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 OLIVELLA, ANTHONY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,160.68 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,157.95 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUSNER, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,151.55 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFF, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,146.68 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,146.26 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHALAO, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,144.90 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYLIE, ANDREW J Employer name Clinton County Amount $150,143.92 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELG, KENNETH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,143.70 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, REBECCA E. Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $150,140.62 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ROLANDO A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $150,139.28 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, HEIDI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,138.56 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOCEL, JUSTIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,136.64 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $150,134.56 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $150,134.07 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURIEL, TOM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,134.01 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUBERTIER, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,132.54 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLD, BONNIE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $150,125.39 Date 06/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICIA A Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $150,122.88 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, KEVIN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,116.79 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANDIERO, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,109.61 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,107.11 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACQUIST, BETH M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $150,105.63 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NOREEN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $150,105.63 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, FRANK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $150,103.76 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $150,103.46 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWREY, LAURA J Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $150,102.40 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $150,096.90 Date 04/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABACCHI, DWAYNE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $150,094.08 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $150,093.55 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,092.06 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWAN, CHRISTINE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,090.97 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUILLAN, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,090.08 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNEAUX, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,086.75 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROUFAEAL, SUZAN I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $150,086.38 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCOLO, ORAZIO A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $150,084.10 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONNA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $150,083.02 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LAURIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,079.07 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALZONE, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,069.13 Date 12/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KEN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,068.00 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEITZ, DANIEL M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $150,053.02 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKA, JOHN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,049.04 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $150,046.23 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $150,041.70 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $150,040.33 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS C Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $150,039.68 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $150,036.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CRAIG A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $150,032.47 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE-SIPONEN, GAIL P Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $150,032.40 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERT L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $150,032.40 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ELLEN Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $150,032.40 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROBERT A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $150,032.40 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ROBERT J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $150,032.40 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DANIEL C Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $150,028.72 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEREK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,020.00 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLONSKY, STEVEN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $150,020.00 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $150,018.25 Date 01/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DORNN E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $150,007.78 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $150,004.71 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALLEVA, ROSEANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,000.12 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $150,000.12 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RONALD D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $150,000.00 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,999.99 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $149,999.98 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, KARL H Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $149,999.98 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRENDA M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $149,999.98 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TARA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $149,994.67 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIDIACONO, GUY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,989.00 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, NIKKI Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,985.22 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JAMES G Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,985.22 Date 10/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MARILYN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $149,977.67 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORIN, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,963.64 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLSKI, EDWIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,958.87 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CINDY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,957.11 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, BRET C Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $149,956.49 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, CORY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,951.31 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMACCHIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,945.85 Date 09/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, JOHN J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $149,944.65 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCANO, SIANO, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,942.22 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SUSAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,942.00 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIFER, GUY C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,939.87 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,938.75 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELD, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,936.43 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,933.43 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJTAL, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $149,921.15 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOSEPH G Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $149,915.72 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,915.41 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, SCOTT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,909.08 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHBAUM, EVAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,907.40 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEGNA, JAMES L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $149,905.15 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CRAIG E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,901.96 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $149,900.98 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,893.80 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPULECKI, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $149,893.67 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARMOUR, MOIRA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,890.37 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCOBO, JAVIER E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,890.30 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, NEIL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,886.66 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSANTINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,878.25 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, USHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $149,873.24 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MICHAEL H Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $149,867.39 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIMINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,866.81 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System