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 SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,439.10 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAD, JACQUELINE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $147,438.49 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUNDLICH, LESTER G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $147,435.10 Date 08/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SOBRINA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,433.75 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEHN, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,429.93 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KYLE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,425.69 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCHWAT, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,423.97 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEY, ROBERT S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $147,413.98 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIMUCCI, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,403.63 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS F Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $147,403.04 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HARRY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $147,399.83 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARIBAULT, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,397.46 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, RAYMOND P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,394.13 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ADAM C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $147,393.23 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARRY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $147,388.80 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, JOHN W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $147,380.57 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JOHN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $147,380.57 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, AUDREY E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $147,380.00 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $147,378.05 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, MONCRIEFF W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,370.43 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETZER, RICHARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,369.63 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, SHARLY P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $147,363.01 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANE, PRASHANT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,360.95 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC MONIGLE, SHANNON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,357.51 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,354.84 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DONALD A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $147,353.37 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LEONARD, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $147,352.07 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $147,350.58 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JUSTIN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $147,349.99 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, FREDERICK L, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,347.83 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,346.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUSNER, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,345.63 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTON, DANA MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,344.99 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERBA, AMANDA B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $147,343.03 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, AARON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,342.21 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARSTEN, EILEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,338.35 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SGANGA, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,335.81 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, CHRIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,326.94 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,323.16 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, KEITH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,322.82 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINE, ANNE S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $147,318.54 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISZEWSKI, JEFF P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $147,316.22 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSON, CHARLES E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $147,309.99 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $147,309.82 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODGE, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $147,307.53 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $147,303.81 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWTHER, CHARLES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $147,303.40 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOBBE, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $147,302.31 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, NICOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,297.63 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRIONE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $147,287.99 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANSON, LORRAINE B Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $147,276.17 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JERRY W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,275.16 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, MARION A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $147,275.01 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,267.90 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJUKWU, CHUKWUMA U Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $147,259.72 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $147,258.15 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ASTIS, HANNAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,255.55 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURMER, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,255.16 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RITA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,249.59 Date 06/18/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSKI, AMY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,238.29 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERLE, JAMES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,235.80 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,233.96 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,230.50 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREUTZ, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,223.87 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, JEFFREY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,222.27 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETKIEWICZ, JOHN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $147,221.96 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTON, STEVEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $147,217.52 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $147,211.84 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, PIERCE G Employer name Rockland County Amount $147,211.66 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WILLIAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,209.70 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, BENJAMIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,208.55 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, GRETCHEN H Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $147,208.17 Date 04/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASAK, BABLU K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $147,206.88 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JAMES K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,201.46 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATOS, LOUIS W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $147,189.15 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIOHL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $147,186.24 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL PRIORE, NUNZIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,183.00 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JANICE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $147,178.39 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,172.51 Date 05/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFT, YVONNE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $147,169.63 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,164.38 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PROSPO, JAMI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,162.94 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIELE, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $147,162.07 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISTAND, HALDANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $147,160.95 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, HIRAM L, III Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,159.00 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, CYRIL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,159.00 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, MICHAEL B Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $147,155.00 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $147,153.57 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMUELLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,150.48 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELTZER, ELISE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $147,149.07 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, CHARLES E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $147,147.28 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKROSH, FRANK A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,144.80 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $147,140.80 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCMIEROWSKI, DONALD Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,137.35 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, LAURA C Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $147,137.02 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, KATHRYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,132.82 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLATT, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $147,128.32 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCHIOLA, THOMAS V Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,127.68 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, MICHELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $147,126.64 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, DANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,121.85 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System