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 KEATING, ELIZABETH B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $158,367.18 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEIGH, JONATHAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,361.13 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLCHINSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,357.44 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTHORP, KAROLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,356.81 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,353.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSSO, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,350.20 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,348.81 Date 09/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCANELLI, ROYAL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,343.53 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $158,343.29 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,338.75 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLINTON, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,338.30 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, PATRICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,327.14 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRELL, MICHAEL L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $158,325.20 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,322.47 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASCO, LEONARDO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,320.52 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLESSERAHT, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,319.94 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, WALTER Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,317.67 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGENBRAUN, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $158,315.18 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $158,310.34 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ALMEIDA, HERNANE N Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $158,307.57 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACERO, JOSEPH L, III Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $158,304.90 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, KRISTINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $158,301.91 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,301.61 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICOLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,300.96 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARVIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,294.49 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNOOR, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,290.45 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,288.86 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,282.76 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,277.16 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, PATRICIA R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,268.69 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, NAOMI F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,267.65 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPAR, EILEEN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,267.65 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, RAYMOND Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,267.65 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, KEITH L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $158,267.65 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADA, MARK F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $158,267.55 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, JAYASREE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,265.24 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, DENNIS O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,263.17 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR-HEBERT, MEGAN C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $158,256.66 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $158,243.37 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, WILLIAM E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $158,238.21 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNN, KARA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $158,234.23 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,233.14 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUK, CHRISTINE H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $158,227.71 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFARI, JOHN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $158,223.42 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, BARBARA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $158,223.09 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, FELICE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $158,217.98 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHARI, POUYAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $158,216.90 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIETO, EDGAR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $158,215.78 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,214.37 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRASTI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $158,206.52 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JOHN W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $158,201.60 Date 05/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERSON, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,199.18 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGAPURAM, YADAVENDRA GOWD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $158,197.12 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VIVIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,192.61 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUPP, RICHARD C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,191.39 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,187.26 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,184.28 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEZI, OWAMANI Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,183.07 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULRAIN, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,178.27 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, FILIPE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,177.45 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELOHERY, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,175.36 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSEITH, MATTHEW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,165.98 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ALOYSIUS F Employer name Rockland County Amount $158,165.71 Date 06/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, DAVID M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $158,164.01 Date 01/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWARECKI, MARK P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $158,162.50 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAVE, INGRID C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $158,161.91 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTERAMO, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,161.90 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,161.81 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EACHERN, TRACEY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $158,161.57 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAMELLA, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,160.63 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, RODOLFO H Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,157.17 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALANTE, JOSEPH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $158,152.94 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAMER, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,145.50 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROBERT B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,139.09 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DENNIS W, JR Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $158,123.25 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTON, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,103.47 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,097.92 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CARROL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,095.60 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,085.93 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SABRINA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,083.05 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRA, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,078.23 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,076.14 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,072.20 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, JAMES Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $158,072.04 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, JONATHAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,064.55 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, GARY T Employer name Department of Law Amount $158,062.78 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMPERT, JEFFREY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $158,056.70 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ALMENA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,055.70 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOSEPH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,052.17 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, DANIEL J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $158,044.89 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,044.05 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHMER, TODD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,037.64 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANCIROLI, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $158,029.19 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVOROWSKY, CHARLES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,028.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DOUGLAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,024.22 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUEBER, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,020.54 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCOLO, ORAZIO A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $158,018.15 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, LORI A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $158,017.92 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZ, ALICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,015.07 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $158,014.32 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System