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 CHRISTOPHE, CLIFF A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $146,730.79 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,728.56 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAIKIA-EAPEN, PORIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $146,726.88 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, JAMES F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,719.30 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, THOMAS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,718.00 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,718.00 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $146,716.18 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARSKI, CIDALINA G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $146,714.24 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JOHN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $146,709.06 Date 04/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, MAREK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $146,704.14 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORONA, FELIX, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $146,703.90 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, THOMAS R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $146,699.52 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,698.27 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RENEE Y Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $146,698.16 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCIELLO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,696.37 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GARY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $146,690.39 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, AMY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,690.38 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTON, LIONEL R Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $146,689.62 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDOR, ANDREW J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $146,688.41 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, ANDREW H, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $146,688.32 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DAVID M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $146,686.18 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,684.51 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROBERT Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $146,676.01 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILOVANOVIC, ALEKSANDAR Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,669.56 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,668.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERARDI, CARLO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,661.41 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRESPEL, PAUL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,660.22 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, EDWARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,659.43 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SEAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,659.19 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,658.44 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSLANDER, BETSY Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $146,658.12 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JORGE J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $146,656.86 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,656.72 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOHN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,648.37 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUARTO, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $146,633.63 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOHN A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $146,630.30 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $146,622.23 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, JOHN B Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $146,622.23 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMCH, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,614.00 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRAZABAL, ERNESTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,614.00 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIANEK, LISA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $146,611.93 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEZGODA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,610.35 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JANET L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,608.69 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCE, ANTHONY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,601.91 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, ALPHONSO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,601.35 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHILIRO, JOHN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,598.01 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, STEVE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $146,589.41 Date 07/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERLENGO, FRANCIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,589.21 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, MELISSA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,589.21 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, BRIAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,589.21 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIGH, BRIAN J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $146,589.07 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KERRI F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $146,585.85 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMIL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $146,584.66 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RONALD H, JR Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $146,582.39 Date 07/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPICOTTO, ANTONIO V Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $146,582.22 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINK, ANNE M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $146,582.14 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, DARYL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,581.53 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERMAIN, JOY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $146,578.71 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, PAUL G Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $146,578.55 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTNER, ALEXANDRA D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $146,575.75 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,572.50 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, BETH ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $146,568.24 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, GREGORY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $146,568.24 Date 10/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TERRY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,566.85 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORB, ERIC B Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $146,565.75 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, KAREN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $146,563.67 Date 09/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,556.94 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGEMOELLER, ANDREW B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $146,555.24 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTI, RONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,540.52 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,537.48 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,536.93 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,531.25 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, MICHELE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $146,531.02 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGANO, EDWARD Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $146,529.40 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEVE, PAUL S Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $146,529.08 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARELLA, ALFRED A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $146,526.15 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLUCCI, LOUIS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,525.14 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, GARY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $146,518.11 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, DANA S Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $146,512.44 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, GERARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,505.50 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASS, WAYNE D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $146,504.21 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LISA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $146,502.90 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $146,498.68 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLA, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,496.43 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOTOLO, PAUL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,493.51 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DACKOW, BOHDAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $146,493.22 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRACO, TIFFANY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,492.26 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAYO, FREDERICK R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $146,490.71 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURRIS, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,486.05 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $146,481.17 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINEAUX, REMY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $146,479.18 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWASNICAK, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $146,476.50 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THERESA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $146,475.84 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, SYED N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $146,475.66 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, MARK S, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,475.48 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, DENNIS W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $146,475.39 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUDENBERG, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,474.10 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYDON, JAMES M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $146,473.00 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARVELLI, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,470.91 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NIGEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,469.68 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System