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 PROBEYAHN, CAROL A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $158,523.09 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTINO, JAMES J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $158,521.34 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,520.64 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARESIO, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,517.82 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, NICHOLAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,513.82 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $158,513.75 Date 11/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALDO, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,513.38 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,508.08 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVAO, ANTONIO E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $158,506.66 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,496.02 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, GARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,490.95 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, BARBARA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $158,490.78 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GARFIELD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,487.85 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTITO, THOMAS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $158,481.10 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, MARIA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $158,480.06 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANIBAL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $158,477.40 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCHIA, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,466.82 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROKITKA, DENISE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $158,464.47 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KRISTINE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $158,463.37 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBALDI, WILLIAM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,459.76 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIROLNIK, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $158,451.64 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATA, RYAN A Employer name City of Rye Amount $158,448.06 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAUTH, GARY J Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $158,447.14 Date 04/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRUCK, BRUCE C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $158,442.37 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, GEORGE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,438.60 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CAROLYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,435.76 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGACHUNAS, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,428.26 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEITH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,424.27 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, DAVID B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,423.16 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPARATTO, ANTHONY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,422.69 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,418.70 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUESADA, LOLA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,410.17 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, SHANNON Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $158,409.51 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMARANO, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $158,400.12 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORWARD, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,394.36 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,385.59 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUROUGHS, EDWARD E Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,375.09 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $158,368.78 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGGEN, KAREN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $158,365.80 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, JOSEPH Employer name Greene County Amount $158,365.26 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRICO, ALFONSO F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $158,365.04 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYLEWSKI, LEO J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $158,359.28 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINAGRA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,358.67 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,357.36 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $158,348.98 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESTARO, TIMOTHY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,340.13 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOLI, KEVIN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,339.12 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, BERNADETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $158,339.00 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, RAYMOND G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $158,332.35 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, ROBERT, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $158,330.61 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETROSINO, MICHAEL S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $158,324.41 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMMILLO, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,318.67 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUPFER, RUSSELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,316.97 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,311.04 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JANET Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $158,305.93 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKIN, JEFFREY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $158,305.93 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $158,302.80 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNAPP, KENNETH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,298.40 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK W Employer name City of Utica Amount $158,297.83 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARD, CARTER O Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $158,294.24 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, VITO Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $158,289.47 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEN-AMOTZ, PICO P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $158,284.95 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, CALVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,281.80 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, KENNETH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,281.11 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,280.43 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $158,277.73 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAND, KENNETH I Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $158,267.72 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DARRELL M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $158,267.72 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, DEAN F Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $158,265.74 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURITANO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,262.54 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,259.84 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JOHN P Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $158,255.96 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIRKWOOD D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,251.51 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTINGER, JILL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $158,250.36 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIGOTTI, LORA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,244.98 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAUMOV, NICHOLAS N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,241.93 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANN, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,241.86 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BAW, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,241.33 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUSSE, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,239.98 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,229.78 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES A, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $158,228.06 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $158,227.17 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTARPIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,226.03 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWABY, GERFIELD L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $158,225.99 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ASHLEY E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $158,221.28 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ-GABRIEL, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $158,218.70 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLITES, PHILIP R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,218.62 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERE, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,217.10 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANAHAN, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $158,217.03 Date 09/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, CHENG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,210.00 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIMPE, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $158,204.23 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WING, CRAIG A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,185.76 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIRRI, DEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,183.96 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $158,180.67 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STANLEY J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,178.89 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MARIO Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $158,172.58 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLGRIM, DANIEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,166.08 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKGRAF, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $158,161.67 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $158,152.66 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAHEBJAM-ATABAKI, MANZAR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $158,146.10 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System