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 WALITZER, KIMBERLY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $153,545.96 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, JON T Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $153,545.96 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, EDWARD J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $153,545.96 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, STEPHEN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $153,545.96 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUB, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $153,543.89 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, THEODORE J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $153,538.24 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMCZAR, EUGENE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,537.17 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JUAN F Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $153,536.12 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEKIE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $153,534.32 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $153,533.25 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POE, KEVIN R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $153,532.29 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIESS, MICHAEL S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $153,531.32 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY-ELKIND, JANET E Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,529.35 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, ALEXANDER A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $153,528.73 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMER, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $153,527.80 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $153,527.46 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, JACK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,526.94 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS RIVERA, JANINE Y Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $153,525.84 Date 11/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, THOMAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,522.08 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, EBEN D Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $153,520.42 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, DANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,519.36 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGMAN, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,519.36 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFELE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,519.36 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DARBY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,519.36 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, SICILY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,518.23 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODOOK, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,517.99 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, SUNIL Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $153,503.11 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,501.74 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPROAT, JAMES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $153,499.86 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ABBY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,499.86 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONEY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,494.17 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, JED L Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,494.17 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-LOUDER, KYLE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,494.17 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MANUEL R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $153,494.14 Date 06/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GREGORY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,487.47 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGRASTA, PHILIP Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,475.44 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,474.22 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENN, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $153,471.60 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSORRAFITI, FRANK F Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $153,470.32 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $153,469.68 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $153,465.48 Date 06/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABRE, CLEMENT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,464.53 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, LAURA LEE, MS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,461.72 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIXSON, MARK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $153,455.32 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DAVID P Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $153,446.78 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,445.24 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEAR, IMELDA R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $153,442.93 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYMANN, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,439.17 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIPER, DANIELLA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $153,436.00 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEPHEN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,431.16 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STATE, DAVID J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $153,430.99 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORN, CARLTON N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $153,429.62 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, MELISSA J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,429.45 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $153,428.88 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, ARTEMIS E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $153,426.20 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,424.15 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHILL, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,414.44 Date 07/21/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $153,412.96 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTESS, JOHN P Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $153,404.69 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,402.88 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,402.71 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN J Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $153,399.19 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTEN, GLENN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,398.58 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, CURTIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,396.05 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASCHEN, IDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $153,395.82 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATUSCH, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,395.69 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $153,395.48 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTIME, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,394.65 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUCHARK, GARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $153,390.00 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,386.12 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWRYCH, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,380.56 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, LILLIAN G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,380.49 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANITTO, FERNANDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $153,379.91 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, MARK A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,378.25 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYCE, JOHN F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,378.08 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, THOMAS M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $153,374.97 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHRAN, HUGH W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,374.38 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $153,369.17 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $153,362.97 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, KATHRYN E Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,361.79 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, ROBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,355.67 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMUGLIA, MICHELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,355.63 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPEL, ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,355.63 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,352.77 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMADIO, DAMON A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $153,348.07 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CARRIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,347.39 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, STEPHEN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,345.09 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $153,335.56 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ELLEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,335.02 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKER, MELVIN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $153,333.46 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, EDWARD J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $153,332.56 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ANN MARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $153,323.85 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEYRO, MANUEL O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $153,323.44 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,316.59 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKO, EILEEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $153,315.79 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,310.13 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNDARESAN, EHAMBARAM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $153,305.95 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, JEFFREY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $153,303.92 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, EDWARD J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $153,300.03 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEFINO, DWAYNE J Employer name Rockland County Amount $153,299.86 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System