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 CARDONE, FRANCES A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,212.42 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, GWENDOLYN P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $162,207.63 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $162,198.20 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CHERYL A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $162,186.14 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,182.20 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LAURIE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $162,177.66 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, LISA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $162,177.66 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NORMAN W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $162,173.06 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, EDMUND L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $162,167.35 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, DANIEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,167.08 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIMARCHI, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,155.76 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,153.09 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREAS, PHILIP B Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $162,148.77 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, DOROTHEA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,147.23 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDI, OREN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,142.11 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, JERRY Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,137.70 Date 12/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELTE, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,132.05 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMBRINO, FRANK R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $162,120.49 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELG, HARRY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,117.63 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,109.59 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $162,107.43 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTER-BROOKS, SHERYL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $162,106.01 Date 11/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,105.56 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SEAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,104.99 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICOTT, RODNEY T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $162,092.40 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATT, JOHN F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $162,092.04 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIRE, JUDITH S Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $162,092.04 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,091.47 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERARDI, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,076.53 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIAK, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $162,071.37 Date 01/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, PETER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,071.15 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,067.30 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NANCY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $162,066.02 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGERS, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,064.78 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, GARY PAUL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $162,061.27 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,055.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHARLES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,052.76 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,039.09 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLUGINSKI, PHILIP F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,031.51 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MICHAEL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $162,030.80 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, BRADLEY W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $162,023.06 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTE, EUGENE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $162,021.27 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $162,015.50 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, MARY V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $162,014.97 Date 10/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,014.72 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCIN, MARTIN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $162,013.10 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $162,000.01 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LUCA, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,994.98 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUL, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $161,989.04 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, JOEL S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $161,986.40 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, LI PEI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,960.80 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULA, RICHARD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,958.69 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOON, DARNLEY O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,957.39 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARK J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $161,957.28 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,956.07 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, PATRICK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,953.91 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, FREDERICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,948.64 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLUCK, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,945.30 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, PHILIP G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,944.52 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDGE, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,938.05 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPEZZA, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,930.61 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNSEL, SCOTT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,930.43 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,924.19 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLON, THOMAS W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $161,914.90 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, DEBRA PULENSKEY Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $161,909.41 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, DEBORAH J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $161,909.41 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, EMIL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,906.68 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, ROSEMARIE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,906.51 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, SEAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,900.81 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTOSCA, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $161,899.32 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, LARRY N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $161,885.79 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENEGRO, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,877.56 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBSON, MEREDITH S Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $161,876.42 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,872.59 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATES-WILLIAMS, SHARON J Employer name Education Department Amount $161,871.65 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN G Employer name Education Department Amount $161,871.65 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTWEIN, RICHARD J Employer name Education Department Amount $161,871.65 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $161,869.83 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEITH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,868.46 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,854.42 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLER, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,852.77 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TULLY, JANE C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,852.28 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, MATTHEW D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,851.73 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,851.38 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSKAT, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,847.25 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,845.44 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,843.37 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,843.37 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, SCOTT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,841.75 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ELADIO M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,841.55 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARGMAN, RENEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $161,832.05 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDAN, NIKOLAUS, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,824.64 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHRINGER, ERNEST W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,818.50 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $161,815.50 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIUSA, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,812.42 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSURUGA, PATRICIA KING Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $161,810.40 Date 10/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEGUEZ, RAY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,805.81 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KIM A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,798.05 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $161,791.27 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALMES, PETER C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $161,785.96 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System