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 SPERO, RONALD J, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $146,690.80 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFELE, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,688.12 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASHOK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $146,671.06 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, KENNETH M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $146,669.41 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, JOEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $146,668.87 Date 12/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEESE, CHAD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,666.58 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONIK, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,664.16 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,662.25 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKWITT, ROBERT R, III Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $146,660.53 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATUOGNO, ANTHONY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,655.51 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $146,651.49 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $146,644.05 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DARRYL P, II Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,643.75 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, KEVIN S Employer name Albany County Amount $146,640.96 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINE, CHARLES O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $146,638.26 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, BARBARA WESTBROOK Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $146,634.99 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,634.19 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRSIN, STEPHEN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $146,632.67 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,629.48 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGAN, VANESSA V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,628.53 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INNACE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,626.13 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, ANNE G Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $146,625.14 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, USHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $146,624.83 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEN, JASON M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $146,622.62 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NETHERCOTT, KEVIN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,622.34 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARILLA, DONALD M, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $146,621.54 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLICK, JANET A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,619.72 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, SCOTT Employer name Putnam County Amount $146,612.84 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINIELLO, EMANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,610.70 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOUGLAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,605.03 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RONALD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,599.64 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIP, EDWIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,597.06 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELYEA, DARCY A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $146,596.73 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,594.95 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYNER, EARL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,594.82 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,592.38 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCROW, RICHARD Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $146,589.95 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ALLISON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,589.71 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADARO, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,588.87 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $146,587.18 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHARLENE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $146,585.67 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDER, DIRCK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,583.80 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DANIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,581.04 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, ADRIENNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,576.42 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRENIAWSKI, JOSEPH L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $146,572.48 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $146,558.68 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEN, RINA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $146,558.21 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, KEVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,556.49 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARSELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,548.59 Date 10/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETELTAS, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $146,545.79 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, YOHANNY D Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $146,544.36 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOZZA, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,543.56 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, TERENCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,542.37 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HENRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $146,527.78 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWLING, TIMOTHY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,527.52 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCE, ANTHONY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,524.52 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORST, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,524.50 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKERILL, JOHN F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $146,523.82 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $146,522.99 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JANICE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,520.05 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEX J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $146,519.46 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $146,518.27 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPANO, CLAUDIO A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $146,514.02 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,513.44 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, DOUGLAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $146,512.91 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JEFFREY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,510.07 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,507.42 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITARDO, HAROLD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,503.89 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRATTNER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $146,501.50 Date 01/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIMONDA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,497.74 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, VIOLET A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $146,496.05 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $146,493.88 Date 08/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARDEGUEZ, RAY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,492.80 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLING, DONNA A Employer name Erie County Amount $146,490.88 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSIN, CRAIG Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,487.47 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, LISA M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $146,484.22 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, DANIEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,475.35 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR-CROTTI, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $146,462.76 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSCH, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,462.43 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA, HELBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,456.31 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTERN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,451.77 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, PAUL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $146,445.02 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERO-SIMMONS, RENEE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,444.61 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,440.84 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, JAMES J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $146,440.62 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONITO, SALVATORE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,436.31 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $146,434.20 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUST, ALLISON D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,433.60 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $146,431.25 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANYO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,429.15 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,428.72 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRANDON J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $146,428.02 Date 08/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NALLI, MARK A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $146,425.50 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, STEVEN K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $146,424.76 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECK, MATTHEW G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,422.15 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRYCHODKO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $146,414.41 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, GARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,412.10 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DAVID M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $146,409.23 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECKSON, NATHANIEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $146,407.39 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLEICHNER, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,403.58 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System