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 MC GARVEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $163,422.47 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ALEXANDER C Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $163,418.82 Date 03/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORSEN, ROLF M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $163,416.15 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $163,411.58 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASEMANN, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,410.75 Date 08/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASSETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $163,408.16 Date 08/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHER, J E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,403.57 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIGLIA, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,400.83 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANO, KENNETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,387.02 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BING, ANDREW D Employer name Department of Law Amount $163,385.14 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSER, ANDREA Employer name Department of Law Amount $163,385.14 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $163,377.56 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, J DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $163,375.14 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCK, LOUIS L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,370.72 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENOTTI, KEITH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,355.63 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRZAN, MARCIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,354.57 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CHARLES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,354.22 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARILLO, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,351.15 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFF, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,350.40 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWELL, CRAIG G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,349.96 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNESSEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $163,335.62 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, DONALD T Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $163,323.01 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROGAN, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $163,319.03 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIDGEFORD, KENNETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,317.49 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMIROULT, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,315.78 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,307.78 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTY, JAMES A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,305.19 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STANLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,298.23 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MARY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,280.50 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHOFF, MARK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,269.99 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, THOMAS Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $163,264.62 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, ALTHEA E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,259.79 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, ERIC G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $163,250.58 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, THOMAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $163,247.02 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID T Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,244.57 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISESTO, EILEEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,242.47 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFETTA, ANTHONY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,241.37 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, CORNELIUS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,240.03 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,239.16 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DENISE A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $163,238.00 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, EDWARD G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,236.40 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $163,232.16 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,212.30 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSTOFSKY, STEVEN Z Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,208.10 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $163,205.65 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, GEOFFREY H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,204.61 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRESS, JAMES M Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,200.32 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERFOGEL, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,189.48 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIAR, TIMOTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,189.04 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRUSZKA, MICHAEL F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $163,180.98 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKIEWICZ, SEBASTIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,179.90 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEDENBURG, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,177.77 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERMO, CARLOS, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $163,177.36 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOWITZ, ALAN P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $163,164.72 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDDEN, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,163.44 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCE, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,157.20 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MROCZKOWSKI, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,156.85 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGITTO, JOSEPH A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $163,153.86 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATARO, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLA, JOSEPH E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DENA E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINMAN, CAROL Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, PAUL A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERETT, ULYSSES B Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, LARRY L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DONALD A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELIONE, RICHARD J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HARRIET L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.86 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $163,153.86 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES E, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $163,153.86 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SHAREN D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,153.80 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE, GREGORY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,151.72 Date 03/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALILIONIS, HENRY S Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $163,148.34 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTE, JASON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,145.98 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKOLIGER, TRACY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,143.01 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTOPHER E M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,142.12 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DONALD A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $163,139.73 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QAYYUM, SHUJAAT Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $163,121.06 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKSTAVER, DAVID E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $163,119.06 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATZ, SHERRILL R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $163,119.06 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,113.90 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSANOS, GEORGE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $163,111.98 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETHI, KAMALA D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $163,111.92 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,109.10 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YABLOCHNIKOVA, FAINA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $163,107.02 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, DAVID Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $163,094.33 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,085.94 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANGIO, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,083.06 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRACASSA, CARLO G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $163,082.89 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASCSAK, RICHARD Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $163,081.10 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $163,079.01 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,076.73 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGG, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,068.23 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,067.24 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,066.91 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,066.45 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDEKANI, BABAK A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $163,055.72 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, VERA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,052.59 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLO, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,050.71 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSEN, GRANT S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $163,049.27 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System