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 MEZZACAPPA, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,935.20 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, TERENCE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,934.10 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, CHARLES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,929.50 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,929.24 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, PASQUALE Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $156,928.86 Date 08/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAMPICCOLO, FRANCIS J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $156,928.16 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, GERALYN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,927.81 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,922.82 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, JASON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,916.00 Date 09/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MICHELE S Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $156,905.35 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, OLUEBERE C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $156,904.33 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVINS, LINDA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $156,893.21 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,891.51 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,882.70 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEATHERS, DAVID L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $156,880.55 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINBY, CHRISTOPHER W, II Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $156,878.57 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARAYIORGOU, MARIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $156,877.38 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,875.09 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT F Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,875.09 Date 10/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROS, GEORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,875.09 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGASER, ANACLETO A, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $156,873.59 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARKOWSKI, SCOTT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,870.06 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, GERALD D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $156,865.93 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, FRANK K Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,864.49 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CECILE, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $156,863.02 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERG, ANN MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,858.06 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, EDWIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,858.06 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, LAWRENCE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,858.06 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,847.10 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, DEIRDRE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $156,845.63 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TUFO, GERARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,842.40 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANTZ, STEVE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $156,836.48 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, GARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,826.94 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRESSEVICH, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,825.47 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,818.90 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TODARO, BARBARA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $156,818.15 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, WAYNE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,813.70 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,806.30 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,805.80 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,803.89 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ISMAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,803.76 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOHN T, III Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,801.91 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHUN, MICHAEL M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $156,799.97 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CELESTE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,793.51 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESE, MARCO A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $156,790.98 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,789.41 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUHLER, FRANK W, IV Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $156,783.54 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLIZANO, FRANK Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $156,778.89 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANE, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $156,772.04 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMARTINO, JAMES U Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,771.72 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEX, LYSSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,769.26 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBUCO, RONALD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,766.20 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLES, DOUGLAS M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $156,764.09 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERESS, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,764.04 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JEANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,758.54 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERTESZ, CSABA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,757.00 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCINO, LEONARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,756.56 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, PATRICIA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $156,746.16 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,742.88 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ORESTES Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $156,742.80 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRINO, DANIEL M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $156,742.80 Date 06/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, GLADYS TRACY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $156,742.80 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAQUILA, MAUREEN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $156,742.80 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM, MONICA J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $156,742.13 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOOS, MATTHEW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,741.05 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALEF, GWENDOLYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,738.38 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,738.38 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, PERRY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,738.38 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADINGER, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,735.31 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNING, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $156,733.59 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $156,728.39 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISA, RANDY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,725.16 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGOW, JEFFREY Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $156,722.08 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDINGTON, SPENCER J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $156,716.20 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, JON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,715.74 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VISCONTI, PASQUALE, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,710.58 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,702.64 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,699.88 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNAGH, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,696.05 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALANTE, JOSEPH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $156,695.91 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,694.22 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEHR, KEITH C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $156,691.01 Date 01/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SYLVIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $156,690.36 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,683.79 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMEY, VIJA K Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $156,682.50 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, BRYAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,682.29 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICI, VINCENT Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $156,678.22 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASICZKO, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,668.57 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LUIS A, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $156,664.64 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORO, GLEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,660.57 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, LINDA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,657.44 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGE, GLEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,657.42 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOELIZAIRE, CHIGNARD Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $156,650.61 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,649.19 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $156,647.37 Date 03/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,645.48 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIGER, KENDRICK P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,644.31 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALT, CAROL D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $156,642.80 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFASSO, GEORGE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $156,642.80 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGGIE, MICHELLE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $156,642.80 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System