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 ATKINS, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,535.15 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAINE, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $159,526.64 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES E Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $159,519.12 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELSH, TERESA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $159,516.46 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTION-LEWIS, RISCO D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,514.57 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, STEVEN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,512.42 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILL, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,511.91 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LYNN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $159,509.77 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $159,509.77 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESS, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,508.36 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $159,508.16 Date 03/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $159,505.42 Date 08/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILMOTH, ANTHONY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,504.48 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PAUL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,500.26 Date 01/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTZ, HERBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,497.61 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, SUSAN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,497.47 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,496.08 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,494.76 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGO, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,493.31 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JEROME W Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,491.38 Date 05/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,486.64 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,475.77 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,474.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,466.13 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, BARBARA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $159,463.94 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,451.83 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIODATI, JIMMY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,451.42 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMA, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,448.07 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, PETER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,445.82 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSHER, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,438.13 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROUILLETTE, MARK P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $159,431.26 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JULIE THORNE Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $159,423.94 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOG, LAURA E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $159,423.94 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, MICHAEL V Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $159,423.45 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KIM E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,412.93 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIONI, JOSEPH F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,412.08 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, AMERICO Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $159,410.84 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INDENCE, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,409.25 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ERICH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,397.90 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, RAPHAEL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $159,395.14 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SHARON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,384.96 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN N Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $159,375.87 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESE, FREDERICK G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $159,374.00 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, COLLEEN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $159,372.40 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,365.91 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $159,359.13 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, FERNANDO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,355.74 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHI, GOLAM Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $159,352.39 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITKO, BOBBY M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,344.92 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, COREY A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $159,342.02 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, RONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,341.45 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGACHUNAS, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,339.83 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,337.28 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,334.03 Date 02/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDGE, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,332.20 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $159,330.03 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,319.39 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, SEAN P Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $159,313.44 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $159,309.72 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MARY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,309.64 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLACH, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,298.45 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUHLER, FRANK W, IV Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $159,296.89 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $159,286.89 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, JOHN R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $159,283.26 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINNEY, SHARLENE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $159,278.43 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,276.29 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,271.80 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROLLAGE, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,270.54 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, ABELARDO D Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $159,249.85 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVEMINI, ANDREW M Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $159,244.90 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $159,241.41 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITT, BRIAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $159,234.35 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CELESTE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $159,233.65 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMITIS, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $159,233.00 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTFELD, ERIC W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,228.59 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, PETER F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,220.56 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PATRICK M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $159,216.74 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RUDOLPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,213.29 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANANOWICZ, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,212.98 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCIDIACONO, GUY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,212.80 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $159,208.18 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWEN, INGRID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,197.36 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHINNERY, MELANIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $159,197.02 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOSE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,196.20 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, WALLACE C, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,193.05 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERNILLO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,192.76 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMUSHKO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,189.43 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWELCZAK, RONALD W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $159,186.89 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, FERDAUS A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $159,181.91 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHARLAYNE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,179.99 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEX, LYSSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,171.04 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMAFIDON, OSAS BEST Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $159,169.75 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBURG, JANET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,163.80 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDIN, MATTHEW C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,160.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, BERNARD A Employer name Education Department Amount $159,159.60 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMPF, MICHAEL E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $159,159.04 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOL, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $159,137.89 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, DAVID B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,137.64 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, KEVIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $159,131.14 Date 09/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, DIANA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,130.84 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System