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 STAHL, STUART Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,641.88 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, BERNARD A Employer name Education Department Amount $155,636.16 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,632.26 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YOLY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $155,630.18 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORESH, FAYELYN J, MS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $155,626.71 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, BARRY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $155,589.74 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNER, HOWARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,589.59 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSHBOW, BENJAMIN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $155,587.75 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TODD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,583.69 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,581.62 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $155,573.08 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, SEAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,572.08 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SCOTT J Employer name City of Rye Amount $155,569.46 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $155,564.04 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, DAVID H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $155,562.96 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, BENEDICT A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $155,561.64 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, GEORGE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $155,560.71 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,560.48 Date 07/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, RICHARD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $155,557.50 Date 12/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, YVONNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,551.75 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, MARIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $155,549.24 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPEY, STEPHEN B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $155,546.49 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $155,545.00 Date 07/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAROL E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $155,544.24 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, TELLY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,542.84 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPIELASKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,541.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,541.17 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCCHICONE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,540.49 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, JAMES M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $155,537.88 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ANDRE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,523.50 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, SALVATORE J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $155,512.57 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, MARISSA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,497.46 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAIG, THOMAS JOHN, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $155,494.81 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANELLO, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,490.55 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, NEWLIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,483.36 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, THOMAS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,479.80 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL-HARDY, AUDREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,476.01 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, DWAYNE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $155,466.17 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILICKI, BARTOSZ J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,463.98 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARI, KYLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,447.90 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,447.82 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMANS, GEORGE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,445.43 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $155,441.70 Date 03/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JOSEPHINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $155,441.13 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA-SCALONE, JEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,439.44 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RICHARD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,438.62 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIDER, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,437.43 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURHAM, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,424.08 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTINE, KATHLEEN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $155,422.69 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GEORGE Employer name Department of Health Amount $155,416.73 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, TIMOTHY B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $155,410.35 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, ANTHONY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $155,409.85 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASKIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,403.58 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, DOUGLAS E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $155,402.48 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $155,393.08 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAHL, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,389.02 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABBELL, FREDERICK, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,387.68 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISTERKA, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,387.39 Date 10/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, HIMI T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $155,386.35 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $155,380.51 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, ARTHUR T Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $155,372.53 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIME, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,369.49 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKS, RUFUS J, II Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $155,368.89 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,366.70 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,366.36 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSLER, CHARLES E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $155,365.46 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,362.11 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,360.76 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, RICHARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $155,357.46 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREISEM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,356.19 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEHR, EVERETT P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,353.63 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSSO, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $155,353.56 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKMEIER, ARTHUR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,350.84 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GWINN, KEVIN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $155,350.18 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIQUITUCTO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,347.95 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,346.96 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,345.48 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIEDA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,343.98 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, DWIGHT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,341.06 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $155,339.67 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $155,338.65 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MRZYGLOD, MICHAEL F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $155,332.76 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEFFREY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $155,332.56 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPKIN, KENDALL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $155,331.46 Date 02/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXAS, CORAZON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $155,326.30 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GERARDO Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $155,323.77 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, BARBARA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $155,311.28 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, PHILLIP Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,311.16 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ISABEL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $155,307.16 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCO, NIN-MARIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $155,300.61 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN N Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $155,297.71 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVIS, KEVIN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,294.37 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, LAURIEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,292.58 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALATO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,289.85 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLONNA, MATTHEW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,286.38 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $155,283.51 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATING, ELIZABETH B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $155,282.44 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLERSTEIN, LEE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $155,282.14 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RHODERICK U Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,281.40 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONINI, THOMAS J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $155,278.63 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System