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 CARRETTA, MARILYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $150,678.38 Date 05/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CANIO-CLARKE, CARLA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $150,676.80 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, DIANA MAXFIELD Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $150,675.18 Date 08/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,671.51 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERMAN, ERIC T Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,670.78 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, THOMAS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,670.78 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SUSAN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,670.40 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARC A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,665.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, BRENDON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,663.72 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURLING, PATRICK B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $150,661.90 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, LORI A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $150,657.13 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,653.32 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFINISE, ANGELA F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $150,650.39 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, TAMIKA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,649.17 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURZHALS, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,643.71 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, KELLY J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $150,639.95 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELLER, BRIDGET R RAHILLY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $150,637.11 Date 08/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $150,633.52 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,631.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDERSEN, JAMIE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,629.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,628.26 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, BRIAN N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,627.63 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YULE, PATRICK M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $150,625.14 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JURASITS, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,621.97 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STUART L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,620.75 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLETTIERI, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,620.01 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, PATRICK S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $150,619.62 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUBART, MARY P Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $150,619.01 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,618.56 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,618.23 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EKIZIAN, STEPHEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,618.22 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,618.10 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DOREEN A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $150,610.07 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORES, ERIC R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $150,607.39 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDESA, CHRIS I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,607.35 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, COREY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $150,600.00 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $150,600.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WILLIAM Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $150,600.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, EDWARD JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $150,600.00 Date 08/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INLAW, EVAN Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $150,600.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTNER, SUSAN I Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $150,600.00 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, MARSHALL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,598.91 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPE, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $150,597.43 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCAMP, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,584.09 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFF, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $150,582.41 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WILFRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,578.94 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, LAUREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,577.90 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, LAURIE A Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $150,577.00 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,571.89 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, THOMAS C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $150,571.82 Date 09/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,571.51 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGEMANN, ROBERT S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $150,566.43 Date 02/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $150,562.13 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,561.70 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGART, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,560.28 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,556.39 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,553.50 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,550.62 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, MICHAEL B Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $150,545.51 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNDAY, JAMES W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,540.00 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, PAUL J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $150,536.68 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $150,536.07 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, MICHAEL M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,534.78 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, WILLIAM Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $150,534.78 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN-LOEHR, SUSAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,534.78 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLER, MICHAEL P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $150,534.78 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, JAMES T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $150,534.78 Date 09/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, JEFFREY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $150,534.78 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PABLO G Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $150,534.78 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPPEL, ROY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $150,534.06 Date 09/27/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWARD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,532.18 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,527.34 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTORIUS, JOSEPH E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $150,520.13 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,516.04 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIELEFELDT, RALPH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $150,514.48 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, PAUL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,514.48 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WARREN E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,514.48 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,514.48 Date 03/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONISER, ROGER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $150,512.75 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADALI, SHAMEED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,509.78 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, JAMES B Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,507.23 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHNLE, KARL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,499.47 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHARLES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,489.78 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARRAN, CYNTHIA H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,487.44 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JOHN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $150,487.44 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ARIANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,483.13 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $150,482.58 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESLER, BRIAN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $150,480.58 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JEREMY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,478.84 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, AARON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,477.68 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEIDERT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,470.49 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MELISSA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,469.30 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROIANO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,468.90 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, PATRICK M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $150,465.81 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,465.17 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,463.84 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYERS, BRIAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,462.23 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,461.46 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,459.65 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRIGLIANO, PETER J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,458.35 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System