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 LORE, FRANK, IV Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $159,126.09 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSIAS, JEANNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,112.51 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERN, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $159,108.46 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $159,106.91 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,104.53 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, RICKY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,103.80 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,102.63 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABANISS, DEBORAH L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $159,102.48 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARLEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,101.96 Date 08/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRICA, JACOB M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,099.87 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMANES, WENCESLAO Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $159,095.07 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, WAYNE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,094.39 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIRK, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,087.89 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZZONE, EILEEN F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $159,086.89 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAELEN, JOANNE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $159,086.89 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICI, VINCENT Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $159,086.80 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, EDMUND A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,085.47 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, COREEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,080.82 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOERRIE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $159,076.54 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, FRANCIS R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $159,075.10 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, SAMUEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,065.67 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LISIO, GIANPOLO Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $159,064.93 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $159,061.55 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $159,060.43 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NINA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $159,060.07 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALGIERI, PATRICIA K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $159,059.04 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOCORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,058.35 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KEITH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,055.88 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $159,054.87 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,050.37 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLACAMERA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $159,039.14 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $159,035.29 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTER, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $159,033.79 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LESLIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,032.68 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,028.46 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $159,025.82 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLOW, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $159,024.26 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $159,023.13 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODENMILLER, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,022.92 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMAR, LASZLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $159,018.38 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAVATTO, NUNZIO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $159,018.07 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, STEPHEN J Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $159,001.27 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFSTATHIOU, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,994.37 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEN, JOSEPH P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $158,992.90 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PADDEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $158,990.85 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLDEN, GERALD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $158,984.51 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, THOMAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,983.94 Date 02/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,982.74 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, GREGORY S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $158,978.14 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSOLINO, MARIO J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $158,975.60 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETO, JOSEPH D Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,966.63 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BRIAN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $158,964.08 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $158,963.15 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLIMLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $158,958.94 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,956.37 Date 04/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,951.70 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JILL Employer name Department of Health Amount $158,950.34 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH B Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $158,950.08 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLONAN, CINDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,942.33 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,937.66 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DANIEL M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $158,937.09 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREY, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,932.76 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASICZKO, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,930.56 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBEGOTT, JOAN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,926.24 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFCO, KELLEE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,924.22 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $158,922.96 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NABORS, JAMES C, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,919.60 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,913.86 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, BRIAN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $158,911.64 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBERGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,909.86 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELIS, ALEXANDER M Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $158,897.52 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, L CURTISS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,895.07 Date 05/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $158,893.84 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, ERIK Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,890.77 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, DENNIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,884.04 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMOR, EDWIN C Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $158,879.38 Date 05/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,879.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOLI, KEVIN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,877.71 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,872.78 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORENSON, CAMILLE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $158,866.84 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RUSSELL R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,866.58 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPULECKI, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,864.24 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ERIC F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,856.73 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY-SCOTT, CATHERINE E Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $158,856.64 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DOUGLAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $158,854.07 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, ANTHONY Employer name Department of State Amount $158,853.76 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ALPHONSO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,850.87 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NITTI, ALFONSE D, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,846.61 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLKOWSKA, DANUTA Employer name Department of Health Amount $158,834.92 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KATHERINE F Employer name Erie County Amount $158,828.09 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, MING L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,822.70 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $158,809.70 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENNON, TIMOTHY B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $158,804.25 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, LINDA M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $158,802.60 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZYCKI, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,801.48 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSCARINO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,795.79 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, COLLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,792.17 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, GERALDO N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,790.85 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALEY, PETER B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,786.05 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELCHER, LEE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,785.15 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System