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 PATEL, KAUSHIKA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $160,780.37 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, RODNEY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,774.08 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREAHAN, EMMETT J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $160,773.99 Date 06/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-AMOTZ, PICO P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $160,766.72 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENA, MESERET M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $160,766.08 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, SHENG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $160,763.01 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, TODD O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,762.55 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, VANESSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,735.65 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TODARO, BARBARA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $160,713.02 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, ION-MING Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $160,712.79 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, BENEDICT A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $160,706.84 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANCIW, JOHN D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $160,697.09 Date 12/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERTH, BONNIE H Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $160,693.98 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADELHELM, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,684.21 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKHEIT, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,676.91 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS-BARR, MONIQUE Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,675.69 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEER, DEBORAH Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $160,668.95 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMROSE, PADRAIG M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $160,665.77 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,658.69 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANBURY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,658.11 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDING, JAN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,653.53 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, SCOTT R Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $160,648.48 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURANT, STANLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,647.11 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,646.92 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,646.40 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,644.72 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTHE, FRED W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,642.14 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JAMES R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,631.02 Date 11/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRINER, SCOTT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,625.06 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, PAMELA H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,614.83 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGANO, DANIEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,614.34 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GARY H Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $160,609.75 Date 08/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAHEBJAM-ATABAKI, MANZAR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $160,608.10 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, TODD B Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,606.04 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, TINY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $160,600.58 Date 10/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,600.08 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,593.26 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CAROLYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,580.60 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMBLATT, MARK P Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $160,575.10 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JERRY Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $160,573.58 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBB, BRYAN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $160,570.48 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, MICHAEL N Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $160,569.55 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SALVATORE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,566.56 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEEGER, VICTORIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,558.74 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLACEK, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $160,556.05 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENIG, ADAM D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $160,555.47 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, BENJAMIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,552.30 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDINE, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,548.46 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $160,545.64 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEMINA, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,544.87 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWAN, CHRISTINE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,543.18 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANDREW D Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $160,540.84 Date 11/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RICHARD P, DR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $160,536.09 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, HENRY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,530.55 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLADMAN, CAMILLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $160,524.17 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JAMES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,522.55 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSS, RICHARD A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $160,522.30 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRGAS, BORIS Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $160,518.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, SCOTT R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $160,517.10 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCK, NOEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $160,512.30 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMLUNG, BRANDON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $160,512.05 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEELEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,508.18 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUKLA, GITA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $160,506.63 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,505.66 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAIMO, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $160,497.96 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, MICHAEL Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $160,487.32 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, EDWARD K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,485.24 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUZZIER, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,473.18 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,466.23 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WATSON E, IV Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $160,461.73 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCCELLATO, VITO Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $160,461.17 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONDERHEIDE, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,460.10 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINFELD, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,456.00 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, CELIA N Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $160,444.64 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBER, ERIK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,435.91 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GWINN, KEVIN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $160,430.72 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROMSKI, MARK Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $160,428.98 Date 05/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCHOA, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,423.42 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, JASON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,413.29 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUOIO, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,412.53 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, HARRY Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $160,408.86 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILLIEBREW, HERMAN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $160,406.66 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ANGEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,405.79 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OJITO, JOSE E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $160,396.67 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $160,396.23 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNETT, RUSSELL K Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $160,395.35 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIAK, ROBERT Z Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $160,393.49 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, TERRY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,392.43 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, GUIQING Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $160,388.84 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAY, ROSEMARY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,388.05 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,387.65 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONN, JAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $160,387.47 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, CARMINE R Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $160,382.52 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAS, ELLIS D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $160,376.42 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, HENRY D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,373.66 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO L, JR Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $160,363.83 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASKI, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $160,362.06 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERMAN, ALAN B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $160,356.56 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDENMEIER, GERARD P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,344.40 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $160,341.62 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System