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 SNOW, OMAR A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,716.67 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAN, HING-WAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,710.28 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKIRK, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $151,709.62 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABACCHI, DWAYNE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,706.32 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $151,704.46 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASZCZEWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $151,702.88 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, DANA D Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $151,701.46 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINLEY, AUSTIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,699.69 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,694.76 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, SHAWN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $151,692.46 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, LOUIS P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $151,691.80 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMINELLI, PETER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,691.40 Date 11/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,688.65 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, LOURDES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $151,676.55 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,676.34 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERBOYS, DENNIS M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $151,663.92 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,660.22 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROH, RICHARD Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $151,656.00 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $151,651.47 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, KEITH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,647.63 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIA, ENZO P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $151,647.61 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, HOWARD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,645.07 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOREY, DONALD P Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $151,644.29 Date 01/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGAN, PETER F Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $151,642.76 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRISOLA, ELIZABETH C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $151,642.23 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,633.14 Date 04/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWALTER, JOHN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $151,632.25 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $151,630.95 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, EVRIL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,629.20 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERMEYER, JACK E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,628.20 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,621.80 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,621.73 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKY, MITCHELL T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $151,619.03 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARID, NICOLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $151,616.18 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,616.16 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Rye Amount $151,614.73 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $151,614.03 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABAND, FRANK C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $151,606.19 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY LESTER, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $151,592.39 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, IVAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,591.79 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $151,581.01 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BEAUVERNET, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,578.92 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOULCEY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,576.02 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLING, MARK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,571.72 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLIG, JEFFREY SCOTT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,562.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLERY, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,555.81 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLWELL, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,555.63 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SEAN M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $151,555.16 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLESE, NANCY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,555.14 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, JEFF D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $151,552.06 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, BARBARA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $151,552.02 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, MILKA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,548.73 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, BRIAN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,548.35 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARANO, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,544.55 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, BRIAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,542.26 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MARTIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,542.09 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOSHUA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,540.45 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGSBURG, ALEXANDER H Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $151,534.63 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOPP, DOUGLAS H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $151,530.48 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELTZ, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $151,527.81 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGER, TROY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,526.24 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAIN, DOUGLAS Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $151,524.29 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,522.42 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRADO, MELQUISEDEC Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $151,517.72 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMESANAS, DAVID Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,515.33 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAY-GORE, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $151,510.63 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,510.50 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANCHALAN, RAMESH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,509.60 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, WILLIAM L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $151,509.14 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,502.97 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,502.78 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,492.38 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANK, APRIL I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $151,480.65 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,473.90 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,466.43 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULIZOTTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $151,465.86 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, YITZCHOK Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $151,458.29 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,457.50 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, SEAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,455.77 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZIRUSSO, ERNEST A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,450.72 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHMAN, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,448.63 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSSE, JAMES W Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $151,442.82 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARYCHRIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $151,442.51 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZDORFF, HOWARD A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $151,441.30 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCO, FRANK J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $151,441.13 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMECA, VINCENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,435.71 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVIN, KEVIN F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $151,432.91 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCHOVY, PATRICK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,427.54 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERNER, NANCY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $151,425.66 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, MARK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $151,422.25 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, KELLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,418.12 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDDY, MARGERY C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $151,416.34 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINA, CHARLES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,415.69 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLL, DENNIS W Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,407.66 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AVERILL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,407.50 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIXBY, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $151,402.39 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,400.13 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $151,397.50 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,392.22 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, BRIAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,391.36 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System