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 LOPEZ, ROXANNE R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $152,974.84 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,974.45 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, EDWARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,973.28 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, MICHAEL N Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $152,966.22 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWELCZAK, RONALD W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $152,966.14 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARESTA, FRANK, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,960.48 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, LINDA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,958.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALICE, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,952.66 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOUGLAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,941.56 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, STEVEN Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $152,938.76 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,937.27 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $152,932.60 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,928.22 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISH, DANIEL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $152,928.10 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, AL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $152,927.71 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $152,927.48 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDONNE, ANTHONY A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $152,925.57 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, GLENN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,920.81 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,920.06 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DONNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $152,918.57 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAGNA, ROBERT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $152,913.80 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, RAYMOND E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,912.49 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMMLER, DAVID C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,905.55 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOBOBEL, DWAYNE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,899.62 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-JOHNSON, DEBORAH Y Employer name Education Department Amount $152,895.75 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, BRENDAN B Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $152,893.42 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDAU, LISA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $152,889.94 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, RICHARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,886.71 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $152,876.30 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, JAMES A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,875.32 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEROME Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,873.11 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, JASON Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,872.71 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANIELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,870.70 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $152,868.08 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRY, JAGDISH V Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,867.46 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAELEN, JOANNE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $152,866.14 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, BRIAN H Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $152,860.01 Date 04/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTINI, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,849.00 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, GEORGE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,843.67 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,841.62 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,840.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEROTA, STEPHEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,834.31 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCUCILLI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $152,832.36 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYBAUM, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,825.25 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURVILLA, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,821.29 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, OLA S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $152,815.30 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LANGDON C Employer name Orange County Amount $152,815.06 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, ELI N Employer name Orange County Amount $152,815.05 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $152,814.92 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, RICHARD J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $152,814.88 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, FRANCOIS A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,811.75 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ELSA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $152,809.24 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $152,802.58 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,796.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORGONE, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,791.42 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDON, LINDA M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $152,790.46 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CATHY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,789.08 Date 10/12/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEPHEN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,787.40 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DARYL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,786.91 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRASCO, LEONARDO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,784.67 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATON, THOMAS H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,784.30 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLPHIN, MARTIN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $152,780.13 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, JOHN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,776.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHEL, SCOTT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,771.62 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTHSHIELD, ANDREW V Employer name City of Rye Amount $152,767.28 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOKULA, LISA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $152,755.53 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGROVE, MICHAEL T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $152,754.57 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, RENEE L Employer name Education Department Amount $152,749.63 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPLY, MARLAINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,747.90 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, LAURA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,746.69 Date 10/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPATWINSKI, PAUL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,744.50 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, KIM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,737.11 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATOS, LOUIS W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $152,736.84 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMETROPOLIS, KRISTEN A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $152,735.83 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSIOR, JENNIFER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,735.09 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARQUETTE, GREGORY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,735.04 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, NICOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,732.60 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LEWIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,732.60 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATA, WAYNE R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $152,729.21 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HUGH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,724.00 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, BRIAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,724.00 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEW, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,722.83 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DANIEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,721.99 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, DANIEL M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $152,720.85 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUMA, CHARLES W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,716.67 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, KEVIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,701.98 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIKADE, STEPHEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,699.10 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $152,698.75 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUARTO, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,697.46 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLERY, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,679.68 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, WEIDONG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $152,678.93 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,677.25 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,675.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLION, JAMES H Employer name Rockland County Amount $152,671.92 Date 07/16/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLARMANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,669.97 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MELVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,665.66 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TODD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,660.76 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIVINEY, ANDREW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,651.71 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,647.85 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, MARK E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $152,642.97 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System