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 ORT, JACEK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,386.03 Date 06/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOR, ADAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,380.31 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOHN B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $172,369.90 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, EARL E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $172,361.91 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNING, JOHN D, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $172,360.74 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONE, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,355.63 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CHARLES H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,354.34 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKINGTON, BRENDAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,353.34 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $172,346.70 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, DARRYL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $172,334.61 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL GAMAL, EMAN M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $172,332.13 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, DANIEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,331.87 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALANDRINO, TONY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,326.36 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHISELLO, MARY JO Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $172,320.66 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, DENNIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,320.00 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORKA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $172,314.93 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKIEWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,310.13 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEFICO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $172,302.54 Date 08/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY-WALLACE, GAIL M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $172,297.51 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDECIA, EDWIN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,296.41 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,289.98 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $172,288.01 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, CHARLES E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,280.91 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABALDE, GLADYS PEARL G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $172,274.73 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,272.67 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ANDREW T, JR Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $172,272.45 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, UPTON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,270.99 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROUGEUX, PHILIP T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,266.56 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIKU, ALICE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $172,254.10 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUK, CHRISTINE H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $172,252.21 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUST, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,244.83 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $172,226.64 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACON, ELIAS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,223.94 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,223.71 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWITSKY, BRANDON N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,222.96 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,215.80 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $172,215.22 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,215.07 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, JEFFREY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $172,207.75 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, MARK M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $172,207.36 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROBST, LUKE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $172,202.96 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JAMES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,201.71 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY JO Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $172,197.65 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACI, IRENE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $172,190.45 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRANKLIN G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $172,189.30 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVITT, DANIEL C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,189.30 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, MARK M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,189.30 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, RALPH A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,189.30 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARA, NUNZIO Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,189.30 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHRENWEND, BRUCE P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHARDT, ANKE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 10/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERSTEIN, DAVID J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVITCH, JONATHAN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBER, HERBERT D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, MARIA A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNN, MOIRA A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DAVID Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, B TIMOTHY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, MYRNA M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,189.30 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $172,184.66 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSHAW, ROBIN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $172,184.25 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, LUIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,182.40 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHEILA Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $172,181.51 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, DAVID Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $172,168.05 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYMECK, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,163.88 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,160.96 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARSE, LAMOND W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $172,153.02 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSABELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $172,146.99 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,144.26 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARZOLA, LINDA E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $172,143.30 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,143.01 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESHAROV, MARYA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $172,140.94 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANSHAWE, HELEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $172,129.54 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASE, JAMES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,119.12 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, DENNIS F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,114.00 Date 07/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, W PATRICK Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,114.00 Date 04/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TERRENCE M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,114.00 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNCH, JAMES P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,114.00 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, RICHARD B Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,114.00 Date 12/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMIENTA, NICOLAS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,112.06 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARJIAN, PEGGY ANN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $172,087.23 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,086.16 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, TIMOTHY H Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $172,084.99 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIRMAN, JACK E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $172,083.61 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,079.87 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LISA Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $172,070.53 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERDOUS, RAZIA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $172,064.77 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, JUAN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $172,064.60 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, SONIA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $172,059.87 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,058.65 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, DANIEL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $172,055.03 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,052.97 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELIO, ACHILLE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,043.75 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,040.76 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, ALLA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $172,038.30 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, ERIK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,036.01 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARAGOS, GEORGE Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,034.55 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MAUREEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,034.55 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUNKAL, BINOY K Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $172,028.26 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System