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 RABIN, CHARLES R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,432.87 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSE, ISABEL E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,432.87 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,432.87 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, EDWARD P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,432.87 Date 01/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, IRENE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,432.87 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ABBY C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $148,432.87 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, CHARLES Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $148,432.87 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, MYLES S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,432.87 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, GEORGE K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $148,432.87 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, WANDA W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $148,432.87 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARBARA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,432.87 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,432.87 Date 11/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,432.87 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, ROBERT E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,432.87 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ILAN D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,432.87 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, JEFFREY H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIN, MARCIA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBERFALL, SUSAN L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, RICHARD H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, EILEEN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, KENNETH R Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SHARON D Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $148,432.87 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,432.87 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIOLO, JOHN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,432.87 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RONALD Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,432.87 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINIVAGGI, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,428.46 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,422.76 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTINO, JASON S Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,421.44 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,419.32 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELIS, DENNIS F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $148,414.87 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELSTAD, MATTHEW J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $148,414.67 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $148,412.06 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOUSKY, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,408.48 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, TALENE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,399.89 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESOLD, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,399.57 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,397.63 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORESTIRE, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,395.53 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $148,387.49 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRFRITZ, EUGENE J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $148,379.80 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAADER, JILL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,378.72 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLEVA, ROSEANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,377.71 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, KATHARINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,376.97 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MORALES D Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $148,373.69 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERTIN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $148,372.47 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $148,371.60 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTRAND, NELS O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,367.97 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, ALLISON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,366.33 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, JULIANNE M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $148,364.17 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,357.61 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRANDON J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $148,356.29 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVELLI, LAINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,352.22 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIBERAJ, SOKOL Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $148,346.76 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOW, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,345.53 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, MARIO Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $148,333.32 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ALETHA V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,332.87 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, JEANETTE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,332.87 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,332.87 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSON, DALE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,332.87 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTMAN, CAROL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,332.87 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, CATHERINE J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $148,332.87 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIDSESKIN, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $148,332.87 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, LANCELOT B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,332.87 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAHNG, SUE ANN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,332.87 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ BORGES, ROSEMARY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,332.87 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,332.87 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, ELEANOR L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,332.87 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, CLARE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, ROBERT E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENZWEIG, LISA R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, MIRIAM P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOCHET, DIANA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLON, ELIZABETH R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $148,332.87 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, RALPH P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,332.87 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, LOUISE G Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,332.87 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, GERARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,329.46 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIME, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,327.82 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONE, PATRICK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,323.47 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, WILFREDO, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,321.56 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, BLANCHE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $148,318.73 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAUS, MEGAN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,314.56 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKIN, KENNETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $148,313.72 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, GARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,313.17 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $148,313.06 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYBURT, FRANK, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $148,305.45 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, LA FONDA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,294.23 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,288.93 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,285.54 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARK L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $148,285.54 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIERST, JEREMY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,282.46 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISTO, EUGENE J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $148,282.15 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIS-FILHO, JORGE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,279.80 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, PAUL A Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $148,275.11 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $148,272.30 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIEGEL, RUSSELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,270.80 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, MICHELLE AD Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,267.66 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACY, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,264.03 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, GERALD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,263.71 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMENS, SEAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,262.13 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PAUL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,259.15 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGUERRA, DEVORRAH D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,255.09 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System