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 ABILI, JOHN C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $145,359.75 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURST, REBECCA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $145,359.42 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, HARRISON, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,357.16 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $145,353.79 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, WILLIAM G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,352.03 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, DEIRDRE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,349.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOELEVELD, CELESTE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $145,340.56 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVISTA, BRANDON N Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $145,338.80 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, JONATHAN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $145,331.49 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,326.35 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURTELOT, KAREN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $145,323.88 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN-RAPPY, MICHELE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $145,319.86 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO ECAL, GRACE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $145,319.41 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAJARDO, ROSSIYA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,317.88 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, JEFFREY W Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $145,313.48 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIL, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,307.81 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,307.81 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANELLE, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,302.79 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, AUSTEN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,301.58 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODDEAU, MATTHEW J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $145,300.99 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, DIANE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,298.59 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TROY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,291.65 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ROSS Employer name Department of Law Amount $145,291.29 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,290.85 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, LYNN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,288.87 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNURR, RICHARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,286.70 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHEREKHAN T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $145,286.04 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,278.24 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,268.66 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOSEK, JOSHUA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $145,267.39 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAUN, THOMAS M, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,263.40 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBY, LIANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,262.40 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGER, JARED J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,261.58 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, DOREEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,261.30 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHERN, MARK K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,257.17 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRUSCIANTE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $145,256.01 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACO, DOMINIC J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,252.84 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEMANY, ERIC Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,242.60 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MATTHEW E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,231.80 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, TIMOTHY Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $145,228.90 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, ANDREW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,224.54 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,223.91 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, EDIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,222.92 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILBA, PAUL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,218.58 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETCHIUS, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,217.81 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELICIA, TODD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,216.71 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESLER, BRIAN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $145,210.51 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHTRECKER, KERRI N Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $145,207.12 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, SEAN P Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $145,206.47 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEISER, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,205.10 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZZOLA, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,200.85 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULTON, DARYL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,188.67 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LEO, DONNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,187.08 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIB, JOSEPH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,186.68 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOOTE, LENORA B Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $145,185.10 Date 11/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $145,175.75 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAREGOLA, THOMAS V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $145,174.84 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, GENE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $145,174.64 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNARD, BRAYTON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $145,174.63 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $145,174.60 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALFAS, EDWARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,174.59 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, DANIEL E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,171.67 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $145,169.07 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, SUSAN F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,167.02 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI, EGIDIO F Employer name City of Kingston Amount $145,164.36 Date 06/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODIN, ALAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,164.33 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,161.68 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,161.33 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTESA, ENRICO L, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,156.51 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, QI KANG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,143.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVONE, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $145,141.52 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,140.68 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARTY, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,137.45 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, AHMED T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $145,132.72 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, SEAN G Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $145,123.71 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIPPEL, ROY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $145,123.61 Date 09/27/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, BRETT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,120.16 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCAR, CANAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,118.30 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $145,112.51 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMANN, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,112.17 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MONICA B Employer name Department of Law Amount $145,111.80 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $145,109.74 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLAPUDI, SITARAMA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $145,107.05 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, NANCY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,105.81 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGAYUN, MICHELLE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,094.57 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $145,093.52 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELDE, LORNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,092.49 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, KATHLEEN E Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $145,086.43 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TAJIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,076.09 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGORE, RUSSELL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,073.61 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $145,065.65 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,063.26 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARM, BRAD C Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $145,062.69 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANITA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,055.10 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCIK, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,054.07 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGATTI, MELINDA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,053.10 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TREVOR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,052.10 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,047.28 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $145,046.47 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIANO, GERIANNE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $145,043.55 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System