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 PILKINGTON, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,060.11 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, DANIEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,059.74 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, JOSEPH N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,055.67 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, SHARON Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,054.48 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTENATO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,052.57 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATINI, JOSEPH J Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $167,051.92 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,048.01 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCO, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,046.22 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLETT, PHILIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,039.60 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCOLI, VINCENT C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $167,038.81 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCHINSKI, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,035.29 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,033.32 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTAR, NAHEED Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $167,029.23 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVROVSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,024.99 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIXON A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $167,024.31 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, GEORGE W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $167,021.37 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINICO, JOSEPH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,011.43 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEIGENBAUM, JOY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $167,011.26 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, BRIAN W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,006.87 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, THOMAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,005.24 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANATRA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,001.92 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEY, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,998.97 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,998.19 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFARELL, FRANCES E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $166,991.42 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANARO, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $166,987.81 Date 07/20/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLO, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,984.69 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEES, MARTHA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $166,976.94 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, PAUL M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $166,935.17 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, ROGER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,932.71 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,930.94 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, KEITH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,928.92 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CAROL T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $166,925.13 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMANN, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,925.00 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, GENIE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $166,924.54 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $166,912.84 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, EDWARD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,907.87 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLOAN, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,902.62 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINS, KEVIN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,899.77 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, BERNARD O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,896.76 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, DONNETTA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $166,893.67 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,890.58 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JEFFREY B Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $166,868.14 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,864.33 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, LAWRENCE G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,862.54 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, PHILIP F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $166,859.68 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD K Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $166,855.23 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, VICTOR L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,849.46 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACARUSO, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $166,846.17 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VROOM, CHARLES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,842.01 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURANSKY, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,837.15 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,828.52 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYSER, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,824.66 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOADE, BRYAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,822.40 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, KATHY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $166,820.92 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EVELYN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $166,815.18 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, PETER P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,809.45 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, TODD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,800.86 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JANICE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,798.04 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES-JACQUES, MAKEDA N Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $166,797.26 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DESMOND Q Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $166,781.66 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUSTI, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,780.00 Date 03/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERDUMPFEL-BIHARI, LINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $166,767.07 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIALE, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,759.11 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATNAUDE, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,752.20 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CAROL Employer name NYC Judges Amount $166,736.50 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTO, TRISTAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,734.09 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAISWAMY, BRINDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $166,733.39 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $166,728.62 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, DWAYNE T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $166,726.68 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, SHAWN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,725.36 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DALE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,720.16 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MOLLY T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $166,714.86 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, TERRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,713.32 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELIZZO, PETER F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $166,709.84 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGREGORIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,704.05 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEYDIG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,700.80 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREBE, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,696.59 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONZ, GREGORY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,696.54 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, RONALD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,689.85 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKRAPITS, JUSTIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,689.53 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JANICE W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $166,680.81 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETINA, HENRY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,676.20 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,666.17 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TERENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,664.29 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEPPEL, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,660.27 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNRIGHT, HOLLEY Employer name Ulster County Amount $166,657.40 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ENID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,657.21 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUNDERLICH, HELEN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $166,655.33 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELASKI, PHILIP Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,646.79 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLORAS, ALICEA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $166,635.95 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,618.10 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDSTADTER, ROBERT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,598.33 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDO, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $166,589.15 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, ROBERT P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $166,586.40 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $166,569.05 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREY, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,567.14 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHARFMAN, HELEN E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $166,561.61 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,560.56 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYDER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $166,552.56 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASUCCI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $166,547.50 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System