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 FOX, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,863.33 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,863.14 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHINNERY, MELANIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $149,861.37 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, CYNTHIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,853.88 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDENT, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,837.71 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAINE, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $149,836.80 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUCHE, PHILIP H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,835.89 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NETHERCOTT, KEVIN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,827.05 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, DERRICK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,821.83 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRYGER, ANDREW M Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $149,821.01 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, SAMUEL H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $149,819.99 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,818.88 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORYEA, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,818.50 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAMULAR, WALTER A Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,817.84 Date 01/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIEPY, MARTIN T Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $149,816.18 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, SHAN YU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,814.31 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, RYAN D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $149,801.92 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUNTY, PETER F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,801.59 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, KEVIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,788.72 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, TERENCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,774.29 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTEN, GLENN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,774.20 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KENNETH T Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,769.92 Date 02/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSLAN, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $149,761.99 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,756.16 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $149,754.45 Date 05/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, DARREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,751.19 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUZZI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $149,750.39 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $149,749.50 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, JESSICA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,747.92 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBOTER, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,747.15 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYKA, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,745.32 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMETI, THOMAS Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,744.85 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,740.34 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALONE, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,738.73 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, VICTOR M V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,736.53 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,731.77 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTA, KENNETH Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,730.06 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ARLENE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,721.22 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTOM, GRACE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,720.57 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, EDWARD R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $149,720.09 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNAVA, THOMAS Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $149,719.99 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCASTRO, MARIO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,715.12 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMERLOH, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,714.23 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSICK, VICTORIA C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,709.94 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, PAUL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,706.45 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,705.30 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWEN, INGRID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,702.59 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITTER, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $149,701.54 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, OLLIE T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,695.35 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RELLIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,694.17 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, MONCRIEFF W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,690.71 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, STEVEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,676.30 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, JASON P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $149,672.33 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, OMARR S Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,668.82 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, STEPHEN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,666.10 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCIGNA, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,665.63 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSCO, PATRICIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,662.20 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBANKS, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,662.18 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,650.09 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINSON, MELISSA G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $149,649.01 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RANDALL L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,642.21 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DWAYNE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,641.74 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, JEFF P Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,636.72 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,635.81 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, EDWIN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $149,626.59 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECHMANSKI, MARK Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $149,626.11 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL E Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $149,623.11 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZAR, STEVEN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $149,621.29 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,619.15 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, PETER W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $149,610.21 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,601.69 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, KATHARINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,600.94 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSCIO, JON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,598.61 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LETICIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,594.23 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,592.10 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,580.21 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGIN, DENNIS A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $149,579.74 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRST, MARGARET A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $149,578.31 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, FRANK D, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $149,577.31 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESHLER, DANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,577.13 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,576.60 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSTO, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,568.78 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PAUL Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $149,562.66 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, CHARLES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,562.15 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERPONT, RUTH Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $149,554.97 Date 08/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,554.22 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KENNETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,551.40 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAPPA, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,549.75 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYAND, CHARLES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,549.41 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $149,543.44 Date 01/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREMO, JOHN V Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,538.80 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVES, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,536.88 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ERIC S Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $149,536.44 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROYAN, PETER, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,534.28 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTH, ROBERT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,533.62 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGER, CHARLES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,528.20 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, LEONARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,516.34 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROCHA, DOMINIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,510.47 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPP, JAMES O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,508.51 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY S Employer name Department of Law Amount $149,506.59 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System