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 KENZIE, DONNA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $152,012.87 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN-FERGUSON, NATALIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,012.32 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,012.21 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KACICA-DUDEK, MARILYN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $152,012.09 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA LOU C Employer name Department of Health Amount $152,012.09 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASZKA, DANIEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,010.69 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, GRETCHEN M Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $152,010.01 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, VERONICA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,008.27 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,001.62 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKLE, ERIC L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,995.58 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGER, CHARLES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $151,994.67 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZLER, ROBERT F, II Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $151,993.89 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NKPOT OJONG, OSANG Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,988.74 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAMON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,988.11 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, JEANETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,981.59 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIS, KEVIN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,980.65 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, STEPHEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $151,975.07 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,974.36 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRECO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $151,970.71 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIDONA, GEORGE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $151,965.63 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILINKO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,965.35 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOOS, MATTHEW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,960.13 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONDACARO, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $151,955.56 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATRO, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $151,940.59 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, CHRIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,938.67 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,929.53 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTORE, KERI L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,927.40 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, JOANNE W Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $151,927.24 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, THOMAS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $151,926.58 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LAUREN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,919.66 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSON, NEVILLE A W Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $151,914.68 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $151,912.06 Date 01/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, BRADLEY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,910.00 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVES, GILBERT, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,900.05 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,899.26 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINO, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,898.40 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $151,897.60 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $151,892.67 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMYOT, LEAH SOULE M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $151,891.00 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JOHNNIE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,887.15 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUETI, DOMINICK J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $151,882.03 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATS, JOSH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,881.75 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $151,877.52 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $151,877.15 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TODD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,872.28 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUAN F Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $151,867.45 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMOLINSKI, CHARLES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,866.38 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEFRUSCIO, SCOTT A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $151,865.57 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRABRANT, RICHARD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $151,858.61 Date 03/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, DONALD F, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,858.56 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, STEVEN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $151,856.34 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRZADAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,853.35 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RONALD D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $151,846.06 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, CHARLES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,844.12 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DAVID B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $151,842.05 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,837.05 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DAVID A Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $151,835.89 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY S Employer name Department of Law Amount $151,835.48 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,834.26 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARINO, RICHARD Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $151,833.40 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAISLIP, JANET M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $151,833.40 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $151,833.40 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERWAX, WAYNE R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $151,833.40 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JUDE T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $151,833.40 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, CAROL A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $151,828.84 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TRAVIS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,828.77 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ARGIROULA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $151,825.01 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,822.08 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRATTO, JOHN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $151,821.03 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, TAMMY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,819.22 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $151,818.39 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, KATHLEEN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $151,813.05 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISENNE, ROBERT R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $151,811.65 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, USHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $151,810.75 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOULIN, RICHARD, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,810.67 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,798.12 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CATHY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,798.02 Date 10/12/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMAN, KEVIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,795.25 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRWIN, DONALD P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,789.41 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARING, IAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,784.40 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, STEVEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,784.35 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,781.55 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBBER, DANIEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,777.70 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGANO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,777.05 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZWAS, AMY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,776.00 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, DIANA MAXFIELD Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $151,761.68 Date 08/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGOTTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,756.84 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIECZERZAK, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,751.30 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, MARIO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,750.38 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSMOGIANNIS, GEORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,749.18 Date 10/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $151,748.95 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFALCE, KEITH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $151,744.08 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROSELLI, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,739.71 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, STEVEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $151,738.73 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ANTHONY R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,737.73 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINIO, JOSEPH D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $151,737.01 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JEANETTE M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $151,731.99 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,728.39 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIGOTTI, LORA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,720.36 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,718.00 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System