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 MARLOWE, STEPHEN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $116,502.37 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,501.60 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICHITTELLA, NANCI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,500.63 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGENTI, LEE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,498.37 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEBELLIS, LYNETTE H Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,497.30 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, NATALIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $116,497.03 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARA, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SCOTT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUNZIO, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARO, GEOFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,496.80 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, NELSON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,496.22 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLORAFI, DEBORAH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,495.06 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERLING, SCOTT J Employer name Erie County Amount $116,493.01 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELFEL, JEFFREY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,490.53 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-JEROME, PATRICK Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,490.24 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAST, DAVID W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,489.92 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONN, FREDERIC F Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $116,485.24 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKEWICZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $116,484.85 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTYCH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $116,483.81 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKANE, SCOTT Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.65 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONE, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.29 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIZO, JUNIE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.28 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, STEFANIE O Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.28 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDIN, PATRICK T Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.26 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PETER W Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.25 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, JAN B Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.24 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPERT, GEORGE W Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,482.23 Date 06/15/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDARO, SABATO C Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,480.44 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,480.01 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, MARIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,478.79 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, SHAHIBA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $116,478.19 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALVEY, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,476.70 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $116,475.10 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, PAUL R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,473.22 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNERY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,471.68 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DENNIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,471.66 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $116,469.16 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSE, JOHN T, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $116,468.76 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONG, EDWARD Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,467.78 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDEN, KATHI A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,467.78 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLER, KAREN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,467.78 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, LISA H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,467.78 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, ALFRED E Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,467.44 Date 02/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,467.44 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,467.44 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $116,467.44 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $116,467.44 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASER, DIANA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $116,467.44 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, THOMAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $116,467.44 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, RICHARD A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,467.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ALBERT J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,467.44 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CRAIG J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $116,464.78 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TRACY S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $116,464.11 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,463.45 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORDAI, LASZLO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,462.65 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $116,462.18 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, CLAYTON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,461.95 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,461.81 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $116,460.04 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,457.61 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERCKE, KATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,456.89 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, RODNEY A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $116,453.91 Date 03/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMING, EDWARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,452.35 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $116,451.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOENFELD, MICHELE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $116,448.13 Date 08/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWEN, BRADLEY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,447.83 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,446.50 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, THERESE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,446.50 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIOLA, CLIFF J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,445.84 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $116,444.75 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,444.42 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, STEVEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,441.40 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOHN F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,439.69 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $116,439.56 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, SALVATORE Employer name City of Lockport Amount $116,438.68 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MICHELE D Employer name Orange County Amount $116,438.61 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,436.40 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAMBIANCHI, ANDREW Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $116,435.82 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, FRANCIS A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $116,430.75 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $116,430.63 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONIBOKUN, ENIOLA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,430.42 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, CHARLES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,429.96 Date 11/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,429.81 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,429.27 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOONE, TYRA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $116,429.18 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LITUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,428.00 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, MARGARET C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,427.61 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTIRONI, PETER J Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $116,426.80 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CURA, PETER J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $116,422.88 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, AARON J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $116,422.49 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, LINDA I Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $116,414.94 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARX, EDWARD C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $116,414.03 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, BRIAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,411.37 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, WILLIAM L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $116,411.34 Date 06/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE-JOHNSON, CAROL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,410.38 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORGEY, BRETT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,409.47 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, FRANCENE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $116,409.12 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILYARD, AMY J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $116,407.64 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System