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 DEVITT, BRIAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,254.53 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOUCHE, PHILIP H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,246.64 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSOCK, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,244.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEER, NEEL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,243.30 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MARIO Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $148,243.15 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDLER, CAROL S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,243.09 Date 03/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,237.57 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSCO, LISA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,235.10 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNJES, GARY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,232.87 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEDY, MATTHEW M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,232.87 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HEATHER P S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,232.87 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THOMAS F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,232.87 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, ANITA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,232.87 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTA, JOSEPH M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGATANO, ALBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ESTHER R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,232.87 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABAY, SHEILA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTZ, JODY B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $148,232.87 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMPNER, ROCHELLE K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBUSH, JEFFREY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, HELEN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSEN, VICKY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-PULAKOS, CHARLENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, ROSEMARIE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEANT, CHARLES L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,232.87 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, KATHY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,232.87 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, DANIEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,232.87 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MARLENE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,232.87 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, FREDRIC W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $148,232.87 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGELMAN, MARK J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $148,232.87 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, CHARLES L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,232.87 Date 07/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PETER F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,232.87 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSON, BARRY A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $148,231.74 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,218.90 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, FRANK G Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,206.22 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALYS, JAMES G Employer name Erie County Amount $148,206.07 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JAMES T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,204.91 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,193.00 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $148,191.65 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, WILLIAM P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,190.22 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, ARIANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,189.91 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMFLETH, TERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,187.47 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRAMONTES, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,184.89 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHIR, SCOTT K Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $148,182.64 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEILER, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $148,178.49 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCLURKIN, WILLIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,172.31 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, REBECCA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,165.14 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANMOE, TROY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,159.26 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARLES, DEBBIE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $148,159.12 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,155.58 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, TY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,155.14 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPOLUCH, SUSAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,154.95 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWAN, MARK T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,153.60 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, NANCY M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $148,152.62 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATZKAMER, RONNIE Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $148,145.50 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DANIEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $148,144.47 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, DANIEL T, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $148,141.31 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, DOUGLAS F Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $148,140.28 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, JAMES Employer name City of White Plains Amount $148,136.59 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUGHAN, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,131.22 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONE, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $148,131.19 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHANASZ, MATHEW B Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $148,130.26 Date 07/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, TRACY FAY Employer name Department of Health Amount $148,129.83 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, JAMES A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $148,125.96 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,124.30 Date 04/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,115.80 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JAMAL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,111.58 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, GLENN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $148,111.32 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, LAURA H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $148,108.83 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALEZENTIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,108.00 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KAREN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,105.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, NANCY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,104.02 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDMAN, ROGER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,104.02 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMPONG, SYLVIA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $148,101.59 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESANTI, JASON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,099.93 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DORIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,086.20 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENON, DAVID M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $148,085.70 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMINA, THOMAS F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $148,079.89 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $148,078.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA, JOSEPH A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $148,077.01 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGATHER, PATRICK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,071.87 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLETTI, CRAIG A Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,069.63 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, CRAIG P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $148,066.55 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPP, RUSSELL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,065.29 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ADRIENNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,065.29 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $148,065.29 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAZI, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $148,062.21 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAIN, SEAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,056.81 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KATHLEEN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,053.78 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBY, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,045.30 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOECKER, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,044.61 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANNEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $148,043.77 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECSEDI, RONALD J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $148,036.89 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SUSAN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $148,029.86 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, PAUL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $148,028.75 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMKOW, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $148,028.75 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, WAI N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $148,022.05 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,018.84 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOKE, JUDITH S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $148,013.48 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, EILEEN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,012.56 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System