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 MALTEZ, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $143,888.59 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, ANTHONY L Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $143,885.58 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,879.34 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES-WEISBROD, RUTH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $143,878.28 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GREGORIO, ROBERT E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,877.93 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RENEE J, MS Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,877.93 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY ALDEN, TRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,877.93 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, FRANK M, III Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,877.93 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROURKE, SEAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,869.18 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $143,866.24 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, BERNARD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,857.05 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, DENNIS K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,847.85 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LYNDE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $143,845.01 Date 10/27/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,844.25 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, PIERRE P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $143,839.86 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JON T Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $143,837.80 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, BRYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,836.50 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,832.32 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEITH E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $143,832.09 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, WILLIAM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,831.62 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOEPFER, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,830.74 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETKIEWICZ, JOHN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $143,823.27 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORY, MATTHEW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,819.09 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MICHAEL, RICHARD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $143,819.00 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELAINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,817.86 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, LAWRENCE E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $143,816.96 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTANY, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,806.12 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVAJALINO, ANA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,806.00 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHR, WALTER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $143,803.08 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DULCE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,802.68 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBURN-SOSSEI, TAMMI M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $143,800.58 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHOSKI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $143,799.41 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $143,798.64 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DAVID D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $143,797.89 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSPAKER, RICHARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,797.12 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATCHMAN, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,797.03 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ALCIRA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,795.50 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, DONALD W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $143,795.43 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMIS, MARK D Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $143,795.26 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,794.74 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMER, JAMES D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $143,793.62 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSEMIR, DOUGLAS T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,791.81 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGENS, DOUGLAS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,785.19 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,782.10 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABE, LEE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $143,775.85 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MARK K Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $143,775.79 Date 02/21/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENECH, LOUIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,774.80 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFALLA, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,773.87 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,773.57 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $143,769.07 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFKA, ERIC L Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,762.47 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFMAN, SCOTT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,760.67 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRUCE T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $143,755.70 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, ISRAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,753.25 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOO, ARTHUR R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $143,752.84 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, CARLOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,749.91 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVIN, KEVIN F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $143,746.53 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEKMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $143,745.83 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JUSTIN E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $143,741.55 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARINCI, PAUL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,736.69 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,736.09 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGARIN, MARILOU G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $143,735.25 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCHI, RYAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,733.98 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARY Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $143,733.48 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELO, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,732.31 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREST, PATRICIA N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,732.23 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REECE, CHERYL D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $143,731.86 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHARLENE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $143,729.85 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPF, JOHN B, JR Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $143,721.45 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RICHARD E, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,719.77 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATLACH, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,716.77 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UST, RYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,705.10 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, TERRY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,704.07 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LEONEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,703.62 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,698.91 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SALLY J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,690.54 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAIN, DOUGLAS Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,690.54 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, MICHAEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $143,689.82 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZIAN, GERARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,685.96 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, IAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,683.87 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, LIONEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,681.29 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN-HIGHTOWER, KRISTIE L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $143,673.98 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JAMES R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $143,673.76 Date 03/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURECCHIONE, FRANK V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,672.88 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,670.80 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, J COLLINS Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $143,663.96 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, JANET LYNN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $143,653.05 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICK, GLENN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $143,652.06 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRUZZELLI, SABINO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,648.25 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBERL, GREGORY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,645.17 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORACE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $143,644.27 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, STEVEN K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $143,640.34 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERTZIE, PETER F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,631.84 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome County Amount $143,630.31 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, BARBARA Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $143,626.94 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIELAWSKI, JULIA S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $143,626.34 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDO, MARIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $143,624.77 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, LAWRENCE L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $143,624.14 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASTROLOGO, PAUL Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $143,623.97 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,621.62 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System