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 MARCOTTE, JUSTIN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,171.42 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCIONE, VINCENT Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,170.46 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, THOMAS F Employer name Corning Community College Amount $149,164.69 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,159.36 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, GRETCHEN M Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $149,157.64 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTOMANELLI, NANCY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,151.47 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELUSKEY, ANDREA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $149,147.60 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $149,147.52 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, RAYMOND P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,144.00 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALKACHOV, LAURA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,143.15 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIANA, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,142.46 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, KATHERINE T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $149,137.77 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBITT, DAVID T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,136.00 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,132.16 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELLONE, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $149,127.78 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MARTIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $149,125.72 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $149,117.90 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPOZZI, STACEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,116.32 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,109.43 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUZZIER, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,104.93 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGLIOZZI, RENATO L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,104.52 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JAMIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,102.91 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAPONIERI, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,102.33 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASKARIS, PATRICIA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $149,100.50 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $149,099.02 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRRI, FRANK D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $149,092.40 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,080.28 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOUTSOGIANNIS, MATTHEW G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $149,080.00 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROCCHIO, PHIL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $149,078.90 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBEL, MICHAEL H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,072.96 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYTNER, RICHARD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $149,067.05 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, HOWARD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,060.23 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNN, MARY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,058.74 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JEFFREY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,052.19 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, STEVEN Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $149,048.75 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JONATHAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $149,044.08 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, GUIQING Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $149,038.72 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $149,005.72 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, ROBERT G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $149,002.10 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSANDI, ROBERT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $149,000.73 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE COURS, LISA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $148,997.94 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $148,997.68 Date 07/27/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSLAND, RICHARD Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $148,993.48 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEIREDO, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,989.22 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,989.15 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENASSO, CARL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,980.22 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUDREAUX, BRYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,980.18 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOENTHALER, GARY G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $148,978.27 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEL, JULIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,974.85 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEA, GLADYS MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $148,974.45 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,970.75 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, PAUL S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $148,969.98 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ARGIROULA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $148,968.34 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, BRIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,967.96 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, ABELARDO D Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $148,963.95 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,963.80 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRATTO, JOHN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $148,957.68 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $148,955.28 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,954.90 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASERTA, GLEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,954.41 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHERN, MARK K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,950.59 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, JO ANNE Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $148,945.23 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERA, KEITH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,937.49 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREY, TERA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,935.21 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAPPEN, CAROL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,928.18 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,914.12 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOMI, OVIGUE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $148,909.45 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENDEL, JEFFREY R Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $148,902.82 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, PATRICK R Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $148,902.71 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHAWN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,901.78 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERWICK, DONNA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,900.05 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOONEY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,888.84 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARGARET D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $148,878.95 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PAUL J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $148,877.19 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, DANIEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,876.34 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANO, CAROL A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $148,873.45 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCREADY, PAUL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,872.31 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBB, BRYAN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $148,871.86 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEERS, ANDREW C Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $148,869.21 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, JEFFREY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,869.12 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULKARNI, VEENA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,868.90 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, DAVID S Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,868.87 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EUGENE M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $148,868.73 Date 05/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $148,859.71 Date 09/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILZ, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,855.95 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY-WALSH, PATRICK M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $148,846.88 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ELLIOT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,844.12 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGHE, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,843.19 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, CHARLES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,838.24 Date 01/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROISI, JOSEPH N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $148,829.23 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,828.32 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOHN F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,827.15 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $148,826.04 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN DIEGO, ELLENETTE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,825.72 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,824.92 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WAYNE S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $148,821.74 Date 12/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,820.06 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORKER, MELVIN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $148,817.49 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHN, MARJORIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,815.09 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIVETTI, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,812.61 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System