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 MATOS, MARIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $149,076.33 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINHO, CARLOS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,076.06 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRONSKY, ROSALIE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,074.17 Date 10/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $149,071.90 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCHAL, DENNIS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,062.44 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOENFELD, ELINOR R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $149,059.57 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONACCHIO, GLEN L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $149,056.29 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARK W Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $149,054.83 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRER, ELLEN G Employer name Merrick Library Amount $149,044.03 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMME, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $149,032.27 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLY, JOHN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,028.60 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA RUFFA, THEODORE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,022.10 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENKEL, JEFFREY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,019.93 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARDINEY, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,015.55 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISELY, KEVIN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $149,012.09 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISDORFER, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,007.86 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, PHUONG Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $149,003.27 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, SHEILA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,001.99 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUER, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,997.84 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, STEVEN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,995.74 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,995.74 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLABOLA, MARY LYNN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,995.74 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, BRENDA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,995.74 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, NINA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,995.74 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALORGIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,991.13 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, LUIGI Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,990.73 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENNIS, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,990.28 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,989.77 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURIANEK, LISA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,982.67 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $148,979.30 Date 03/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLARD, KELLY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,978.90 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, STEVEN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,974.44 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,972.60 Date 09/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFINA, FRANCIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,972.60 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTA, MARCELLO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $148,972.54 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, JEFFREY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,966.53 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIACQUADIO, ANTHONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,964.80 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIKORA, INKEONG Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,964.44 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,956.21 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARA, TODD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,951.83 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANZENBERGER, JOHN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,950.47 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, AARON C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,949.59 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, WAYNE D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $148,946.88 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KEITH Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $148,946.42 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURZ, FREDERICK L Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $148,939.43 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, RONALD Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $148,937.76 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, MANUEL Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $148,937.39 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,929.11 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $148,924.29 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, RAQUEL N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $148,915.33 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,915.13 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, JOEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,911.76 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODOSKY, JOSEPH J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $148,902.32 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $148,901.09 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $148,896.81 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRESPO, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,895.74 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITZHAKI, SYLVIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,891.84 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURTON, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,886.81 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORIANO, CARYL C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $148,884.65 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, SCOTT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,882.16 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANGELA M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $148,866.95 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINDRICK, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,866.71 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,862.24 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAULA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,859.52 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BING, JONATHAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,857.25 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN-HIGHTOWER, KRISTIE L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $148,844.63 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCKMAN, MARK L Employer name City of Corning Amount $148,838.24 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAICKEL, DAVID N Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,833.79 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACCHIA, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $148,830.46 Date 03/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, THOMAS E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,826.78 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIC J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,820.86 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, BARBARA Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $148,817.04 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINKELSTEIN, PETER Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $148,816.21 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICKEN, DANIEL SCOTT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,814.52 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, DONALD A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $148,809.62 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Putnam County Amount $148,808.24 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $148,808.17 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLAKIS, GEORGE N Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $148,807.63 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMORE, DAVID L Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,803.51 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALING, RANDY Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $148,802.99 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DARIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,795.82 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUGARMAN, MARILYN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,795.74 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGANELLI, RUDOLPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,791.54 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CORINNE H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,784.35 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LY, XUYEN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,778.30 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZZI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $148,777.50 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,775.18 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDORDI, VINCENT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,774.30 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,774.06 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,773.29 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETTA, ALFRED G Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $148,771.67 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT AMAND, FABIOLA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,771.31 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,769.46 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,767.40 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNERY, NATALIE A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $148,765.98 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, FRANK A, III Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $148,765.17 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERB, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,762.15 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SETHI, KAMALA D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $148,761.25 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JOHN J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,759.46 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JOHN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,754.71 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System