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 LIZZO, JOHN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,694.00 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AVOLIO, GINAMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,692.81 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUCHTE, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,682.31 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, JEFFREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,679.66 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, JESSE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,679.21 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, BRENDAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,679.07 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMBERINO, CARY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,676.60 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, LISA Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $157,675.07 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RONNIE W Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $157,674.04 Date 09/18/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHOW, BRIDGET Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,667.62 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $157,663.16 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SCOTT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,662.38 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $157,658.19 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DALE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,655.52 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODICA, LUIGI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,654.31 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANIGHER, EVAN D Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $157,653.23 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGEZI, OWAMANI Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,651.15 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTON, PETER E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $157,647.52 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOPP, FREDERICK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,647.20 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,643.90 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, FERDAUS A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $157,640.86 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBKOFF, KENNETH M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $157,635.67 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, THOMAS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,628.35 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,627.58 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $157,626.74 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, GARY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,609.61 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANBURY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,603.30 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOT, MICHEL J, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $157,603.05 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGELE, JOSEPH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,594.44 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUYLER, LLOYD B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $157,585.63 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,585.15 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, RODNEY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $157,584.14 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,582.85 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $157,581.83 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $157,579.08 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRABIZIO, DAVID P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,576.43 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,575.45 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINARI, MARIAN ROSE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $157,562.89 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $157,562.26 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NURTHEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,560.00 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JULIANNE K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $157,552.77 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, EDWARD A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $157,552.21 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, ERICA K Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $157,545.78 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LAY CHENG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $157,542.65 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,529.60 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, SHARON D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $157,519.15 Date 12/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, KENNETH R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $157,519.12 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, GEOFFREY E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $157,515.98 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, PETER W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $157,512.85 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,507.15 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $157,505.24 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $157,501.28 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,500.85 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $157,500.08 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, GLORIA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $157,498.39 Date 01/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HAROLD G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $157,491.51 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,490.27 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLES, F BRUCE Employer name Department of Health Amount $157,489.80 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESTEN, FOSTER C Employer name Department of Health Amount $157,489.80 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,487.59 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEDUSEVIC, BRAHIM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,479.56 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOELBEL, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,477.33 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEN, BRIAN A Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $157,475.23 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISETTE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $157,465.02 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MARK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,462.86 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $157,461.58 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIODATI, JIMMY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,458.66 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBBS, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,458.34 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLAYAN, OMAR A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $157,453.74 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERA, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,452.42 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUGARMAN, RISA S Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $157,444.73 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $157,424.72 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELANO, DANIEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,419.85 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUCH, FREDRICK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,416.29 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSKADLO, LISA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,414.93 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESIEWICZ, JANINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,412.16 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $157,411.72 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABOCETTA, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,411.12 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, NABIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,405.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEALS, ALLEN Employer name Putnam County Amount $157,402.35 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, HERIBERTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,401.51 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POOL, IVY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $157,400.79 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUGLIARO, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,399.37 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,394.87 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, DONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,391.65 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, JENNIFER H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,388.06 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,388.04 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTIJO, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,379.23 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFAYETTE, REGINALD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,375.09 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,375.09 Date 01/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMANDO, JOSEPH W Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $157,371.80 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JEREMIAH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,370.59 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AGATI, JOHN L Employer name Education Department Amount $157,368.12 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTIVECH, DOUGLAS E Employer name Education Department Amount $157,368.12 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,367.98 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $157,366.65 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOCCI, RACHEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $157,365.90 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, PAUL J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $157,353.90 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,352.56 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOEBLER, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $157,352.26 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System