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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name SUMNICK, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,053.26 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDAGLIA, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,053.16 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CATHERINE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $151,051.74 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, GLEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,042.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,041.40 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, LOUIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,041.17 Date 05/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETUTIS, JOHN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,035.75 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CHARLES H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,035.14 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, SANDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,023.51 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,019.07 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGANI, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $151,014.50 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLATCHFORD, RONNY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $151,007.81 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPNEY, PRECIOUS T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $151,004.87 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMCH, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,999.10 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DEBRA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,997.96 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, DEAN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,995.94 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, RAYMOND F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $150,994.66 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, FRANK J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $150,991.82 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, JAMES F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,990.75 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, GREGORY S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $150,986.13 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, EDWARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,982.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JEREMY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,978.84 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIDMAN, PHYLLIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,973.90 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANIELLO, MARTHA Employer name Lewis County Amount $150,971.53 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIKLE, GENEVIEVE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,970.18 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGE, JORGE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,969.56 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, JARED H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,961.52 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUPTA, SAMEER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,959.56 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSEMIR, DOUGLAS T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,958.06 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCA, DAVID J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,954.60 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGUS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,951.43 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, ANDRE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,950.55 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAENGEL, PETER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,943.26 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORFF, KATHRYN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $150,941.05 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORDY, DANIEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,936.69 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLGREN-BENSON, DEBRA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,934.87 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $150,929.42 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,928.87 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, DAVID Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,927.30 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUETZ, DOUGLAS J Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,927.29 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSELFINGER, TERRY D Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,927.25 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, ZOE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,912.75 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LAURIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $150,902.26 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, EUGENE O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $150,899.59 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, THOMAS J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $150,898.96 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYER, GERARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,894.30 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,889.40 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, KAREN Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $150,889.20 Date 08/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,884.17 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, LANCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,879.72 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCH, MILTON F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,875.87 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,875.78 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVEZZOLI, DAVID C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,874.74 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, EDWARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,873.52 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAYEMITTE, SANDRA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,872.85 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $150,871.91 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGENDYKE, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,865.54 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELGIE, WILLIAM E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $150,862.74 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, DANIEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $150,862.19 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KELLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,856.86 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODE, JOHN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,853.27 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERO, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,852.99 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, HENRY M, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,850.14 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDULDIG-O'NEAL, KAREN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,847.81 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JAMES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,847.15 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINH, PHILLIP L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,846.10 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,840.66 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAEZ, WILBERTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,839.89 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEACH, NEIL T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $150,838.91 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $150,836.90 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $150,833.14 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOTINER, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,828.79 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JOHN P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $150,815.97 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICK J Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $150,813.97 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENSTEIN, EDUARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,803.20 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICIULLI, MICHELE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,801.17 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARIKKA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $150,794.83 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPPENBERG, GLENN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,792.99 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABOCETTA, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,792.91 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, FRANK K Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,789.15 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, PAUL V Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,789.01 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAMES D Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $150,786.02 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANCEVSKA, VALENTINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $150,781.26 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDOWS, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,778.62 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, ANTHONY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,777.59 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUROPATWINSKI, PAUL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,777.26 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORN, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,774.53 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATHCART, ROBERT Employer name Erie County Amount $150,774.12 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTI, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,769.29 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $150,754.28 Date 05/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JULIE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,752.49 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAIB, TIMOTHY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,750.17 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHINAPANDIAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,750.00 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $150,749.93 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEUNE, ETHAN K Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $150,746.99 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNO, SALVATORE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,745.81 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, MARY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,743.43 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,743.06 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CARLOS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,738.40 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZAN, MARCIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,730.77 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System