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 MC CAFFREY, PETER C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,718.12 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, CHARLES WILLIAM Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $116,714.90 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPENMEYER, TODD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,711.09 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, PAMELA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $116,709.56 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,707.89 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESMOND, KEITH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,707.47 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,703.99 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMAL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,702.60 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTAPPILLIL, SALY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,702.50 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, JEFFREY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,701.83 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ELLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,701.12 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, PETER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $116,700.82 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,700.69 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILL, JOHANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,700.41 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, RICHARD F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,698.46 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALIOTTA, TERESA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $116,697.70 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, HELEN S Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $116,695.38 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEOFFREY G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $116,695.03 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIS, JONNEL C Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $116,694.96 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRENZE, LAURICE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $116,694.96 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, DAVID C Employer name Ontario County Amount $116,694.94 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, SARON Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $116,694.42 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,693.98 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, MARK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,690.98 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYE, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,690.15 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, ERIC Employer name City of Albany Amount $116,685.82 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, BRIGID Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,683.18 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, KEVIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $116,682.28 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CLAUDINE Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $116,682.07 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DENIS J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $116,681.20 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNOUSAS, PETER H Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $116,679.85 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PATRICIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,677.53 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASIER, KEVIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $116,674.28 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RICHARD T, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $116,673.48 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,672.66 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOEHRING, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $116,671.02 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, FRANCES Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,670.63 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VERNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $116,668.74 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTIDI, SALLY E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $116,668.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, THOMAS Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $116,667.71 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFOLANO, BRUCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,657.45 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTZ, SHANNON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,650.57 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELBERG, KITTY H Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,649.00 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLA, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,648.78 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZIWICK, GEORGE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $116,648.62 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $116,647.06 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,646.80 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, COLLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,646.80 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSON, GARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,646.80 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,646.80 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,646.63 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWENDER, JOHN W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $116,646.43 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, LESLIE M, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,646.06 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SPENCER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,644.83 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKEY, SHERRY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,643.89 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMPE, MARGARET J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,643.71 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $116,643.31 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRINELLO, MARIO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,643.17 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILUYOMADE, MONICA T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $116,641.13 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEKS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,641.10 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERMYER, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $116,640.63 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, EILEEN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,640.15 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARCIA T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $116,639.74 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $116,639.26 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PATRICIA M, MS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,635.84 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BARRY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $116,635.71 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, SCOTT E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,635.35 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDISH, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,634.79 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEE, KYU-SAE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,631.43 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBYRNE, PATRICIA N Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $116,630.97 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECAKES, DAKIN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $116,630.10 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIVENGA, BARBARA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,630.08 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, SONIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,629.91 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSER, W PAUL Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $116,623.99 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, WILLIAM G Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $116,620.69 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, APRYL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,620.39 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, COURTNEY L H Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,620.23 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,620.19 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACICOT, DESMOND J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $116,614.58 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REPP, GREGORY C Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $116,611.78 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $116,611.65 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZES, CELINE M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $116,610.26 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHITSCH, DAVID B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $116,610.04 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTO, STEPHEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,610.00 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, MONICA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,607.64 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, GLEN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,607.64 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, THOMAS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,607.64 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, ANGELO L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,607.64 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICE, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $116,607.64 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, DEAN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $116,607.64 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBEL, JORGE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $116,607.64 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ANDRE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $116,607.64 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPAK, FRANCIS A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $116,607.64 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ERNEST L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $116,607.64 Date 11/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RICHARD C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,607.08 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, GARY A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $116,605.91 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHRAF, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,604.15 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, JAMIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,604.15 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $116,603.94 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, TINA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,603.81 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System