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 KNOX, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $147,755.92 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $147,755.31 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DONALD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,747.95 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, GIGI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,742.51 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, REYNALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,742.17 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DAVID L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $147,737.75 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, THOMAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $147,735.64 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, JONATHAN M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $147,734.31 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONYO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,726.82 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,726.81 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, RAMON L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $147,724.32 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,721.11 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISI, JOHN M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $147,716.08 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KATIE L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $147,714.60 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTERKA, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,711.67 Date 10/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IAFRATI, MARTIN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $147,711.62 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, PETER, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $147,706.02 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, BARRY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,704.10 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKING, JOHN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,698.34 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $147,698.13 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZAD, SHAMEER Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $147,695.19 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DANIEL P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $147,691.13 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DENNIS P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $147,682.30 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIGER, KARL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $147,679.77 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREVOGEL, SOFIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,670.94 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERZNER, DONALD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,670.12 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTORIUS, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $147,669.71 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, PHILLIP A Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,669.13 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEN, JIALI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,661.76 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITTER, GREGORY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,659.71 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, SAM M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $147,652.98 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, DAVID G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,649.13 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGOSTISI, ROBERT M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $147,646.57 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIKOFF, KAREN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $147,645.80 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSOLLINO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $147,642.79 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JORGE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $147,641.01 Date 06/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNY, MARY B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $147,640.35 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCTIL, JAMES H Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $147,640.24 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,639.53 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POUND, RANDY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,638.51 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMED, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $147,636.79 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JEFFREY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,636.37 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $147,636.21 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA DUE, LAURENCE M Employer name Orange County Amount $147,635.89 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDENBURG, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,633.81 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $147,631.34 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKST, SHARI R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $147,626.70 Date 11/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LARRY L, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $147,612.07 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LAURIA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $147,606.45 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, HENRY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $147,603.33 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHOR, GEORGE S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,602.96 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN MC LAGAN, CATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,602.00 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, ADAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,596.41 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, SEAN T Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $147,579.24 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRI, FRANCIS M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $147,575.98 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLORY, LAWRENCE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,575.12 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, OSVALDO, II Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $147,571.85 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLISON, KEITH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,570.28 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, JOSEPH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,565.53 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, PAUL H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $147,556.48 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKS-BRUDER, SANJA R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $147,554.86 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ-MC GIBBON, LOIS M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,554.20 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIS, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,551.30 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $147,544.31 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEZIO, SAMUEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,538.60 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FESSENDEN, STEPHEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,538.44 Date 06/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PRISCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,535.23 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,526.82 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOIL, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,525.31 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARIAS, EDUARDO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,519.16 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, EDWARD N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,518.10 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $147,515.83 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEERY, SHEILA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $147,498.62 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIDGE, JOEL B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $147,495.51 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,494.19 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ANGEL M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $147,492.65 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYRON, FRANCES M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,489.82 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,488.80 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABBIA, WILLIAM A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $147,487.06 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NEIL Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $147,481.92 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, WENDY D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $147,481.46 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,480.49 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZMINO, ESTUARDO D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $147,477.37 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, RUSSELL V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $147,477.17 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDELMAN, MATTHEW F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,471.19 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TIERNEY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,469.82 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGSAMEN, RONALD B Employer name City of Middletown Amount $147,469.73 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, DARREL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $147,469.51 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONALD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,463.48 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLYMORE, ERWIN T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $147,463.13 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, TODD M Employer name Rockland County Amount $147,462.95 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, JOAN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $147,462.40 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHAM, SHARMAINE T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,458.64 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYE, BENJAMIN J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $147,458.31 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $147,457.73 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, MARY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,449.56 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIEL, HENRY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,444.12 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MARK V Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $147,443.60 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRERA, GINA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $147,441.87 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $147,441.16 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System