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 CHEN, JACK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,153.44 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILIS, PETER T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,152.35 Date 04/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ERIC W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,147.27 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ARLYN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,142.00 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, DAREN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,141.26 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,141.19 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROVES, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,137.41 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, RICHARD Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $116,136.25 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KEVIN F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $116,135.70 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK W Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,135.45 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, GARRETT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,134.90 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, COLIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $116,133.56 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $116,131.28 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $116,128.74 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, SARA K Employer name Court of Claims Amount $116,128.74 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNON, PAUL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, COLLEEN K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,128.74 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KAY, KYLE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,128.74 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLING, RICHARD E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $116,128.74 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIS-NIX, OLIVIA T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, TIMOTHY K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, FELICIA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOL, JONATHAN C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,128.74 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, JAMES Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $116,128.44 Date 03/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSZEWSKI, PATRYK Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $116,126.42 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, KEVIN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,126.08 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, AARON V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,125.50 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GENNARO, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,124.91 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, STEVEN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,124.84 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOSSE, BRAD Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $116,121.85 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, TERRY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,120.96 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPICA, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,120.95 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, MARIA COLONNA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,120.66 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, VIRGINIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,119.11 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSENBACH, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,117.75 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,117.51 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANLARE, GREGORY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $116,116.64 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKLEY, ROY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,116.00 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BLAINE W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $116,115.72 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KERLINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $116,115.08 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIR, YOUHDESH P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $116,114.75 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,112.51 Date 06/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SHARON-LOU Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,112.29 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOK, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $116,112.14 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RA, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,110.26 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $116,108.83 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ROBERT M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $116,105.97 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,105.26 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELB, YVONNE E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $116,105.09 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLOTTA, FRANCIS L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $116,104.78 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,103.31 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SHANE T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,102.80 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMOGES, ROBERT R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $116,101.08 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PAUL R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $116,100.22 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMENATY, RUDOLPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,098.92 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIA, MING-LUNG K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $116,097.28 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTER, ALFRIDA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $116,094.79 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, SCOTT Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $116,094.34 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHON, TIMOTHY F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,091.30 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICULESCU, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,090.00 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $116,088.05 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSFORD, JOEY E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $116,086.40 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, ROBERTO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,085.43 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,080.08 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, PATRICK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,079.81 Date 02/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, RONALD B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $116,079.75 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, REX Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,078.94 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JEFFERY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,078.60 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VERNIERI, JOHN A, JR Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $116,077.07 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JANE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,076.43 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,075.81 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, JEANNE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $116,075.39 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,073.14 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,072.43 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, ROBERT W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,064.22 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUAFREDDA, RUSSELL Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,063.33 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, TERRENCE X Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $116,060.43 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINOPOULOS, GEORGE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $116,059.50 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $116,057.97 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLER, GEORGE L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $116,057.28 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, GEETHA P Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,056.54 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $116,053.76 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYLER, GARY L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $116,053.19 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,053.17 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUST, DANIEL J Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $116,051.13 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,051.06 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, VERNON Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $116,049.68 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALEO, ANTHONY P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,049.63 Date 12/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,046.71 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, JORDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,046.52 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HOMER X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,046.20 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINA-PZENA, VIRGINIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $116,045.92 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACILLA, MARGARET J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $116,044.32 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARISA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,043.89 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURBEAU, RAYMOND W Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $116,043.26 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRANDON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,042.69 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLETTO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,042.57 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL CASTELLO, PAUL D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $116,042.19 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZEWSKI, MIGUELINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,041.39 Date 10/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System