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 STABILE, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $181,971.93 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $181,969.92 Date 01/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, IMELDA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $181,969.14 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,965.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIMECA, FRANK T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $181,960.17 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, ALLA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $181,958.42 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTE, JASON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,955.41 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCARANO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,951.55 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, JOHN D Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $181,950.03 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAIG, THOMAS JOHN, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,946.20 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, KRISTYNA S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $181,944.19 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, PAUL L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,943.95 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, VERNA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,943.95 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JEREME J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,938.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, FRANK W Employer name Bd Commissioners of Pilots Amount $181,937.58 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDALAYWALA, VIJAYKUMAR S, MD Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $181,930.28 Date 03/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, FRANCIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,913.33 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLO, STEPHEN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $181,912.79 Date 05/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, HOWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,910.98 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETERICH, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,910.03 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, RAYMOND D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $181,902.16 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTERS, JOANNE B Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,894.16 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONECCHIA, VINCENT Employer name Westchester County Amount $181,879.89 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WETMORE, WEEDEN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $181,873.95 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JOHN W Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $181,852.60 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, RICHARD T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $181,843.16 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTANOSKI, KEITH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,842.64 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, DANIEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $181,840.20 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIER, GREGG J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,833.12 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASCALU, MIHAI Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $181,829.40 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JANET L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,820.17 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, LEONARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,819.12 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABEL, JANET E Employer name Department of Law Amount $181,817.95 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, KENT T Employer name Department of Law Amount $181,817.95 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENFT, ANTHONY S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $181,817.20 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMBRZYCKI, STEPHEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,810.39 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, JOHANNES Employer name Cornell University Amount $181,803.29 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,800.54 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $181,783.62 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGREGORIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,779.63 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEKNEZ, SEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,770.14 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, FRANK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,751.02 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODEN, RICHARD K Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $181,740.23 Date 10/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, GENE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,739.53 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOW-EDWARDS, DIANA L. Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $181,733.73 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, LEANNE K Employer name Lewis County Amount $181,732.25 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, PATRICK B Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,728.08 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALENCASTRO, CHRISTIAN R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $181,723.34 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, JAMES H, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,717.12 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,697.00 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,691.91 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVANI, NARGIS K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $181,679.91 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTE, EUGENE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $181,673.52 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,669.58 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,664.54 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCNULTY, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,663.81 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $181,647.35 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHINA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $181,646.92 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUETI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $181,637.91 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, EDWARD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,632.10 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, GARY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,629.84 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAUENBERG, JAMES M Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $181,624.54 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPIELASKI, PHILIP Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,623.90 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALL, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,623.89 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOKAMER, DARI R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWALD, ROBERT F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 06/09/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KERRIANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELUZZI, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,607.30 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, EDWIN Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $181,596.14 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLIKOFF, ARNOLD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,585.30 Date 05/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, HONG Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $181,583.47 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $181,583.47 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $181,570.38 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAEK, KATHRYN S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,569.99 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, CEFERINO R, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $181,565.63 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, GREGORY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $181,563.96 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANNIS, ALEXANDER B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $181,540.09 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $181,538.65 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE DOUR, GEOFFREY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,528.24 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS-KERN, GIA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $181,524.40 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABISCKO, KEVIN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,524.11 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASKIEWICZ, JEFFREY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,481.23 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MORTE, ANGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,474.50 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORCHAK, DAVID P Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $181,471.85 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,456.17 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, VICTOR M V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,451.56 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFNAGLE, REGEN F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $181,437.02 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MILTON F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,429.75 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMARONE, MARGARET A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $181,427.97 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,421.40 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARP, DAVID Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $181,419.97 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,407.62 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,407.30 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIRK O Employer name Tioga County Amount $181,395.40 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOCCIO, JOHN J Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $181,389.88 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLEY-WHITE, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $181,389.50 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $181,377.70 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System