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 CUSMA, JEFFREY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,459.30 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTABIANO, PEGGY M Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $154,452.39 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITZES, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $154,447.21 Date 10/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBERGH, WILLIAM A Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $154,442.18 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,441.32 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANDERMAN, PHILIP Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,433.64 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORCH, HAROLD J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,424.25 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,422.04 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONEY, BRIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,417.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, WEIDONG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $154,417.03 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BENJETTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,410.15 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,406.85 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOHLFORD, ALAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,401.83 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIG, KARL H Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $154,396.17 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EUCLYN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,394.93 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, WARD L, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,394.22 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,385.70 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANI, KRISHNAIYER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $154,384.00 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, ERIC M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,376.35 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, ERIC R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,373.59 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TERENCE P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $154,371.84 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALISZEWSKI, ELISSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,366.14 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $154,362.27 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, PATRICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $154,360.69 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRADLEY G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $154,354.14 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADING, DOUGLAS H Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $154,353.93 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, SALVATORE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $154,353.11 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADS, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,352.32 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JASON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,343.33 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGNO, VINCENT M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $154,341.51 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHROMCZAK, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $154,336.02 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROYER, MARGARET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,334.11 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANNUM, SANDRA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $154,310.07 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNIAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,309.96 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $154,306.36 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNT, RYAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,299.79 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODISCH, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,292.95 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ADRIAN Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $154,292.61 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, CYNTHIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,285.13 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, DEBRA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,282.58 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTERS, HAROLD F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $154,278.49 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESON, DANIEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,267.23 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPORUSCIO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,265.42 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,260.00 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,256.47 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,248.76 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEDERT, DONNA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,240.06 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $154,234.92 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THERESA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $154,232.48 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEZZO, MARIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,217.44 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, BRET C Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $154,217.22 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, WILLIAM J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $154,216.07 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,212.95 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $154,209.40 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $154,207.25 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPP, MATTHEW B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $154,207.09 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $154,204.04 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESDUNES, PAUL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,197.75 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, TODD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,196.95 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $154,193.67 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREGEEN, ERIC J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $154,190.62 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUDGE, TERRENCE T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $154,189.88 Date 01/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTH, PETER R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $154,186.98 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALARY, JOHN J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $154,186.00 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUDOLPH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,177.45 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NECROTO, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,171.70 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETER, DENNIS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,169.66 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVAGLIONE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,164.89 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ORAL V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $154,161.94 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,159.19 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, STEVEN B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $154,154.90 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, EILEEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,151.60 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, GLADYS E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $154,133.40 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, STEVEN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $154,133.40 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, BRUCE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $154,133.40 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTTER, GEORGE T Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $154,119.86 Date 07/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PAUL J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $154,119.67 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTROLOGO, PAUL Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $154,118.97 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, LOUIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $154,115.74 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMANS, GEORGE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,107.73 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMANN, CRAIG M Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $154,091.67 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,089.12 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES F E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $154,087.77 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,085.53 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDSTADTER, ROBERT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,079.39 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, PAUL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $154,075.07 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, RONALD U Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $154,075.04 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCOZELLO, LAWRENCE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $154,068.74 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TIMOTHY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,067.06 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, GERALD R Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $154,063.57 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEITH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,050.96 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEALY, STEPHEN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,043.27 Date 06/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARNO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,035.92 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZILNICKI, CHARLES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,031.98 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,027.82 Date 08/25/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $154,027.36 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINCIELI, PATRICIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,023.66 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, R CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,017.99 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JOHN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,017.23 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLI, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,014.19 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System