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 MESSIANA, LAURA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $141,796.71 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, HEMALEE J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $141,796.71 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,791.02 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $141,790.99 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLA VALLE, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,790.92 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JERMAINE Q Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,789.77 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, RUTH E Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $141,789.75 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAGLIANO, DEBRA A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $141,787.47 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PETER J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $141,780.57 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,779.88 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMAN, ROBERTA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $141,779.22 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIKUT, DEAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,774.26 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMIG, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,772.57 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTY, BRIAN K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $141,766.24 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, STACY P Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,766.06 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,762.21 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JIAN-DA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $141,761.60 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, GERARD J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $141,761.11 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELL, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $141,756.51 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUXTA, BRYAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,755.06 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, CAROL A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $141,754.75 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GUY P Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $141,751.49 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DEBORAH M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $141,751.40 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH O Employer name Schenectady County Amount $141,751.40 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-BORNO, MARIE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,749.51 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,747.77 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSTRACCO, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,747.14 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $141,744.83 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNABIA, LEONARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,723.06 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENDLER, ANDREA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKS, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, FRANK I, II Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 01/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ALAN H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIGSBERG, STEVEN I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $141,722.98 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTELLA, VITO M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,722.98 Date 01/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZINA, MARYJEAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,722.98 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBONE, MICHAEL R Employer name Putnam County Amount $141,721.42 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, DEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,715.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REASONER, CARLTON B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,714.33 Date 07/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, JAN JAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $141,711.34 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASIEWICZ, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,709.71 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAOS, OMAR L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,705.13 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, RYAN L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $141,704.91 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELITTA, ROBERT A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,704.78 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACQUIST, MARK R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $141,703.17 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITZEL, KURT R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $141,701.52 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STJEANOS, MICHAEL N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $141,701.22 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAWA, ROMAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,698.68 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $141,698.32 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCARELLI, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $141,696.14 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAWOLA, RICHARD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,694.70 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,690.75 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAACS, ELLEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,688.51 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRTH, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,688.39 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,688.14 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCELLINO, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,687.49 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, FRANCIS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,686.90 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKEL, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,681.46 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARINI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,672.80 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUTHOUSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,672.12 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $141,669.05 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,667.70 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $141,665.94 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER-SOLITAR, SUSAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,665.70 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHILL, ANGELA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,662.05 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYRCH, JOHN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,659.69 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADUANO, DANA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,657.70 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHRBERG, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,648.80 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, COONEY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,647.27 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $141,645.38 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATANE, JASON M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $141,642.76 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANGIALOSI, JOSEPH M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $141,640.44 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKERBUTLER, TRACY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,639.16 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGENBRUCH, ARTHUR P Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,637.92 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLENBERGER, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,636.10 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN OSS, ELIZABETH Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $141,635.48 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLS, EDWARD H Employer name City of Rye Amount $141,631.62 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTEGIACOMO, DOMINIC N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,627.54 Date 09/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,625.03 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RICHARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,623.50 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, JANET A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,622.98 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMKIN, DAVID L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $141,622.98 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, LINDA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $141,622.98 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CAROL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $141,622.98 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,621.82 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,616.19 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELISSA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,615.34 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $141,613.17 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELIAN, ROBERT P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $141,613.17 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, PATRICK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,612.87 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,608.54 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLMIE, JEFFREY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,608.12 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $141,601.95 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SPENCER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,599.99 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, MAREK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $141,598.84 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUDA, EMILIANO F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,596.83 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, ANGELO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $141,593.42 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACKAL, ITTALIA JAMES Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,593.26 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,591.16 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System