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 WHITE, JOYCE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $151,777.89 Date 11/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVELLI, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,776.90 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, ROBBIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,776.80 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KERI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,776.80 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIFIELD, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,776.80 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,776.80 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILOTROS, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,773.02 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEVAHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,767.28 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $151,760.28 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY-WHEELER, ANISSA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $151,747.80 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,746.42 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, DAVID Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $151,746.19 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAHER-GAFFNEY, BERNADETTE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $151,746.11 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ATTOLICO, JOSEPH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,735.23 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $151,730.34 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, STEPHEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,729.12 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEVINSKI, KEITH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,727.81 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGLESBY, MARK L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $151,726.10 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,725.56 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, EMMANUEL, JR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $151,725.30 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,724.14 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,723.85 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,722.58 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENTRASTI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $151,721.58 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, KEITH Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $151,719.28 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, DANIEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,717.24 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATHCART, ROBERT Employer name Erie County Amount $151,710.41 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $151,709.40 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCIO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $151,708.75 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $151,703.70 Date 08/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUTH, RANDALL G Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $151,702.72 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JOHN J, III Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $151,702.72 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,700.50 Date 08/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $151,693.89 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, SANDRA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,686.46 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZZONE, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,685.19 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RAIMO, ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $151,672.45 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, TIMOTHY Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $151,668.02 Date 09/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPA, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,664.96 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPAKOFF, LAURIE G Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,664.08 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,656.34 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCE, DARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,652.52 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDROSO-PALANOG, JEANIE H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,649.92 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIODATI, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,647.95 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,644.42 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDE, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,640.40 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, MING L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,638.20 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,632.96 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALIFOUX, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,626.80 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, CATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,626.80 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $151,626.60 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, MILLIE Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $151,625.52 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, FELICE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $151,623.68 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $151,623.65 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,620.73 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTNER, ROBERT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $151,618.31 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,615.04 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,612.61 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARFSCHWERDT, THOMAS B Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $151,610.70 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,609.36 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, DAVID M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $151,604.71 Date 01/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACKE, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $151,604.01 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,602.45 Date 04/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,599.89 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, REGINA M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $151,599.83 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DONALD A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $151,599.83 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, WILFRED C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,574.07 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAITHE, KATHLEEN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,569.41 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,566.93 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ADAM G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,566.06 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,563.88 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIGS, JERALD L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $151,562.75 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, CALVIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,562.67 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFASI, LOUIS A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $151,556.85 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL NAGRO, GEORGE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,556.74 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILGERMEIN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,552.26 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARING, TRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,552.23 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMIDDIO, EILEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,550.94 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERREAUD, CHARLES G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $151,550.34 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $151,547.31 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKITT, DANIEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,540.03 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINHO, CARLOS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,535.95 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, KOBIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $151,534.77 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KEVIN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,534.66 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSALES, DOUGLAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,532.59 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,531.20 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESUNAS, ERIK C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $151,529.80 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WZIENTEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,528.73 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,526.81 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, ANDREW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,525.84 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,524.81 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,519.87 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, PETER G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,516.71 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $151,515.67 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBINO, ASHLEY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,515.50 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROZANSKY, ALAN N Employer name Erie County Amount $151,513.79 Date 02/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, ALBRO W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,507.98 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,507.05 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,503.97 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JEREMIAH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,499.77 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System