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 RODRIGUEZ, ORLANDO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,023.81 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPALLONE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,022.86 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACCHIA, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,022.47 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $161,014.69 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTUCEK, JOSEPH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,000.88 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ERIC Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $160,999.38 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, RICHARD S Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $160,995.93 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELL, RICHARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,991.86 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKSON, RUSSELL N Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $160,990.98 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,990.71 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORASO, STEVEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,989.56 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTA, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,971.50 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEBANDT, GRAZYNA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $160,965.43 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANOWER, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,965.09 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOWACZ, TOMASZ W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $160,958.04 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUS, DALE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $160,957.13 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ADA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $160,957.13 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DENNIS J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $160,957.13 Date 12/12/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $160,957.13 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DANIEL K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $160,946.64 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DOREEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,943.34 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINAS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,941.66 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JEFFREY G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $160,939.85 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCE, STEPHEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,939.60 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,935.15 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,933.06 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWABE, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $160,926.31 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINH, VU Employer name Lewis County Amount $160,919.56 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINSKY, ERIC T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,918.28 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREUSH, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,906.89 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,902.50 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASILE-COZZO, PAOLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,901.39 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRONE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,897.19 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,887.26 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAND, AMOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,879.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLIA, DONNA-MARIE E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $160,876.14 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, HAROLD D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $160,873.43 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELICH, BRUCE S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $160,873.43 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,866.44 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAIBI, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $160,854.00 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMOSO, JOSE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $160,851.92 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,844.88 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, CHARLES F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $160,842.77 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSS, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $160,836.04 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,831.70 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALICEA, DANNY L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,824.75 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YASSO, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,821.99 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GEORGE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,819.39 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONFILETTO, KELLY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,819.00 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,814.60 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $160,813.79 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISBOWER, KRISTINA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,804.98 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACH, JACOB X Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $160,800.18 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, DARRYL G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $160,798.24 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANDREW J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $160,798.06 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMARDO, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $160,780.30 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, SHARON A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $160,774.73 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $160,773.30 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,753.51 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYROM, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,750.69 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,745.09 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $160,744.87 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLI, JOHN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $160,736.98 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $160,736.98 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,734.28 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERRUZZI, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,732.04 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, JEFFREY A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $160,728.17 Date 04/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,726.31 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, DARWIN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $160,719.80 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, THOMAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,717.58 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIMS, DAPHNE Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $160,716.17 Date 06/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, ABRAHAM J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $160,715.35 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, JASON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,715.16 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, HOWARD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,706.00 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,705.33 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MILTON F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,704.76 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, IRA M Employer name Education Department Amount $160,704.08 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAMES D Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $160,696.33 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EDWIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,691.58 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINGG, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,684.34 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TRENT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,675.27 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,670.61 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,663.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,662.52 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,661.17 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALERNO, GINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,661.00 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHEIN, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,651.98 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISGRO, DINO Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $160,649.30 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEANE, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,648.83 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUNG, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,639.69 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,636.85 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOULCEY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,633.66 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAPHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,633.46 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, ERIN K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $160,622.72 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HENRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $160,613.31 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, RACHEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,609.46 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEVEN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,603.58 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, ANDREA E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $160,602.95 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,587.72 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKE, THOMAS JON Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $160,586.23 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System