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 HILBURG, JANET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,861.08 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROTA, JOSEPH T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $144,853.74 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, THEODORE J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $144,847.51 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, NORMAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,845.54 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANEY, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,845.50 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JULIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,842.90 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIETZKE, DONALD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,842.52 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKES, DEBRA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $144,842.46 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $144,833.91 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,831.09 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURKIS, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,831.09 Date 06/21/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $144,829.46 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, JEFFREY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,822.49 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $144,821.89 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELSON, MARCIA L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $144,821.07 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SANDRA E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $144,821.07 Date 06/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, NICHOLAS B Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,818.20 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,816.80 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JENNIFER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,810.05 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $144,808.63 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MARTIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,807.28 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMANN, JEFFREY O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,804.38 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,798.95 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ANTHONY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,798.08 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DAVID L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $144,794.51 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,793.88 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDOLT, PHILIP A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,791.90 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $144,790.22 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PAULA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,790.06 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KACICA-DUDEK, MARILYN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,787.50 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA LOU C Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,787.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJARES, ROSARIO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $144,777.06 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, ANN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $144,777.06 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,773.29 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGOR, JONATHAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $144,765.72 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, GREGG Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,761.74 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, COLLEEN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,758.12 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOHN E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $144,758.12 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MARGERY C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $144,758.12 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, LUCIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,758.12 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JASON M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $144,758.12 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIBAL, JON M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $144,757.95 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, JOHN T Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $144,755.48 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODISCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,745.58 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRONNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,738.03 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMNICK, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,736.82 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEELEY, BRYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,735.67 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHAAR, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $144,733.86 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JAMES T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,732.67 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,731.14 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,727.38 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, VINCENT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,721.25 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, BLANCHE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $144,720.93 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCAMPO, SIMON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,717.92 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,714.03 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHOLSIC, PAUL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $144,713.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, LAWRENCE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,711.64 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, STEVEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,710.45 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $144,705.44 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULESA, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,705.37 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALL, KERRY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,698.30 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, IAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,693.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASINO, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,692.36 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLITE, RODNEY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,691.84 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, LOUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,690.00 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, RAPHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,685.20 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCHALAN, RAMESH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,681.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELSTEIN, PETER Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $144,676.87 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, CARL L, III Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $144,673.05 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASUTTO, KEVIN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $144,672.32 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,666.60 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NECROTO, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,661.90 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, STEVEN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,659.64 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLY, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,658.34 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALOMON, YAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,656.45 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMELIO, ROSANNA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $144,655.08 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYBAUM, KARL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,651.11 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINDER, DIRCK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,650.15 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,649.96 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, ANTHONY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,637.70 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, JACOB G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,637.58 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUN, EILEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $144,625.15 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITIS, GEORGE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,624.27 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRATTON, BRIAN U Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $144,622.55 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,622.20 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,622.20 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, RANDE H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,621.00 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGERSON, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,616.72 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUZMAN, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $144,614.25 Date 11/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, PETER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,610.77 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALAMINI, VICTOR J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,604.35 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $144,604.17 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTNER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $144,603.48 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELL, DAVID P, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $144,600.29 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDULIS, CASSANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,596.36 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARDINE, ANNE S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $144,594.86 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSORRAFITI, FRANK F Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $144,583.62 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELDS, CORD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,577.01 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMOUTH, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,571.25 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYRES, ADELINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,570.26 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System