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 JONES, DEMETRI M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $172,024.61 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, JAN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $172,021.98 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, TASBIRUL M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $172,015.09 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMSEN, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $172,004.65 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDENGRABER, PAUL B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $172,004.10 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MADELYN S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,001.36 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINI, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,999.96 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARP, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $171,999.54 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIESS, ANDREW W Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $171,994.50 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUIO, JORDAN R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $171,992.47 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JOHN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $171,988.91 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVAK, MARK L Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,974.27 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSACK, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $171,970.13 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,967.75 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORDINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $171,948.88 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOONEY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,942.44 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTE, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,941.62 Date 07/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARGARET A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $171,940.21 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $171,939.12 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHERT, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Southold Amount $171,935.66 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABARA-PALAGANAS, SHARON R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $171,932.89 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKS, DAVID Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $171,932.89 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATIASHVILI, NONNA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $171,932.89 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMON, RONALD H Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $171,932.89 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSMER, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $171,932.31 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOHN J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $171,908.23 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, ADAM Employer name NYC Judges Amount $171,908.23 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ANTHONY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,906.18 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARCO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,905.07 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROBELE, BRIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $171,902.05 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JEREME J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,899.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESTER, WAYNE S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $171,891.87 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $171,881.10 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, DENEEN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,880.38 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,876.13 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAGON, LUIZ C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $171,875.02 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $171,875.00 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, SARA Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $171,875.00 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTIGAN-DAVIS, THERESA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,865.11 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,864.14 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANNESY, UMAKANTHA E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $171,855.42 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, RAYMOND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,848.40 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,847.77 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST VIL, ELMER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,843.16 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENEHY, DALE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,842.02 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACHESON, JAMES E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $171,832.57 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLADUNJOYE, HELEN S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $171,817.26 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MAXIMO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,816.22 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALSAMIS, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,816.14 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZEN, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,790.64 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREN, GARY J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $171,789.17 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DERRICK S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $171,786.10 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, EUGENE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,785.60 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUTHOUSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,781.40 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, JAY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,780.08 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $171,779.47 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITZ, JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $171,779.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANDRICH, MARK H Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $171,779.00 Date 01/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURFURE, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $171,779.00 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN S Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $171,779.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUDA, FRANK J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $171,779.00 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $171,779.00 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN K Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $171,779.00 Date 04/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, GUY P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $171,779.00 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRKO, THEODORE D, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $171,773.14 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, LORI R Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,770.30 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASTEARD, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,768.63 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOEWKE, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,762.04 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DAMIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,752.41 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,750.88 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULIERI, RICHARD D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $171,749.80 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, JANET L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $171,746.43 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, SANDEEP Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $171,744.11 Date 01/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, JENNIFER K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,730.74 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROBERT W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $171,730.72 Date 06/07/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,729.33 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, DEWAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,726.27 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAN, EFRAIN, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $171,718.99 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THILBERG, JACK H, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $171,716.62 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEMIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Cornell University Amount $171,709.14 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, TODD Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $171,695.40 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GILIO, THEODORE M Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $171,688.33 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, SUSAN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $171,687.28 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLAR, ERIC Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,674.75 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, LA FONDA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,673.44 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, RITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,672.75 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEALL, EDWARD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $171,671.03 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,670.29 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSS, BRIANNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,668.10 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMRAN, MUHAMMAD T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $171,664.42 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PORTIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $171,660.97 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,654.25 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, ROBERT V Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $171,648.54 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTER, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $171,640.73 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINTIM, KONTOH Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $171,638.95 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOG, DEBRA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $171,636.82 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMLER, SHERLITA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,634.84 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, MICHELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,620.85 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGH, EDWIN Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,607.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $171,588.74 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System