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 DEMATTEO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,620.47 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, ERICA A FREAS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,619.44 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOHN T, III Employer name City of White Plains Amount $152,615.12 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, GLENN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,610.79 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,608.97 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCKER, ALISON H Employer name Department of Law Amount $152,608.79 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VICTOR A Employer name Bryant Library Amount $152,603.03 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, RAMON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,596.55 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOHN T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,592.57 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,589.34 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEVE D Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $152,583.74 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAWSKI, JULIA S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $152,582.53 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,576.26 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNETT, ROBERT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,576.10 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, GARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,565.46 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,564.71 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMERO, CHRISTINA C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $152,563.38 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,561.84 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IACOBUCCI, JENNIFER P Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $152,547.56 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LANCE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,544.75 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN-TAYLOR, PEARL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $152,539.30 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JOHN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $152,538.46 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,533.05 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $152,532.62 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, WILLIAM H Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,532.62 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, LUCIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,532.62 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCCO, SANTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,526.02 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,524.62 Date 09/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTIN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,524.53 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITTEN, MATTHEW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,516.01 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCK, KRISTA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $152,512.02 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,509.67 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTI, FRANK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,508.77 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,500.72 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,493.18 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, THOMAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,491.65 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RONALD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,490.02 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DVORIN, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $152,488.34 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,481.08 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RANDALL L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,471.80 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDLO, RICHARD S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $152,463.24 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES-WEISBROD, RUTH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,461.71 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, HELEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $152,460.20 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMATTEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $152,457.19 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MOHAMED S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $152,442.86 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, HAROLD, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,437.50 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, LISA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,436.20 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, ROBERT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,425.22 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $152,424.35 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JACK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,420.23 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAMBRICK, GERARD M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $152,414.24 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, ANA MARIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $152,407.26 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, THOMAS B Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $152,405.25 Date 07/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,396.51 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACIKGOZ, BERKIN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,387.61 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, HEESOOK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,386.40 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $152,384.73 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKWOOD, DALE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,382.27 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,381.16 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,380.10 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, MARIE L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $152,378.39 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $152,375.77 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MELISSA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $152,374.03 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKUR, MYLENE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,371.37 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, KEVIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,371.24 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,361.25 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $152,360.96 Date 02/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,356.82 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PATRICK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $152,356.61 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $152,353.52 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNERBRUSCHI, LYNN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,342.24 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRBIC, GEORGE V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,339.26 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUBIA, RASHAAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,333.68 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDEMAN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,332.57 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPONG, MAXWELL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,329.58 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, AARON W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $152,327.72 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVISON, THEODORE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,327.49 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,323.33 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $152,315.48 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPA, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,315.19 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRETOLA, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,308.72 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANIGHER, EVAN D Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $152,307.05 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $152,290.71 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $152,290.71 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SIMON F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $152,290.71 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMIAN, RICHARD F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $152,290.71 Date 06/15/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDA VELLIS Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDY, MICHELE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDARELLI-WU, JACQUELINE M. Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, VERONICA D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 04/13/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, PAULA P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, LAWRENCE X, JR Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DANIEL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $152,290.71 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,290.71 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KATHLEEN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,290.71 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, KAREN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,290.71 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,290.71 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGMAYER, JOHN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $152,290.71 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System