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 BLEICHNER, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,647.83 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,646.07 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,639.91 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YDANIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $145,628.28 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEITER O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,624.36 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLONE, MARK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,624.13 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODLAND, CHATOYER C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $145,623.49 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, ANDREW J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $145,621.08 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ROSEMARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,617.83 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, EVRIL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $145,611.84 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEVEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,603.70 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERENDA, CATHLEEN A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $145,601.13 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONACCHIO, GLEN L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $145,599.04 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,597.40 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUG, ERIC C Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,595.08 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,593.36 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRYAN W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $145,593.24 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, KAREN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $145,586.81 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORCHAK, JAMES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $145,584.24 Date 09/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPORTE, RAYMOND D, JR Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $145,580.88 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICORA, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,579.19 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHMNA, KEVIN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $145,578.03 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TREVOR F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $145,575.34 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARASCE, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,572.27 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMINA, THOMAS F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $145,565.69 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,557.42 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,554.74 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEERY, SHEILA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $145,546.15 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TERRY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,545.43 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, ANNE G Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $145,544.64 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONTAGNE, COLLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,541.73 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $145,532.93 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANGO, LOUIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,532.42 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSCINSKI, STANLEY J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $145,530.78 Date 09/16/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYRKOVSKY, DMITRI I Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $145,529.94 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $145,529.90 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARVA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $145,523.82 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DAVID M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $145,523.42 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUNG, STEVE W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $145,522.16 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, MARIA C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $145,513.56 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, LINDA P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $145,513.34 Date 12/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, DARRYL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,511.78 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTO, DAVID F Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $145,510.99 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBY, MARK D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $145,510.99 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVIN, SARA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $145,510.99 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMUK, GARY M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $145,510.99 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, HERBERT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $145,508.61 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $145,505.54 Date 04/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILAS, MARIA Y Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $145,504.23 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,503.63 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, DARREL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $145,503.16 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,502.44 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, THOMAS Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $145,500.94 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLEMME, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $145,499.52 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, GARY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,494.19 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,492.29 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,488.32 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, MARK F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,487.58 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN I Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $145,482.22 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, MARCUS A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $145,481.04 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, FRANCES P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $145,477.25 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBERASHVILI, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,476.79 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DAVID E Employer name Deferred Comp Board Amount $145,472.99 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, WILLIAM B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,469.55 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELL, THOMAS N N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $145,466.11 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, STANLEY Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,463.49 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $145,462.63 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MATTHEW Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,462.10 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, BRADLEY G Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $145,461.85 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, STACIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,461.48 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, THOMAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,460.81 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $145,460.25 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,457.78 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,444.45 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LOUIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,443.94 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATCHISON, JESSE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,442.80 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWARECKI, MARK P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $145,438.83 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FLORIO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,438.03 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIDACOVICH, JASON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,433.71 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, LAURA H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $145,431.71 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, MARK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $145,425.67 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIO, THOMAS J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $145,425.38 Date 03/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYN, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $145,421.21 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINK, JANET R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $145,420.00 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DONALD J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $145,418.26 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIKING, JOHN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $145,414.50 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $145,413.68 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANCE, DEBORAH A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $145,413.52 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, LINDA JENNINGS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $145,413.52 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, CHRISTINA P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $145,413.19 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILINSKI, ROMAN S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $145,405.69 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRONZEK, ERIC C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,404.08 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZENELOVIC, NASER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $145,402.32 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEHRFRITZ, EUGENE J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $145,388.36 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONDACARO, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $145,386.29 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $145,381.89 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, GEORGE O Employer name Westchester County Amount $145,381.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JOHN K Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $145,375.21 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, GREGORY J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,372.45 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGOS, DANIEL PETER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $145,366.46 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System