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 MUELLER, JEAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,220.62 Date 09/08/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $117,219.17 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL-GUY, TRISHA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $117,216.57 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, ERIC J Employer name Village of Walden Amount $117,216.47 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, KENNETH B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $117,215.77 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,215.30 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $117,214.74 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTES, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,210.97 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBURG, TINA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,209.22 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SEAN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,209.22 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,209.22 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUZANNE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,209.22 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, DEBBI D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $117,209.22 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBBERING, EDWARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $117,209.17 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCARDES, DANIELLE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $117,208.41 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,208.00 Date 06/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOEUR, LAURA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,208.00 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, WILLIAM J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $117,205.98 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIANNI, THOMAS E Employer name Orange County Amount $117,205.15 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $117,204.95 Date 05/22/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CLYDE W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $117,203.73 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSE, WENDY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,203.09 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORDEL, ERIC Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,201.00 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUK, HENRY C Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $117,198.12 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIOTO, DANIEL L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $117,197.47 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,196.27 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENIK, STEPHEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $117,194.71 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARM, BRAD C Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $117,193.91 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,193.50 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACKETT, RACHEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $117,192.35 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENE, PHILIP C, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,190.65 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBEN, JEDEDIAH Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,190.06 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, BRYAN P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,190.00 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, RICHARD D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $117,188.69 Date 02/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUCH, WALTER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,188.58 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NWACHUKWU, BERYL P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $117,182.05 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, DIOSDADO C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,181.38 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VINCENT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,180.75 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POHL, THOMAS A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $117,180.16 Date 08/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFORD, JOHN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,171.34 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHOTAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,170.77 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYAD, HASSAN A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $117,169.34 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, ANTHONY M, III Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $117,168.52 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGAN, PATRICK G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,168.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSACK, ROBERT D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $117,167.80 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MICHELLE ANN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,167.71 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERBEN, RICHARD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,166.81 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, TRACY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $117,163.60 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NJIE, SENGAN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $117,163.54 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENIDO, SALVE MARIA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $117,163.19 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, PAUL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,162.55 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALL, OMAR T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,162.45 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,157.84 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JENNIFER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,156.00 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, SUSAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,156.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMETH, MARY JANE E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $117,155.34 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAXON, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,149.14 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARGARET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,148.73 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGEMANN, PHILIP M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $117,148.20 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $117,145.26 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PAUL H Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $117,145.10 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VNUCZENSKI, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,144.53 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRON, DITTER A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $117,141.68 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORNING, JAMES C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $117,141.50 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, JEFFREY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,139.69 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,138.39 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CRAIG Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $117,136.81 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERMAN, STEVEN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $117,135.20 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITIRRI, MARK P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $117,134.84 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,134.01 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, EDWARD T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $117,133.50 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSON, RANDALL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $117,129.48 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTA, DION M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $117,127.88 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, MILTON F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,127.16 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, AUDREY G Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $117,125.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILP, STEVEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,123.79 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEFFREY Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,122.46 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, RAYMOND Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,121.89 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLER, FRANK E, JR Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $117,121.48 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $117,121.28 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $117,121.00 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELTON, ANTONIO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,117.20 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTSAS, KONSTANTINOS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $117,115.71 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTODIMASO, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,114.26 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELIPPIS, TINA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $117,113.38 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LAWRENCE E, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,112.34 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN-NABEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,112.14 Date 08/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, DOLORES I Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $117,109.65 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIES, LISA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $117,109.04 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERF, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $117,107.72 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUS, FRANCIS M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $117,106.57 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUNG, MATTHEW S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,104.00 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROBIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,103.69 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUSCHNER, CARLTON G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $117,098.48 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ERIC Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $117,098.18 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DENNIS J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $117,095.49 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CARIN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $117,090.16 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, KEITH R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $117,086.53 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $117,086.35 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOO, SWAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,086.00 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System