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 AUERBACH, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,726.15 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESOPA, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,725.17 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,723.95 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, CHAD K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,722.70 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $150,722.55 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, MARISSA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,721.23 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, TONI F Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,714.67 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,710.12 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANKE, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,709.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VRIES, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,708.24 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHEL, SCOTT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,701.15 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KURT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,701.15 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIFIERS, MARCEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,695.17 Date 08/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, GLADYS R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $150,687.87 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,687.21 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPATTA, JOHN A Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $150,685.80 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKE, KENNETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,677.91 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, BRUCE D Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,677.33 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,676.61 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GEORGE O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,676.42 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, TIMOTHY F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,673.67 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $150,671.64 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, CLIFFORD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $150,667.90 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, WILLIAM F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $150,667.86 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFFREDO, CARMEN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,667.07 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEDEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $150,666.64 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PATRICIA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,658.51 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, STEPHANIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $150,658.05 Date 08/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALORE, PHILIP A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,651.25 Date 10/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $150,651.10 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROQUADIO-PONS, DALE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,649.86 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLOTTI, TIMOTHY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,643.71 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLATTNER, ALEXANDRA D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $150,642.39 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $150,637.95 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,636.80 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $150,629.29 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, KEVIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,620.86 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN-SUMIDA, JENNIFER C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $150,616.10 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROYAN, GARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,601.89 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROBERT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,596.30 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $150,595.31 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRENDA M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $150,593.09 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEMENLIS-HOPKINS, HELENE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,590.88 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,588.29 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEVES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,583.44 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JOSE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,582.16 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $150,578.80 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, ROBERT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,574.14 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCINOWSKI, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,569.76 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, AARON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,568.19 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNING, VANESSA P Employer name Albany County Amount $150,562.58 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOHN F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,559.91 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARLO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $150,553.72 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LANCE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $150,543.52 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,541.82 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETERS, LYNDEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,539.15 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, VINCENT A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $150,537.25 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, DENISE G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,529.69 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURZIO, MARIO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,527.10 Date 04/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINZ, GERARD V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,518.49 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,518.20 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYPEK, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,517.48 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLASKO, JOHN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,511.80 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIYATISSA, HITIHAMILLAGE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,507.00 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $150,503.85 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLOT, JEAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,501.18 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMELIO, ROSANNA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $150,496.08 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, FRANK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $150,493.80 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,487.29 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANCASPRO, SERGIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,485.80 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMORE, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,478.07 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GAIL YVETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,475.40 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,475.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMESTAD, CRAIG R Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,474.72 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, SUSAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,473.90 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, GENNARO Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,467.67 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITER, DEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,459.15 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $150,458.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELBOL, ALBERT A, SR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $150,455.90 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLUSINSKI, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,455.79 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBER, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,451.15 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RULAND, KENNETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,449.85 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIHISA, JOHN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $150,448.17 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVERSPIKE, CHARLES B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,447.48 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBITT, LARRY C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $150,444.43 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHE, GLADYS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $150,443.03 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, JESSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,442.87 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERL, GREGORY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,441.83 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JOHN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,438.14 Date 04/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,434.64 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, SHAWN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,427.32 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMODEO, JOHN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,424.14 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $150,421.64 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONTOLEFA, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,415.30 Date 04/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,414.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,409.78 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KERRY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $150,407.05 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $150,406.09 Date 09/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JUAN A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,400.71 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,392.54 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System