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 BLAZEVICH, CARL G Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $169,628.89 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELDEN, JOHN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,628.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MATTHEW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,618.71 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLIA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $169,617.72 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GUY H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $169,611.86 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,608.55 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEE, CHESTER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $169,601.96 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, BERNADETTE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $169,601.73 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, STEVEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,597.14 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIN, DESMOND L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,587.40 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, BRANDON Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $169,577.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSER, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,570.60 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEX, JOHN B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,569.37 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,564.04 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ALEX Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,558.90 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMPRECHT, ELLEN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $169,544.95 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,539.33 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,533.07 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROMSKI, MARK Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $169,529.81 Date 05/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,519.62 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGRELLI, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,511.49 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, PAUL J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $169,495.26 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHAR, KUNJLATA, MD Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,492.84 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARIA E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $169,492.25 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, REGINALD Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $169,476.97 Date 07/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCONE, LOU ANN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $169,476.88 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, REINHARDT J A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,476.18 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDARD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,473.90 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,471.98 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,470.61 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,469.72 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, ARNOLD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,463.03 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGURNO, JASON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,449.54 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAPATI, DEVA D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $169,446.24 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINYOUN, PETER F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,444.70 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $169,440.37 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, GERALD M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $169,439.19 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, EDWARD H Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,437.98 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, PAUL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,437.98 Date 09/13/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, ROWENA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $169,429.92 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIBERG, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,428.79 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERBER, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,427.78 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PAUL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,419.98 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIO, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,419.87 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORCK, STEVEN D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,417.23 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUDDY, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $169,414.22 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZILVA, JUSTIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,413.60 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTE, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,413.11 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLISS, ELAINE G Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $169,400.26 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KALVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,397.04 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, PETER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,396.84 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLIND, GARY F, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,393.41 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, RICHARD Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,391.13 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGANO, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,390.79 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPICA, THOMAS K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,388.90 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JONATHAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,387.50 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEVYN, RANDALL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,381.56 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PERNA, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,361.36 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOUGHER, JEFFREY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,360.48 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWANER, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,347.97 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,337.34 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCH, JOHANNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $169,335.06 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,334.79 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,333.14 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGRASTA, PHILIP Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,329.73 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,323.07 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEL, FRANCIS A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $169,318.77 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CYNTHIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,312.00 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANGEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,312.00 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRISTRAM, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,310.28 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASIELLO, JOHN P Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $169,309.49 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, OKSANA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECON-BUCEVIC, MYRA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITALETTA, MARY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDYAWAR, APARNA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALVI, HEMLATA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY, KIRK J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $169,306.95 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, MARTIN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,290.16 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN B Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $169,290.01 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,290.00 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHRENS, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,269.92 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, SEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,264.83 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $169,263.13 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,247.28 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, STEVEN A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $169,228.13 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,226.24 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GIUSEPPE, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,225.02 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, HEINZ Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,208.60 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSAR, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,196.37 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,189.80 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CARLOS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,189.77 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTI, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,189.76 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DAVID A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,186.40 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, LAWRENCE K, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,174.37 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANANSINGH, NISHA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,170.52 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $169,150.91 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOS, MARKO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,150.86 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAIL, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,145.93 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, MICHAEL R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $169,133.48 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, CARLA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,130.00 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System