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 EILBAUM, JANICE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $151,498.39 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILER, JOSE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,493.58 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICIULLI, MICHELE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,493.38 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACO, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,468.06 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OREILLY, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,462.45 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, MICHAEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $151,461.85 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, ANDREW J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $151,454.10 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VRIES, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,448.59 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUBIA, RASHAAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,446.10 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,445.84 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MARK T Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $151,441.28 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,430.89 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDYGA, TODD A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $151,430.05 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBYSHIRE, VICTORIA SHARON Employer name Department of Health Amount $151,427.64 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CIRO D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $151,426.03 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,424.00 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $151,420.97 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, HOSCAR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,419.02 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAN, ARTHUR J, III Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $151,410.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, WILLIAM J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $151,405.72 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $151,403.14 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $151,385.71 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBACK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,385.39 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIZIO, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,384.61 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,381.26 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIMMEL, WILLIAM B Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,379.20 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLEC, MARK F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $151,376.88 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, MARK C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $151,374.18 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EILEEN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $151,373.18 Date 06/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRISOLA, ELIZABETH C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $151,368.14 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGHI, FRANCIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,366.27 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,357.22 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAWAROCH, STEPHEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,354.96 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, STEPHEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $151,354.13 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, PATRICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $151,353.94 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOG, LAURA E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $151,351.44 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, FRANK J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $151,351.44 Date 09/24/1951 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARK V Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $151,351.44 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, CHARLES E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $151,351.44 Date 02/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JOSE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,346.00 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, MARTIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,345.22 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, WALTER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,343.74 Date 05/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACHE, PHILIP I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,330.77 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THERIAULT, ROBERT P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $151,328.62 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKOPF, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,322.37 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETINSKI, ANDREAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,320.33 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDZEMATOVIC, EMIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,317.90 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, RAPHAEL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $151,317.35 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,313.73 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRADLEY G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $151,306.65 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SILFREDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,304.17 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINEO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $151,302.52 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, ELEUTERIO Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $151,293.06 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DIRK P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $151,289.96 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAUL M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $151,288.11 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,286.73 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUBETZ, JILL P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $151,285.12 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINGATE, ERIC T Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $151,283.14 Date 09/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, SEAN T Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $151,279.80 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, KARL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,278.91 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERSON, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,273.37 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYLINSKI, DAVID W Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,269.01 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, SONIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $151,268.77 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD, SCOTT H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,259.86 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGENDYKE, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,258.53 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERLE, JAMES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,256.82 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOHN K Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $151,252.85 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, JULIE THORNE Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $151,251.44 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Lawyers Client Protection Fund Amount $151,251.44 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANYLUK, GEORGE E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $151,251.44 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ELLEN N Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $151,251.44 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARA, JOHNNY R Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $151,248.94 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,247.72 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, UNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,243.29 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONOS, GEORGE F Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,242.57 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, NANCY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $151,242.45 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFE, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,239.34 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENZ, WILLIAM G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,233.02 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNUTZEN, MATTHEW A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $151,226.18 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, STEVEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $151,226.15 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,221.42 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENNARO, JAMES F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,220.78 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,215.36 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOZDZIAK, FRANCIS R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,207.21 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONITO, SALVATORE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,204.11 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERRIELLO, DENNIS J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $151,202.35 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSIES, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $151,201.54 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENA, MESERET M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $151,193.27 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, BRUNO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,190.00 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDINEY, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $151,188.47 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $151,182.46 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELO, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,181.65 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEECHAM, SHARMAINE T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $151,180.35 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLEFF, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,180.25 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISIR, TEIRSHA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $151,175.35 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, BRIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,174.85 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DONN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,173.83 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTENHOFF, CHARLES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,169.69 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, GEORGE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,167.85 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLOYD, DOREEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,164.08 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System