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 FISCHER, SCOTT D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $150,391.11 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTERT, ERIC K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $150,390.19 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE-LASHER, KATHRYNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,387.82 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUGLER, TERRI L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,385.19 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLY, WENDY K Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $150,385.15 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $150,385.15 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WILLIAM L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,384.28 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, ERIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,371.83 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,359.34 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATONE, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $150,351.02 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LOUIS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,349.10 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGLIA, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,342.04 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADIBHATLA, RAMANA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $150,339.56 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,338.85 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, RYAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,336.85 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNARELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,333.31 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,331.21 Date 04/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, GEOFFREY F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $150,329.28 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAPUA, PHILLIP A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,329.23 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTHROP POLLACK, DEBRA F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,329.23 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANACA, PATRICE G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $150,327.52 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, GLORIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $150,326.01 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,325.63 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,321.91 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $150,318.06 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, DANIEL M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $150,316.86 Date 07/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, ANDREW J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $150,316.53 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORREGO, VLADIMIR D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,312.87 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYERS, ARLENE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,311.00 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, CHARLES P Employer name Department of Health Amount $150,309.28 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,308.89 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGUISH, RICHARD F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,305.81 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWASNA, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,305.39 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGERI, JULIANA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,303.15 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANECEK, WILLIAM R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $150,296.00 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, JESSE C Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $150,295.23 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, WILLIAM V.P. Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $150,285.64 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,278.16 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, PAUL F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $150,273.69 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, JAMES M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $150,270.06 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,266.59 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SEAN B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $150,266.01 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERGARD, CHARLES R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $150,263.75 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,259.56 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RUZZA, SANDRA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $150,258.94 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, THOMAS H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $150,253.29 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERDERIAN, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,251.00 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSTEIN, JANET L Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,244.70 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,244.24 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, KELLY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,241.60 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, LESLIE I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $150,239.28 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMEL, WILLIAM B Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,236.62 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DEBORAH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,230.82 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, LISA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $150,225.28 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,224.13 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-VARLACK, CAMILLE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $150,222.77 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, EDWIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,220.50 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBOTER, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,219.69 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUGER, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $150,217.96 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANOCHA, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,215.00 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, JULIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,207.39 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,207.27 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, JESSICA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,198.81 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPENBERG, MARILYN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $150,197.32 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOL, KENNETH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,189.58 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABOU ZEID, FADI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,186.28 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLISSIMO, MICHAEL N Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $150,184.66 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERCBERGER, CHAIM B Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $150,183.68 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPITTO, CAROL G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $150,182.62 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, ANNE MARIE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $150,182.62 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JASON M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $150,182.62 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSLANDER, BETSY Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $150,182.62 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, COLLEEN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $150,182.62 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOHN E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $150,182.62 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MARILYN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $150,180.06 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, NOEL Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $150,177.05 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $150,166.81 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, RYAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,158.38 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,156.40 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERSHLER, JAMES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,153.25 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATT, DAPHNA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $150,147.14 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATICE, WAYNE D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,142.63 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILCHEZ, EDWARD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,140.00 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, THOMAS E Employer name Putnam County Amount $150,139.27 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KATHLEEN B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,134.58 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,133.05 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFSKY, MARTIN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $150,133.02 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRACKSINGH, KERRY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,127.95 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADINGER, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,117.77 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PAUL B Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $150,115.60 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, HUI M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,102.00 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LYN A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $150,096.87 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, KEITH Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $150,093.48 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,093.46 Date 01/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DAVID E Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,085.48 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,084.40 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLINGER, JEFFERY W Employer name Lewis County Amount $150,084.09 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHORSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,082.39 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TITKA, JAMES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $150,077.69 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARC A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,077.57 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System