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 RESETARITS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $155,196.75 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOT, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,196.46 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APFELBAUM, ELAINE L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $155,196.20 Date 07/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTACH, LARRY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,191.93 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIMO, DARRELL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,190.46 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $155,183.57 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, ADRIAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $155,180.08 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, WENDY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,176.91 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSO, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $155,176.89 Date 11/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZA, MATTHEW Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,172.44 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,172.27 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDISH, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,171.15 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KIMBERLY S Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $155,166.96 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATER, MICHAEL G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $155,160.31 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,158.30 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,148.89 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORY, MATTHEW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,148.10 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DENNIS I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,146.64 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINGIONE, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,145.10 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSLAND, RICHARD Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $155,134.21 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, KRISTA J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $155,133.99 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORESH, FAYELYN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $155,130.82 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,128.65 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YE, JING YAO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $155,115.28 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIINO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,115.19 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, KOBIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $155,115.15 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, SHAWN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,112.81 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEN, BRIAN A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $155,099.84 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,094.19 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUINA, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,084.98 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLERMAN, STEPHEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $155,077.73 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $155,077.73 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAGNA, ROBERT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $155,075.44 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,071.40 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JAMES P Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $155,069.63 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JILES, ADELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,062.70 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, HOLLIANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,053.64 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPAGNA, FRED C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,044.80 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOMBER, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,033.26 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $155,031.81 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSON, DEBRA A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $155,025.30 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,021.52 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERESS, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,005.98 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,004.71 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULREIN, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,000.44 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWALK, JEFF M Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,990.27 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATARSKI, KEITH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $154,989.90 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARWANTA, KHALID Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $154,986.82 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPACCIO, NICHOLAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,979.23 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, JONATHAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,978.01 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WU, STEVEN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $154,973.64 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITT, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,973.44 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,948.19 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONVIL, SIMONE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $154,947.14 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCOLELLA, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $154,944.30 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PAULA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,940.85 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $154,938.23 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTENSCHON, KEVIN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,936.17 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLZENBERG, ETHAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,927.61 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EIFFEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,925.33 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKLES, SHERRI L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $154,922.77 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $154,919.57 Date 01/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIFSHIN, BETH A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $154,916.55 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DAVID P, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,912.37 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORVATH, JEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,904.84 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MACK L Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $154,904.01 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLER, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $154,902.39 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUARTO, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,901.34 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICH, DOREEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $154,894.75 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIAES, RUI Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $154,888.17 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, TODD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,879.85 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ANDREW O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $154,879.33 Date 07/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PETER Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $154,879.33 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBS, EDWARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,871.88 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ALCIRA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,871.41 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSLOW, BRETT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,864.96 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SCOTT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,861.82 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, GREGORY W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,861.00 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSLER, CHARLES E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $154,856.40 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURTHA, PATRICK K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $154,849.74 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZENKEWICH, CHRISTINA E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,843.65 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREIER, ROBERT F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $154,835.65 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $154,832.47 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HITE, DUSTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,831.47 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILIGATO, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $154,825.10 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BRUCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,817.77 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, MOSES Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $154,813.00 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFEDER, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,805.87 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEETS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,803.19 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, LEROY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $154,802.48 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTTER, STEPHEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,800.28 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAGURA, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,797.03 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUPPLE, RALPH S Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $154,796.48 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLEAGA, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,794.34 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JANICE E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $154,793.33 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEJA, RAJESH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $154,793.29 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEPELL, CRAIG E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $154,793.29 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JAY W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $154,793.29 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, GARY L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $154,787.55 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCEG, MARK S Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,787.36 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System