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 POHANIS, STELLA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,003.60 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKERVILLE, EDWARD B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,002.93 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, SEAN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $156,997.66 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,996.40 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERTA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $156,993.13 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDYGA, TODD A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $156,980.75 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $156,980.75 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $156,980.75 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MARTIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,978.21 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULZER, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,977.94 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITIS, GEORGE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,974.03 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $156,974.02 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLZER, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,969.36 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, LOLA W Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $156,966.98 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, NEIL N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,965.06 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODSON, CALVIN Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $156,964.58 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROVARSKI, THEODORE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $156,963.48 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MAUREEN A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $156,961.58 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,960.67 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILAN, JOSE M, JR Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $156,959.18 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, TIMOTHY F Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $156,948.75 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, WILLIAM B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $156,948.69 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,947.64 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, MARCUS M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $156,945.40 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOKER, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $156,945.12 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHEL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $156,945.05 Date 09/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMIL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,944.12 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GIANNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $156,941.11 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMKOW, JACK D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $156,931.15 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,926.76 Date 12/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAJWA, GURJEET S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,923.19 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, CHARLENE M Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $156,923.04 Date 10/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATCHMAN, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,918.15 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,897.43 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,891.67 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIRY, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,882.80 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, HECTOR L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,877.93 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALEF, GWENDOLYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,875.36 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,875.36 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BERNARD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,866.42 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,863.16 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,863.16 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALA, JEROME J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,856.75 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, MARIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,855.95 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KATHARINE S Employer name Department of Law Amount $156,854.97 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CLAUDIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,852.46 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VESPERMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $156,850.01 Date 09/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JEREMIAH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,849.90 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, ANTHONY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $156,848.60 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIGLIONE, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,845.93 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, BETH ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $156,841.34 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, GREGORY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $156,841.34 Date 10/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $156,829.26 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSIER, AMY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,827.74 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISI, SALVATORE Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,826.44 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,825.56 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLSTER, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,824.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,822.58 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEARNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $156,820.43 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDIN, DAVID M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $156,820.06 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $156,817.68 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, PAUL S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $156,816.18 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $156,801.48 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $156,800.48 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTANAN, MONTALEE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $156,797.62 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,795.55 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACATANGAY, ELLEN V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,793.07 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,786.85 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, GERARD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,786.49 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPIELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,786.20 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELESKI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,776.63 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $156,771.93 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLER, JOHN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $156,769.15 Date 04/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, BENJAMIN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,768.06 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTIJO, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,765.76 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLTMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,765.70 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRIAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,757.05 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSIELLO, CRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,751.34 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MARGARET A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,751.21 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, BYRON J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $156,749.76 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-GRAHAM, WANDA Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $156,747.64 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTORE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,744.64 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, LARA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,744.38 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, THOMAS R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $156,743.33 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPIUS, PAUL W, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $156,743.33 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, PAUL M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $156,743.33 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, DAVID P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $156,743.33 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,742.38 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NECHIS, BARRY S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $156,737.27 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,736.78 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTENDORFER, KEITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,732.87 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,728.64 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAHEY, NEELY F Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $156,719.61 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMOV, NICHOLAS N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,718.42 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILIN, THOMAS V Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $156,713.46 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,710.69 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMOPOULOS, TOMMY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $156,706.93 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MARK H Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $156,702.70 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, JAMES C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $156,700.65 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDON, SHAUN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,691.89 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System