63 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTIC, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,511.66 Date 07/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System