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 KULKARNI, VEENA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,786.75 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORGAISSE, MICHAELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $154,783.58 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,783.30 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEBERN, JOSEPH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $154,782.20 Date 07/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-INNOCENT, ICILDA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $154,775.31 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $154,775.09 Date 01/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,769.69 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNAS, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,766.61 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MARK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,766.61 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JAMES M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,764.53 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATARINO, MANUEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,764.44 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,763.86 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ALAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,755.14 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURLOW, WINTHROP H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $154,751.70 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCHI, RYAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,750.13 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTASANO, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,746.82 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKS, JAMES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $154,743.45 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KITTY KAY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $154,740.81 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARECEK, EDWARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,721.27 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULGENZI, CARL Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $154,716.57 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, STEVEN T Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $154,715.58 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCIO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $154,714.55 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $154,712.20 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,707.51 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,707.38 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORPE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,706.29 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,703.61 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, TATUM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,702.44 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $154,699.31 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTERMAN, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,697.32 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,695.00 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KAREN E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $154,693.62 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $154,693.29 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, KEITH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,689.22 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,676.99 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, THOMAS P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $154,676.42 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCI, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,672.87 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMMINS, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,671.21 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPANO, BILL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,669.98 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARRAZABAL, ERNESTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,668.90 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MERCYLIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $154,667.31 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JAMES A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $154,667.19 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJOR, GEOFFREY P Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $154,654.07 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JANNINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,651.43 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, BRANDON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,647.96 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, SPENCER B Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $154,643.75 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIDO, MICHELE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,642.36 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, SARIKA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $154,638.55 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $154,637.68 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITOPOULOS, DEAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,637.00 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARGOLIES, MARK G Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $154,632.95 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,630.32 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASCO, MERLY P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,628.66 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Lawyers Client Protection Fund Amount $154,623.94 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHER-GAFFNEY, BERNADETTE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $154,619.26 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, JASON Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,613.32 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,612.70 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERING, LORI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,608.49 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAN, ZI Q Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $154,607.58 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANIELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,605.95 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DANIEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,603.65 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,601.46 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, JOHN F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,597.85 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARDEN, ROGER A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $154,594.22 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, ROBBIE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,592.94 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, PHILLIP Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,583.70 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPICCOLO, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,580.22 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $154,579.30 Date 07/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MICHAEL W Employer name Rockland County Amount $154,577.86 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $154,577.18 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,568.20 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, MATTHEW C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,566.91 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDON, MARY F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,562.25 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANDVOLD, ROBERT A, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,560.33 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAL, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $154,560.15 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UST, RYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,556.18 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETRAGLIA, PHILLIP M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $154,555.56 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, KARA A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $154,550.00 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, TRACY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,540.94 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUMATTO, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $154,539.55 Date 07/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOBOBEL, DWAYNE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $154,536.53 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLER, BRIDGET R RAHILLY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $154,526.41 Date 08/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,524.78 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, WINSTON Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $154,522.28 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, JANE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $154,518.72 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, PETER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,503.82 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, JEAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $154,501.97 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, LISA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $154,500.42 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KENNETH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,494.35 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, RICHARD F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $154,491.40 Date 05/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DAVID M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $154,490.05 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBBITT, DAVID T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,485.20 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, MARCUS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $154,481.90 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, BRIAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,478.91 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,474.54 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VECCHIARIELLO, MARIO D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,472.77 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADER, MICHAEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $154,470.87 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $154,466.37 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, STEVEN Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $154,465.42 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMBRINO, FRANK R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $154,464.79 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System