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 ZELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,811.47 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, KRYSTLE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,803.43 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLINGSLEY, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,793.45 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, GIACOMO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,793.32 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNIS, KEVIN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $148,790.81 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIGLIA, MATTHEW X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,788.50 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,783.25 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVEGLIA, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,782.46 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $148,780.54 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $148,761.37 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISI, GARY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $148,761.12 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CHARLIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $148,750.86 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,750.45 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEBUMOLA, MORENIKE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $148,749.93 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JAMES P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $148,741.75 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,739.09 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAWLA, VARINDER K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $148,734.79 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, KAREN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,733.50 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, ANTHONY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,725.64 Date 12/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOKPONWEY, FREDERICA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,723.97 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINKE, PETER T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $148,721.85 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOEBER, GREGORY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,720.50 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, BRIAN J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $148,719.66 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODENMILLER, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,719.33 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $148,718.63 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PATRICIA R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,711.72 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,709.50 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICK, EVAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,708.11 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,700.40 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSBURY, JOHN B Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $148,700.00 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESS, ERIC Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $148,700.00 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAMIAN, ANDREW R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,697.31 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $148,696.85 Date 02/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTIGIAN, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $148,694.31 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSLYN-BRENNER, BARBARA D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $148,690.10 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, MARTIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,689.16 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,688.58 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, LESLIE G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,687.28 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKLEDGE, SALLY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $148,685.82 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,679.97 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PAUL B Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $148,679.00 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKY, MITCHELL T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $148,675.70 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,674.12 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, THOMAS R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $148,663.94 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, LISA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $148,663.24 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, KAREEM A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $148,661.20 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORCH, HAROLD J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,658.64 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISENNE, ROBERT R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $148,658.40 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, JEFF D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,638.45 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDZIK, ALAN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $148,634.26 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALEV, MOSHE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $148,623.65 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,623.30 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCK, KRISTA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $148,622.73 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,619.41 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSCINSKI, JOHN R, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $148,618.80 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECTOR, MEENAKSHI Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $148,616.67 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, TODD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,614.95 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, SUSAN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,610.53 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITZES, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,610.48 Date 10/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, VICTORIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,609.72 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, STEVEN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,608.95 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTER, JACK D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,608.95 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLABOLA, MARY LYNN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,608.95 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, BRENDA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $148,608.95 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,600.59 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KATHERINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $148,594.94 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, BRADLEY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,591.98 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $148,591.40 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $148,587.41 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $148,585.84 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACK, KELLY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,585.82 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PAOLA, VINCENZO Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $148,579.88 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $148,578.27 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYLES, BRYAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,574.62 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCCANOVA, LEE-THOMAS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $148,568.84 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, SEAN P Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $148,567.62 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRADO, MELQUISEDEC Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $148,566.21 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, STEVEN T Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $148,565.87 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEELOCH, PAUL M, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,564.61 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTA, SCOTT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,563.12 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADINARO, EDWARD A, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $148,562.49 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAIN, SEAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,560.79 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALARY, JOHN J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $148,557.72 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, JOHN W, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $148,555.33 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENCE, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,549.77 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORENSON, CAMILLE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $148,540.50 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCHINSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,538.10 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEITH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,531.78 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELT, DEBORAH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,530.50 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRHOL, THERESA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $148,525.75 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITARDO, HAROLD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,522.81 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAZELL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $148,521.45 Date 05/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOCZEI, MIKLOS S, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,520.32 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBERT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,516.65 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, RICHARD P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,514.67 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINIVAGGI, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,512.68 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $148,508.62 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAASZ, WILLIAM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,504.19 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLACE, GREGORY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,502.53 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSER, BARBARA D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $148,499.18 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System