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 O'ROURKE, STACEY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,477.86 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLAND, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $144,474.84 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, ERIC Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,474.48 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFER, ERIC J Employer name Department of Law Amount $144,474.13 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, EUGENE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $144,472.43 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $144,469.82 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,466.52 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, MARY F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $144,462.50 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JAMES B Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $144,461.94 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, JOHN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,455.20 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, AMI TRUSHAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,454.94 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZONI, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,451.68 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SHARON A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $144,450.23 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDE, MATTHEW P Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $144,443.87 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, SHEILA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,442.50 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $144,439.69 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINUNNI, JAMES P Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $144,438.51 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KEVIN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,438.38 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORNMAN, MARY C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $144,432.40 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, GERARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,431.03 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, BRADLEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,427.05 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYEUR, ARTHUR F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $144,422.57 Date 10/07/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $144,422.57 Date 06/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $144,415.73 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, TARA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,415.57 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, JOHN J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $144,413.27 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,399.56 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELLY, KEVIN E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $144,398.15 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $144,396.86 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROPER, REMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,395.11 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKOH, INI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,391.26 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,385.71 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, SYED N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,376.82 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $144,376.08 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, BRENDAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,372.59 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, ALBERT R Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,369.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $144,367.96 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNEDEKER, ROBERT C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $144,365.84 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, CARMEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,360.40 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCKOWSKI, GERALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,359.92 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JUSTIN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,359.21 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE RUBY, GERALD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,353.92 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, KEVIN R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $144,353.72 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLASATY, ERIC J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $144,346.65 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALERO, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,341.12 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,331.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSETTI, GABRIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,329.20 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, PAUL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,326.41 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTKO, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,325.59 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, ALISON K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,322.99 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATEK, KRISTEN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,322.72 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIL, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $144,322.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, DARRYL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,312.21 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, NEIL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,309.98 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGINO, PAUL F Employer name Department of Law Amount $144,307.94 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $144,305.93 Date 01/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,301.20 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, DOMINICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,295.84 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,294.56 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBLE, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,293.15 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,282.05 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAFFA, DONNA MARIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $144,281.01 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFE, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,278.47 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMILUS, GAETAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $144,269.73 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, VINCENT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,266.87 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWARTA-PORTER, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,265.19 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS JOHNSON, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,265.17 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,265.14 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, LAUREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,264.82 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, TONI M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $144,264.75 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, JAMES C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,264.66 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, THOMAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $144,263.25 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KENNETH L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $144,263.15 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLHOPOLSKY, PATRICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,261.10 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, MICHAEL I, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,259.01 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, RUSS N Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $144,250.62 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKRAVARTI, VIVEK Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $144,244.66 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBALINO, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $144,244.30 Date 05/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, ROSHAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,242.92 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,241.28 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,240.48 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALUTE, CARMINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,240.48 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, RALPH J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $144,236.53 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGAS, ANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,236.10 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SHELTON J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $144,235.00 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $144,223.16 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, KENNITH B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $144,222.87 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLS, JEFFREY S Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $144,217.85 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, TYRONE E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $144,216.81 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAL PORTO, E BRYAN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $144,214.00 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIEDEL, JASON M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $144,213.63 Date 08/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTON, CORI Employer name NYC Judges Amount $144,212.83 Date 06/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTOFANO, REGNABILE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,212.06 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGARU, RAJYASRI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $144,208.09 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEPOLA, UDAYANA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $144,204.06 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,196.63 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,196.54 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIPPODO, ROBERT M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $144,194.67 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, EDWARD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $144,193.79 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, GESILLE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $144,186.19 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System