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 MCLAUGHLIN, STEVEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $153,303.58 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JAVIER E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $153,302.76 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANIAK, ROBIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,300.80 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALENO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,294.91 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSEBACK, SCOTT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,292.04 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNED, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $153,290.79 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALINSKI, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,283.82 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERICAK, THOMAS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $153,282.02 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $153,279.62 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENT, ROBERT A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $153,278.60 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIA, JANE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,272.66 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEIN, TERRI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,272.66 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,272.66 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESMAN, MARISSA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,272.66 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROLOVIC, LEMUEL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,272.66 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, ARTHUR T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $153,272.48 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAVID G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,271.85 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, JOHN B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $153,270.44 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAGER, DENNIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,270.22 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $153,269.44 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JIMMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,267.18 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEITMAN, NANCY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,253.91 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZMER, JEFFREY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,252.13 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,247.22 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASPARRI, APRIL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,238.80 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, NORMAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,237.54 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERREBY, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,237.02 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VESPERMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $153,232.50 Date 09/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL PRIORE, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,231.59 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JAMIE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $153,221.12 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAMMY, MARK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $153,220.48 Date 10/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $153,215.41 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,213.89 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERVELT, KEITH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,213.78 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, COREY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $153,208.53 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,201.98 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRELLI, LOUIS R, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $153,195.66 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, LISA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,195.44 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEZ, WILBERTO Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,191.01 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINES, JOEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,186.48 Date 09/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORADO, RICHARD M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $153,184.69 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARSELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,184.56 Date 10/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPOTEAU, JIIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,179.31 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, MAGDALEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,169.00 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,166.01 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KIERAN D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $153,162.60 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, GARY Q Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $153,161.77 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,160.80 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC SORLEY, JAMES J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,160.80 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLAND, JOHN W, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,160.80 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $153,160.07 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILGERSOM, KARIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $153,158.76 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NICOLE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,154.86 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE BEL, KENNETH B, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $153,153.46 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERON, GREGORY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,153.14 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,148.13 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLESE, PATRICK D Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $153,142.52 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOEDE, JOHN A Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $153,138.08 Date 03/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, DEBRA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,136.16 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS TEIGE Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,132.26 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESNA, MIGUELA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,125.33 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,118.51 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADANOFF, PERI A Employer name Department of Law Amount $153,110.94 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTARIS, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,099.98 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERDVIL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,096.20 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, JOHN T Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $153,095.94 Date 09/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALARCON, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,087.50 Date 08/25/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBANKS, KEVIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,087.28 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESUALDI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,083.78 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAR, LATISHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $153,083.60 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANETTA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,083.12 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DWYER, JOHN Employer name City of Rye Amount $153,080.56 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGUE, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,079.70 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERLUNGHER, MATTHEW A Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,074.87 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABINANTI, JOSEPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,072.41 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,066.14 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ORAL V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $153,064.81 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, JOAQUIM T Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,059.63 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, MICHAEL E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $153,048.16 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMISON, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,044.76 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMILIO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $153,037.96 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOCKHART, PAUL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,037.91 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,032.73 Date 04/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, ALAN B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $153,032.34 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ANDREW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,031.27 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARRY, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $153,017.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,014.11 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, JAMES M Employer name Orange County Amount $153,011.83 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,009.88 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSINO, DINO A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $153,006.34 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCHERA, LEE DORRANCE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $153,005.95 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDISCH, JOSEF M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,001.20 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DARREN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,000.24 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVELESKIE, STEVEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,999.45 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASKIEWICZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,997.44 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRETO, JOSEPH D Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $152,989.38 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE-LASHER, KATHRYNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,982.59 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEYER, GERARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,980.90 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDER BORGH, JONATHAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,978.83 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUDIGALA, ERIK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,978.16 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System