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 MC QUILLAN, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,983.92 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GLENN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,983.16 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEJAK, ERNEST A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,981.60 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JOHN P Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $152,978.41 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,960.42 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MARTIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,957.78 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $152,956.83 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELGASS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,950.50 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, AHMAD A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $152,946.56 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, MATTHEW J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $152,945.86 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHADEVAN, VENKATRAMAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $152,944.54 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, ALICIA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,936.35 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGI, DEREK P S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,928.65 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVIT, CHARLES S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $152,922.61 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUERLAND, CARMEL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,921.45 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVELLI, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,914.54 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,912.55 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRA, DIANNE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $152,905.78 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,897.78 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NAIMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,893.09 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILZ, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,886.89 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, STEPHANI O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,886.31 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, KARL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,874.91 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUGGMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,874.78 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASFIELD, JOSHUA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,873.52 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUENA, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $152,873.19 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,870.96 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $152,868.25 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, TIMOTHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,867.58 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOT, MICHEL J, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $152,867.11 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGARRA, THERESA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $152,866.29 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, APOLINARIO G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $152,860.68 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,857.48 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSER, BARBARA D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $152,855.69 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $152,855.29 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,854.03 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBINO, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,846.16 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, JOHN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,845.03 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MAUREEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $152,828.48 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAXMAN, PHILIP G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $152,827.97 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELLOPOULOU, ISABELLA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $152,824.91 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID Employer name City of Rye Amount $152,818.18 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, MICHELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,814.32 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELTER, EDDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,810.86 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCOCCIA, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,807.44 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, GREGORY J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $152,802.93 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $152,797.23 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DENNIS M, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,794.55 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIESNER, SHARON A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,792.82 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,791.27 Date 01/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JARED K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,790.90 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PAUL Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $152,788.40 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEY, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,786.74 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DOREEN A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $152,785.27 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ANDREW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,776.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREMMING, RICHARD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,773.97 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,769.26 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, LUIGI Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $152,767.12 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLOAN, STEWART M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,764.50 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN BAUMANN, DANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,762.70 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, WARREN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,748.55 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUBART, MARY P Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $152,742.95 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA-SCALONE, JEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,737.58 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISCHAK, GREGORY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,727.18 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $152,725.34 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HARRY C Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $152,717.87 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEUSEN, RACHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,713.84 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $152,703.07 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,702.51 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KOREY K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $152,693.17 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBOL BERGER, ELAIN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $152,689.97 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,684.65 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGEADIS, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,683.76 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, CHARLES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $152,682.56 Date 01/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZAR, VALENTINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,681.62 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,680.32 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIL, THOMAS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,679.79 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABELLE, DEBRA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $152,678.94 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, STEVEN F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $152,678.94 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, RICHARD P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,677.74 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURIEL, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,668.99 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROST, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,666.76 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, KARL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,665.38 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS-MWANTUALI, TANYA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $152,655.75 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, DANIEL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $152,653.95 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IDONI, TIMOTHY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,653.70 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,649.44 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARI, KYLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,649.43 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPLETON, ROBERT B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,647.32 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, DAVID Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $152,642.16 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,640.82 Date 08/28/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,640.62 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ARON Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $152,636.81 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSOPP, RODGER F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,634.98 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, GREGORY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $152,632.95 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKMEIER, ARTHUR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,632.77 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLADUNJOYE, HELEN S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $152,631.77 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,626.90 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOD, NATALIYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,623.59 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIL, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,621.64 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System