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 STOBERT, NATHANIEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,498.55 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUTTER, GEORGE T Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $148,498.48 Date 07/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, PAUL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $148,496.57 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIOVINE, IAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,490.45 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURSO, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,486.83 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, WILLIAM L. Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $148,486.38 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNEY, PRECIOUS T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $148,482.28 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTWAN, JOHN J Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $148,480.82 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALY, DANIEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $148,479.99 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARTINO, CARMEN Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $148,479.20 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,478.94 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICH, EDWARD G Employer name Westchester County Amount $148,473.13 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DAVID J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,471.71 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,470.76 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCULLY, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,463.90 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,460.56 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUER, JOHANNES K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $148,458.75 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,458.04 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,457.41 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIMANN, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,454.58 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICKS, WILLIAM H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $148,453.84 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARGANO, PETER, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $148,453.51 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, ANNEMARIE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $148,452.91 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $148,449.10 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,448.41 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROH, RICHARD Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $148,443.81 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASULTO, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $148,443.62 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YACKNIN, ELLEN M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $148,438.48 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOY, CLEOPATRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $148,438.44 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, RALPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,437.01 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESAKOFF, SHARON Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDKIN, NEIL Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, THOMAS F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, CAROL A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WILLIAM Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGEL, MELISSA B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, JANE R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ROSALI Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LISA D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $148,434.78 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, THOMAS E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $148,434.78 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, CAROL M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $148,434.78 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, CURTIS L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $148,434.39 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, VEBIAN R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $148,433.36 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXMORE, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,430.70 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOLIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,427.50 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHANSKI, DANIEL E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $148,423.87 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESAVENTO, BRUNO J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $148,420.93 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVA, PETER, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,418.63 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPSICKER, STEVEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,418.19 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $148,415.02 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSA-RUIZ, NATALIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,414.05 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,409.23 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURK, JUNE T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $148,408.95 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, RICHARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,406.06 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMANN, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,399.78 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $148,394.88 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,393.07 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLAND, DAVID J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $148,387.39 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMINSKY, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,386.48 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELL, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,380.36 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, DANIEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,379.30 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,375.10 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ANITA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $148,364.56 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,364.08 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMESTAD, CRAIG R Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,360.21 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATRO, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $148,360.08 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JANNINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,359.29 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARZATIAN, WARREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,359.22 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURR, SHAWN D Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $148,358.10 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEE, KENNETH, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $148,354.93 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,354.88 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCELLA, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,352.24 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES-COOPER, LYSTRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $148,350.47 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILVENE, THOMAS H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,348.92 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLER, AMANDA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $148,347.86 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUVIOSE, PAULE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $148,347.18 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSAL, SURYA P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $148,344.27 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,335.97 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, OWEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,335.52 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTILLO, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,335.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRICELLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,333.60 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAU, JOEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $148,331.07 Date 12/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, L OSCAR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,328.77 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, SCOTT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $148,327.33 Date 07/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNINO, SCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,324.07 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, VANESSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,322.28 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVAZZINO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,320.57 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, HEATHER P S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,318.86 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVRIERI, DENISE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,318.86 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, ANITA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,318.86 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, JOHN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,318.86 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARL, SHARI Employer name Cornell University Amount $148,318.74 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROYER, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $148,312.06 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECERRA, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,304.25 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $148,304.00 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCHER, EDWIN E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $148,296.82 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPE, ROBERT J, III Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $148,291.34 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $148,284.11 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, SCOTT P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $148,276.87 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System