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 STARK, MARK R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $161,393.59 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AU-YEUNG, WAI L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $161,391.26 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,389.09 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAWN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,376.22 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONETTA, DREW A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $161,368.70 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLOM, BRUCE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,360.76 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCALARY, MAUREEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $161,342.40 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKETT, GREGORY G Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $161,338.53 Date 10/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRAVECCHIA, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,333.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALE, JOHN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $161,331.56 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, MICHAEL A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $161,323.87 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNA, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,310.70 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ERNEST F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,309.98 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,304.00 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURIEL, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,303.99 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESLIE, KAREN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $161,302.51 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, EDNA Y. Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $161,300.87 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,294.41 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $161,277.27 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, SYLVIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,275.64 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,263.32 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGER, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,261.09 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $161,260.40 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, CURTIS J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,255.75 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZER, ANN E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,255.75 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNICK, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,254.57 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROSI, VICTOR G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $161,254.26 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, EDWARD J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $161,251.59 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, R LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $161,251.05 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENHOLM, JOHN E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $161,245.16 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, DAVID R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $161,245.03 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORTORICI, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,243.75 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,236.09 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANDREY, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,234.92 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, DEBRA L Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $161,234.40 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN-NORTH, MARY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,232.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, ELOISE Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,226.91 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURGADE, CHARLES Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,219.36 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTO, DANIEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,218.73 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, FRANCIS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,214.30 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARKINS, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,211.11 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEDMORE, ANDREW G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $161,210.91 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $161,210.21 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,208.66 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SEAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,205.73 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS-KERN, GIA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,201.52 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRENDA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,201.52 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CAROL R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,201.52 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEMS, RYAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,200.66 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONALD H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,197.93 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERDODY, BRYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,194.49 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SCOTT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,190.82 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDLACK, GEORGE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,181.24 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,178.40 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORSEY, KERRY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $161,176.84 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,171.52 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHNS, VANESSA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $161,163.96 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JAMES M Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $161,162.80 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASE, RONALD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,156.30 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRACUSA, MARIO S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $161,151.61 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JONATHAN T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $161,147.52 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,146.20 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, KELLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,142.65 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAPONARA, LUCIANO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,138.54 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, JOHN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,134.59 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLZBERG, RANDY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,132.50 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACACE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,132.40 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSFIELD, YVETTE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,132.40 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,132.40 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERFIELD, PAUL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,132.40 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,132.39 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $161,125.14 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BONO, ARTHUR R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,120.71 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, AUDREY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $161,119.95 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, KENNETH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,117.91 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, EVELYN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,116.60 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, CHRISTINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $161,103.94 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKULAVIK, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,103.39 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $161,103.20 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $161,102.18 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLDEN, GERALD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $161,082.04 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPYBIDA, MARK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,082.03 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, PAUL Employer name Columbia County Amount $161,080.40 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOZZO, BRUCE R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $161,079.04 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZ, JOHN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $161,078.53 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, BERNARD J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $161,073.62 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETTLINGER, ALAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $161,062.00 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $161,057.45 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,056.37 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITTS, BRADFORD I, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $161,050.08 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADELHELM, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,046.92 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,044.00 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITELL, MICHAEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,039.63 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $161,039.17 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STATSINGER, STEVEN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $161,038.83 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GEORGE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,035.81 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAIN, PETER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,035.27 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELORA, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,033.50 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNARELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,031.45 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,029.33 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System