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 CRIST, PAUL V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,130.00 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHNKE, KURT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,121.98 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,116.21 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALARCHIAN, GREGORY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,103.63 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONAN, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,089.27 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JOSEPH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $169,088.19 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, MATTHEW J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $169,086.51 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEILER, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,077.85 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIRA, LEWIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,072.31 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, DAE SEOK Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $169,059.83 Date 07/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, DAVID J, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $169,058.36 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,049.46 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLEZAL, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,046.66 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, RYAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,045.60 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, DAVID I, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,044.46 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, R MICHAEL Employer name Ontario County Amount $169,042.66 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINELLO, DAVID S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $169,041.33 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALBERTO J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $169,040.71 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUETTGERS, DAWN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,040.32 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, KEVIN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $169,036.30 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, ALBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,032.88 Date 05/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GREGORY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,028.84 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,025.01 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, KERRILYNNE Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $169,019.96 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $169,016.89 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, JONATHAN T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $169,015.50 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, TERRENCE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $169,015.23 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFO, JOSEPH L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $169,014.86 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIST, JAMES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $169,006.55 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRILLET, JOSE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,000.00 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, BETH E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,000.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRNON, EON L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $168,995.28 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERO, ROSENDO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,991.65 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURER, KIRK M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $168,976.91 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, DAVID J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $168,968.38 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,959.44 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SETZLER, NANCY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $168,957.66 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $168,952.78 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,946.24 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZIO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $168,939.98 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARENBERG, JASON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,934.14 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $168,931.36 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, KENNETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,929.51 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEMBRZYCKI, STEPHEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,913.67 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,911.30 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTO, ALAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,910.50 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ARCE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $168,909.25 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,902.04 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, TIMOTHY S Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $168,898.22 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIN, JONATHAN R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $168,886.84 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $168,885.13 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIBILIA, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,861.92 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,855.18 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,852.08 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUEST, SHERRY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,847.29 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,844.22 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSELL, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $168,842.33 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELLNER, THOMAS Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $168,834.75 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $168,831.79 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITRE, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,830.76 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDIMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,812.82 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPE, RICHARD G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $168,803.31 Date 08/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,803.07 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAINES, EDWARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,788.21 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, SHAWN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,787.95 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,786.24 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID A Employer name Department of Health Amount $168,779.00 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, JEANNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $168,779.00 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,775.45 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONI, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,775.04 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS, SUSANNA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $168,768.08 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, KIM M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $168,766.63 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, JOHN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $168,766.63 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,762.35 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALFOUR, LAURENE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,745.21 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHMURA, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,744.52 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROJAN, CARL A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $168,742.08 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $168,729.71 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANRY, LORRAINE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $168,712.50 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SCOTT G Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,712.24 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,709.15 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PETER J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $168,708.74 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASKA, PAUL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $168,694.22 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JASON C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $168,687.91 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURANO, JESSE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,685.91 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MICHELE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,683.60 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINSMAN, GEORGE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,680.22 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,679.11 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSLOW, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,678.47 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIESEL, ROBERT C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,675.45 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,668.13 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $168,666.33 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIZIO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $168,650.95 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JOHN C Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $168,650.00 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,628.16 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,626.18 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLI, RONALD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,619.02 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN BELLINGHAM, WENDY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $168,608.14 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,606.75 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMPANELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $168,599.22 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System