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 MEDINA, RUPERTO, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,343.27 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,340.55 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, PETER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,339.93 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSU, IUSTINIAN Employer name Wayne County Amount $113,339.03 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $113,338.60 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILVRAY, SHARON A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $113,338.16 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLINTO, JAMES T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,336.98 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $113,336.65 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DIANE T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $113,334.71 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, MARTIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,329.32 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, SEAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,328.87 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CATHERINE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,326.99 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ELIJAH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $113,325.10 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,323.66 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, HELEN TSUI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $113,323.34 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEREMY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $113,321.63 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, BRIAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,321.00 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, RAHN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $113,319.38 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVANO, MATTHEW B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,319.24 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METHE, MARK E Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $113,317.10 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOANNE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,316.00 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,314.75 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGI, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,314.57 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JAIME A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,312.26 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADEWALE, GLADYS O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $113,310.61 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTLE, TOBI D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,308.00 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELCH, GERARD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,308.00 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,308.00 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTRAND, KENNETH N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,307.89 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKE, JIMMIE, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,305.29 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,301.56 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVEL, STEVEN V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,300.42 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEBARRON, CECILE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,300.24 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMORE, ANTHONY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $113,297.71 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAM, ALANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $113,296.17 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSEYMAN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $113,294.99 Date 05/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, ROBERT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,294.78 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POUGH, FLINORA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $113,293.91 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DILLON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,292.63 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, AARON C Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $113,289.14 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCK, DAVID W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $113,287.72 Date 09/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CONSTANCE O Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $113,287.38 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO-BADLER, BARBARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,287.12 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,286.82 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMPONE, DONNA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $113,285.11 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOHN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $113,284.98 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHIM, MUHAMMAD SALIM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,284.03 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIT, ROBERT D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $113,282.48 Date 12/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, DAVID J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $113,271.02 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUWENDAL, CHARLES B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,270.73 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, JOHN W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $113,266.17 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHARLES J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $113,264.48 Date 07/29/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $113,260.50 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $113,258.30 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, STANLEY L Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $113,256.19 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOJI, ALALAZU N Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,256.00 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOFISAN, ADEJOKE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $113,252.82 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DELROY F Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,252.68 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANNARD, EDWARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,252.35 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAGGI, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,248.88 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTONI, GEORGE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $113,248.11 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFONE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $113,246.38 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEE, THOMAS A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $113,243.46 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,240.95 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAGI, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $113,235.22 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTESI, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $113,231.44 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHENK, ERIK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,230.00 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, RICHARD W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $113,225.14 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JONATHAN B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $113,224.74 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MEG Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $113,223.76 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, STEVEN H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $113,223.60 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUE, GARY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,216.88 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POISSON, ELSIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,214.40 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJKOWSKI, VINCENT A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $113,213.34 Date 05/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATESI, DONA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $113,213.34 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $113,213.34 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHELL, NITA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,213.34 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, LOUIS C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,213.34 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JEAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $113,213.34 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARK Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $113,213.34 Date 08/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, OMAR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,212.08 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $113,211.45 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RYAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,209.27 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $113,205.73 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURELLO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $113,204.30 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, GREGORY D Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $113,203.98 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID F Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $113,203.74 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBE, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,203.10 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $113,202.32 Date 01/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $113,202.12 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HASSELT, JOHN L Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $113,199.97 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, KAREN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,198.55 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, GARRETT L.W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $113,198.13 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, MATTHEW P Employer name Oneida County Amount $113,196.77 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, JENELLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,195.97 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CHARLES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,195.76 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMERDA, SCOTT C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $113,193.80 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGLER, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $113,190.29 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,190.00 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, JAY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,187.28 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System