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 BLANSHAFT, STACEY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,135.15 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, ELISE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,135.15 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEZZOLI, DAVID C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,134.44 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVA, JAMIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,133.55 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAX, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $146,132.34 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ARIENZO, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,120.50 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $146,110.87 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, GLADYS E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $146,108.90 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWS, SARAH A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $146,104.51 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUGO, JAVIER F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,101.86 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFFMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $146,098.62 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $146,093.42 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN L Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $146,086.10 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERD, JULIA P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $146,082.82 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, MUHAREM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,077.20 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCSHEA, JANET H Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,069.46 Date 07/17/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKIS, KAREN KYM Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,069.46 Date 05/22/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, ROCENDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $146,067.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MICHELLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,062.43 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZ, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,058.01 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, ANA MARIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $146,057.96 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETTO, ROCK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,054.61 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARALYUS, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $146,054.52 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,052.02 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SROKA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $146,051.20 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIN-GREEN, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $146,047.53 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARCIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $146,047.29 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, JOHN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $146,041.72 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, JOSEPH E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $146,041.72 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MICHAEL F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $146,041.72 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCELLIERI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $146,041.72 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,039.02 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBBS, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,038.20 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, RYAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $146,035.78 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, HOLLIANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,035.01 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRVING, AURELIUS A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $146,033.61 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVERITO, MARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,033.11 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPP, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $146,031.69 Date 05/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $146,028.52 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,026.72 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $146,011.06 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITZZALARO, BRIAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $146,009.77 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARINO, RICHARD Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $146,008.90 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, STEVEN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $146,008.90 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $146,008.90 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, ANTHONY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $146,008.44 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, GREGORY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $146,003.44 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MATTHEW G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $146,001.97 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, LORENZO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $146,000.70 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JOHN P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $145,999.92 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LAURIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $145,997.03 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRA, ELIZABETH R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $145,993.52 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, STEVEN R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $145,987.55 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, NICHOLAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,985.63 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $145,983.89 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,978.92 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,972.98 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONIN, THOMAS C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $145,972.00 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $145,971.57 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSETTI, JOHN K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $145,966.80 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, JEANETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,966.09 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,964.37 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER-BUTLER, RUTH G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $145,962.02 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, FREDDY, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,957.59 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAJWA, GURJEET S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,951.46 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,947.99 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIDUS, DARRYL E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANNA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPELLETTI, STACEY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $145,947.62 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDELHEIM, LAWRENCE A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $145,947.62 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JAEWON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, NINA G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROFSKY, LEWIS A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 04/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VANESSA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASONE, JOHN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHBLUM, DAVID A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOMECHUK, KAREN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SUE B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/03/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULROONEY, MARGARET M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, KEMP J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAHS, ELIZABETH Y Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, MATTHEW J, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,947.62 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, CHARLES L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBSCHER, JAY C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $145,947.62 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUKIDES, DAPHNE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $145,947.62 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LISA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,947.62 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, PEDRO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,947.62 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,947.62 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENT, DAMARIS E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,947.62 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBURG, CHARLES R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNERT, JACK S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE MANSFIELD, TARA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRO, FRANK Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, ATHENA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PETER S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $145,947.62 Date 07/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System