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 LEITER, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,067.38 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DEBORAH R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $145,062.89 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, EDWARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $145,059.20 Date 12/07/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,053.38 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANECEK, WILLIAM R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $145,046.20 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, MANUEL Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $145,044.88 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,040.89 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $145,034.50 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $145,029.82 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,029.43 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAGLE, LARRY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $145,029.14 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIPOS, JOHN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $145,016.84 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $145,016.68 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $145,016.30 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,014.34 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name Lt Governor's Executive Office Amount $145,013.09 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEB, KELLY ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $145,008.22 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEINER, PAUL J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $145,007.56 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTA, SUMIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $145,006.10 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWY, BRIAN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $145,000.93 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ROSS P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, LETICIA D Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, VANESSA E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MAIJA C Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MARY A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNACE, RALPH J, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JOHN C Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-LEE, BARBARA R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMPERT, THEODORE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN T Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, KATE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPLINGER, KAREN M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, DIANE L Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, DIANE Y Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, HELENA M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $145,000.00 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, THOMAS K Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $145,000.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $145,000.00 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, JA HARR S Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $144,999.99 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, JOHN F Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $144,999.92 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTA, PHOEBE SORIAL Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $144,999.92 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETTA, ALFRED G Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $144,999.61 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $144,996.58 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUJKA, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,994.08 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS F Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $144,993.47 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIE, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,991.34 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNOOR, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,990.37 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROH, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,990.01 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLWELL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,983.49 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, CHRIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,983.38 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREUTZ, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,979.38 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRET, FRANK J, III Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $144,978.22 Date 04/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURMAN, LAWRENCE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,977.82 Date 07/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINNERY, MONIQUE L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $144,976.42 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, NATHAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,973.38 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIONNE, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,969.71 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $144,967.28 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $144,966.17 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE-LOUDER, KYLE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,961.66 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, HERIBERTO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $144,955.86 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KENDRA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,953.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,952.75 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTON, STEVEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $144,949.69 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,943.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $144,940.11 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EDWARD P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,937.50 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, RAYMOND J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $144,936.58 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,936.19 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, ANIELLO V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,932.14 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, DAVID Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,930.86 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUETZ, DOUGLAS J Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,930.83 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGG, KENT T Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,930.82 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSELFINGER, TERRY D Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,930.81 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZOWSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,930.81 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLA, RAPHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,925.96 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,924.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MICHELLE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,922.32 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYMOND, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,921.34 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,921.26 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $144,918.01 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JUDITH L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $144,913.47 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABBS, MAUREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $144,909.36 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTOR, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,907.46 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PAMELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,903.60 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCALVIERI, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,892.40 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHMAN, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,890.73 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIERKOWSKI, RAYMOND W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $144,890.39 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, LISA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $144,888.65 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDERHEIDE, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,885.08 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRICEK, EDWARD R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $144,880.40 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GIACOMO Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $144,877.60 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, STEWART M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,876.00 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,874.48 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, ALISON K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,874.04 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LENA, TIMOTHY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,872.98 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EUGENE P, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,866.73 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISOLDI, THERESA C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $144,866.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOHN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,864.17 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADY, PHILLIP D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,863.18 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System