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 ALLEN, LLOYD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,351.14 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABOR, WILLIAM G Employer name Madison County Amount $157,349.94 Date 11/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,348.35 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, AARON H Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $157,343.52 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,341.37 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, MICHAEL O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,335.65 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ALBERTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,331.45 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMMEL, ALAN P Employer name City of Rye Amount $157,320.71 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, CALVIN Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $157,309.69 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, JARED M Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $157,301.12 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YE, JING YAO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $157,296.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO-WEBER, CARLA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,295.34 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN J Employer name City of Rye Amount $157,293.89 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, WAYNE K Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $157,291.48 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASCOGNA, MARC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,290.70 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBINE, PAUL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,289.55 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SALVATORE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,286.13 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRANDON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,284.01 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMARTINO, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,282.18 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAUL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $157,275.74 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WAYNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,274.39 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DAREN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $157,271.89 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITOPOULOS, DEAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,268.53 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRONE, LINDA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $157,267.20 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENN, JOAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $157,258.59 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWITZ, FREDERICK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $157,258.59 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLENDORPH, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,258.04 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCTIL, JAMES H Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $157,242.84 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FOSTER G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $157,235.84 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $157,234.90 Date 03/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONG, CHENGXIN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $157,234.50 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAKAVAS, JOHN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,230.73 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $157,230.31 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRYBOSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,218.40 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEGELHAUPT, ETHAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,211.50 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLETT, JASON P Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $157,211.21 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, JEAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $157,207.27 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELLY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,199.22 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUE, RUSSELL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,198.33 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,195.08 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREGORY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,187.73 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, RICARDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,185.82 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEVINSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,169.83 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,163.78 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLEY, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,159.67 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITA, DOMINICK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,150.92 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABBRI, ANTONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,140.03 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAINO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Herkimer County Amount $157,139.47 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $157,135.14 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGI, NICHOLAS D Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,126.84 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARPAIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,125.78 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZISERA, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,124.76 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,123.36 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLLER, BRUCE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $157,121.71 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, RICHARD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $157,116.19 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELOHERY, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,115.10 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODOLSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $157,100.50 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, JOHN D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,095.14 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESSINGER, ANDREW T Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $157,090.61 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN, LINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $157,083.43 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGI, PETER L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $157,078.42 Date 06/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,071.18 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CAMERA, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,069.83 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINKLEMAN, LEWIS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $157,068.72 Date 07/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNICK, JOANNE I Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $157,066.20 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,059.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,058.19 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULAKY, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,047.20 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, NANCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $157,042.12 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, JULIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,038.38 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZIO, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,038.38 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACARCHUK, PATRICK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,038.38 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $157,038.38 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCAVILLA, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,038.20 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $157,036.77 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TKACH, STEPHEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,032.47 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKIN, NANCY I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $157,030.45 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, RICKY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,027.26 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUKTADIR, HADI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $157,026.14 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LORIANN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $157,024.49 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRINER, SCOTT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,022.87 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADULA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $157,021.10 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $157,019.46 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TODD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,018.04 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCKBAUER, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $157,014.60 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $157,011.64 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEISTER, TODD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,011.12 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $157,008.10 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMPONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,990.72 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, SHARON D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $156,981.93 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENI, VICTOR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,981.33 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IOVINO, SCOTT F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $156,981.27 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,980.80 Date 08/11/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,975.73 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIESNER, SHARON A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,974.01 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,972.13 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,967.09 Date 09/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERLIS-MCPHILLIPS, SOPHIA-MARIA Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $156,962.39 Date 01/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,958.39 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGAND, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,948.52 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System