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 CIOFFI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,323.35 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIECO, JILL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,323.01 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULICK, GREGORY J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $110,321.60 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERG, HOWARD G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,319.10 Date 02/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, ROBERT F Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $110,319.05 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKERT, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,318.21 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDAY, JEFFREY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $110,318.05 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, GEORGE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $110,311.71 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KERRY-JANE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,310.38 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, KATHERINE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,310.17 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JOHN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,307.54 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Steuben County Amount $110,306.71 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAGLIA, ULISSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,306.40 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,305.41 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STOKELY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,302.61 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVARELLA, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,302.59 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANGEL L, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $110,299.83 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTLING, SUSAN T Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $110,299.05 Date 03/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GLENN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $110,297.49 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENDARIZ, ROSA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $110,293.81 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARY JANE G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,290.86 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KEVIN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,289.05 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JOANNA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $110,288.69 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $110,286.04 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $110,284.42 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,284.29 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMORE, MARK R Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,283.40 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,282.66 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKA, FRANK Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $110,281.50 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $110,280.14 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, STUART B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,277.41 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JUSTIN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $110,275.88 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZZARI, JOANNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,275.64 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, FRANK A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $110,268.07 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDWEHR, PAUL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,267.52 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLI, PETER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,267.49 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERIG, PATRICK G, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,265.95 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCHORN, ADRIANE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,263.61 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, JOHN P Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $110,262.69 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTZEL, PETER C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,262.11 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, ARTHUR G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,262.05 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNDON, GLADYS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,261.72 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,260.87 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAS, LINDA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $110,260.35 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, RICHARD R Employer name Wayne County Amount $110,259.49 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHWORTH, JULIA C Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $110,258.93 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, SHEILA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,258.60 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, ERIC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $110,257.42 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, JOSHUA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,256.67 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, RICHARD E Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,256.30 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,253.70 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, SAMMY K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $110,253.05 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, BRIAN M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $110,252.11 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,251.63 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY-LA BATT, MEREDITH L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $110,251.37 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,250.40 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,250.15 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDD, HOWARD A, JR Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $110,249.41 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN HESS, KERRY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,242.59 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANNY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,240.93 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDOH, CHINYELU O Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $110,238.92 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDERKEHR, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,237.12 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MARY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,235.96 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTEA, RANDY G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $110,235.04 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALPHEE, JEAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $110,233.68 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SARAH S Employer name Education Department Amount $110,233.25 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, EILEEN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,232.93 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIEL, WARREN W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $110,232.37 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ROBERT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,232.14 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECHOLS, ROBERT M Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,231.86 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ROSIERS, GUY E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $110,231.27 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCANO, DONALD Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $110,230.25 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, CAROLYN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,227.20 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DARRYL L Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $110,226.72 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NICOLA, ROBERT M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,225.70 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ERIC A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,225.26 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEN, MATHEW C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,222.58 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,219.19 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, PETER J, JR Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $110,218.96 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, BENNIE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $110,217.99 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, SILVIO Employer name Town of Gates Amount $110,217.57 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $110,215.69 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,215.58 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JONATHAN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,213.60 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, DOMINIC S Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $110,212.74 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, PHILLIP A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $110,211.95 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANGELO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,209.27 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, KARL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $110,208.85 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBURG, LEO Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $110,208.34 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,207.20 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKEL, JESSICA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,205.14 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, BRIAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,204.44 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,203.71 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $110,203.46 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IVELISSE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $110,203.34 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOLEJOS, MANUEL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,202.89 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, WENDY S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $110,201.98 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, LEO P Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $110,201.53 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, BRIAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,199.73 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSDALE, CORINDA Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $110,199.70 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System