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 KAIMAN, JONATHAN S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $144,567.95 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JASON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,567.72 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, TANYA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $144,565.18 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREUNDLICH, LESTER G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $144,563.29 Date 08/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAGNO, ANTHONY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,560.00 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,555.84 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, COREEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,549.27 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULDERRIG, BRENDAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,546.86 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLGUIN, FRANK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,546.30 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENAHAN, RAYMOND T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $144,544.49 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIALY, SALLY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $144,542.03 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICOLE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,541.72 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ROEY, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Health Amount $144,537.12 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, STEVEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,533.93 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Rockland County Amount $144,532.54 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSBROW, WILLIAM J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $144,531.63 Date 06/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MARK V Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $144,531.47 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMER, MATTHEW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,530.17 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALEN, GREGORY J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $144,527.01 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBOLI, ROBERT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,516.09 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JASKOLSKI, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,509.32 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SRENIAWSKI, JOSEPH L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $144,508.96 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MATTHEW H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,508.60 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Somers CSD Amount $144,506.85 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTACH, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,504.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, PETER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,496.29 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWE, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,489.74 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIOMELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,486.73 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,485.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILLING, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,485.38 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, JONATHAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,484.53 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOROKA, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,481.09 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKES, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $144,479.99 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULZER, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,477.99 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CALVIN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,465.74 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORN, KELLY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $144,463.20 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALD, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,458.37 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,455.41 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUTIER, BRYAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,448.92 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $144,446.85 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $144,444.58 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KENT E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $144,444.44 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDEN, JEFFREY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,440.79 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SCOTT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $144,434.09 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRUOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,432.27 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $144,423.07 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $144,421.03 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINK, KENNETH W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $144,413.13 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, EILEEN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,410.17 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTFELD, ERIC W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $144,410.17 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGUS, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,404.98 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIEFER, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,404.56 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $144,401.91 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, JOHN F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,400.19 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVEMINI, ANDREW M Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $144,399.22 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, SCOTT R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $144,395.48 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, VASHAWN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,393.05 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELBOL, ALBERT A, SR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $144,390.74 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, STEVEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,390.71 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, NANCY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $144,388.77 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACELLE, ERIN MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $144,383.73 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,381.84 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAWN-MARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $144,376.31 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBCKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $144,373.29 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $144,370.96 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SIMON F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $144,370.96 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, CLYDE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, LINDA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 01/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANEKAMP, SHEILA W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, ALICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY ELLEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, OLIVER C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACOZZA, MARK F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,370.96 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $144,370.96 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEY, MARY BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 06/17/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RIKA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $144,370.96 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARLON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,370.02 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEFF, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $144,368.67 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIC C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $144,366.65 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARMS, MICHAEL R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $144,361.38 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENKLER, JAMES J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $144,355.72 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENDA, DANIEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $144,353.13 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JAMES A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $144,343.05 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, JUDITH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,342.95 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, RACHEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $144,336.72 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,335.92 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKRON, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,327.75 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $144,327.34 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALASSI, ARMAND A Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,317.73 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $144,312.86 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICH, DOREEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $144,311.37 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, WENDY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $144,309.67 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $144,304.44 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $144,303.58 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEFRUSCIO, SCOTT A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $144,302.39 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CARMEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,294.49 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, VICTORIA A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $144,294.40 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERZA, DEREK M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $144,292.19 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, RUSSELL V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $144,290.77 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System