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 SIRAKOVSKY, HENRY J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $152,640.50 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUGAR, JULIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $152,639.92 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVOIR, FRANK B, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,624.05 Date 08/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMKOW, JACK D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $152,622.89 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABULAS, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $152,622.89 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,619.29 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAMING, MARK Employer name Education Department Amount $152,611.83 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KIRK L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $152,608.42 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, THOMAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $152,606.01 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JERRY Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $152,601.85 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,595.10 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALLES, JACQUELINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,590.56 Date 08/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIXSON, MARK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $152,590.35 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAARLEVELD, JOSHUA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,579.85 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUESSER, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $152,576.20 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,574.71 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUPRILL, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,572.26 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RALPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,571.18 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHEY, JOHN F Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,568.96 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ALEX W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,564.69 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $152,563.42 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSON, CHARLES W Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $152,554.84 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RUSSELL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,551.11 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGH, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,549.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREUER, RONALD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,548.02 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAZI, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $152,544.14 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,537.08 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANK F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $152,528.90 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGATHER, PATRICK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,527.00 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,525.43 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, JOSEPH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,521.62 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IDONI, TIMOTHY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $152,518.34 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,511.73 Date 09/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $152,505.40 Date 05/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKS, JAMES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $152,504.98 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIN, MARY E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $152,500.40 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KATHLEEN B Employer name Warren County Amount $152,500.40 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, LAWRENCE Employer name Genesee County Amount $152,500.14 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONSON, STEPHEN D Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JOHN H Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBY, JAMES K Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANCUSO, JOHN L Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGONE, EUGENE J, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, ROBERT P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, JAMES M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, JEFFREY A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLANTE, MARK A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZEK-GARIANO, KATHLEEN Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,500.00 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, DEREK P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, GARY C Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENE, GERALD A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, JILL A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, SUSAN M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYOLA, GUIDO A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELINI, ADAM D Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PAUL V, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, STACY L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, RICHARD, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPNIEWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTELLI, MARY M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, JEFFREY D Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELIZABETH M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $152,500.00 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMAN, LORI P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $152,499.88 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, KRISTY L Employer name Essex County Amount $152,499.88 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DONALD E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $152,499.88 Date 06/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEHL, JOHN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $152,499.88 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZARY, JOSEPH G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $152,499.88 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBROW, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,498.70 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPICCOLO, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,498.27 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASOURIDIS, GEORGEOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,495.86 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYERS, ALEXANDRA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $152,492.30 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFER, SHEILA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $152,492.30 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYAMA, EISAKU Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $152,489.37 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,488.95 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPPIUS, PAUL W, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $152,487.59 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, THOMAS R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $152,487.59 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, DAVID P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $152,487.59 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, PAUL M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $152,487.59 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $152,486.58 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,470.15 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOW, NEIL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,469.23 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOPE, MARIA TERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $152,463.55 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,458.60 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENSTEIN, EDUARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,452.80 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KENNETH J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $152,451.23 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEUR, GUSTAV J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,448.59 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONN, WINSTON Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $152,444.37 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSER, RICHARD H, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $152,442.10 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADGETT, JAMES E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,441.88 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ALOYSIUS F Employer name Rockland County Amount $152,440.32 Date 06/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, NAOMI F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $152,439.90 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $152,439.24 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERNER, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $152,431.68 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAMBELLO, STEVEN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $152,428.78 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System