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 ALEXANDRE, ALLAN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $158,779.62 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALATTI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,779.55 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,771.54 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, PATRICK M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $158,763.71 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,762.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMEISTER, BRIAN O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,762.37 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIG, MIRZA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,757.00 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, ROBERT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $158,751.95 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, MARK S, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,746.38 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUSS, RYAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,740.02 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORSCHER, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,735.70 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, MARGARET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,733.62 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,727.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, FREDERICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,719.31 Date 07/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIFSTEIN, MARK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $158,718.58 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $158,711.72 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, RICHARD S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $158,704.86 Date 06/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, TIMOTHY S Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $158,702.72 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALTON, JEFFREY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,700.46 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMENIC, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,696.70 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTMAN, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,691.03 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,690.00 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEW, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,689.75 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROBERT E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,687.30 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, PETER P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,686.35 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOHN G Employer name Village of Newark Amount $158,685.96 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, CHARLES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,685.67 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CRAIG P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $158,685.26 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, ALFONSO I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,682.60 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, CLARK D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $158,667.61 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLAR, ERICH A Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $158,666.94 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,666.64 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, ALBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,665.04 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSA, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,656.93 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPE, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $158,644.83 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLFI, WILLIAM Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $158,640.03 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELAN-MANGANO, CINDY Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $158,639.70 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,639.05 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ZACHARY A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $158,635.66 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $158,629.43 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFVILLE, ANTOINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,628.54 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGENT, DOUGLAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $158,626.78 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,625.90 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLIO, STACIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,619.67 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERA, KEITH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,611.57 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGROSSO, FRANCIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,611.55 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHOW, BRIDGET Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,609.28 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHABRIER, WILFRED Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,607.80 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,605.35 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTS, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,601.34 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, DAWN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,600.99 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARAYIORGOU, MARIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $158,598.77 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNG MO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $158,595.35 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JOSE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,592.30 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,589.09 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLACE, GREGORY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,585.46 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEBLAISO, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,583.76 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUTZNER, ERIK Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $158,575.23 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACK, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,575.11 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, NORA A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $158,573.30 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORL, DENNIS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,568.77 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, MARIE BARBARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $158,567.54 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $158,565.53 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,559.20 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVISON, BRENT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,546.82 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEE, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,524.16 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERNER, ANDREW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,519.96 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, LINDA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $158,515.90 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,513.50 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMP, DENNIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,512.62 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASILE-COZZO, PAOLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,510.96 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNUSSMAN, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,505.34 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DONNA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,502.58 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, ANDREW T Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $158,501.43 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNFELT, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,500.98 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIVERITO, MARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,491.07 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTER, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $158,484.80 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, THEODORE Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $158,483.60 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $158,482.48 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROPP, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,480.03 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUSTIN O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,470.04 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZO, BARBARA D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $158,460.35 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,460.13 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSMOLA, JOANN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $158,458.12 Date 11/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $158,458.06 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNED, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $158,441.95 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULIZZI, FRANK P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,439.96 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, MERYL R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $158,434.33 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCINA, JOAN S Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $158,429.94 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, STEVEN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,425.48 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBUSKE, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,422.91 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,421.78 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAGLE, LARRY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,420.19 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACHT, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,402.17 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGNER, KENNETH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $158,399.16 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $158,397.47 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNELLY, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,392.65 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARVIN, ERIK R Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $158,390.50 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICHS, JOHN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $158,385.18 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONETTI, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $158,367.39 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System