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 DENALLI, KARLA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,226.80 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, NICHOLAS F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $154,225.06 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURMER, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,217.51 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALY, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,215.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLNER, MUSCO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,215.94 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $154,210.25 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZO, LUTHER I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,203.09 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARREIRO, JOSEPH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMITZ, RUSSELL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERDIERE, MICHEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSTERN, MAURICE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, CATHY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, PAUL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,199.67 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $154,199.67 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, WOODY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRION, JOHN P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $154,199.67 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, CARMEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $154,199.67 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFIBAUGH, BENJAMIN W Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $154,199.67 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, W VALENTINE Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $154,199.67 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARREN, THOMAS K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEDLER, JAMES S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $154,199.67 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,197.92 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASPARIAN, N MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,196.03 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DAVID E Employer name Chenango County Amount $154,192.80 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RUSSELL V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,191.04 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUMANN, ROLF N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,189.01 Date 12/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGIE, WILLIAM E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $154,186.87 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DONNA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $154,186.21 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, NEAL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,186.18 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTILLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,177.01 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMANKWAA, AKWASI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,174.57 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, DANIEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,171.05 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,163.03 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEZMEN, CRAIG W Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,162.96 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, KEITHLEY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $154,158.52 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,156.50 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,150.88 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYAMENE, VINCENT C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,145.33 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILES, ADELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,140.80 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BARE, JOHN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $154,132.00 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERMAN, GLORIA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,130.51 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $154,129.84 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, NELSON G Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $154,127.68 Date 02/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, KONRAD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,126.33 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCUAL, RAEMEL G Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $154,121.71 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, DOLORES A, PHD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $154,121.71 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAZO, WILLIAM E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $154,121.39 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL E Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $154,118.03 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, ANN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,114.13 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,109.45 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZ, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,107.67 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOJNACKI, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $154,104.31 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,102.24 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SVERCEL, JOSEPH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,099.02 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENIA, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,096.35 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,095.81 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTHIMER, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $154,094.89 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, ANTHONY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $154,091.92 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, GLENN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,091.44 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABII, ROBIN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $154,089.11 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,088.27 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATONE, FRANK P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $154,085.53 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $154,084.24 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALOYSIUS, AROKIASAMY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,082.93 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDA, GEORGE N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,082.45 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAVID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,082.45 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JASON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,081.20 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, KEITH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,077.60 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERCHIO, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,076.00 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JACK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,075.13 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RE, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,074.06 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, STEVEN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,068.27 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUOIO, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,067.76 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRLE, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $154,067.56 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ROSIERS, JILL M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $154,067.34 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDY, DIANE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $154,064.25 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, YOLANDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,062.91 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENOVA, TATYANA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $154,059.18 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIA, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,058.03 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, DENA Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,057.43 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEFINO, RENEE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $154,057.27 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ROBIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $154,057.20 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,050.43 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $154,049.45 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAROUSOS, THEODORE Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $154,044.25 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKYPE, JUDITH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $154,042.98 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, RICARDO E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,040.55 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKETT, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,040.29 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCIOCO, GRACIANO S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,039.81 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,035.87 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGENBRAUN, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $154,033.40 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETTSON, CLIFFORD R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $154,027.09 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,027.01 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMELSTEIN, STUART E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,016.67 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $154,004.65 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHANG, PAUL XIAOBO Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $154,001.29 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $153,998.79 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, LAWRENCE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,994.99 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RONALD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,993.90 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,990.60 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System