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 KIRSCHNER, DAVID J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $141,298.96 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARTIN V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,298.04 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOK, LINDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,296.20 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, MARIA R Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $141,293.95 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, TIMOTHY F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,293.78 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACARO, CHRISTINA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,290.59 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUDIGALA, ERIK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,290.43 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINGBEIL, DONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,289.34 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,289.02 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $141,286.86 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,283.93 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, ALPHONSE, JR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $141,283.68 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALDI, VITO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,283.50 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,282.22 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-MALORGIO, AMY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,281.41 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILITO, FRANK J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $141,274.48 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTZ, ROBERT D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $141,264.68 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SUZANNE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $141,263.04 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERVALLO, ANTHONY W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,260.36 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARLANTI, ANGELO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,250.96 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROUD, WALTER B, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $141,249.06 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,243.06 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, WESLEY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,241.85 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARBERO, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $141,240.54 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOWA, LAURA J. Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $141,237.78 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITKA, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $141,235.58 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ANTHONY C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $141,229.19 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LEONARD J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,229.12 Date 01/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, PETER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,228.58 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, RENEE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,228.58 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFRAN, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $141,224.97 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VARGHESE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $141,224.97 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,223.80 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $141,222.85 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,222.82 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALMY, DONALD C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $141,219.95 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,215.46 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRADER, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $141,212.93 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONROFF, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Law Amount $141,212.42 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, PETER J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $141,210.76 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLFORTE, MICHAEL N Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $141,205.96 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPRE, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,200.71 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWLETT, DEBORAH K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $141,197.64 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJAK, ARTHUR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,192.76 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARIF, MARYAM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $141,192.40 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, RACHEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $141,190.86 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY-HUMPHREYS, SOLANGE N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $141,190.24 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMEL, PETER K Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $141,185.91 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, GERARD R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,182.87 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SITLER, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,182.76 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-DESIRE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,182.30 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMAILZADA, MOHAMMED Q Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $141,178.00 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,177.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEQUAR, FRANK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $141,176.72 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, STEVEN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,176.12 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,175.17 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,173.46 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,172.96 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABACHNICK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $141,163.95 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTES-AMAYA, LUIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,162.70 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANE, MARGARET M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,162.30 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,161.50 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINBY, CHRISTOPHER W, II Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $141,161.02 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHO, IRENE I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,156.66 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROMICCA, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,153.97 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DION, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,150.67 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELITTI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,147.88 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOROKA, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $141,147.23 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, MAUREEN L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $141,144.21 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, PETER R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $141,141.92 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, JOHN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,140.92 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,140.81 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, BARBARA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,139.81 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVUTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,139.11 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACKO, KUNJAMMA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $141,138.73 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ALEXANDRE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,138.01 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITI, JAMES C Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $141,137.36 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROYAN, PETER, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $141,136.44 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGHER, WILLIAM Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $141,134.93 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,134.76 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ERIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $141,134.45 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINETTI, CLAUDIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $141,128.85 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAIVA, LISDALIA I Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $141,128.70 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORELLO, CAROL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $141,128.64 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, STEVEN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $141,128.35 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ROGER J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $141,127.85 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERN, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,126.32 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $141,124.00 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, GINO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $141,122.09 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEVEN L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $141,118.31 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELHOUS, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $141,108.82 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBBIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $141,102.68 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHAUNCIE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $141,100.38 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHARLES R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $141,098.62 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, FRANK Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $141,097.76 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JAMES L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $141,097.23 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, JOHN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $141,085.91 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMPASKY, STEPHEN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $141,084.28 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JEANNE M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $141,081.87 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALLY, DANIEL S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $141,081.60 Date 06/03/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System