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 BAISLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $150,454.32 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAO, WEI-DONG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $150,445.83 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLING, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $150,444.85 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIB, JOSEPH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,443.98 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,443.15 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVERSPIKE, CHARLES B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,440.05 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $150,439.90 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPOL, TITA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,439.52 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPPER, CHARLES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,438.44 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADINO, BRYAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,435.01 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROSALIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $150,434.78 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARISA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,434.78 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DONNA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $150,434.78 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, JOHN G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $150,434.78 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, SHEILA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $150,431.14 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, MAY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $150,427.45 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, BARBARA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $150,423.84 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,418.86 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,418.86 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCRANO, JAMES J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,418.86 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, EDWARD P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,418.86 Date 01/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, IRENE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,418.86 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,413.90 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, NOEL Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $150,410.98 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $150,399.74 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, BARBARA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,396.37 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRULLANEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $150,395.19 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, DAVID A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $150,393.73 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPCZYK, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,380.68 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANNY L Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $150,375.84 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONBOY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,375.81 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, SCOTT A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $150,367.26 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, ANDREW A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,366.31 Date 12/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, JOANN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,365.85 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THROO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,354.27 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAWN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,350.34 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTUNG, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,348.38 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETCHEN, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,342.09 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERTHEIM, DAVID F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $150,339.43 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,335.20 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, THOMAS M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $150,334.88 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, LINDA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $150,334.78 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DOUGLAS C Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $150,334.78 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JAMES M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,334.78 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVNER, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $150,329.53 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, EUGENE, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,323.17 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULKEEN, J DAVID Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,322.74 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LYNN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $150,320.32 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $150,320.32 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSE, ISABEL E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,318.86 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ALETHA V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,318.86 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHBERG, ALLEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,318.86 Date 02/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, JEANETTE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,318.86 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECK, RICHARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,312.56 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLALTA, ENZIO G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $150,304.38 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARO, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $150,296.01 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, BRIAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $150,287.49 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, KIRK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,283.53 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSNES, ERIC L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $150,280.46 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAPURAM, YADAVENDRA GOWD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $150,271.68 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, EDWARD J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $150,264.61 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,261.94 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAY, ROSEMARY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,259.63 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,256.65 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SABRINA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,249.42 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMOR, EDWIN C Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $150,242.86 Date 05/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, VIOLET A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $150,241.99 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, STEVEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,240.87 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $150,239.87 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FESSEL, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,239.65 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,238.17 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANMOE, TROY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,234.58 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNJES, GARY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,229.41 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,225.88 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL PRINCIPIO, FINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $150,225.40 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARCOP, RAYMOND W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $150,224.34 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, THOMAS F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,218.86 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGATANO, ALBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,218.86 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ESTHER R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,218.86 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTZ, JODY B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,218.86 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $150,218.86 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOCHA, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,215.00 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $150,214.29 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,213.57 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAMBRICK, GERARD M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $150,208.81 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, ALISON H Employer name Department of Law Amount $150,204.66 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, ANDREW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,203.67 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSMER, EUGENE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,199.87 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,192.00 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, LYNDA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $150,191.40 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, SHAWN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,187.87 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSTED, LINDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,184.73 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, THOMAS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,177.48 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEEDY, MATTHEW M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $150,176.87 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETENMAN, SCOTT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,172.31 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,170.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMKE, JUSTIN L Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $150,165.55 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHI, GOLAM Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $150,165.41 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, STEVEN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $150,164.82 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONORA, CRAIG T Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,163.81 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System