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 WINANS, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $144,767.49 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, REBECCA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,760.37 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADER, ANN K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $144,757.77 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANTE, DANIEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,755.50 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESSEVICH, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $144,752.20 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FECKO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Interest On Lawyer Account Fnd Amount $144,748.49 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOP, KINLEY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,743.07 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,741.97 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, SUSAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,741.61 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATCHISON, JESSE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,738.19 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,737.74 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KENNETH E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $144,737.11 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, AMIN KHALIL Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,732.67 Date 05/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FLORIO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,731.37 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHESLER, ARIEL D Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $144,729.45 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,729.41 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBELLI, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $144,728.68 Date 06/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ADRIAN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,725.09 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACEY, KENNETH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,721.76 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUNLAGUI, EARL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,720.00 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHAEL, RICHARD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,710.31 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUFF, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $144,697.96 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,690.61 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLEZAL, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,686.26 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, TRICIA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $144,683.94 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, LOUIS S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $144,678.92 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ALLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,676.56 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALEK, DARREN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,674.93 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARESCA, FRANK D, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $144,670.66 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $144,669.52 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,665.40 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIFFO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,662.13 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, PASQUALE Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $144,662.02 Date 08/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACHE, PHILIP I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,653.95 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, MICHAEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $144,652.38 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGORA, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $144,652.06 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, NOREEN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,645.16 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, RONALD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,645.15 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ANDREW M Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,645.14 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTER, EUGENE T, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,645.13 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMENDORF, MARIETTA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,640.94 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RAYMOND T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,637.72 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, ELVIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $144,628.62 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, MIRANDA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,626.31 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHLES, DANIEL J, II Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,626.14 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, ANNA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $144,623.40 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, JAMES C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $144,618.15 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTMAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $144,614.69 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMANDRI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $144,613.72 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, JODY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $144,613.49 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,609.45 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHER, LAURA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,605.11 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JUSTIN E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $144,603.28 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAISON, PAMELA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $144,595.38 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPA, KEVIN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,594.29 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $144,592.84 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLT, DAVID P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,588.56 Date 10/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, SELWYN C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $144,584.19 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZZETTI, CHARLES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,582.00 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NISCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $144,581.09 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERKEL, ALBERT H, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,580.48 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATLETTI, LAWRENCE J Employer name Orange County Amount $144,574.99 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERFELDT, NOREEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,574.76 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWER, DAVID J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $144,574.55 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAREMBA, MARY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $144,574.11 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, EDWARD, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,571.63 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORES, ERIC R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $144,571.05 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,570.92 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, DANIEL T Employer name Essex County Amount $144,567.53 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,566.73 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVEL, THOMAS P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $144,561.53 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $144,559.96 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,555.10 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, SUZANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,553.74 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JOSEPH H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $144,551.83 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LUIS A, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $144,551.26 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBITT, VIOLA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $144,551.20 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,549.94 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DENISE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,547.03 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,544.72 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,544.13 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KENT E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $144,540.49 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, GERALD L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $144,540.48 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA, NATHANIEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $144,534.06 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,533.38 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JON O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,532.66 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LESLIE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $144,532.03 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORDAN, ROBERT D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $144,531.40 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JASON W Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $144,529.16 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHESTER, FRANK J Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $144,528.41 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVI, BRIAN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,527.12 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIELLO, BARBARA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,524.70 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, BAHAATI E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $144,524.35 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUSAN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $144,519.70 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,506.20 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ERIC R Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,493.60 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTARINO, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,483.51 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $144,482.16 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, GARY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $144,480.12 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, GREGG Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,478.08 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System