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 FERRARA, JARED K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,619.20 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $143,618.89 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, GEORGE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,617.29 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $143,612.24 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,605.13 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOSEPH E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,599.07 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOSTRANT, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,598.85 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,598.71 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUEGER, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $143,598.50 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,598.10 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,595.60 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RAYMOND A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $143,595.30 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEFFERY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,592.11 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZANOBILE, AIGA N Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,590.54 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLINAC, MELINDA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,590.54 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY-GUR-ARIE, KATHRYN A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $143,590.54 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, VIRGINIA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $143,590.54 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERAN, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,590.54 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASAK, BABLU K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $143,589.97 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATUSCH, DAVID W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,588.78 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,588.74 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,578.36 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, JEFFREY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,576.03 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIETO, EDGAR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $143,572.73 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,571.50 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,569.38 Date 03/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $143,566.80 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, GARY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,561.66 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONAFEDE, JORDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,554.88 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, BRANDON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,552.85 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUFFMAN, DARLENE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,548.09 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIENCICKY, IRKA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $143,538.62 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERHOFF, NANCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,535.33 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,534.54 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCHINSKI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $143,529.08 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADICA, MARKO, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,523.88 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, MICHAEL T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $143,518.35 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Rockland County Amount $143,517.64 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIMMER, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,507.64 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,505.48 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCO, FRANCIS B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,494.55 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,490.54 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEERICK, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,490.54 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, ANGELA K Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $143,490.54 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLONE, ANTONIA P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $143,490.54 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, LAURA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $143,490.54 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PRIVA H Employer name Court of Claims Amount $143,490.54 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $143,490.54 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATT, RONALD D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,490.54 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, RICHARD A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,490.54 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STUART L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $143,490.54 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPCZAK, STEVEN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $143,490.54 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $143,490.54 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, LORETTA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $143,490.54 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LANCE P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $143,490.54 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JUAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,490.45 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC REYNOLDS, ROGER P, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $143,485.79 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHANASZ, MATHEW B Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $143,483.48 Date 07/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, JOHN J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $143,476.37 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKLE, ERIC L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,476.07 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,472.20 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, BRENDAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,469.46 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDLEMAN, SETH J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $143,466.82 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MICHELE M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,466.49 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAMONE, RICHARD V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,462.34 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ADRIAN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,456.89 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTORE, KERI L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,454.00 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES-LAMPLEY, ADRIENNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,452.40 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,449.77 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,447.12 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC TAVISH, ROSS G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,445.96 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, JOHN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,443.26 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, MARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $143,443.21 Date 10/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAYHEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $143,429.46 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECK, EDWARD, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,427.28 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $143,426.80 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,426.16 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $143,425.63 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAHCIOGLU, ESIN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $143,421.55 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, DENIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,416.96 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $143,414.18 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $143,412.50 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,412.42 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BRENDAN P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $143,411.12 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPONG, MAXWELL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,408.88 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELLEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $143,405.32 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,400.20 Date 09/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LOUIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,397.11 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIELLO, BARBARA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,396.41 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, JEFFERY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,395.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONHAM, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,391.37 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,385.58 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TERRY P Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $143,385.18 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KAREN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,379.60 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BRIAN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $143,377.87 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTERMAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $143,376.94 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIOTI, GUY A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,376.37 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JEFFREY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $143,373.01 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,372.31 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUPO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,370.05 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System