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 PRUDENTI, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,285.13 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $164,282.73 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, RICHARD R Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $164,281.34 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,270.28 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, RUSSELL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,265.40 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KIERAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,263.77 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APOLLON, MONIQUE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $164,252.15 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,248.35 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENAN, DERRICK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,246.95 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPROMALLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,245.29 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, GREGORY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,236.05 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOHEJL, CHERYL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $164,233.68 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJIS, STANLEY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,233.06 Date 01/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,226.55 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSEPH S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $164,211.34 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JENIFER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,200.62 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTERO, SHARON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,192.82 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOALES, DANIEL J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $164,188.03 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, RESTITUTO B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $164,182.05 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFANO, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,166.28 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JOANNE D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $164,157.06 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GREGORY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,154.42 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $164,150.50 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHY, TODD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,147.74 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOVLER, DAVID M Employer name Orange County Amount $164,139.76 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARIELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $164,129.46 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORIW, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,105.17 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINO, RALPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,102.46 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, MARK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,096.97 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,084.48 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,062.89 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, JOHN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $164,052.55 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, STEVEN A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $164,046.11 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTO, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,029.58 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIULLA, RICHARD A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $164,018.14 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, MARIA C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $164,018.14 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEIRDRE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $164,018.14 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, GREGORY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $164,018.14 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACK, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $164,018.14 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMELLO, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $164,018.14 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHSNER, TROY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $164,018.14 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PETER M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $164,018.14 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $164,018.14 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAKOWSKI, MICHAEL H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $164,018.14 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, LOUIS A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $164,018.14 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMANN, TODD L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $164,018.14 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMONEY, ALISA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $164,018.14 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, NANCY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $164,018.14 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, ROBERT A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $164,018.14 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, TODD D Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $164,018.14 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, LINDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $164,018.14 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIHAN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $164,012.06 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEROCKI, RONALD A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $164,008.19 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $164,005.66 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UTTER, DEREK H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $164,000.70 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GREGORY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $163,998.12 Date 11/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULBERG, JOHN E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $163,998.12 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILE, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $163,991.14 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDINELLI, DANIEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,988.72 Date 11/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $163,988.41 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKE, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,988.00 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $163,986.16 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERBERG, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,981.91 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DAVID A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,957.02 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONGDON, THOMAS C C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $163,951.84 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,951.77 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, WILLIAM S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $163,945.08 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKKER, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $163,944.36 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENZ, BRIAN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,926.78 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERVIS, KEITH Employer name Department of Health Amount $163,914.90 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, JADOW R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $163,907.70 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SCOTT Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $163,900.75 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEFF, EUGENE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $163,900.10 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERRICKS, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,896.45 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDDERT, ANN MARIE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $163,891.93 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,879.28 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,870.73 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHISLER, TOMI E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $163,867.57 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MADELINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,861.92 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOHN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,861.80 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCINO, JOSEPH ROCCO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,860.99 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, RHOLDA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $163,856.20 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWORTH, THOMAS J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $163,840.82 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGLIO, PERRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,837.62 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, RICK D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $163,837.00 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBO, JOSE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,835.18 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MARVIN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $163,832.74 Date 10/04/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, ERIC B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $163,832.74 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MEL E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $163,832.74 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGIE, AMADU B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $163,827.81 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, JOHN X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,827.20 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHUN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,811.11 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS-COX, JASSETH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,806.01 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, BRUNA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,804.56 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTSCH, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,800.38 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, EDMUND C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $163,796.62 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHARIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,795.73 Date 08/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRY, RAQUEL N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $163,790.90 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROBERT S Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $163,790.61 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS-GOODE, LAURA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $163,787.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System