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 CHOI, HEESOOK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $156,640.50 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SHARON B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $156,638.07 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD G Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $156,637.88 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,637.41 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, JULIO C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $156,635.25 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPARELLI, STEVEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,632.79 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,631.94 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, DONNY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,627.31 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, STEVEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,621.86 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASCIONE, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,620.94 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSLOW, BRETT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,613.73 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLES, WAYNE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,608.97 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, RACHEL N Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $156,600.85 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, DENNIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,598.87 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DANIEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,588.84 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, WILLIAM A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $156,578.50 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSER, ALBERT W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $156,578.00 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPEL, BRIAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,577.78 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, KOLLI M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $156,574.11 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,573.37 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, DEBORAH R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $156,572.30 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $156,566.85 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOURLAY, GUY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,566.20 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, PETER K Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $156,564.15 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, CHARLES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,562.41 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $156,556.30 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAULER, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $156,554.74 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABEY, TRACEY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,554.04 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, GEORGE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,549.20 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, TODD R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $156,546.13 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,545.34 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, PAUL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $156,542.80 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, CHARLES A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $156,542.80 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSH, TAMARA C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $156,542.80 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JOSEPH R Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $156,542.30 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MARK H Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $156,539.50 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNMAN, MARY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,538.38 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, SCOTT M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $156,537.67 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, DAVID Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $156,530.99 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMOND, JOHN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,516.86 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIHEEN, PATRICK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,516.69 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,514.51 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATERSON, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,508.27 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THOMAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,505.93 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, EUGENE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,499.28 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, LASH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,494.00 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, PASQUALE F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,493.82 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JOHN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $156,492.33 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,482.40 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PAMELA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $156,478.68 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEM, ANGELA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $156,478.68 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENGER, YEVGENY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $156,478.68 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDOUS, KENNETH M, DR Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,471.74 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDSON, MILLICENT Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,471.74 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJ, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $156,471.74 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,468.36 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, KIRK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,468.36 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXIMO, DARRELL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,468.36 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCHUL, KATHLEEN C Employer name Lt Governor's Office Amount $156,465.81 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSOLINO, MARIO J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $156,451.75 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,440.88 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORGENSI, STACEY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $156,434.68 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, NEIL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,433.34 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVANYU, JEAN M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $156,430.56 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MANUEL V Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $156,421.38 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,420.70 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RAYMOND P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,417.75 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLOWER, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,417.51 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKE, PATRICK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,415.24 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MARK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,410.38 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGNO, VINCENT M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $156,407.00 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNING, HELLE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $156,402.95 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, EDWARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,401.69 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSAN, ALAA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $156,400.63 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ANDREW S Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $156,400.31 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIB, TIMOTHY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,397.79 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSINGER, WILLIAM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,392.39 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURAWINSKI, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,391.22 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANCASPRO, SERGIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,388.40 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMBLATT, MARK P Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $156,380.22 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZAREK, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $156,378.92 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, R CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,373.02 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,371.40 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABERNETHY, JOYCE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $156,367.97 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $156,367.61 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLFI, WILLIAM Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $156,364.63 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, JOHN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $156,361.90 Date 04/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDULLO, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,357.60 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLESON, DANIEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,340.62 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PAUL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $156,340.28 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CRYSTAL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,335.82 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPPER, ANDREW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,333.67 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETZEL, WALTER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,323.92 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MATTHEW V Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $156,321.02 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EUCLYN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,319.10 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $156,312.29 Date 03/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UHL, JOHN W Employer name Westchester County Amount $156,310.56 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $156,310.39 Date 03/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DAVID E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,306.51 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALISI, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $156,303.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System