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 BROWNE, SHAWN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,914.46 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEVERKO, KEVIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,912.36 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,912.36 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZI, ROCCO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,912.36 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS-MARABLE, PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,911.66 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTENATO, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,910.62 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, SHARON D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $159,905.83 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK JR., RODNEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,905.43 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOND, JOSHUA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,904.88 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BYRON U Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,898.33 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ELESY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,894.09 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGATI, JOHN L Employer name Education Department Amount $159,893.33 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTIVECH, DOUGLAS E Employer name Education Department Amount $159,893.33 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, CHARLES F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $159,891.88 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,883.66 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETRICK, DAVE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $159,876.84 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JUNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,872.86 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, LAURA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $159,869.86 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, SALVATORE J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $159,866.33 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONN, SCOTT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,862.55 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, DANNY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,861.06 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASCANTE, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,856.73 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MARC W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,853.75 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, STEVEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $159,853.15 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN P Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $159,848.00 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINVIT, KANDAPA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,847.88 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNLE, KARL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,837.56 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKMAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,825.28 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGUI, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,819.52 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN, LINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $159,818.36 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORET, ANTOINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,814.54 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,812.50 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOSS, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,811.66 Date 07/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, MILES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,807.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, GERALD D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,805.72 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARON, RICHARD R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,803.94 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,800.70 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEY, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,799.87 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAS CHIV, DIANA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $159,796.18 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOREY, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,793.35 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLENDORPH, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,779.90 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, WILLIAM F, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,774.11 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMANKWAA, AKWASI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,758.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOEY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,757.11 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, JOEL S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $159,755.96 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, SEAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,749.32 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELIGA, FERNANDO, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,736.42 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, EDWARD R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $159,735.13 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILROY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,734.31 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $159,724.26 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, CHARLES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,712.39 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORGONE, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,709.93 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, JASON R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,704.03 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRST, MARGARET A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $159,702.34 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYROM, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,697.34 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARATHUVAYALIL, ANNIE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,696.47 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPRESS, TESS J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,695.03 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $159,685.45 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, JAMES D Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $159,684.94 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESHARD, GREGORY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,683.37 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATROCCI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,683.01 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARRIGLE, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,679.01 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRULLANEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $159,675.34 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, BRYAN E, SR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $159,666.16 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FOSTER G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $159,660.51 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,652.68 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, DIANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,650.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISOLDI, THERESA C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $159,647.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEGLIA, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,645.38 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, KOLLI M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,644.18 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, GEORGE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,637.73 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,634.50 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,627.88 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEXTER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,626.61 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,625.04 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $159,624.51 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERREAUD, CHARLES G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $159,623.34 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, PIER CARLO Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,617.17 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,615.20 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHASTA, BOBBY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,611.63 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRYGER, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $159,605.46 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, STEPHEN F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,596.55 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITHEN-DE MASI, LORI A Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $159,596.01 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFY, APRIL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,594.16 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARE, JOHN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $159,592.66 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAREAU, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,581.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOIA, SANDRA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $159,577.69 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, RANDY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,575.37 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDARIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,575.36 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK P Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,575.36 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, KEARY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,575.36 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HIMI T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $159,566.95 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIDDIO, EILEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,562.82 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,562.25 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JONATHAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,554.90 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLDIGG, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,550.38 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, ELI M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,544.54 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEED, THEODORE S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $159,541.30 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAHAR, WILLIAM D, III Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $159,539.06 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, MARK Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,535.48 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System