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 CAREY, EDWARD J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $149,505.70 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, BRIAN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $149,504.06 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, CURTIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,503.41 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,501.84 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JASON A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $149,500.85 Date 11/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAHAN, PETER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,499.88 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZINGER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $149,499.04 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISER, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,489.73 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $149,489.59 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FESTA, KEITH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,484.13 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAY, HELEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,478.63 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISALLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $149,477.34 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IORIO, MATTHEW J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $149,475.09 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALB, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,466.54 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $149,466.54 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMAR, LASZLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,456.58 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name USINGER, MICHAEL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,453.51 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, LISA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,451.41 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $149,436.33 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PETER J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $149,435.87 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,431.60 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, THOMAS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $149,430.56 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRELL, ERICK O Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,429.98 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,426.91 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADICS, FRANK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,426.00 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATCHADOURIAN, ALINE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $149,425.38 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, RYAN X Employer name City of Rye Amount $149,425.37 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIJLALL, DANIEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,420.25 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCARANO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,419.61 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,416.20 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, PAMELA E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $149,413.88 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ERIC S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $149,412.99 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,407.85 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISCIGLIO, LYNNE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,403.47 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNY, HELEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,396.86 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZ, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,393.53 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $149,393.39 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFSHIN, BETH A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $149,390.80 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $149,374.48 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITTLE, LORI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,367.77 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLWIG, SPENCER P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $149,366.38 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MARTIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,363.87 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NEIL Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $149,363.37 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABEL, STEVEN F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $149,356.76 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO-TORRES, BETTY Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $149,355.56 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJAK, ARTHUR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,351.67 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $149,351.65 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIGAULT, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,351.29 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORREST, STEVEN W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $149,350.00 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $149,348.44 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,337.36 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MATHIAS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,325.55 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENNEY, ANDREW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,312.36 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHN, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,305.69 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JAMES V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,305.58 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUISE, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,304.78 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROTON, SHAWN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $149,299.34 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, GLENN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $149,298.28 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GLENN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,296.04 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORBATUK, ELISA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $149,291.08 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DEBORAH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,290.50 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETEGUIZ, VANESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,287.28 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CRAIG P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $149,286.58 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,282.56 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTMACHER, TERENCE J, II Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $149,280.54 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLIK, BARBARA D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $149,275.31 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINCH, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,274.27 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,271.62 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, BRIAN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $149,268.77 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMILEY, TAMMY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,266.73 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GERALD R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $149,260.98 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,258.18 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRACE, DAVID L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $149,251.44 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHARLAYNE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,246.50 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,240.74 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOONER, BRIEN M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $149,233.47 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNET, MARY F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $149,228.88 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, RALPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,228.04 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAMON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,227.07 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,224.70 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATEO, GLENN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,221.66 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, JERCHERN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $149,221.15 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTIN, RUSSELL D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $149,213.02 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CURA, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,212.76 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LERNER, RICHARD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,211.34 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, STEPHANIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $149,210.07 Date 08/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, ANTHONY N Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $149,193.98 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLI, MICHAEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,193.85 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, DOUGLAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,193.46 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JONATHAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,193.08 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,192.99 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CLAUDIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,190.77 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, EILEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,190.42 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, PAUL J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $149,190.32 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $149,179.86 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,179.38 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,178.98 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JUAN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,176.34 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, PATRICK Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,175.92 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASZCZEWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $149,173.07 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System