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 PIERCE, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $143,908.98 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, RACHEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,908.83 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERCIER, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,908.47 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LAURIE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $143,908.44 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,908.29 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,905.98 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, ROBERT T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $143,900.12 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, JAY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $143,900.00 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $143,894.88 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, STEPHEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,893.72 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIBBARO, FRANK R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $143,887.93 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGGA, GOBINDER S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $143,886.90 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, GARY J Employer name Albany County Amount $143,886.85 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,885.75 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMSON, RODNEY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $143,884.81 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCARONE, ROBERT M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $143,884.29 Date 04/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CHARLES K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $143,884.16 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, EARL, III Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $143,876.99 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RAIMONDO, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,873.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORANCY, LEVI E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,867.73 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROUCHER, EDWIN E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,865.39 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, JEFFREY THOMAS Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,864.29 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARGARITA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $143,864.29 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZER, IVY M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $143,864.29 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, LORETTA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $143,864.29 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPCZAK, STEVEN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $143,864.29 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LANCE P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $143,864.29 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDROW, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,863.73 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOWDEN, JOE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $143,851.40 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHELLA, SHERIEN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,847.80 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, STEVEN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $143,847.08 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDILE, ANTHONY J Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $143,836.44 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, REGINA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $143,825.77 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTON, JAMES D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $143,820.42 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $143,813.17 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JACK M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $143,812.50 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ELLEN M MCCARTY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $143,808.21 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLENE G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $143,800.00 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, LORI K Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,796.82 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITTO, ROBBIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $143,796.71 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESKE, JOHN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $143,794.76 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GARY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $143,792.80 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHOR, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,790.05 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDAUF, GARY A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $143,786.91 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DAVID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,786.18 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, DAVID M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $143,781.94 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $143,780.00 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDESHI, TUSHAR S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $143,779.01 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, BEATRICE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,768.07 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERILLI, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,767.36 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCERI, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,766.77 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIRTH, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $143,762.38 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,761.28 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARROW, JONATHAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,760.93 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPIERCHIO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,755.92 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, CHAD K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,755.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRADLEY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,754.70 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, JANIS A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $143,750.10 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JOSEPH K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,749.42 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,747.69 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,739.99 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FERNANDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,737.10 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLO, SALVATORE F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,735.67 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JANICE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,732.61 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, TOMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $143,724.97 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, HELENE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $143,719.35 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,716.98 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CAROL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $143,715.48 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, THOMAS J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $143,713.92 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROJER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $143,710.22 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,704.09 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, ANTHONY E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $143,700.59 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKERT, VALERIE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,699.59 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DIANE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $143,694.66 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPFERBERG, SETH M Employer name Department of Law Amount $143,686.03 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, WAYNE C Employer name Orange County Amount $143,683.89 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGOCKI, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,682.03 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEVINSKI, KEITH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,679.82 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHERYL L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,673.63 Date 02/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSGNUG, DONALD P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $143,673.00 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, CARL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $143,663.68 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, RYAN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,659.47 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $143,659.31 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,656.21 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERRELD, JAMES F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $143,652.13 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTA, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,649.97 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUGH, JONATHAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,649.31 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKOWSKI, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,648.06 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITBECK, SARAH L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $143,647.97 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LESLIE B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $143,645.36 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JOHN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $143,638.76 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,633.13 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINE, RICHARD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,625.29 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,623.16 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELINI, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,622.35 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, NATHAALIE N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $143,619.73 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNINI, LEONARD, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $143,619.50 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, STEPHEN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,616.31 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,615.58 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINO, GERARD F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $143,613.34 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System