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 RUSSELL, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,989.56 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, VINCENT K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,973.42 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, SAMUEL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, M JOAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBYSHIRE, KEITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, SYNI AN Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, RANDALL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 06/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,971.74 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JACQUELYN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $153,966.21 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,965.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,965.50 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, STEVEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $153,956.19 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TRACEE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,950.17 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRYAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,944.00 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOZEK, JAMES T Employer name Village of Northport Amount $153,938.81 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,935.84 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, LESLIE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,935.07 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $153,932.87 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSEL, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,929.57 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $153,926.99 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOHN T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,926.61 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VALLEE, STEPHEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,923.53 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,921.53 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOKER, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $153,916.63 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HOWARD T Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $153,916.08 Date 03/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MATTHEW C Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $153,901.20 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASCO, MERLY P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,900.55 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORN, HEATHER T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $153,899.63 Date 08/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RAIMONDO, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,898.88 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JAMES W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,898.70 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABER, BONNIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,895.84 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,895.82 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, ALEXANDER G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $153,888.68 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $153,887.18 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,885.11 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLANO, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,879.06 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GARY H Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $153,872.91 Date 08/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELOUGH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,871.06 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIAS, AGOSTINHO S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,865.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,863.33 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,861.70 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBARA, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $153,860.05 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,859.10 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESETARITS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $153,858.27 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, TONY Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $153,851.36 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLINTICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $153,841.86 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $153,836.38 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ERASMUS Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,832.90 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNAN, KURUNTHACHALAM Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,832.64 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIO, SAMUEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,827.86 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDNAR, GREGORY M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $153,824.47 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,819.95 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIANG-YANG Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,811.84 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELETTA, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,809.49 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNECK, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,792.06 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,789.59 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLDIGG, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,787.47 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARINE, RICHARD M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $153,786.08 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSACK, CRAIG S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,779.99 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWITZ, ALEXANDER Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $153,774.61 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,770.59 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCRI, RENATO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,768.37 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, JAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,759.58 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRAWAL, RAJENDRA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,757.76 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONOVITSKI, DMITRI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $153,757.20 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBESON, CHRIS D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $153,755.34 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGGANA, MICHELE Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,754.64 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHODJAKOV, ALEXEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,754.64 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $153,743.29 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERT, DONALD D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $153,740.91 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, WILLIAM B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $153,736.87 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCUZZA, JOHN Employer name Rockland County Amount $153,734.76 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARSIDE, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,733.34 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,730.85 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,730.15 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $153,724.89 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASKO, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $153,719.29 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALA, KEITH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,719.04 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, JESSICA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,714.48 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARASCIO, PETER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,710.06 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,709.27 Date 09/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTINO, JASON S Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,707.70 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARING, IAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,705.44 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MELODY Y Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $153,693.40 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, JANET D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,689.20 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJESWARI, RAJA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $153,684.04 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTINE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,683.96 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ZACHARY A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $153,678.18 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, YE Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,676.64 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,671.70 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $153,664.67 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORREGO, VLADIMIR D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,664.12 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUSTENHOFF, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,664.00 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSTEL, JOHN J Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $153,663.90 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADA, MARK F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $153,658.28 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMBIA, PAUL J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $153,653.94 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KAREN E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $153,653.94 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $153,653.94 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $153,653.94 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System