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 BURNS, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,584.13 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, SKYLAR J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,582.62 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLEECE, KEVIN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,577.83 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,560.15 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $157,556.61 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DENNIS J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $157,554.57 Date 12/12/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ADA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $157,554.57 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZARELLA, GREGORY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,553.15 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROH, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,552.09 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACARCHUK, PATRICK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,543.23 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, WAYNE T Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $157,539.48 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADLANI, SUNIL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $157,530.91 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOHNNIE M, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $157,529.95 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Gates Amount $157,527.60 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IWANKOW, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,524.20 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $157,521.28 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $157,521.28 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, HAROLD D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $157,517.13 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELICH, BRUCE S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $157,517.13 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,513.45 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFAYETTE, REGINALD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,512.36 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,512.36 Date 01/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTELLO, CESAR A Employer name Erie County Amount $157,505.66 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, NICOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,503.60 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, VINCENT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,503.60 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWALSKI, TIMOTHY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $157,500.35 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, NAYYER Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,499.94 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,495.19 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,488.39 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, UNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,486.94 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN-GREEN, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,486.94 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONOS, GEORGE F Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,486.92 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTLURI, KESAVA R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $157,482.40 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, THERESA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $157,477.40 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTON, LIONEL R Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $157,471.18 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMA, ALAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $157,469.18 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, ALAN B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $157,461.19 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILBAUM, JANICE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $157,459.70 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,455.28 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, JEFFREY A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $157,452.78 Date 04/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $157,450.04 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, DARWIN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $157,449.00 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $157,441.90 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRYAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,439.40 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL PRINCIPIO, FINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,437.47 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,435.80 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTAIN, KEVIN E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $157,432.54 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAMP, TRACY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,432.10 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HAYLE, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,429.37 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRHOL, THERESA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $157,428.66 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RHODERICK U Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,419.73 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERO, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,418.25 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, VICTORIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,409.32 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,400.83 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, KELLYANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,398.05 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEMBIA, PAUL J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $157,396.78 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KATHERINE T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $157,396.78 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,394.87 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKAY, KENNETH J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $157,387.17 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,382.12 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULKINS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,381.57 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITKIEWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,377.56 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, STEPHEN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $157,375.73 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTROM, PETER A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $157,372.13 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKERT, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,371.85 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILCOMMONS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $157,371.83 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, SANDRA E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $157,371.71 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,364.54 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IWASIUK, GEORGE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,363.29 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOKEYE, PAULINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $157,361.68 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUD, DAVID P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $157,360.14 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,359.22 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELL, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,354.84 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIANA, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,345.10 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $157,343.82 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG-LEE, MELBA K Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $157,342.03 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASSINO, DINO A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $157,341.20 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, NOBLE V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,340.10 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,339.96 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINA, SCOTT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,337.89 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,335.20 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD, SCOTT H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,332.26 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, GEORGE F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,330.80 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIZIO, FRANK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,329.52 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,329.15 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATHERS, DAVID L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $157,325.71 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, NICHOLAS F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $157,324.26 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALIN, AXEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,320.61 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUGHEY, LINDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,320.46 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALAGUIT, NONA LUZ F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $157,319.21 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,314.03 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLION, JAMES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $157,313.88 Date 07/16/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $157,313.22 Date 11/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WILLIAM A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $157,313.22 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, DANIEL F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $157,313.22 Date 09/25/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, RICKEY A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $157,313.22 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, SABINA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $157,312.71 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNER, THOMAS C, JR Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $157,307.19 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, JOHN G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $157,302.95 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,302.30 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System