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 LEE, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $148,010.90 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATHERLY, GAIL E Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,007.37 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELES, EVA MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,007.16 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,005.77 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELLI, LAURA LEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,003.88 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNOR, GEOFFREY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,003.76 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, ANTHONY N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $148,003.40 Date 12/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZES, ROSALIND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,997.90 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESI, DOUGLAS R Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $147,996.15 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAMENBAUM, HANNAH K Employer name Department of Law Amount $147,996.09 Date 05/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, GARY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,992.94 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUIGNAN, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,992.52 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, BARBARA K Employer name Department of Law Amount $147,990.81 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDIO, STEVEN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $147,990.64 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENCICKY, IRKA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $147,986.69 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCELLA, ANTHONY III Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $147,980.79 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $147,980.53 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,972.60 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGARIN, MARILOU G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $147,966.42 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RACHEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,965.42 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, MARK Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $147,963.54 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, PETER Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $147,958.29 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CASSANDRA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,958.20 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-GARGANO, JENNIFER Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $147,955.04 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $147,954.63 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KEITH A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $147,952.29 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANGAKIS, EVELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $147,949.59 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $147,934.10 Date 01/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, PATRICK R Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $147,933.56 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,930.05 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, PAUL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $147,923.72 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $147,921.07 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,920.07 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLSTON, LARRY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $147,906.79 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORR, ROBERT C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $147,904.55 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRINE, DWAYNE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $147,904.20 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $147,900.19 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, NICHOLAS W Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $147,897.46 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JEONG-AH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,895.48 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, JOHN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $147,894.13 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VALLEE, STEPHEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,891.91 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATT, JAMES C Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $147,891.83 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARMO, TODD T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $147,887.50 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIULLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,883.97 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIOLO, ANDREW A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,883.92 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERBURNE, AARON F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,878.30 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,867.66 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DEBORAH R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $147,860.25 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $147,857.98 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARRETT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,857.00 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCIDO, MARIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $147,854.24 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLSKI, EDWIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,853.72 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AARON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,849.29 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBBS, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,843.65 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,840.60 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, REGINA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,839.11 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JAMES M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $147,838.56 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, MICHAEL D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $147,831.35 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, PATRICK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,828.60 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, JON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,818.68 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ERIN T Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $147,815.82 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, LARRY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,812.40 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, REGINALD A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, CHEREE A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUGUSTE, JAMES E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ERIKA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, KATHERINE A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLEY, ANDREA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DONALD A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL LEVY, KELLY Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CAROL R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHAWNDYA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PETER P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOVICH, WILLIAM A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, EDMUND M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERESIA, ANDREW G Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MARK L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $147,810.62 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JANET C Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $147,810.62 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFIERRO, LETIZIA P Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $147,809.68 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, BRIAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $147,800.52 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEPPS, BARBARA Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $147,800.00 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZAR, STEVEN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $147,799.96 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, DOMINICK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $147,791.70 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $147,788.22 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BICK, JONATHAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $147,787.46 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,787.32 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVENTORAITIS, LAURA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,784.72 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEARY, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $147,781.83 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,780.00 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $147,775.24 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, GEORGE O Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,771.26 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDITA, SAL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,771.07 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UYEKI, DAVID M Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $147,766.68 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASTA, JOHN T Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $147,760.57 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, TAWANNA H Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,760.44 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMUDER, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $147,759.67 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EDWARD P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,756.28 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System