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 DE LUCA, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,182.52 Date 12/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEMANN, AMANDA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,179.32 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURDEN, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $144,174.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,167.93 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARINO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $144,166.90 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, SARA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,161.92 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JUDITH E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $144,160.98 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHTING, WALTER O Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $144,160.12 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERANTZ, SEAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,159.91 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, DARREN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,157.78 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTEN, KENNETH W Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $144,155.00 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, BRIAN J Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $144,155.00 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORELIK, YULIYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,149.19 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI, SAMUEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,145.40 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UVINO, FRANK J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $144,140.58 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELARDO, JOHNNY Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $144,139.55 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASCOCK, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $144,129.96 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, VINCENT Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $144,127.01 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIAMBRO, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $144,126.58 Date 07/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALKACHOV, LAURA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,123.91 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADJSTYLIANOS, JARED C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $144,121.54 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,121.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURMAN, THEANIAL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,119.75 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIRUET, JOSEPHINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,119.26 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCE, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $144,114.23 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JUAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,112.58 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADABMOOKSIRI, VANCHART Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,112.38 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,111.82 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, ROSS D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $144,109.36 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZOKM, GALAL Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $144,108.63 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,104.69 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAXUM, STEVE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,097.15 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $144,096.85 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELLE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $144,091.69 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENISON, JAMES W Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,083.74 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $144,079.61 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNICK, JOANNE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $144,078.19 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $144,072.86 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, THOMAS P Employer name Erie County Amount $144,072.07 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTTO, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,070.13 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTHEIM, DEBORAH F Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $144,070.09 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELEWSKI, RICHARD D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,067.02 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, SCOTT W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $144,061.43 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHO, GREGORY M Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $144,059.89 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, JAMES B Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,057.01 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRIS, FRANKLYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,055.10 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREYS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,055.10 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPSALIS, LEONARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,055.10 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDINO, JOHN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $144,052.58 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LAWRENCE E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $144,051.48 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGONAFER, GIRMA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,047.42 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUSLAND, CHERYL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $144,045.30 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,044.16 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, ROWAN S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $144,043.85 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,041.18 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAYER, ROBERT J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $144,037.52 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEE, KENNETH, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,034.44 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTABANO, SARAH L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $144,033.84 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, STEVEN N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,031.63 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, RYAN R Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $144,028.00 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUREY, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,026.31 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,023.10 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTSCH, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,021.66 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $144,021.25 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEALY, TROY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,018.10 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,015.24 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RUSSELL K Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $144,006.17 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ZONA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,004.75 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $144,002.80 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, KELVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,001.82 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BERNARD F Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $143,999.33 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DANIEL D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,994.89 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NICOLAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,990.02 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIJNATH, WINSTON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,988.00 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JACK S Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $143,983.66 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,980.61 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHN, SHAWN H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $143,979.88 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $143,979.61 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, MARY LEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,974.00 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, JOYCE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $143,971.40 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELL, ALAN T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,964.29 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, VIRGINIA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $143,964.29 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, SEAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,963.42 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,959.67 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITERETTI, DINA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,959.20 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHANNON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,957.86 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, SUSAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,953.00 Date 01/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKIZIAN, STEPHEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,952.21 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALFA, MADELYN B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $143,947.14 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, DONN P Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $143,945.71 Date 09/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, MATTHEW H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $143,943.61 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,940.85 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $143,939.08 Date 02/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $143,932.41 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $143,925.50 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, GEOFFREY A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $143,917.42 Date 07/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER, DARYL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,912.08 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZANGI, IZAK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $143,911.51 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLM, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,909.85 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSALES, DOUGLAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,909.32 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System