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 WARD, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,578.50 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL H Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $139,577.79 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWOL, JOSEPH G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,576.98 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, EDWARD F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $139,574.63 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUZANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,568.78 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, BARBARA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $139,568.50 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIGMILE-SCIACCA, SHAWNA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $139,562.95 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROCCO, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,560.71 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEHR, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,560.68 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGNER, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,559.47 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GO, MARIA TERESA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,558.69 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $139,555.63 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIZZI, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $139,555.62 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, MATTHEW J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $139,552.30 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ROBERT E, III Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $139,551.69 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCURI, CAROL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,550.48 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, WAYNE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,550.48 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,549.91 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CATHERINE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $139,549.17 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ERIK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,548.51 Date 11/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,547.71 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEED, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $139,546.24 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,544.98 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBART, DAVID L Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $139,539.04 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,538.60 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TERRY P Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $139,538.00 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JOANNE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $139,534.98 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, BERNARD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,528.44 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, MARTIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,527.86 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,525.83 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TONYA N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $139,524.26 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,523.74 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,523.06 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ROHAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,520.40 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JEFFREY G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $139,519.33 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, EDWARD C, III Employer name Schenectady County Amount $139,518.87 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, PHILIP J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,515.97 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMOVICH, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,513.32 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONCHEK, MARK P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,513.17 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, BRIAN M Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $139,504.86 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, D PAUL Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $139,504.60 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JEFFREY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $139,503.87 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, LOUIS J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $139,498.04 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,497.90 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASTRINOS, KRISTEN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,497.54 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREN, EILEEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,496.16 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANS, BRIAN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $139,492.51 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, MARIA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,490.01 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,488.47 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELFELDT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $139,488.05 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILOPOULOS, AGATHY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $139,474.72 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRUZZA, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $139,474.46 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGE, HANS F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,473.50 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTI, JEANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,471.00 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, JONATHAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $139,470.18 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,469.76 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTTENBERG, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,463.39 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMACK, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $139,461.94 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $139,461.86 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERINI, SUSAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $139,460.87 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVELLI, ANTHONY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $139,457.88 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, MARCUS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $139,457.60 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ERNEST F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $139,455.76 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, THOMAS A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $139,453.44 Date 08/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,453.22 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,448.12 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAGER, RONALD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,447.52 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHOLDI, CHARLES D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $139,445.93 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXYMILLIAN, TERRI B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $139,444.85 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, JOSEPH G, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,439.40 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CHIARO, VINCENT A, III Employer name Orange County Amount $139,437.92 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEITLICH, APRIL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $139,436.38 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, ALBERT J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $139,434.97 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GILBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,433.15 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, GUETTY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,429.73 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENNIS P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $139,423.61 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY-WALLACE, GAIL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,423.52 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,422.69 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKENHAGEN, JAY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $139,422.57 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBLATT, MARTY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $139,422.57 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHESTER W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $139,422.57 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $139,421.67 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, LUC M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $139,420.09 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEANETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $139,419.62 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEVE, PAUL S Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $139,416.08 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,415.01 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,412.08 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TRAVIS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,407.26 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENBERG, JASON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,396.35 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONZ, GREGORY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,393.60 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALIS, EVANGELOS Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,390.07 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB-PFERR, LAURIE A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $139,386.99 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, KARL S Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $139,382.07 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENGERT, NOLAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $139,378.88 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSEBACK, SCOTT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,378.35 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC VEAN, RACHAEL M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $139,375.58 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USINGER, MICHAEL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,375.26 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $139,374.46 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGUE, MELVIN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,369.39 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANOW, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $139,365.13 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System