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 DEMASI, FRANK D Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $156,002.70 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, HELEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $156,000.00 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMANES, WENCESLAO Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $155,995.79 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, RICHARD V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $155,990.77 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUATTROCIOCCHI, NANCY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,990.02 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARIBOTTO, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,989.44 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANTHONY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,979.11 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $155,978.10 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,968.36 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHYTE, DAVE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,967.57 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEY, DAWN M, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,966.72 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLOW, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,951.97 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,944.89 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEIMER, MATTHEW J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $155,938.24 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, IAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,936.82 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, SHARON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,932.21 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNETT, ROBERT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,926.99 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREY, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $155,924.76 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $155,923.67 Date 05/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUESI, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,920.69 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSID, ERIC D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,913.23 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VIVIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,912.40 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,896.10 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAKELSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $155,895.02 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOCKERS, KENNETH M Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $155,893.40 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTRINOS, KRISTEN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,884.56 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,884.17 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $155,882.20 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $155,881.25 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MATTHEW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,875.84 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STABILE, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $155,874.19 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, LAWRENCE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,868.38 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMIDE, ALLEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,865.04 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JACK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,856.16 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELD, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $155,856.09 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRILLEY, JOHN P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $155,856.04 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, NANCY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,855.24 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROMBERG, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,853.69 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,852.71 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELLE, PATRICK, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $155,850.43 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDITA, SAL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,841.18 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, ROBERT P Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $155,841.02 Date 10/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,839.83 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIZZI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $155,834.99 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, DANIEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $155,818.55 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHBOLD, ROBIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,815.82 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, ALBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,805.88 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUNITZ, RICHARD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $155,805.88 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,801.57 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $155,798.45 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCQUADE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,798.38 Date 09/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,794.35 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,793.18 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHLER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $155,792.96 Date 06/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGORE, RUSSELL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $155,791.88 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, ADRIAN R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $155,788.21 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,778.19 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILIGATO, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $155,777.71 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LLOYD D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $155,772.16 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULMONE, ALBERT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,769.58 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLAS, PAUL J Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $155,769.21 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SCOTT M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $155,768.19 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLENE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,760.90 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $155,760.77 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTEK, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,760.45 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAADEN, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,759.32 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, EUGENE C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $155,758.92 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICKOLIGER, TAMMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,755.54 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, TERRENCE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,749.92 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMARO, GIOVANNI A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $155,749.50 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MATTHEW P Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $155,747.95 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JOHN P Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $155,736.49 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COENE, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,734.85 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MATHEW K Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $155,730.76 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PAUL V, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,726.47 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOETZ, RONALD D Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $155,724.91 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARINO, MANUEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,723.97 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO L, JR Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $155,717.49 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNNELLY, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,715.67 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DOROTHY F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $155,714.78 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISA, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $155,712.16 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,710.30 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALESSI, JOHN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $155,708.35 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,705.10 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, EDWARD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $155,704.83 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, LOUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,701.28 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETCHKA, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,700.46 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, ELIZABETH H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,690.22 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIZE, JOHN P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $155,689.25 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVEY, RICHARD S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $155,687.24 Date 06/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, PAUL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,685.79 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, FRANCIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,679.42 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,678.01 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $155,671.58 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTSON, NICOLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,661.97 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, ROBERTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,657.30 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METAKES, GREGORY W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $155,654.93 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLES, KEITH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,652.71 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, DAVID N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,648.88 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, PATRICK F Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $155,647.32 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System