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 GIANGARRA, THERESA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $151,161.42 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,159.59 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, HARRY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,153.73 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECK, DANA D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $151,151.44 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MARY HOPE Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $151,151.44 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TRACY M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $151,151.44 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON ARX, SUSAN Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $151,151.44 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PETER Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $151,147.83 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDHI, SWATI A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $151,145.28 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, SHARLENE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $151,145.28 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARIF-NAJAFI, JILA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $151,145.28 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KEVIN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,144.80 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLERAN, MARK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,135.78 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERASKI, DENNIS C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $151,133.16 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, GREGSON H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,132.60 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHANIS, STELLA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,132.60 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,128.08 Date 05/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, NANCY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,126.80 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,126.80 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,126.80 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, CRAIG D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,126.80 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,121.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONGIOVANNI, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,120.72 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $151,120.49 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, JEAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $151,120.49 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, DEBORAH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $151,120.49 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULA, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $151,120.49 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOROWSKI, KEVIN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $151,120.49 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYRA, THOMAS C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $151,120.49 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELFNER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $151,120.49 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LOUIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, PAUL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ROBERT K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICKI, JUDY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KENNETH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, J JARED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JAMES M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,120.49 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN J, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,120.49 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKLAND, COLE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,120.49 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, BERNARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,120.49 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JOHN DANIEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $151,120.49 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, FRANKLIN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $151,120.49 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MARY LETTKO Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $151,120.49 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, EDWARD J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $151,120.49 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MONTE A Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $151,120.49 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, STEPHEN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $151,120.49 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALITZER, KIMBERLY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $151,120.49 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, JON T Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $151,120.49 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAL, MONA Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $151,119.80 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMAN, NATHAN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $151,119.80 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $151,119.80 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDLER, SCOTT Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $151,119.78 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,119.33 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUB, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $151,116.59 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRETE, ADRIAN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $151,112.23 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, EILEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $151,109.31 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIK, MANAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,102.46 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVOLA, SALVATORE Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $151,100.96 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, JOHN A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $151,100.68 Date 02/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $151,095.01 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEAGA, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,092.91 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $151,092.16 Date 02/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIESS, MICHAEL S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $151,091.63 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYJAK, ROSEANNE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,091.63 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, DANIEL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $151,091.11 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY-ELKIND, JANET E Employer name Department of Health Amount $151,087.73 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEON, SCOTT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,082.84 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATTEO, FRANK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,082.83 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $151,082.33 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, KENNETH J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $151,081.03 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS RIVERA, JANINE Y Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $151,080.71 Date 11/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, GLADYS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $151,080.69 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,077.76 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGNONI, JOHANY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,060.41 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, KATHRYN E Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $151,054.68 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $151,053.52 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPOVITCH, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $151,044.02 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL, PAUL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,041.10 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $151,039.95 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARBUCO, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $151,035.07 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIESLING, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,034.95 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, EDWARD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $151,034.61 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PAULETTE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $151,030.81 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERSEN, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $151,029.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ABBY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $151,028.45 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROAT, JAMES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $151,028.45 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PATRICK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,025.49 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GIANNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $151,025.49 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEMITTE, SANDRA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $151,021.05 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARRYL Employer name Westchester County Amount $151,011.90 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, ANNIE O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $151,008.36 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADING, DOUGLAS H Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $151,003.30 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $151,002.35 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECHRIST, RODERIC A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $150,994.06 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELTER, EDDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,993.56 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ABBY C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $150,993.32 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JEREMY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $150,989.49 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACKET, JAMES L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $150,979.39 Date 03/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORSCH, BARRY L Employer name Seneca County Amount $150,979.27 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,978.91 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System