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 SIMMONS, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $149,913.55 Date 05/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, VICTORIA A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $149,911.64 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLISTRI, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,910.17 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $149,909.92 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGRESTANO, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,907.20 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ENRIQUE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,907.10 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,906.65 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICENBERG, HUGH E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $149,900.28 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,890.40 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,887.82 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERL, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,883.02 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATA, WAYNE R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $149,881.11 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, SCOTT A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $149,874.90 Date 06/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, JEROME, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,873.97 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHOADS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,869.30 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTA, MAHARSHI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $149,867.48 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGER, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,866.25 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SALOMY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,860.65 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $149,856.97 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,853.88 Date 10/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, BRIAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $149,852.84 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, SCOTT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,851.72 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERDZIK, ALAN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $149,850.41 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICOLE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,849.88 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, KARIN K Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,849.58 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DONG J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,849.41 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DALE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,848.89 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, SEAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,843.58 Date 05/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAM, JAMUNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,842.90 Date 03/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIGAULT, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,838.50 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELD, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,837.36 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, ESSAM F Employer name City of Middletown Amount $149,825.93 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBERT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,819.87 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATRICIAN, JOHN T Employer name Putnam County Amount $149,818.09 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHANNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,813.19 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, VICENTE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $149,807.38 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLI, MARK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $149,807.26 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBIN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,804.11 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARVA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $149,802.79 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, IAN D Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $149,802.65 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, NEAL Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,799.74 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, WAYNE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,798.81 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZ, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,796.13 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AFANADOR, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,788.77 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,785.40 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,785.18 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARAMAN, DENNIS G Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $149,784.66 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $149,780.77 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, THOMAS P, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,779.04 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTUCEK, JOSEPH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,776.74 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, DAVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,775.44 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPROTA, JOSEPH T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $149,774.98 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, NORMAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,768.07 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, GARY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $149,764.41 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO-BLANCO, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,763.90 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AEPELBACHER, KARL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,763.57 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIMOTHY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,760.22 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTINE S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $149,756.98 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,752.08 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, JAMES J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $149,750.38 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUARDIA, ANDREW J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,749.74 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,749.47 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,746.41 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTOX, CHERYL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $149,746.10 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBING, KATHLEEN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $149,741.85 Date 10/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,739.83 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCE, GREGORY M Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $149,738.16 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,736.07 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,734.81 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERIT, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $149,729.18 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, GINA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $149,722.86 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,720.69 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT A, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $149,715.80 Date 01/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, JON L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $149,714.83 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, JOHN R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $149,705.81 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, FRANK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $149,703.50 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTER, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,703.13 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCARDLE, BARRY J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $149,702.95 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JACQUELYN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,700.10 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,700.07 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLAHAN-BICI, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $149,693.48 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, LAMONT Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,690.63 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, KAREN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,679.09 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKELUN, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,677.95 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSINI, JOHN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $149,676.97 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $149,673.48 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, SCOTT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,671.99 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAILY, JAMES A, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,668.45 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPICOTTO, ANTONIO V Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $149,666.54 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKLUND, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,666.07 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMARDO, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $149,663.67 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOEBER, GREGORY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,660.82 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, KEMP J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $149,660.14 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RUTH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $149,656.09 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAKE, THOMAS E Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $149,655.32 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $149,652.94 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, PAULA Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,652.15 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,650.59 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURON, JASMIN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,647.40 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,647.17 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System