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 MILLER, DARCIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $156,691.40 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKBAUER, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,680.40 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,679.96 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILACCIO, WILLIAM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,675.36 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, GEORGE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,675.00 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MYRON L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $156,674.05 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $156,669.15 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, EDWARD F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $156,666.46 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,661.80 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,658.29 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCY, ANDREW A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,652.21 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIOCCA, EDWARD J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,650.27 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVANYU, JEAN M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $156,648.26 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $156,644.36 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASSIS, LUKE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,644.30 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,644.30 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, WANDA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,642.93 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,642.78 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,638.40 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GUZMAN, ARMIL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,638.29 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURVIS, WILLIAM B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,636.08 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTIK, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,635.07 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROGER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,632.10 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DWANE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,629.71 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATTA, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $156,622.74 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,603.34 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT-STAUB, AMY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $156,601.57 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, WOODY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRION, JOHN P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $156,598.10 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, CARMEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $156,598.10 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFIBAUGH, BENJAMIN W Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $156,598.10 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, W VALENTINE Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $156,598.10 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMITZ, RUSSELL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERDIERE, MICHEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSTERN, MAURICE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, CATHY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,598.10 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, PAUL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,598.10 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARREN, THOMAS K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEDLER, JAMES S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $156,598.10 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,596.23 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASPARIAN, N MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,596.15 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, EDWARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,593.29 Date 12/07/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHAVICKA, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,584.62 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,584.44 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $156,582.99 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYAMENE, VINCENT C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,571.07 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, ERIK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,569.68 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SUSAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,566.30 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERMAN, GLORIA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,563.53 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL E Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $156,557.27 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, ANN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,555.26 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,553.18 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,550.59 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, SHEILA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $156,547.39 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTHIMER, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,545.90 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLENE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,545.88 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $156,543.18 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOYSIUS, AROKIASAMY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,539.80 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,538.11 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNSCH, THOMAS Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $156,536.25 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM-DEAN, DENISE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,530.18 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDA, GEORGE N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,529.31 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAVID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,529.31 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, VASHAWN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,526.30 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BERNARDO, MARK A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $156,526.11 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $156,523.63 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, RICARDO E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,518.72 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKETT, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,518.45 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,516.27 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMAN, NATHANIEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,514.65 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,513.52 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,512.31 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $156,509.38 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARK D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,508.05 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANCIOCO, GRACIANO S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,507.75 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,505.25 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ARELYS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,504.90 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLONE, DAVID J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $156,504.81 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,499.18 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHANG, PAUL XIAOBO Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,498.92 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMELSTEIN, STUART E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $156,496.44 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO-SHING, VIODELDA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $156,491.82 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDESI, PETER G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,488.36 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COQUINCO, ERICKSON D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,487.24 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THOMAS H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $156,485.97 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,485.73 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,480.60 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSACK, CRAIG S Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,475.68 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSMANN, DONNA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $156,466.67 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DENIS A Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $156,463.20 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEFFREY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $156,462.04 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, WILLIAM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,453.46 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, JAMES S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,452.70 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTY, JAMES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,450.69 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YIP, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,440.09 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JACQUELYN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $156,437.53 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,436.20 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASULTO, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $156,428.37 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN-GHOLSON, SHEILA K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $156,424.65 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABY, RACHEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,418.54 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System