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 JUDSON, BRIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,786.92 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, G STEPHEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $163,780.46 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,776.20 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONG, JOY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $163,766.37 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTHE, FRED W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,765.64 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,762.76 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ALLSTON A, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $163,753.48 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, NEAL W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $163,745.66 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARACALLO, RAFAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $163,744.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANGELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,743.55 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $163,743.42 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDEPALLI, RAJENDRA P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $163,741.76 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPENS, JAMES J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,737.63 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $163,737.08 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKISSIAN, NADINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,734.27 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMER, KAREN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $163,732.74 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,731.56 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEFERY, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,726.09 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBSCHUTZ, ELIZABETH H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $163,723.82 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, JAMES C Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $163,723.32 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES C, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,720.68 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, JOSEPH Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $163,719.03 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, DORIS D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $163,717.84 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, BASIL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,713.90 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANG, HONG Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,711.90 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, DANNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,711.56 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, MARLON S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $163,708.50 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KATHERINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $163,696.47 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, CHANNON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,695.35 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, JOHN G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $163,684.51 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHL, GEORGE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,680.22 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, FRANK T, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $163,673.90 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Educational Const Fund Amount $163,673.13 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, THOMAS P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $163,670.00 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRGAS, BORIS Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $163,666.52 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, ROBERT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $163,665.84 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGGLES, STEVEN C Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $163,665.01 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAUSS, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,661.14 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $163,660.85 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BENJAMIN A Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $163,653.94 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, CATHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,651.49 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGREGOR, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,651.26 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, LEWIS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $163,649.78 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, PETER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,649.77 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOBLACH, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,641.50 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETROWSKI, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,628.25 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, GERALD M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $163,628.01 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, ERIK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,627.95 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATALE, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,620.33 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REA, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,612.69 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DOUGLAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,611.50 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $163,611.42 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWALK, JEFF M Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,603.73 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JAMES W Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,601.11 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,599.08 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDEL, LINDA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,592.00 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,591.39 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, DEBORAH A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $163,590.91 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,583.08 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARY B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $163,581.00 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,580.61 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISCH, ALEXANDER M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,578.18 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,571.51 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSWIRTH, MARIANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,565.29 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, RICHARD K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $163,564.21 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KEVIN B, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,560.59 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $163,555.12 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OH, SEONG CHEOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $163,550.85 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECIMUS, CHARLES B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,550.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUEN, KEVIN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $163,548.89 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, EUGENE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,548.36 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $163,547.56 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEMMER, DONNA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,543.74 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHM, RUSSELL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,531.76 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, DANIEL F, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $163,529.28 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GARY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,525.18 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $163,524.97 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGSBACH, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,516.93 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,511.24 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHIRLEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,504.17 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RAMON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,501.35 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALTY, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,499.48 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,490.53 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASALASPRO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,485.72 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,482.00 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, DANIEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,480.00 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MANUEL R Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $163,476.90 Date 06/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $163,472.50 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSLER, ANN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,470.19 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, ROBERT P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $163,459.64 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIEMMA, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,456.98 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORR, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,456.39 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOETZ, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,450.05 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEJARANO, JAMES G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,445.95 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $163,441.91 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAIR, HARRY N Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $163,439.64 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, JAMES S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,426.05 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIPPS, DIANE T Employer name Rockland County Amount $163,425.96 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, DELILAH X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,424.17 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATCHETTE, DUANE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,423.51 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System