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 SAIKIA-EAPEN, PORIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $149,641.98 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,637.97 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name READ, JOHN W, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,637.01 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALTEN, STEVEN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $149,636.43 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, KEVIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $149,636.33 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPANI, AL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,634.73 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGALI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,634.04 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUZMAN, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $149,632.94 Date 11/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VALERIE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,629.02 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELZ, GARY C, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $149,627.37 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEL, JULIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,622.80 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, SAMUEL L, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $149,616.74 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,611.35 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, PATRICK G Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,607.15 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RUSSELL V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,601.20 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODLAND, CHATOYER C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $149,598.13 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULY, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,597.05 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, DAVID R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $149,589.58 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPKA, JEROME Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $149,588.50 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERS, FRANK M Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $149,585.77 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADRAGNA, RICKY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,584.81 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPRA, MICHAEL J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $149,578.97 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, HARVEY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $149,576.87 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICIA A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $149,571.48 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNER, AYANNA C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $149,566.67 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $149,563.18 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROGAN, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,561.45 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $149,560.96 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIADIE, RICHTON C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $149,558.44 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, RYAN X Employer name City of Rye Amount $149,557.98 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ANTHONY R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $149,556.34 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,555.46 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $149,547.90 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHARLES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $149,546.55 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPSICKER, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,546.34 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,543.96 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDOLT, PHILIP A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,538.40 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASTER, KEITH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $149,530.05 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, KENNETH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,529.42 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOSE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,520.04 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRELL, ERICK O Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,510.91 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISALLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $149,510.82 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, OMAR Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,510.59 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBERGER, ARYEH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,504.81 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRILLEY, JOHN P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $149,503.87 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKOWENSKYJ, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,503.64 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANTT, RICHARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,500.02 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, ERNIE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,500.02 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,498.98 Date 05/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PETER J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $149,492.78 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,487.92 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, DENIS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,485.16 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGLER, PATRICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,485.12 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUER, LISA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,480.54 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIER, RICHARD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,474.13 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELT, DEBORAH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,470.82 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTER, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,469.73 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $149,459.61 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLANTE, TORY G Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $149,459.31 Date 08/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SCOTT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,453.78 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDROW, ERIK M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $149,452.69 Date 11/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICKETT, GREGORY G Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $149,451.17 Date 10/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIROUX, TREVER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,448.64 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERIVAUX, MARILYNE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,442.79 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,431.97 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANTOR, KRISTIE T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $149,431.04 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,427.02 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRABANT, KENNETH J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $149,422.76 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, UPTON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,412.97 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIONE, DENISE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,412.70 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNEAUX, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,411.53 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JOHN L, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $149,410.64 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHEY, STEVEN J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $149,408.27 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, LAWANDA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,402.29 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, SCOTT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,390.12 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILTSIE, DARYL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $149,378.81 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, ALAA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,377.45 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EDWARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,377.19 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GABRIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,376.16 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, LAVELL C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $149,375.54 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MARK F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $149,374.21 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, MARLENE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,373.90 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, LUCIOUS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $149,373.56 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOLIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,367.82 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, PATRICK Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $149,361.92 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,361.11 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENGLER, WILLIAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,359.74 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, GREGORY T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $149,357.40 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,357.40 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTE, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,352.70 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,350.89 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,348.00 Date 09/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADO, KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $149,346.21 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $149,331.88 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGST, JAMES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,329.00 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPER, KEVIN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $149,328.53 Date 09/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, MELANIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,325.09 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,322.60 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKASAL, DAVEY S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $149,321.05 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDERFER, DAVID B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,317.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System