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 KACHMAR, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,749.19 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,747.66 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MONICA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $148,740.62 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LAURA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,739.07 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,737.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,726.50 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINSON, MELISSA G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,723.25 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON HASSEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,721.67 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANELLO, AUDREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,720.00 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,716.32 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROZIO, PAUL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,706.14 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLINE, TODD J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $148,701.26 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREVOZNYCHENKO, KATERYNA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $148,700.63 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, IRA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,695.82 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, CURTIS L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $148,692.96 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUTENSTRAUCH, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,689.78 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEHR, KEITH C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $148,684.60 Date 01/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,683.40 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALGABA, JOAQUIN Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $148,681.06 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKES, DEBRA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $148,672.82 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN PIERRE, ABNER Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $148,668.99 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIBAL, JON M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $148,668.03 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ERIK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,663.98 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, VALERIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $148,655.59 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KSIAZEK, SUSAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $148,649.04 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,648.05 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLIN, PHILIP A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,646.59 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,645.87 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, GREGORY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $148,640.96 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, DENNIS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,637.33 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, NANCY L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $148,636.31 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, ARTHUR R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $148,635.64 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUARTO, DONALD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,635.07 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANSHAFT, STACEY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,633.60 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, ELISE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,633.60 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFER, JACK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,632.22 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGARELLA, JILL R Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $148,631.48 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, DANIEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $148,626.95 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAZAN, DARRYL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,618.27 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAX, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $148,616.81 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, TANYA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $148,616.79 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMHARDT, JOHN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $148,614.09 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, SHAWN R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $148,601.07 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JAMIE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $148,600.66 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $148,599.16 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,596.55 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRONE, SALVATORE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,586.30 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,585.07 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, AAREN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,582.25 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MELISSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,581.72 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISH, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,580.69 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, MAUREEN R Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $148,578.24 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,577.31 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAXTON, HERBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,573.94 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDRICH, CRAIG Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $148,566.86 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $148,564.45 Date 04/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, PETER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,559.38 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CHARLES F Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,557.89 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, STEVEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,555.19 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PETER J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $148,552.46 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, JENNIFER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $148,547.96 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ENRICO A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $148,544.30 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,543.58 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBICH, JOACHIM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,542.93 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,541.64 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $148,541.58 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ARTHUR F Employer name Orange County Amount $148,540.80 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBERT, LAWRENCE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,533.85 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILE, JEROME, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,531.06 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALOWSKI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $148,520.35 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JIMMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,519.23 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,517.98 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL-GABIN, SHERLY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $148,516.38 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,516.05 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOON, ROBERT R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $148,515.52 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHL, KENNETH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,509.77 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $148,507.23 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERKEN, JOHN R Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $148,503.47 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DEMETRIO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $148,502.70 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, LAURIE A Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $148,501.90 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYLER, MAUREEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,501.38 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOHN T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $148,497.47 Date 02/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,496.08 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,488.25 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEY, LESLIE R, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $148,476.34 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,472.60 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, EYON D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $148,467.34 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRA, ELIZABETH R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $148,466.39 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,465.49 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DAVID A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,462.72 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $148,462.20 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,459.55 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MILSON T Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,454.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,453.72 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $148,452.82 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,451.11 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $148,449.52 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,446.87 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZACANO, GARY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,440.33 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,432.87 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System